| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Nine people were sent to area hospitals, one in serious condition, Tuesday morning following a three-car crash on Route 161 south of Darlington, Maryland State Police said.
The accident was reported at 9:18 a.m. on Darlington Road (Route 161) north of...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:32 PM
The state-owned Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay resort in Cambridge continues to deplete a reserve fund to cover its semiannual debt payments because it is not making enough money.
The state withdrew $2 million from the reserve June 1, cutting the fund's...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Henceforth, let there by a rule that nothing can be compared to Maryland's failed investment at Rocky Gap, located just outside Cumberland in Western Maryland, except for Rocky Gap and perhaps any other $55 million white elephant loss that comes along. We...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The Maryland Economic Development Corp. expects to fall short next year on payments to investors who bought the bonds that funded the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, a state-owned golf resort hotel and conference center on the Eastern Shore.
| May 24, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Maryland's largest gun manufacturer has decided not to leave the state just yet.
Beretta USA threatened to abandon its home on the Potomac if Maryland passed a strict new gun-control law, but after the law was signed the company announced that its...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:05 AM
100 Years Ago
Quoth the Raven
"The Poe literary society of the Ellicott City High School was called to order Jan. 8, 1913, by the president, William Holman.
"The minutes of the preceding meeting were read and approved. After transacting business the...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:26 PM
The landscape of Howard County's "rural west" — the chunk of the county roughly west of Route 108 and Centennial Lane — is set for the moment, and most owners hold the right to develop their land, or not, as they wish.
This could change,...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Alleyn Wagandt Moore, a gardener who was a judge in national horticultural competitions, died of cancer Nov. 21 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The North Baltimore resident was 92.
Born Alleyn Hays Wagandt in Baltimore, she was a great-granddaughter of...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Federal investigators began examining Monday the wreckage of a two-seater, home-built airplane that crashed Sunday in Virginia, killing a man from Davidsonville and his son from Westminster, the father of 10 children.
On Saturday, experimental...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 6:31 AM
The Deputy State Fire Marshal is calling for the public's help as officials work to solve a series of suspected arsons in the Cambridge area of Dorchester County.
The latest fire occurred 10:17 p.m. Friday, April 5, and involved a two-story, vacant...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Trapped in a steel cage barely big enough to hold her, the large squirrel was not happy, pawing at the bars and trying them with her teeth.
Matt Whitbeck and Cherry Keller of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service were glad to see her, though. The furry...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Leading a tour of the Soldiers Delight area of western Baltimore County on Sunday afternoon, Paula Becker, an ecologist with Maryland's Department of Natural Resources, was pleased to report the first blooming of serpentine chickweed — a plant as...