| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:44 PM
When Mateusz Rozanski and Kelly Cross planted a tiny boxwood hedge in front of their Maryland Avenue house, they woke the next morning to find all the expensive little shrubs gone.
So they planted the twin patches of dirt again, and again the plants...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:57 AM
The library of the Washington County Historical Society was so busy in May of 1979 that there was not enough seating for the combination of volunteers researching for those who could not come and for the patrons who did come to use the resources.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The state of Maryland requires me to get a license to go fishing in the Patapsco River or crabbing off Booby Point or hunting at Elk Neck.
To drive a car, I am required to have a license — and the first time, I needed to pass a test to get one....
| May 18, 2013
| 1:23 PM
If the federal prison that gets Tavon White is anything like the last one I visited, even a charmer such as Bulldog will have a tough time recreating the life of the libertine he had at the Baltimore City Detention Center.
White, a reputed leader of...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 11:48 AM
In a moment, you will hear the story of Georgia B. Martin and her exasperating efforts to get someone in government to help her remove a groundhog from her garden in historic Federal Hill. But first, I must think out loud, among patient readers of The...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:34 PM
While on the winding road in the Patapsco River Valley, I thought it had been 30 years since I last visited Oella, the mill village tucked deep into the hills between Catonsville and Ellicott City's Main Street.
On a fall day, the rocky terrain, steep...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:20 PM
The new school being built in the Oxford Square development in Hanover officially has a name. On Tuesday, the Howard County Board of Education unanimously approved the name, “Thomas Viaduct Middle School,” for the school that will open in...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Anne Arundel County police say they arrested a man in connection with the robbery of the Park Plaza Motel in the Brooklyn Park area on Thursday
Police said around 6 p.m. officers responded to the motel at 4900 Ritchie Highway. Police said the motel clerk...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Police are investigating a shooting in Northwest Baltimore that left a man in stable condition.
Officers responding to reports of gunshots found a man with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso in the 3900 block of Gwynn Oak Ave. at about 7:14 p.m. on...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Bollinger Trail hike
Saturday: A 6-mile hike in a remote area on the northeastern side of Prettyboy Reservoir on fire roads with some hills and one stream crossing. Pace will be 2.5 mph. For time and other information, call 410-374-4879 before 8 p.m....
| Nov 30, 2013
| 9:11 AM
A man was found lying in the middle of the street with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest by an officer on patrol in South Baltimore Saturday morning.
The man, who had no identification on him at the time, was later pronounced dead at a hospital,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Date: Sept. 28
Her story: Katelyn Niu, 29, was born in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Province, China, and moved to Maryland in 2000. She graduated with doctor of dental surgery and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in May and is an...