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  • New York man wanted for murder stopped in Maryland

    New York man wanted for murder stopped in Maryland
    A New York man wanted for murder was stopped by police after a fixed license plate reader on Interstate 95 in Baltimore County alerted authorities to his location. Keith Howard, 63, of Astoria, N.Y., was stopped by a Maryland Transportation Authority...
  • Salesman helped make a name out of National Premium and Natty Boh

    Salesman helped make a name out of National Premium and Natty Boh
    Whenever you drink a National Premium or Natty Boh, think of Jerome "Jerry" DiPaolo, the colorful National Brewing Co. salesman and executive who helped make it one of the most recognizable and respected beers for more than 40 years in Baltimore and...
  • Baltimore inventor gave hope to those with hip problems

    While the name John Gilbert Collison Sr. has been largely forgotten today, his invention of the artificial steel hip ball more than 60 years ago has given him orthopedic immortality. His invention, manufactured in Baltimore in his Falls Road facility,...
  • Harford police blotter: man attacks vehicle with baseball bat

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Clarence Edward Weaver Sr., 53, of the first block of East Inca Street, was arrested Monday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with driving an uninsured...
  • Police blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Robert Christopher Fleming, 21, of the first block of Mitchell Avenue, was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault. Darrick Calvin James, 21, of the 100 block of West...
  • From cupcakes to cocktails, everyone is crushing on red velvet

    Jackie of Baltimore wants the recipe for a red velvet cake: "Two years ago at Christmas, I had the chance to taste this cake but I can't find a recipe anywhere." — Baltimore Sun recipe finder, 1990 Hang in there, Jackie. If you managed to wait...
  • Jury awards Severn woman $225,000 for bedbug infestation

    Jury awards Severn woman $225,000 for bedbug infestation
    In July 2010, Adarien Jackson's 6-year-old son, Kaden, began complaining of itchy bumps on his ankles. They soon turned into a rash and spread to his back, behind his ear, and on his eyelid. The child's pediatrician and dermatologists tried allergy...
  • Jackson plays challenging role of 'Ring'-bearer

    NEW YORK - So universal is the interest in J.R.R. Tolkien that the bespectacled image of Peter Jackson, the 40-year-old New Zealander who co-adapted and directed three films of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy in one swoop, has now been seen by...
  • ABC primetime schedule 2013-2014

     
    ABC announced its 2013-2014 prime time schedule on Tuesday, adding fourteen new shows and a Disney/Pixar special to its programming roster. “We are taking some big swings with groundbreaking shows this season, and staying close to our roots with...
  • Katy Perry, John Mayer back on? Well, she's still 'madly in love'

    Katy Perry, John Mayer back on? Well, she's still 'madly in love'
    The Katy Perry-John Mayer saga continues. The pair, who reportedly split up last March, appear to be back on. The singers were spotted holding hands Monday at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York as they were leaving the Friars Foundation's roast of...
  • The end of room service? Not so fast

    The end of room service? Not so fast
    When the New York Hilton Midtown said it was dispensing with room service starting in August, it caught the attention of frequent travelers who, after getting in from a long flight, have come to count on being able to order a burger at 2 a.m. The news...
  • Melbourne cook semifinalist in Pillsbury Bake-Off's Simple Sweets & Starters category

    Melbourne cook semifinalist in Pillsbury Bake-Off's Simple Sweets & Starters category
    Melbourne's Christine Overly is a semifinalist in the 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off's Simple Sweets and Starters category but she needs online votes to move on to the finals and a chance to win the $1 million top prize. Overly's recipe is Warm Hazelnut...