| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:07 PM
It was one of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's most famous inventions, in 1714. But after nearly 300 years on the market, the still-common mercury thermometer now appears headed for extinction.
While many Maryland residents probably still have them in their...
| May 4, 2012
| 7:20 AM
The aging Roland Park fire station, home of Engine 44, will be closed for at least three months later this year for renovations on the second floor, and its firefighters and paramedics probably will be reassigned to Hampden's fire house until the work...
| May 7, 2012
| 1:55 PM
College students are gluttons for catching rays - now schools are getting in the act, too.
In a bid to shrink its carbon footprint, Johns Hopkins University has put 2,900 photovoltaic panels on the roofs of seven of its buildings, on its Homewood and...
| May 8, 2012
| 7:24 AM
UPDATE: A spokesman for the YMCA of Central Maryland says the complex at Stadium Place reopened about 10 a.m. She said damage from the overnight break-in was confined to the lobby, "and it has all been cleaned up." The spokesman would not say what, if...
| May 8, 2012
| 9:14 AM
ON THE SITE...
Forest Hill girl seriously injured in lawnmower accident: A 5-year-old girl needed a double foot amputation after the Monday night accident.
Obama to visit Baltimore on June 12: President Obama will make what could turn out to be his only...
| May 9, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Four young men broke into a community center at Stadium Place in Waverly early Tuesday and stole a 60-inch television, a portable oxygen tank and food, and also damaged a vending and bank machine, Baltimore police said Wednesday.
A spokeswoman for the...
| May 17, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Dr. John Joseph Krejci, a retired general surgeon who helped plan St. Joseph Medical Center's move to Towson, died at that hospital Monday after suffering an aneurysm. He was 89 and lived in Stoneleigh.
Born on Milton Avenue, he attended St. Michael...
| May 18, 2012
| 5:28 PM
A 20-year-old man died early Friday after being shot multiple times in North Baltimore.
Police responded to reports of shots fired at 11:45 p.m. Thursday in the 2600 block of Mathews St., in the Better Waverly neighborhood, and found Dominique Barnes in...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Oakenshawe students are zoned for nearby Waverly Elementary/Middle School, where a $25 million replacement school is slated to open by the end of 2013.
But children from Oakenshawe are nowhere to be found at the current campus, located in two buildings a...
| May 24, 2012
| 7:43 AM
A 35-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday night after Baltimore police said several men forced their way inside his Waverly home and fought with the victim before shooting him in the head in his upstairs bedroom.
The victim’s teenage...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Men, women and children of the Piscataway and other Mid-Atlantic Native American tribes danced and sang to the beat of heavy drums under a bright sun here Saturday, decked out in traditional headdresses, beadwork and stitching.
They had much to...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and school system CEO Andres Alonso broke ceremonial ground Tuesday, June 5, on the excavation site at Ellerslie Avenue and East 33rd Street where a $25 million replacement school for Waverly Elementary/Middle is slated to...