| Aug 15, 2011
| 3:46 PM
Last week's drought conditions seemed a distant memory Monday as Central Maryland shook off more heavy rains and braced for a fourth day of showers and storms on Tuesday.
The forecast called for a 60 percent chance of rain overnight, and 40 percent on...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 10:23 AM
As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon.
Worcester County also...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Slightly weaker, but still a big, wet and dangerous storm, Hurricane Irene hit the North Carolina beaches early Saturday en route to a battened-down Delmarva Peninsula.
The state of Maryland, Anne Arundel County, and the cities of Baltimore, Annapolis...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:15 PM
Breaking from the tradition of beginning the school year with the city's Blue Ribbon recipients and highest performers, Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso personally welcomed back students and staff who will take part in radical transformations at...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 6:22 AM
Torrential rainfall brought on by the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee flooded dozens of Baltimore-area roads, and sent the water rising out of rivers and creeks — and rescue crews have responded to more than a dozen calls of stranded drivers since...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Heavy rains Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday led to flooding, road closures, the evacuation of Port Deposit, at least two swift water rescues in Harford County and warnings that expected water release through the Conowingo Dam this week could approach...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Martin Appell Dyer, a lawyer and neighborhood activist who was the first African-American to enroll at St. John's College in Annapolis, died Thursday of cancer at his Windsor Hills home.
He was 80.
The son of Martin A. Dyer, a steelworker, and...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:30 PM
A $60,000 federal grant announced Thursday will allow the South Baltimore neighborhood of Cherry Hill to grow several new community gardens.
Three-quarters of the U.S. Department of Agriculture money will be divided among community groups that will...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:13 PM
The number of Maryland teenagers who smoke cigarettes dropped significantly in the past decade, but state health officials say new statistics show that more young people are now getting hooked on candy-flavored cigars instead.
In response, the state...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 7:32 AM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
John Carl Lewis, 30, of the 200 block of Engle Avenue, was charged Wednesday with failure to comply with a peace order, telephone misuse by making repeat calls and harassment...
| Apr 18, 2010
| 7:59 AM
Venture out into East Baltimore's McElderry Park neighborhood after a shooting and you're likely to come across Gardnel Carter, a hulking, 48-year-old man who spent two decades in prison for murder.
Along with a crew of men with similar backgrounds,...
| May 18, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Blaine Edward Miller, 78, Springs, died May 17, 2013, at Cherry Hill Assisted Living, Accident, Md. Born Feb. 25, 1935, in Springs, he was the son of the late Myron G. and Grace O. (Moser) Miller. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Catherine...