| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:11 PM
An alarming spike in heroin and other drug overdose deaths in Maryland has prompted what the state's health secretary calls an "all hands on deck" effort to investigate and treat addiction.
The number of drug- and alcohol-related deaths in Maryland...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:49 PM
A storm capable of producing a tornado passed through Calvert County and parts of southern Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties Thursday, prompting a tornado warning for about half an hour.
Dunkirk, Chesapeake Beach, North Beach and Prince...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Residents anticipating a prolonged discussion involving candidates for state delegate in District 44B did not have to endure sitting in library chairs at Edmondson Heights Elementary School for long on Thursday night.
The evening forum lasted an hour...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Visitors to Cunningham Falls State Park are being warned by the Frederick County Health Department that swimming, wading or splashing at Hunting Creek Lake could make them sick.
Heavy rainfall and storm-water runoff have affected the lake's water...
| May 26, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Frederick voters may notice a theme to their primary ballots next month: Young for state senator. Young for county executive. Young for county school board. Young for state delegate.
Politics, after all, is the Young family business.
"I was driving...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:51 PM
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect across Central Maryland on Tuesday evening, with risks of hail and damaging winds.
Some severe storms formed by about 6 p.m., with storm warnings in Montgomery and Frederick counties and in Kent, Queen Anne's and...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:14 AM
A horse was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Frederick County early Tuesday morning, Maryland State Police said.
The animal was struck around the intersection of U.S. 15 and Auburn Road, police said. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene.
| May 29, 2014
| 3:05 PM
A $1 million investment from a state economic development fund, which officials called the largest in the fund's history, is luring software company Salsa Labs and its 50 employees to Maryland.
Salsa, which helps nonprofits carry out online fundraising...
| May 30, 2014
| 7:55 AM
A television documentary that in part focuses on the 1981 John Huffington double murder case in Harford County will air this Sunday and Wednesday on Al Jazeera America.
The episode, "Flawed Forensics," is the third of an eight-part series in "The System...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The practitioner of a now-closed Catonsville laser surgery center who was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in 1987 was indicted by an Allegany County grand jury last week for sexually assaulting a patient behind locked doors.
Dr. William Thomas...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:20 PM
John L. Bell, a retired civil engineer who was a partner in the Baltimore engineering firm of Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, died April 28 of pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 92.
The son of the Rev. John Wesley Bell, a Methodist minister, and...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Growing up in Laurel, our son Andrew did all the stuff most kids do. He attended the Main Street Festival every year, still mourns the loss of the Laurel Art Center and rode his bike everywhere.
Fast forward to now. We are sitting in a Thai restaurant...