| Dec 19, 2012
| 5:11 PM
City officials on Wednesday removed orange construction cones and barrels from two blocks of East Monument Street that had been swallowed by a huge sinkhole this summer, unveiled an "Open for Business" sign on a lamppost and marked the end of a five-...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 2:18 PM
A year ago, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake gave an inaugural address that was both lofty in vision and grounded in reality — the poetry of growing Baltimore by 10,000 residents in the next decade tempered by the prose of how to get there.
| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Nearly five months after a portion of East Monument Street collapsed in a gaping sinkhole, city officials reopened the street Wednesday afternoon, completing one of the city's largest underground utility repairs ever.
"It's been a long and tough journey...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Winter waited until the busy holiday season to arrive, and it isn't letting up yet. After a second bout of icy precipitation Wednesday, more snow, sleet or freezing rain is possible over the weekend.
For the second time in three days, accumulating snow...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 6:09 AM
As of 9 a.m. Monday, traffic was slow on the outer loop of I-695 near I-83 in Baltimore County, due to an accident.
Accidents were slowing traffic on U.S. 50 westbound at the Bay Bridge, Caroline Street at Monument Street in Baltimore City, and Falls...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Catherine G. Votta, a homemaker and retired card shop manager, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Dec. 1 at Stella Maris Hospice. She had lived in the Box Hill section of Abingdon. She was 87.
Born Catherine Emery in Baltimore, she grew up...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:06 AM
Traffic was easing on I-97 southbound near Route 32 in Anne Arundel County around 11 a.m., an hour after all were reopened in the wake of a fatal accident.
Accidents also slowed traffic on Veterans Highway and Benfield Boulevard in Anne Arundel County,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:15 AM
As of 9 a.m. Wednesday, I-895 was closed in both directions at the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel in Baltimore City, due to an accident involving seven vehicles.
Accidents were slowing traffic on Russell Street at Bayard Street in Baltimore City, Route 100...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:07 AM
As of 9 a.m. Thursday, traffic was slow on I-195 eastbound at I-95 in Baltimore County, due to a fatal accident in which one vehicle went over a highway overpass. All eastbound lanes and shoulders are closed while officers investigate the cause of the...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:01 AM
As of 9 a.m. Friday, traffic was slow on Frederick Road westbound near I-695 in Baltimore County, due to an accident.
Accidents were slowing traffic on Telegraph Road near Mayfield Road in Anne Arundel County, Route 648 near Amberly Road in Anne Arundel...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Joseph R. Castoro, a retired Baltimore businessman and a World War II veteran, died Dec. 5 of multiple organ failure at Brightview Assisted Living in Bel Air. He was 87.
The son of a builder and a homemaker, Joseph Robert Castoro was born in Camden, N.J....
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:28 PM
More Marylanders will take holiday trips this year, and most will drive — even though gas prices are the highest they have ever been entering the holiday season, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
"Gas prices do not appear to be deterring motorists...