| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Marylanders have been rushing to buy guns at a rate of 1,000 a day over the past two weeks, hastening the pace of an unprecedented surge in gun sales.
More than 102,000 gun purchase applications have been submitted so far this year — twice the...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:28 PM
The Baltimore Police Department has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to hire 10 new officers.
The city already has about 3,000 sworn officers — more per capita than many other large cities in the country ...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:36 AM
You won't have to wait for a road trip for chicken dumplings. A new Cracker Barrel Old Country Store opened Monday in Linthicum Heights.
The new Cracker Barrel restaurant is at 1520 West Nursery Road. For information call 410-859-8724 or go to...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:13 AM
The Volvo Group is expanding its 1,340-worker Hagerstown plant and plans to add more than 100 jobs there, the company announced Friday.
Volvo, which makes heavy-duty engines and transmissions at the facility, anticipates a $30 million expansion. The...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 5:57 PM
A New York City police officer was charged Thursday with conspiring to kidnap, torture, cook and eat women whose names he listed in his computer.
In a criminal complaint unsealed in Manhattan federal court, Gilberto Valle III, 28, of Forest Hills,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced $5.5 million in grants to local boards of education Wednesday to increase the use of digital technology in education and to help students earn college credits and career certification while in high school.
At a news...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The Maryland Court of Special Appeals overturned a multimillion-dollar judgment against Johns Hopkins Hospital in a case that accused its doctors of causing severe and irreversible brain damage to a baby born at the hospital.
The judges ordered the...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 3:47 AM
A fun-filled day of family events is on tap for Bel Air's Fourth of July, the area's largest patriotic celebration.
The day will start at 6:45 a.m. with the traditional flag-raising ceremony in front of Bel Air High School, conducted by the Disabled...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:43 AM
The Walmart store at Lansdowne Station is in select company when it comes to producing its own energy.
The store on Washington Boulevard near the Baltimore Beltway exit is one of only eight Walmarts and two Sam's Club stores in Maryland now using...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Four men convicted of murders that occurred in Harford County and a fifth convicted of first-degree rape, all more than 30 years ago, are seeking to have their cases retried as a result of a ruling last year by the state's highest court that jurors may...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:01 PM
HAGERSTOWN — Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler brought his all-but-official campaign for governor to Western Maryland on Friday, pledging to help rebuild the state's manufacturing base by giving Maryland companies preference in securing government...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 7:33 PM
There was plenty of barbecue sauce to go around at the Holly P. Saucery tent Saturday afternoon, but no meat, to the misfortune of one visitor to the 12th Annual Maryland State BBQ Bash in Bel Air.
"Where's the beef?" the man asked as he walked by the...