| Jul 24, 2012
| 8:58 PM
By any standard measure, Neil Parrott's place in Maryland politics ought to be toward the very bottom. He's a freshman Republican delegate in a very blue state, without pedigree or government connections.
Yet through dogged organizing and clever use of...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Valley Mall in Hagerstown was temporarily closed Saturday morning after a crowd of patrons seeking to buy the new Nike Foam sneakers became out of control, police said.
At 8:10 a.m., with about 100 people gathered in front of the mall's Footlocker store,...
| Feb 12, 2012
Daisy Alaeze scored 23 points to power No. 10 Roland Park past host William Penn (Pa.), 58-26, Saturday.
The Reds (10-9) led the Quakers 29-12 at halftime. Roland Park will host Seton Keough at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"He will not stop and doesn't take 'no' for an answer," Hagerstown resident Heather Harris wrote last May in a handwritten appeal for court protection against her abusive ex-boyfriend, Randy McPeak. Less than a month later, Ms. Harris was murdered by...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:43 PM
About the series: As The Baltimore Sun commemorates its 175th anniversary, we revisit the subjects of our most iconic photographs, describing where their lives have led them since their moments in The Sun.
Deborah Tate is often reminded of her son,...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 8:01 AM
For days in advance, forecasters had been predicting widespread severe weather for Friday evening, but the skies remained quiet in Central Maryland thanks to a cooling morning rain.
There was what one National Weather Service meteorologist called a...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:57 AM
A Hagerstown toddler is expected to recover from a gunshot wound to the chest suffered when a handgun he found in a parking lot discharged, family members said.
Police said the 3-year-old boy, who was not identified, was playing with his 7-year-old...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Shoppers in Maryland showed up at area malls and other retail outlets in large numbers Sunday, the first day of the state's Tax Free Week.
The holiday from state sales tax for most clothing and footwear priced under $100 was an incentive to spend and...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Like a few thousand other vacationers one Saturday this summer, my wife Novia and I pulled into the crowded parking lot at the end of the boardwalk in Ocean City, looking forward to an afternoon of sun, sand and souvenirs.
Unlike anyone else there,...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Class 4A-3A Championship Round
106 - Salvo (PEH) md Smith (THS), 8-0
113 - Leadbeter (NOC) d Savage (TUS), 5-4
120 - Harrell (BDN) d Colbert (NHG), 3-2
126 - Kraisser (CTN) md Alley (SRI), 14-4
132 - T. Goodwin (ARU) d Taylor (BAR), 9-4
138 - Sutton...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Now in its 23rd year, Maryland's annual statewide memorial service for crime victims and their families, an official day of remembrance organized by prosecutors and the state Board of Victims Services, comes with a long roll call of the murdered or...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Centennial, hitter, senior
After Centennial lost the first set, 25-20, to North Hagerstown in the Class 3A state championship Nov. 16 at the University of Maryland's Ritchie Coliseum, the team was quickly pulled to one side of the...