| Apr 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It is laughable to hear Gov. Martin O'Malley say that "our launch failed" when discussing the state's troubled health care exchange ("Md. votes to adopt health exchange software used in Connecticut," April 2).
What failed is Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown,...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:10 AM
It started as a hobby 32 years ago.
Working around his old house, Nick Vincent wanted to make some hardware. He took a weekend workshop on Early American wrought iron and, by the next weekend, he had bought his own anvil and forge.
In 1991, Vincent...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Michael Maykrantz was on duty at a fire house on 74th street in Ocean City when the floor began to shake and the doors started to rattle.
At Bart Rader’s house in Ocean Pines, a loud boom “like somebody blew something up” preceded...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley urged Marylanders to get off the roads by 10 p.m. Wednesday as a powerful winter storm rolled up the East Coast.
In a State House briefing, the governor warned that the state is expecting a "24-hour event" that will bring "a big...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Smoking will be banned in parts of Baltimore County parks under legislation approved Tuesday by the County Council.
The measure, which passed 6-0 with one member absent, bans smoking at playgrounds, tot lots, dog parks and athletic fields, and also...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 1:29 PM
A house fire in Carroll County on Friday resulted in an estimated $225,000 in damage and displaced the homeowner, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office.
The fire occurred was reported at about 4:45 p.m. Friday in the 3500 block of East...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Melvin Mowrey Jr., a retired Sweetheart Cup operations manager, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder March 6 at Dove House in Westminster. The Reisterstown resident was 76.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Christian Street, he was the son of...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:42 PM
After a tow truck operator from Green's Garage stopped on the shoulder of Interstate 795 in Reisterstown in January to help a motorist, she ended up needing a wrecker herself.
A distracted driver veered off the road and hit her truck, causing nearly...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Roads wet and slushy from a late-season snow were expected to become icy overnight, with one more frigid and windy day ahead Wednesday before a return to spring weather.
Though snow fell most of the day Tuesday across the Baltimore area, accumulations...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Dr. Elmer Hoffman, a retired Baltimore surgeon who had been a pioneer in breast cancer surgery and immediate reconstruction and was also an advocate of the use of "super cold surgery" to ease the pain of the terminally ill, died Monday of complications...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:51 PM
A 41-year-old Reisterstown man has been charged with killing his wife and then burning down their house last month, Baltimore County police said Wednesday.
Anthony Paul Rutherford, of Fox Run Court, faces first-degree murder and arson charges in the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:00 AM
A Sparks-based insurance company that was seized by Delaware regulators faces possible liquidation in a wild case — one with dueling allegations of fraud, forgery and a vendetta, plus a sanction involving an Aston Martin sports car.