| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:02 AM
For as long as anyone can remember, wild orchids have rewarded sharp-eyed hikers in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains with pink, yellow and white blooms peeping from the forest floor.
But these "secret beauties," as one researcher dubbed them, are vanishing...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 6:06 PM
More than 46,500 ballots were cast in the first three days of early voting in the Maryland gubernatorial primary, according to the State Board of Elections.
The bulk of those came in the first two days, on Thursday and Friday, when 20,382 ballots and 17,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:12 PM
A company that runs health care facilities for seniors in 17 states across the country is building its new headquarters in Baltimore County.
Compass Pointe Healthcare System expects to finish construction of the four-story building at the Bare Hills...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:47 PM
To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required.
But not to get a doctor's license.
Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:54 PM
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| May 31, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Jane O. Emich, an outstanding Maryland golfer who during her more than 60-year career won numerous state and regional titles, died May 20 of respiratory failure at her home in the Brightwood retirement community. She was 95.
"Jane Emich was not only a...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Dr. William Dando pleaded not guilty and is requesting a jury trial on charges he sexually assaulted a female patient at an urgent care center near Cumberland, according to court records updated Monday.
Dando appeared Tuesday in Allegany County...
| Jun 6, 2014
Metro Meteor, whose abstract paintings rapidly are becoming an art world sensation, might be just a horse. And the 11-year-old bay, like all equines, has a hard time distinguishing reds from greens or browns.
Yet Metro's original watercolors have become...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Cozy Restaurant, an 85-year-old Thurmont eatery that claimed to be the oldest restaurant in Maryland still operated by its founding family, has closed.
News of the restaurant's closing was first reported Monday in the Frederick News-Post, which said the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Ellicott City's historic district has its first Main Street manager in more than two decades, the group charged with preserving and promoting the old town announced Wednesday.
Debra W. Korb has been hired for the position, which was created by the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Severe storms were moving south and west of the Baltimore area Wednesday evening, expected to bring threats of hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.
A tornado watch has been issued for Allegany, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Garrett, Howard,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The Maryland Board of Physicians upheld on Thursday its decision to suspend Dr. William Dando's medical license based on his indictment in Allegany County for an alleged sexual assault.
Dando appeared before the board Wednesday and was given the chance...