| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:30 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Tuesday to be mostly cloudy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 87 and east winds 5 to 7 miles per hour. There is a 30 percent chance of precipitation. There is a 30 percent chance of precipitation....
| Jan 21, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Growing up, George E. Raley Jr. heard stories that the military had conducted some sort of testing during World War II on the quiet Southern Maryland peninsula known as Newtowne Neck.
As an adult, he would learn that his father had assisted in...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 5:56 PM
With the Chesapeake Bay cleanup at a critical juncture, Gov. Martin O'Malley is calling on Marylanders to double down on their contribution to the effort, proposing to raise the "flush fee" every household pays from $2.50 to $5 a month, on average....
| Jan 6, 2012
| 2:58 PM
A waterfront state park in Southern Maryland has been temporarily closed after several pieces of military weaponry washed ashore, authorities said Friday.
Over the past few days a few "military ordnance" items were found on the waterline of Newtowne...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Ten more World War II-era Navy artillery rounds have been found along the shore of a state park in Southern Maryland, the Office of the State Fire Marshal said Saturday.
Newtowne Neck State Park in Leonardtown was closed Friday after several pieces of...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:12 AM
Underwater surveys of the shoreline along a state park in Southern Maryland turned up eight more World War II-era military explosives, according to fire officials.
More than 18 pieces of military ordnance — artillery shells — have been...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 5:02 PM
The leaders of Maryland's university system say they're grateful that Gov. Martin O'Malley has proposed another increase in higher-education spending for 2012-2013 at a time when many states are slashing support for public universities.
| 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...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:19 PM
The USNS Comfort, the white-hulled hospital ship that has been a fixture of the Baltimore waterfront for a quarter-century, is moving next year to Norfolk, Va., the Navy announced Tuesday.
Maryland officials had fought the move of the ship, whose...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Some of the delegates who struggled, and ultimately supported legalizing same-sex marriage in Maryland
Name: Del. Tiffany Alston, Prince George's County Democrat
A reason: Amendment she proposed protecting referendum was adopted
| Feb 24, 2012
| 5:45 PM
The president of Coppin State University says he won't be derailed by a recent vote of no confidence from faculty members and promises rapid efforts to improve communications with those who have criticized his leadership.
"I certainly take all of the...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 2:40 PM
When an approaching thunderstorm threatens swimmers at Greenbrier State Park, lifeguards reach for an iPod, scroll through the menu and press play.
"La tormenta se aproxima," says the recording amplified by the loud speaker system. "Todo el mundo salga...