| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:25 PM
A zoo menagerie — including a parrot, a boa constrictor and an African pygmy hedgehog — greeted 5-year-old Finn Seamans of Odenton on Wednesday when he arrived at a courtyard between two office buildings in Elkridge.
But the animals,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Laurel officials remain concerned about the state of the Laurel Boys and Girls Club following an intensive special work session Thursday with the club’s current president.
The meeting, held at the Laurel Municipal Center, was called by the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Jury selection begins Friday in the murder trial of Joseph Lamont Walker, a New Jersey police officer accused of the fatal shooting of a Lansdowne man during a road rage incident in Anne Arundel County last summer.
The case will go on as scheduled after...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:37 PM
An Odenton man was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison Friday after pleading guilty to laundering millions through a scheme involving waste vegetable oil.
U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz also sentenced Anthony Jean-Claude to three years of...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:08 PM
A nonprofit health clinic that serves more than 11,000 low-income clients at centers in Baltimore and Anne Arundel County is closing its doors at the end of the month.
Stacy C. Fruhling, interim CEO of People's Community Health Centers, blamed the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:53 PM
The Anne Arundel County Council banned new rubble landfills throughout the county at its meeting Monday night, dismissing warnings from the county attorney that the measure could be challenged in court.
The bill, which started as a ban on rubble...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A decade ago, planners predicted that Laurel would see a surge in its population as civilian and enlisted military personnel, mainly from Virginia, were relocated to Fort Meade under the Base Realignment and Closure Act, or BRAC.
To prepare for the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:12 PM
When Will Boyd arrived Wednesday at the People's Community Health Center's Brooklyn Park clinic, he was furious to learn that the center will close at the end of the month. The 63-year-old has two broken teeth needing repair and said he was told he...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The financially troubled People's Community Health Centers closed its five clinics serving low-income Marylanders on Monday.
The organization had announced plans to shut the doors at the end of June, though as recently as last week officials were...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:18 PM
President Barack Obama named a veteran federal official from Maryland to lead the Social Security Administration on Friday, more than a year after the previous director left the critical post.
Carolyn W. Colvin, 72, an Arnold native who has served as...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Monica Bias of Severna Park called the primary voter turnout at the Earleigh Heights Volunteer Company "pathetic" when she voted just before 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
A 58-year-old state employee, Bias never missed a chance to vote.
"I always vote. I never...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Jack Dingman recounted an idyllic childhood in Dundalk and looked around the Heritage Fair on Saturday wishing for the blue-collar community to return to the glory that had been bolstered by a booming steel plant.
The 28-year-old contractor, who now...