| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Carroll County officials said Tuesday the county will pay a $1 million penalty to get out of a deal to build a waste-to-energy incinerator with Frederick County.
In 2009, the previous Board of County Commissioners signed a pact with Frederick County and...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 7:36 PM
A Severna Park man died from an apparent heart attack while boating on an Anne Arundel County creek, Maryland Natural Resources Police said Saturday.
Frederick Ervin Jr., 56, and a friend were taking a boat out for the first time this year on...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday that the Baltimore City Detention Center will no longer automatically honor requests from the federal government to hold immigrants for deportation — making the state-run jail one of a relative handful in the...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Private employers in Maryland led the way to modest job gains in March, and the state unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged since February, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Temperatures slid sharply Tuesday afternoon after a cold front brought 2 inches of rain, and lows were expected to drop below freezing by early Wednesday and bring snow flurries west of Baltimore.
Temperatures peaked at 67 degrees around midday at...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Edythe E. Evans, a retired University of Maryland dental clinic instructor who was active in her church, died April 9 of Alzheimer's disease at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. She was 83.
The daughter of Ernest Evans, a Baltimore & Ohio...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Arguing their safe access to public lands is threatened, birders are making a last-ditch appeal to Gov. Martin O'Malley to veto legislation that would expand hunting on Sundays in western Maryland.
The Maryland Ornithological Society joined horse lovers...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:14 AM
This schedule will be in effect Friday, April 18:
Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties.
Open in all jurisdictions....
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:15 AM
A teachers march on the Harford County Council Tuesday evening was the latest part of a high profile push on the part of educators to get the county to fully fund the budget request made by the Harford County public school system.
Organizer Ryan Burbey,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:43 AM
The Maryland legislature last week passed a 2015 budget, and it includes $12 million to help create jobs in Maryland's innovative biotech and life science sector. That's a smart use of resources. For lawmakers looking to put residents back to work, our...
| Apr 8, 2014
Two years ago, the General Assembly passed a law requiring Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to begin imposing a stormwater fee to cover the costs of reducing pollution that results when rain sweeps dog droppings, pesticides, motor oil and other harmful...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I disagree with Rep. John Delaney that Cove Point should be approved as a liquid natural gas export facility ("Natural gas is the right choice for the U.S.," April 2).
The harm that will come from such approval is immeasurable and the brunt will be...