| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:20 AM
A disabled vehicle on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Baltimore County at Reisterstown Road closed one of two inner loop right off-ramp lanes at 8:56 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
In Anne Arundel County,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:22 AM
A single-vehicle crash on MD 10 at the Dover Road overpass in Anne Arundel County at 7:08 a.m. on Wednesday has shut down all lanes southbound and two lanes northbound, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Northbound travel is moving...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Sixty-five people were treated for heat-related illness at Baltimore's African American Festival over the weekend, as city health officials declared Sunday the first Code Red heat alert day of 2013.
The heat index topped 104 degrees Sunday, with...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:15 AM
A fatal accident that has closed all northbound traffic lanes on Interstate 95 in Harford County was among three incidents that prompted disruptions on local roads at 9:10 a.m., on Monday, according to the state and local officials.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:56 PM
For nearly 20 years, I watched a landmark stone house deteriorate. Once one of the proudest addresses in the city, the home of the Druid Hill Park superintendent and later the Maryland Zoo director became vacant.
Trees began growing through its windows...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Dr. Joseph Charles Matchar, a retired internist who practiced for decades in Pikesville, died of congestive heart failure Sunday at his home in Deerfield Beach, Fla. He was 94.
Born in Baltimore and raised on East Baltimore Street, he was the son of a...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:21 AM
A man was shot in the shoulder in Northwest Baltimore on Sunday evening, according to Baltimore Police.
Police were called to an area hospital about 6:21 p.m. for a report of a gunshot victim having arrived there, police said.
Police determined during...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Two men have been charged with shooting three people, killing one, during a home invasion in Northwest Baltimore last month, court records show.
Roger Spears, 32, and Eric Jones, 20, were charged with first-degree murder and related charges in the Feb....
| Mar 2, 2013
For such a long time, arsenic was the perfect poison.
It is odorless, colorless and tasteless, so it's difficult to detect when slipped into a food or beverage. Its effects are gradual and cumulative — deflecting suspicion from the killer. The...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:39 AM
A 20-year-old Westminster man intent on committing "suicide by cop" crashed his parents' sport utility vehicle Tuesday night, killing an elderly Reisterstown woman, Baltimore County police said.
Police said Nicholas Mottley led officers on a chase...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The Nottingham woman had ducked into a bathroom at the White Marsh Sears when she heard a voice from the adjoining stall: Her neighbor had found the toilet-paper dispenser empty. Could she pass some under the divider?
As she gathered a bunch,...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:56 AM
With a step, a kick and an energetic stomp, a handful of children bring to life an old and beloved part of their families' Russian culture as part of the Kalinka Dance Ensemble.
The Pikesville-based dance troupe, which celebrates its 10th anniversary...