| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Today is Earth Day, a day when environmentalists and concerned citizens around the world demonstrate their caring for the health of their communities, the natural world and the planet.
Forty-three years ago, the first Earth Day drew an estimated 20...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:30 AM
The flu can strike people starting in October, so Maryland health officials are rolling out their flu vaccine clinics. People can also get flu shots at most pharmacies, doctors' offices and sometimes at work. Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Speed cameras have tagged Benjamin Parker's pickup truck 41 times in the Baltimore area over the past three years, records show — enough to have his license suspended 10 times over if those citations had been handed out by a police officer and not a...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Baltimore's scenic reservoirs could be transformed into lakes criss-crossed by rowboats as the city removes them from the water supply to comply with a federal health mandate.
To meet the 2006 federal water safety rule to protect drinking water from...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Clarence M. Mitchell III, who helped steer a sweeping desegregation measure through the General Assembly, died Thursday of cancer at Seasons Hospice at the Northwest Hospital Center. He was 72.
Mr. Mitchell became the nation's youngest black legislator...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Lawrence Hughes, a decorated Baltimore Fire Department lieutenant, died of cancer Oct. 8 at the Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. He was 64 and lived in Bel Air.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Gardenville, he attended St. Anthony Parochial School and was a...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Beware, residents of Fells Point. Again the Baltimore Running Festival will proceed through Lancaster Street and Aliceanna Street to Boston Street on Saturday morning, Oct. 13 ("Street closures for the Running Festival," Oct. 11).
As usual the organizers...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Baltimore's reservoirs soon will no longer be needed to store the city's supply of drinking water. To meet a 2006 federal water safety rule to protect drinking water from contaminants, the city plans to install underground tanks to replace its...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Authorities have been exploring whether members of the Bloods gang are involved in the killing of an NIH researcher shot outside of his home while returning home from choir practice, recently unsealed court records show, but police said Monday that they...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:15 PM
• Baltimore County Police are monitoring the bridge carrying Belair Road over the Gunpowder River, north of Perry Hall and south of Kingsville, as the bridge's culverts have been jammed with large amounts of debris. The Maryland Emergency...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Hurricane Sandy's howling winds and torrential rains walloped Maryland late Monday and early Tuesday, cutting electricity to more than 300,000 utility customers and disrupting life for millions from Ocean City to the suddenly snowy mountains of Garrett...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Superstorm Sandy may not have hit Baltimore as hard as weather forecasters had warned, but it did claim one of the city's oldest trees, an impressive Osage orange in Druid Hill Park that's been estimated to be nearly four centuries old.