| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:48 AM
The body of a swimmer who had gone missing at Patapsco State Valley Park on Friday was recovered on Saturday, officials said.
Baltimore County Fire Lt. Paul Massarelli said the man was last seen at about 3 p.m. while swimming near the dam. Family members...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:22 AM
If Joe Gochar, president of the Hilltop/Maple Community Association hadn't been curious about the origins of a stone mill tucked away on a dirt path near his Catonsville community 13 years ago, the land forgotten for 90 years may have gone unnoticed for...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The August 2012 derailment of a coal train in the heart of historic Ellicott City likely began at a small break in the rail line several hundred feet from where two 19-year-old women were seated next to the tracks.
The presence of the break, made public...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Three local Girl Scouts were recognized at the 2014 Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Precious Metal Ceremony held at the Clementine Peterson Activity Center in Ellicott City.
Emily Abdow (Juliette program), McKenna Hearn (Troop 1372) and Catherine...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Well, that perfect weather we enjoyed over the Fourth weekend is just a sweaty memory right now. Nothing to do in these dog days but sit back and be entertained. Luckily, the historic district is happy to oblige, with lots of things going on for us to...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The parents of two young women killed in a 2012 coal train derailment in Ellicott City criticized CSX Transportation for the first time Tuesday — blaming the railroad for their daughters' deaths.
"The families and our attorneys are determined to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:05 PM
A man having trouble breathing was rescued Tuesday from a fishing boat off the coast of Ocean City by Coast Guard helicopter.
The man, 41, was fishing on a boat approximately 45 miles off Ocean City at about 3:30 p.m. when another crew member aboard the...
| Jul 18, 2014
Sunday, July 20
Kids Triathlon Children ages 7 to 15 can participate in the seventh annual TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon at Clemens Crossing Elementary School, 10320 Quarterstaff Road in Columbia, from 7 a.m. to noon. Event includes exercise, photography,...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 1:57 PM
The Rev. Father Joseph Valentine Messer, a Roman Catholic priest who served in Glen Burnie and Severna Park, died of dementia complications Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 90.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of...
| May 19, 2014
| 4:21 PM
A car caught fire on the Francis Scott Key Bridge on Monday afternoon, briefly shutting all inner loop lanes carrying Interstate 695 over the Patapsco River in Baltimore.
Tamory Winfield, a Maryland Transportation Authority spokesman, said the fire...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:14 PM
State Highway Administration bridge inspectors closed the westbound Interstate 70 between I-695 and Route 29 on Friday at 4 p.m. shortly after finding the beginning of a small crack in a steel girder under the I-70 bridge over the Patapsco River,...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:04 PM
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The Columbia Volleyball Club (CVC) 12U Canaries won the gold medal at the MVSA 12's Invitational May 17. The Canaries placed first out of eight teams from across Maryland...