| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A panel of Baltimore County officials has selected a proposal featuring a Royal Farms convenience store and gas station as the winning bid for the Towson fire station and public works property at the corner of York Road and Bosley Avenue.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Smokers looking to light up socially haven't been able to in Maryland's bars and restaurants since 2007, when the General Assembly banned smoking in most public places.
Enter the state's growing number of hookah lounges, where patrons smoke flavored...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:15 AM
A 19-year-old man was grazed in the knee by a bullet on Thursday night in Randallstown, according to Baltimore County Police.
Officers responded to the 3900 block of Sadie Ave. about 9:04 p.m. and found the victim with what were considered to be non-...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The Baltimore County Council is considering a resolution that asks the county Planning Board to examine and recommend regulations for the county’s burgeoning number of hookah lounges.
The resolution requests the Planning Board “to...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:46 AM
A quick look at Maryland's U.S. House of Representatives district map provides a clear picture of how the United States got in the position of threatening not to pay for things it already has paid for.
Before blasting the map of Maryland's congressional...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:31 PM
George W. Berry, a retired Internal Revenue Service official who was an avid sports fan, died Oct. 7 of gastric cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 79.
George Wayne Berry — he never used his first name — was born in...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:18 AM
The Assistance Center of Towson Churches (ACTC), adjacent to the Towson Calvary Baptist Church, is getting more than a few upgrades to the one-car garage structure that was built in the 1930s.
Members comprising the "Builders Squad," more than 30...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:17 PM
In 1948, three years after the end of World War II, an Army veteran from Pennsylvania named Earl Shaffer hiked the entire length of the Appalachian Trail. No one had ever done that before.
Completing the Georgia-to-Maine trek in 124 days, Shaffer became...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The Baltimore police supervisor who shot a recruit during an unauthorized training exercise in Owings Mills was expected to have a live firearm, his lawyer says in court documents, while acknowledging that he meant to pick up and fire a practice pistol...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Workers at Fort McHenry emerged shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday to post the sign: "Closed until further notice. No Entry. No trespassing."
Over the next hour, joggers and cyclists pulled up to the gate, stopped, read the notice and turned around. Finally,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 7:10 AM
A man was shot early Sunday morning in Randallstown and suffered potentially life threatening injuries, according to Baltimore County police.
Police said they responded at 12:33 a.m., to the 3400 block of Carriage Hill Circle for a report of a shooting,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is drawing criticism for refusing to repay hundreds of police retirees who a judge found were overcharged for their health insurance.
Last month, a county circuit judge gave the county 20 days to pay about $573,...