| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:35 AM
As of 10:30 a.m., light rain and low visibility continued to cause slow traffic and other issues. Use of headlights and wipers is strongly recommended.
A driver on the Baltimore Washington Parkway reported that traffic was at a standstill there just...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura A. Neuman on Thursday vetoed that county's version of the so-called rain tax — making it the first jurisdiction to take action against the state-mandated stormwater management fee.
Under legislation approved last...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:15 AM
This year's Howard County Fair, which runs Aug. 3-10, is sure to be a blast — or at least, to include one.
For the first time, the 68-year-old event will include a Bull Blast, a rodeo featuring professional bull riding and bullfighters, as well as...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:56 AM
As of 8:50 a.m., the rush hour was winding down with just a couple lingering incidents.
The Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that the accident on the outer loop of the Beltway at Loch Raven Boulevard is now cleared.
There's still a...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Howard County Board of Education members soon might be getting a raise. Board members are working on sending an official request to the Howard County delegation, Board Chairman Frank Aquino said this week.
If the legislation is approved by the 2014...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Del. Heather Mizeur, an announced candidate for governor, urged Gov. Martin O'Malley Tuesday to launch an inquiry into the treatment of disabled people after the death of a man with Down syndrome during a confrontation with sheriff's deputies in Frederick...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Towson and Catonsville rank among the top 10 when it comes to best places in Maryland for young families, according to a new ranking by NerdWallet.com, a Baltimore County press release stated Thursday.
The online company, a personal finance and credit...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:15 PM
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday in a case involving a Salvadoran woman arrested in Frederick that state and local authorities cannot arrest or detain someone on the suspicion that they are in the country illegally.
The case involves the 2008...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Even as immigrant advocates applauded a federal court ruling that limits local efforts to target people in the country illegally, some Frederick County officials insisted that they should continue to play a role in deporting them.
The 4th U.S. Circuit...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A federal appellate court last week found fault with two Frederick County sheriff's deputies who arrested a Salvadoran woman on the basis of a civil immigration warrant, but county officials appear unbowed in their determination to act as adjunct border...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:06 PM
In 1982, Mayor William Donald Schaefer persuaded state lawmakers to try a different approach to urban revitalization. To lure companies to poorer parts of Baltimore and elsewhere in Maryland, the government would dangle a 10-year property tax discount and...
| Aug 12, 2013
On most days, Tony Wheeler of Arnold is a guide for a company that offers historic tours in Maryland. But on Sunday, Wheeler became part of history himself.
Wheeler, wearing a top hat and early 19th-century attire, joined hundreds of volunteers at the...