| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Some food pantries and aid programs in Maryland are experiencing an increase in requests for help — a jump that program officials believe is due partly to federal furloughs.
Food pantry managers around Maryland say they have heard directly from...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
From The Aegis dated Oct. 13, 1988:
A Havre de Grace resident who worked at Aberdeen Proving Ground pleaded guilty 25 years ago this week to transferring military secrets to South African agents.
The white minority rule apartheid regime was firmly...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Tom Clancy, the prolific Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, earning him the nickname "king of the techno-thriller," died Tuesday at Johns Hopkins...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Tom Clancy, the Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" subsequently inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, died Tuesday after a brief illness at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
He was 66. His...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:37 AM
The scene on a Calvert County school bus at the beginning of the school year looked unremarkable and typical. At one point, a sixth-grade boy formed his fingers in the shape of a gun and pretended to shoot a classmate. Typical behavior, perhaps, for a boy...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A broad coalition of environmental and other groups urged Gov. Martin O'Malley Tuesday to oppose development of a natural gas export terminal on the Chesapeake Bay, calling it an unacceptable environmental and safety threat.
Members of the coalition,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Harford County is poised to spend $3.47 million to buy just about 5 acres along the Susquehanna River at the northern end of Havre de Grace. This comes even as the city government is in the midst of conducting a transaction that will add a waterfront...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Clayton Lambert had not given much thought over the years about his near-state-record fish — until his 12-year-old son, Colton, caught a fish that qualified for one.
More than three decades after the elder Lambert's crappie came up 4 ounces...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:19 PM
A 24-year-old Virginia man who fled the country earlier this year after being charged with arson in Maryland was arrested on Tuesday at Washington Dulles International Airport, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Jose Mejia Pineda had an...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:19 AM
In recent years, wild turkeys have become relatively common in Maryland, seen fairly regularly in wild areas and parks, and even turning up from time to time in more suburban areas.
The photograph published in Wednesday's edition of The Aegis showing...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:54 AM
One lucky Powerball player in Maryland is among those raking in the cash after Wednesday night's $448 million jackpot drawing, according to Maryland Lottery officials.
His or her second-tier take is a cool $1 million, officials said.
The ticket was...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Dennis S. Hill, a former Baltimore City Police Department spokesman known for his mellow voice, authoritative presence and accessibility to the media, died Saturday of heart disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Forest Hill resident was 71.