| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A Kent County man swam for more than five hours through the dangerous waters of Tangier Sound this week to seek help for four family members after the boat they were fishing in capsized during a sudden thunderstorm.
John Franklin Riggs III, 46, of...
| 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...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Reba Ann Hause was the guest of honor at a bridal shower Sunday. Held at the home of her mother, Cheryl Whited, and given by her matron of honor, Ashley Barton, sister of the bride, and her bridesmaids, sister Chrissie Grove, cousin Amy Donoho, niece...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:11 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed Maryland to resume the collection of DNA samples after arrests for violent crimes, an indication that the justices might decide the issue that has divided lower courts and pitted tough-on-crime state officials against...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 7:35 AM
A Maryland appeals court has overturned the murder conviction of an Eastern Shore man because of flawed jury instructions.
James Edward Ballard, of Pocomoke City, was convicted of second-degree-murder in the September 2010 fatal stabbing of Russell...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Ashley Marie Shupe, 24, of the 800 block of Bel Air Avenue, was arrested on a bench warrant Thursday in a case in which she was charged with two counts of drug paraphernalia...
| Aug 12, 2012
Here we are less than six months away from the "fiscal cliff" and Congress shows little sign of pulling the country back from the brink.
The fiscal cliff is the result of the Bush-era tax cuts expiring at year's end combined with $1.2 trillion in...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Maryland National Guard Sgt. Darren Lebowitz is leaving soon for Afghanistan as many U.S. troops return home.
Lebowitz, who has served three tours in Iraq, volunteered for the mission.
"I'm a glutton for punishment," he said as he trained Tuesday at...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 3:00 AM
At a recent supper party in the foothills West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle, a fisherman had just returned from Kent Narrows with a bushel of Maryland Blue Crabs.
The crabs, rest their souls, made wonderful emissaries.
The light conversation that...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:23 AM
The state is expanding a program that better connects youth to mental health services.
The program, which aims to get youth mental health treatment through their primary care doctor's office, started in Western Maryland and the Eastern Shore in January...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:00 AM
"Fire in the hole," Matt Stevens yelled Thursday morning, wearing protective gloves as he lit a firecracker attached to a rubber hand in a Cockeysville field.
Smoke wafted lazily in a slight breeze and two butterflies fluttered in the bright sun until...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Salisbury coach Jim Nestor has been named the National Division III Coach of the Year by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association.
Nestor led the Sea Gulls to a 23-0 record in 2013 and earned the program's second national title with a...