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  • George W. Collins, pioneering broadcaster

    George W. Collins, pioneering broadcaster
    George W. Collins, a pioneering WMAR-TV broadcaster who earlier had been editor-in-chief of the Afro-American newspaper and covered the civil rights movement and political corruption in Maryland, died Thursday of renal failure at Union Memorial Hospital....
  • University of Maryland opens drone test site

    University of Maryland opens drone test site
    University of Maryland officials on Tuesday announced the launch of a new test site to study how drones may coexist with jets, helicopters and other air traffic in U.S. airspace. The long-planned site is to be based near Naval Air Station Patuxent River...
  • Getting caught didn't deter alleged jewel thieves from more heists, police say

    Getting caught didn't deter alleged jewel thieves from more heists, police say
    The couple walked into Kent Island Jewelry first. She wore dark sunglasses, scrubs and a stethoscope draped around her neck. He was well-dressed and meticulously groomed. Trailing them was another man, in work clothes. He was looking for something...
  • Anniversary of Halethorpe MARC station renovations on Aug. 12

    Anniversary of Halethorpe MARC station renovations on Aug. 12
    Nearly one year after the Halethorpe MARC train station was rebuilt, ridership has increased slightly, but parking continues to plague commuters. Dozens of commuters waited to catch a southbound train to work in Washington, D.C. during the extended rush...
  • Springfield Estate has 19th-century character for 21st-century living

    Springfield Estate has 19th-century character for 21st-century living
    It is not often that a piece of Maryland architectural history goes on the market, which is one of myriad reasons that the Springfield Estate (also known as Peerce's Plantation) in northern Baltimore County is such a treasure. At a selling price of $1....
  • Children, elderly pay price for gamblers' neglect

    Children, elderly pay price for gamblers' neglect
    By the time police arrived at the Maryland Live casino parking garage, Mary McGinnis had been sitting in the passenger seat of the red Ford pickup truck for about five hours, waiting as her son played blackjack inside. The 98-year-old woman, who uses...
  • Brown, Hogan sharply divided on child immigration

    Brown, Hogan sharply divided on child immigration
    As Gov. Martin O'Malley has extended a welcoming hand to immigrant children fleeing Central America, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown and Republican rival Larry Hogan have staked out starkly different positions on whether he is doing...
  • Home building struggles, some worry, for some time to come

    Home building struggles, some worry, for some time to come
    Construction of new homes is lagging around the country, and Maryland is no exception. Permits for new homes, which the U.S. Census Bureau tracks as a barometer of the home-building industry, fell 8 percent in Maryland in the first six months of this...
  • 5 from Maryland congressional delegation call for harsher punishment for Rice

    5 from Maryland congressional delegation call for harsher punishment for Rice
    Five members of Maryland’s congressional delegation said for the first time Friday they believe the punishment handed down to Ravens running back Ray Rice by the NFL is insufficient, adding to a growing chorus of elected officials who are raising...
  • Russell J. White, trial attorney

    Russell J. White, trial attorney
    Russell J. White, a retired trial attorney who won an acquittal in a nationally watched case in 1980 in which his client was accused of shooting boys throwing snowballs at his house, died of complications from dementia Wednesday at the Heart Home in...
  • Harford government buys fuel in bulk, pays average $3.20 per gallon

    Harford government buys fuel in bulk, pays average $3.20 per gallon
    Harford County residents would love to pay at the pump the price the county government agreed this week to pay for gas: $3.20 a gallon. The county government also approved doing what many residential customers already have done: phase out their land...
  • Traffic: SUV crashes into Drumcastle Government Center in Towson

    Traffic: SUV crashes into Drumcastle Government Center in Towson
    The Baltimore County Department of Public Safety on Thursday morning reported an accident involving an SUV that crashed into the Drumcastle Government Center on York Road in Towson. Officials said there were no major injuries and no one has been...