| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:09 PM
A winter weather advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. for much of the Baltimore area as a wintry mix of snow and sleet with pockets of freezing rain moves in from the south, the National Weather Service reported.
Forecasters said the mix of...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:06 PM
As much as a quarter inch of ice could coat surfaces in Western Maryland on Tuesday, making for "extremely hazardous" travel conditions, according to the National Weather Service. Precipitation is expected liquid in Central Maryland, though, raising...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:20 AM
A freight train smacked into a truck carrying garbage and careened off the tracks in Rosedale Tuesday afternoon, triggering an explosion felt throughout the region and sending up a plume of black smoke visible for miles.
Authorities identified the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:30 AM
I must take issue with a recent letter to the editor slamming the sheriff of Garrett County for his stand against enforcing the new gun law ("The booboisie emerges victorious," June 10).
First, I'm a registered Democrat. Second, I never owned a gun...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Given what's been going on in Washington, it's good to see the sheriffs of three Maryland counties standing up for the rights of their citizens ("Sheriff won't enforce gun law," June 6).
The framers of the Constitution would be proud of these men for...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:22 PM
The wicked warm spell that bedeviled the region's ski areas last year has been broken. Snow guns, ably assisted by Wednesday's surprise storm, are turning the brownscape of late fall into the dazzling white of winter.
"That storm gave us a big kick. We'...
| May 11, 2013
| 1:33 AM
Through today, May 12: The Eastern Surfing Association's 2013 Mid-Atlantic Regional Surfing Championships will be held in Ocean City off the beach near 48th Street. For hours, registration and more information, call 800-399-6820 or...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Fat, wet flakes of snow mixed with cold rain slickened Wednesday evening commutes and slowed drivers around the region.
The snow was expected to be a nuisance come Valentine's Day morning, according to forecasts. Earlier expectations of a more...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 8:12 AM
As if some weren't already on edge with the prospect of an asteroid passing 17,000 miles from Earth, a meteorite exploded over Russian skies injuring 500 people. Scientists say the two aren't related, but there is a long list of questions many may have...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
While Maryland lawmakers debate whether to subsidize a large wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City, an Annapolis company is moving ahead with plans for the state's third land-based wind "farm."
Synergics Wind Energy LLC, which built...
| Dec 22, 2012
The new green at Maryland's state parks is cash, and lots of it.
This has been a banner year for the 66 parks, which logged nearly 11 million visitors by early December, 1.1 million more than at the same point last year. Long the destination of day...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Walter E. Woodford Jr., a state highway engineer and executive who supervised road construction projects from Ocean City to Garrett County and headed the building of the second span of the Bay Bridge in 1973, died of congestive heart failure May 22 at the...