| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:25 PM
A winter weather advisory is in effect for northern counties from 4 a.m. through 10 a.m. Friday, with up to an inch or two of snow mixed with sleet and freezing rain expected as a major snowstorm heads northeast to slam New England.
The advisory applies...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Baltimore Police have made an arrest in the death of a woman in the 300 block of E. North Avenue late Friday night. On Sunday afternoon, police said Darren Ruffin, 47, has been arrested and charged with homicide in the incident.
Police said they...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Elsie M. Hegwood, a former elementary school educator and cafeteria manager who was an active member of Govans Presbyterian Church, died Jan. 16 at a daughter's Elizabethtown, Pa., home from complications of a stroke she suffered two years ago.
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Daren Ruffin had been home from jail for only about a week before he found himself in custody again.
The charge was the same: second-degree assault, after his wife told Baltimore police that Ruffin beat her. But instead of spending a month in jail in...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Werner H. Fornos, who fled post-World War II Germany as a teen and became an advocate for global population control after serving in the Maryland House of Delegates, died of diabetic complications Jan. 16 at his home in Basye, Va.
| May 27, 2013
Breakers blank Spirit, 2-0, in NWSL
The Washington Spirit wrapped up a three-game road swing with a 3-0 loss to the host Boston Breakers on Saturday night in front of an announced 1,246 fans at a cold and rainy Dilboy Stadium in Somerville,...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 9:55 AM
When Debra Buczkowski was 7, in 1976, NASA’s Viking space probes were landing on Mars and sending images of the red planet back to Earth as part of their $1 billion mission.
“I realized that no matter where I went on this planet, I couldn&...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Baltimore is the 17th fittest metropolitan area in the country, according to the latest survey by the American College of Sport Medicine’s American Fitness Index.
The index measures the health and community fitness status of the 50 largest...
| Jun 1, 2013
John Williams has won just about everything there is to win in the music industry, including a slew of Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys and no less than five Academy Awards — his record of 48 Oscar nominations is second only to Walt Disney.
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Knowing the right way to eat is one thing, but doing it is not always easy, especially when dining out.
But some Baltimore-area restaurants are making heart-healthy dining easier and more attractive for their diners.
Restaurants like Zia's in Towson are...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:07 PM
If you were choosing an official Maryland sandwich based on popularity, there'd be no contest. The crab cake would beat the soft-shell crab sandwich every time.
So, if the General Assembly enacts a bill this session that makes the soft-shell crab...
| May 24, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Graduates of the Johns Hopkins University's master's program in science writing have explained the prospects of life on Mars, the promise of neuroscience research and the ethics of animal testing on the pages of Scientific American, Nature and Popular...