| Dec 19, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Thirty-four immigrants who had been convicted of crimes and were wanted by law enforcement agencies were arrested this week in Annapolis and on Maryland's Eastern Shore in a two-day "targeted enforcement operation" involving federal immigration officials....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:30 AM
A conservation group is warning that many of Maryland's counties are skirting a new state law requiring them to rein in development of rural lands.
1000 Friends of Maryland says that more than a third of the state's 23 counties have done little or...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:02 PM
In the days following last month's nationally televised announcement that Texas twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison had chosen Kentucky over Maryland, there was a lot of message board chatter about Mark Turgeon possibly losing out on other top recruits,...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Orlando Ridout V, a historian of early Maryland buildings who explored crawl spaces and attics for their social and architectural details, died of pancreatic cancer complications April 6 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The lifelong Annapolis resident...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:29 PM
On sparkling spring days, Ann Goldman Giroux enjoys tending her garden, planting vegetables and nurturing the lush roses and rare azaleas that adorn her family's home in Guilford.
Giroux, who typically plants 800 white tulips along the front walkway and...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Four young men, including a Kent Island firefighter, were killed in a head-on car crash on Kent Island Wednesday afternoon, the Queen Anne's County sheriff's office said.
Firefighter medics who rushed to the scene recognized the fireman who was killed,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Accidents were bogging down the Thursday morning commute in the city and in Baltimore County, police said.
In the city, northbound traffic on Martin Luther King Boulevard was being detoured onto West Fayette Street after an accident between Fayette and...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 11:53 AM
— The volunteers of the Maryland Amphibian and Reptile Atlas project leave no log unrolled, no stone unturned in their quest to document the state's dirt dwellers.
When the earth is moist after a soaking rain and the temperatures whisper spring,...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Maryland drivers might soon have to opt for a hands-free device if they want to talk on their phone while driving.
After texting while driving was made a primary offense last year, legislation making the use of a cellphone while driving a primary...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 4:29 PM
— Residents of Kent Island are never far from the water. That's what drew many of them to the largest island in the Chesapeake Bay, where they're close to boating, fishing and all nature's bounty.
But for the mostly tidy cottages, bungalows and...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:22 PM
What? All those Severe Thunderstorm Watches late yesterday and your place got zilch? Yeah, me too. A little thunder, a few flashes of lightning, and not a drop of rain on the WeatherDeck in Cockeysville. We were watering the grass......
| May 19, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Emergency personnel in Queen Anne's County on Maryland's Eastern Shore scrambled this afternoon to check out reports of a tornado in the northern portions of the county. But Kevin Aftung, the director of emergency services says his crews have found......