| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I race sloops with the Potomac River Sailing Association based just across the river from Reagan National Airport, and during every regatta I see bottles and cans floating in the current.
This is unacceptable, not only because my skipper is protective...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:33 AM
A global law firm with origins in Baltimore was one of five Maryland-based businesses to make the Human Rights Campaign's 2014 "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality" list.
DLA Piper, which owes part of its name to Baltimore-based predecessor Piper &...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Give him credit for this: Maryland's top lawyer knows how to articulate the crucial question. Asked by The Baltimore Sun's Erin Cox and Michael Dresser about a photo showing him standing in the middle of a wild high school party in a rented Delaware house...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Four teams of contractors and investors have been named to a short-list of companies that will be considered under a public-private partnership with Maryland to build the Purple Line.
The teams were selected from a pool of six respondents to an...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:15 AM
When Josh Christina starts playing "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" with his band Good Old Stuff, he usually sees a whole lotta young people in the crowd get excited.
Kids who were born decades after Jerry Lee Lewis made the song popular in 1957 —...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Students at the University of Maryland, College Park could have the cost of sex-change surgery covered by their health insurance next school year, joining a nationwide trend of private- and public-sector employers offering the benefit.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Area military installations increased their security while police searched for additional shooters at the Washington Navy Yard.
The Navy, meanwhile, issued an "order to account" for all Naval personnel assigned to commands in the Washington metro area....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:28 AM
A Virginia rock climber was arrested on Jan. 8 after police accused him of killing a friend by striking him in the head with a claw hammer at a Maryland park in late December.
David DiPaolo, 31, of Bristow, Va. faces a manslaughter charge in...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
The votes are in!
Here are the winners of the Maryland Family Readers’ Choice Awards 2013:
Best story time
Irvine Nature Center (Owings Mills)
Howard County Library Miller Branch (Ellicott City)...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The Board of Public Works gave its blessing Wednesday to an O'Malley administration plan to contract with a private sector partner to build, operate and help finance a $2.2 billion light rail line in the Washington suburbs.
The board action clears the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Kroger Co.'s planned acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. will allow it to capitalize on Harris Teeter's growing presence in the Baltimore-Washington market, but consumers will see few, if any, changes in existing stores.
Kroger, the biggest U....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:59 PM
When city or county firefighters have a family event or unexpected obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours.
But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the...