| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:55 PM
John E. "Jack" Simms, a retired executive vice president whose career at American Credit Indemnity Co. spanned more than four decades, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88.
The son of a Methodist...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:29 PM
McDaniel College announced Monday that a $6.7 million bequest will be used to establish an endowment for scholarships, the largest in its history.
The funds come from the estate of Philip Henry Dorsey, who was part of a class of 18 earning a bachelor'...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Two people died and four were rescued in a boating accident on the Chesapeake Bay Saturday when their 25-foot boat capsized two miles south of Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary's County, according to Department of Natural Resources Police.
| Apr 21, 2013
| 3:49 PM
A preliminary report on the deaths of two anglers on the opening day of the Chesapeake Bay rockfish season says all six persons aboard the boat that capsized off Point Lookout had life vests, but not all wore them, according to the Maryland Natural...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Dr. Theodore Kardash, an obstetrician-gynecologist who had been head of gynecologic services at Maryland General Hospital and whose accomplishments as a physician were the pride of his Russian immigrant parents, died April 9 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Cathy Hudson knew the practice of raising chickens in her backyard made her part of a growing suburban trend, but when she learned Williams-Sonoma, purveyor of pricey kitchen gear, had started selling chicken coops — including a two-level cedar...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Outhouses. Potbellied stoves. Four-mile walks in the snow. These are legacies of the Rosenwald Schools.
For the past several weeks, county students have been studying the schools, a loosely affiliated network for African-American children that a white...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 8:34 AM
William Donald Schaefer would have loved Maryland Day this year.
It's all about him!
A year after of his death, Maryland Historical Society will celebrate Schaefer's memory Thursday with a roast.
They'll also be showing off a few Schaefer artifacts...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 2:33 PM
When William Gunn sought medical care for his pit bull-Labrador retriever mix Smokey on a Sunday morning, one of her front paws was bleeding uncontrollably. The family's regular veterinarian was closed that day, and he didn't know where else to go, so...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:25 AM
The Cops on Rooftops campaign, started and led by Laurel Police Department Cpl. Beth Thomas, released the results of its annual fundraiser for Special Olympics Maryland.
Thomas, who spent 31 hours on the roof of Dunkin Donuts on Baltimore Avenue in...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Sandy is no ordinary hurricane.
A remarkable configuration of weather systems are tugging on the storm system as it slogs up the eastern seaboard, slowing and widening the cyclone. A full moon will drag tides up the shore just as the storm whips the sea....
| May 23, 2012
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies, patchy fog in the morning and a chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high temperature near 80 degrees. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature around 66 degrees....