| Aug 11, 2013
| 10:32 AM
A 42-year-old Washington County man was killed early Saturday evening after a mowing tractor he was riding rolled over pinning him beneath the mower.
Terry Verdier, who lived in the 22200 block of Jefferson Road in Smithsburg, was using a zero-turn style...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Baltimore's speed and red-light camera contractor says it expects the city's dormant network of automated cameras to be "fully activated" by the end of September.
But city officials say no restart date has been set, and have made clear that...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The security chief at a maximum-security prison in Western Maryland was removed from the job after senior-level staff failed to notify a guard of threats against him before he was stabbed by an inmate.
The move followed Friday's announcement that a top...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:44 PM
An inmate at a Western Maryland state prison tested positive for the bacterium that causes Legionnaires' disease, prompting an investigation of the facility's water and air-conditioning systems, corrections officials said Friday.
The inmate, a man in his...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:06 AM
A prison inmate is being treated for stab wounds he suffered during a fight among three prisoners at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown on Monday night, a spokesman for the prison system said.
Mark Vernarelli said...
| Aug 22, 2013
The report by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot on the economic benefits to Maryland from a post-Labor Day school start deserves far more respect, attention and consideration than given to it in a recent editorial in The Sun ("One week and counting,"...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Four student-athletes and three Fighting Owl teams earned NJCAA National Academic Honors, as announced by the national office on last week. Sophomore Christina Verzi was the first Harford student-athlete to receive the NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Brady Acker (Atholton) hit a grand slam in the top of the first inning Wednesday as Maryland won, 5-1, over Arkansas in the Heartland Classic baseball tournament in Norman, Okla.
Ryan Selmer (Riverdale Baptist) earned the victory after allowing one...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:23 PM
A man charged with critically injuring a spectator at an Orioles game contends he was defending himself during an altercation, his lawyer said, citing information in a police report that raises "questions over who was the true aggressor."
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:39 PM
In the aftermath of a Camden Yards fight that left a Maryland man with severe head injuries, Orioles fans have turned to radio talk shows, Twitter, Facebook and office watercoolers to express their outrage.
The alleged assault of lifelong Yankees fan...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:53 PM
A state panel voted unanimously Wednesday to increase the rates hospitals can charge by 1.65 percent, but the medical institutions say the amount is inadequate and will collectively drive hospitals into the red.
The Maryland Hospital Association said the...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Harford County Executive David Craig plans to formally announce his bid for Maryland governor this coming Monday, June 3.
The initial announcement will happen at 9 a.m. at Craig's Congress Avenue home in Havre de Grace.
Following the Havre de Grace...