| 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...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 12:56 PM
President Barack Obama will visit Largo on Thursday to give an address on American energy, White House officials said Monday.
The address comes at a critical time, when economists say rising gasoline prices are dragging on the nation’s economic...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 8:59 AM
A 39-year-old Eastern Shore man accused of trying to run down a police officer in Cambridge, Md. over the weekend was arrested in Northeast Baltimore on Tuesday night, state police said.
Demetrice D. Demby was arrested at about 9:30 p.m. in the 2800...
| Apr 8, 2012
Think Pink: that's what the banners up and down Main Street are telling you these days. Why? Because the historic district is the hub for many events planned for this year's Cherrybration Celebration, an annual event that supports the work of the...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:14 PM
A state lawmaker who helps set tax policy is calling for an overhaul of Maryland's property tax cap law, after a Baltimore Sun investigation documented how the costly program has resulted in homeowners across Baltimore paying vastly different amounts...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 6:18 AM
Maryland's top legislative leaders are due to give their take on taxes, a jobs bill and other potential big-ticket items this morning at annual pre-session retreat in Cambridge.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller has been outspoken in his belief...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Traffic was backed up for three and a half miles on southbound I-95 near Washington Boulevard early Monday afternoon, due to a multi-vehicle collision that temporarily left a BMW dangling over the guardrail of an overpass on I-95.
As of 2 p.m., the...
| Oct 10, 2012
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (firstname.lastname@example.org). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Stephen Baxter, a retired travel agent, died of liver disease Oct. 2 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Mays Chapel resident was 66.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Samuel Baxter and Lola Annen Baxter. He lived on Barclay Street and in Anneslie. He...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...