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  • High wind watch issued across Central Maryland; BGE warns of outages

    High wind watch issued across Central Maryland; BGE warns of outages
    Central Maryland is under a high wind watch starting Saturday morning, with gusts expected to reach 60 mph during the day. The forecast prompted utility Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to warn of possible power outages. Rain is forecast to usher in the...
  • Violent weather system could spawn blizzard in Western Md., damaging winds in Baltimore

    Violent weather system could spawn blizzard in Western Md., damaging winds in Baltimore
    A strong low-pressure system causing blizzards across the Midwest is forecast to bring potential white-out conditions in Western Maryland and damaging winds across the Baltimore area Friday and Saturday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds could create...
  • Winter chill arrives with solstice

    Winter chill arrives with solstice
    Winter officially arrived with the solstice at 6:12 Friday morning, and along with it came a brisk wind in the Baltimore area and snow in Western Maryland. The day's high at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport came at midnight,...
  • Weather hazards threaten to complicate holiday travel

    Weather hazards threaten to complicate holiday travel
    State highway officials are urging motorists heading north and west for the holidays to be cautious, given winter weather conditions expected in some areas in the coming days. The weather could complicate holiday travel and celebration plans as people...
  • Forecasters see another taste of winter early Wednesday

    Forecasters see another taste of winter early Wednesday
    The region had a taste of a white Christmas early this week, and forecasters predicted another chance of wintry weather on Wednesday. According to the National Weather Service, a storm system will begin moving into the Baltimore area Wednesday morning,...
  • Baltimore has high rate of staff-inmate sex

    Baltimore has high rate of staff-inmate sex
    The Baltimore City Detention Center had the nation's second-highest rate of sexual contact between jail staff and inmates, according to a U.S. Department of Justice study released less than a month after federal prosecutors accused corrections officers at...
  • Unions do their business on taxpayers' dime

    It's the old "fair share" argument, but this time it holds even less water than usual. The Maryland State Education Association, the union that bargains on behalf of K-12 teachers throughout Maryland, wants to force all teachers — members or not &#...
  • Hunters discover decomposing body in remote woods of Allegany

    About 10 a.m. Saturday, hunters in a remote wooded area of Allegany County in Western Maryland came across a gruesome and bizarre scene. A man's body, dressed in underwear, jeans and brown boots, was decomposing on the ground, with what appeared to be...
  • Freeze warning issued for Frostburg

    Freeze warning issued for Frostburg
    Frostburg and the mountains of western Allegany County are under a freeze warning Monday night into Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. It is one of Maryland's first freezes of the season, as the coming winter cold marches east and into...
  • More hunters, higher bear quota this hunting season

    More hunters, higher bear quota this hunting season
    Maryland's annual bear hunt will begin Oct. 22 with more hunters and the highest quota of bears allowed killed since the hunt was reinstituted after a 50-year hiatus in 2004. According to Harry Spiker, the bear biologist who runs the hunt for the...
  • Autopsy finds Columbia murderer was strangled to death in prison

    The death of a convicted murderer from Columbia who was found bloodied in his prison cell last month was ruled a homicide by strangulation in an autopsy report, Maryland State Police said Wednesday. Charles David Richardson IV, 28, who was sentenced to...
  • Allegany Co. man shot by state trooper dies

    An Allegany County man shot Thursday night by state troopers as he opened fire on members of his family has died of his wounds, police said Friday. Samuel E. George was pronounced dead at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, according to police. Internal and...