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  • Diapers taken in Belcamp; passport stolen in Churchville; diamond ring filched in Fallston [Harford Police Blotter]

    Diapers taken in Belcamp; passport stolen in Churchville; diamond ring filched in Fallston [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police reports: Aberdeen Shane Andrew Farmer, 31, of the 1800 block of Park Beach Drive, was arrested last Wednesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with two counts of driving...
  • Donald C. Allen, lawyer

    Donald C. Allen, lawyer
    Donald C. Allen, a retired corporate lawyer who was a founder of the Baltimore law firm of Allen, Thiebolt and Alexander, died Thursday at his home in Jackson, Wyo., of pancreatic cancer. He was 82. The son of Donald E. Allen, a meat inspector, and...
  • NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment

     NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment
    The only signs investigators found of the chemical-laden railroad hopper car that exploded after it derailed last year in Rosedale were twisted and deformed pieces of its aluminum shell that shot out like shrapnel, landing as far as 370 feet away. "Of...
  • Tracking the Red Line [Editorial]

    Tracking the Red Line  [Editorial]
    Baltimore's proposed Red Line passed a significant milestone this week with mixed results. The good news is that officials in Baltimore and Baltimore County pledged a combined $280 million to help build the 14-mile light rail project, less enthralling...
  • Excitement and some tears as children go back to school

    At the front door of a home near Holabird Academy in Southeast Baltimore, new city schools CEO Gregory Thornton and the Baltimore Oriole Bird mascot greeted a gaggle of young children with fresh uniforms and backpacks, all ready for the first day of...
  • Man, 62, charged with stabbing stepson in Catonsville

    Man, 62, charged with stabbing stepson in Catonsville
    A man has been charged with stabbing his adult stepson in Catonsville Tuesday, Baltimore County police said. John Leonard Smith, 62, had been arguing with the victim inside their home in the 2000 block of North Norhurst Way, police said, when the...
  • R. Alonzo "Lonz" Childress, civil engineer

    R. Alonzo "Lonz" Childress, civil engineer
    R. Alonzo "Lonz" Childress, a civil engineer whose career with the Baltimore County Department of Public Works spanned more than 40 years, died Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications from an infection. The Taneytown resident was 72. "Lonz...
  • Hogan jumps out to lead in cash on hand

    Hogan jumps out to lead in cash on hand
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan jumped out to a massive — but almost certainly temporary — lead in cash in hand over Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown, the Hogan campaign reported Tuesday night. Hogan's better than 3-1...
  • Baltimore County school board called a learning experience

    Baltimore County school board called a learning experience
    Two years from now, the southwestern portion of Baltimore County will be home to three new 700-seat elementary schools and a fourth that will have expanded to become a 750-seat elementary school. Those changes will be made to address a growing...
  • Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe

    Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe
    Federal auditors looking into Maryland's flawed health insurance exchange are subpoenaing documents as part of their probe and have sought information from the lead contractor hired by the state to build the site. North Dakota-based Noridian Healthcare...
  • City, county agree to help pay for Red Line as cost rises to $2.9 billion

    City, county agree to help pay for Red Line as cost rises to $2.9 billion
    Baltimore city and county leaders announced Tuesday that they are committing a combined $280 million to fund construction of the Red Line light rail even as the estimated cost for the project has ballooned to $2.9 billion. The local contributions are...
  • Proposed medical marijuana rules under fire

    Proposed medical marijuana rules under fire
    Critics took aim Tuesday at proposed regulations to create a medical marijuana industry in Maryland as a state commission tasked with writing the rules rushed toward a deadline it might not meet. Physicians, patients, advocates and potential growers...