| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Farming and building groups are appealing a federal judge's ruling recently that upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's "pollution diet" for the Chesapeake Bay.
Lawyers for the American Farm Bureau Federation, the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, and...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:52 PM
A federal judge on Friday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's right to impose a pollution "diet" for the Chesapeake Bay, rejecting a legal challenge to the restoration effort from farmers' and builders' groups.
U.S. District Judge Sylvia H....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:33 AM
The crisis in Syria has escalated to a point where the Obama administration is at a yield sign. It does not know whether to stop and let the crisis burn itself out, or proceed with consequences that could take an already unstable region over the brink ("...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Race cars whipped around downtown Baltimore on Saturday, turning usually traffic-choked streets into a speedway, their engines filling the air with the sounds of a hornet's hum on the straights and a smoker's cackle at the hairpin turn.
As the cars...
| Sep 2, 2013
I know at least one person on the list this year, and at least one person on the list every year through 2018, but I'm pleased to say I'm not on any of the lists.
What I'm talking about is the list of personal names to be given to strong, cyclonic storms...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s buying spree continued Monday when the Hunt Valley broadcaster announced its largest deal to date at nearly $1 billion.
Sinclair plans to buy eight larger-market television stations, including NewsChannel 8 and the ABC...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:15 PM
The Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture is broadening its horizons when it hosts a pair of events, one old and one new, at its Shawan Road site Aug 10.
Considering the array of interests — beef cattle, goats, worms, vegetable gardens,...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 8:41 PM
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (firstname.lastname@example.org). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Richard Oare, an attorney who successfully defended the the mayor of York, Pa., on a decades-old murder charge dating to a 1969 race riot, died of prostate cancer March 26 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The White Hall resident was 68.
| Mar 20, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Robert P. Slaff, a former marine-supply vendor and journalist who wrote widely on Chesapeake Bay maritime and environmental matters, died March 8 of congestive heart failure at Crofton Care and Rehabilitation Center. The Epping Forest resident was 89....
| Jun 2, 2013
| 11:43 AM
At least 100 members of the Bel Air community came out early Saturday morning to Shamrock Park for the Town of Bel Air's annual Flag Day Ceremony.
Spectators, who mostly sat under the park's large shade trees as the ceremony took place in the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:03 PM
When Peg Adams received a call from her cousin last week, she hardly expected the news she waited nearly 31 years to hear: A suspect had been charged in the slaying of her sister, Stefanie Watson, who disappeared in Laurel on July 22, 1982.