| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Albert W. Coates, a retired maintenance worker and World War II veteran, died March 17 of heart failure at Rock Glen Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in West Baltimore. He was 89.
Albert Wallace Coates was born in Harrisburg, Pa., and later moved to...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:20 PM
George F. Carter, a retired Army colonel who witnessed the Pearl Harbor attack as a young lieutenant, died of complications from a stroke Feb. 24 at the Oak Crest retirement center. The Timonium resident was 96.
Born in Oakland, Calif., he was the son of...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:38 AM
The Maryland vs. Pennsylvania boys basketball all-star game, which features Maryland seniors from various local leagues, is set for 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Harrisburg Christian Athletic Center.
Last year, the Maryland squad came away with a 117-105...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Donald O. King, a former educator and founder of what is now the Valleybrook Country Club, died Saturday of pneumonia at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. He was 88.
The son of Walter O. King, a mailman, and Esther Rose King, a homemaker,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Until his family's foundation started building youth athletic fields in economically distressed areas around the country, Cal Ripken Jr. had no idea just how many kids needed a place to play.
The Orioles great had already spent a good portion of his...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Led by a 28-point performance from Woodlawn's Victor McDermott, Maryland came away with a 118-114 double overtime win against their Pennsylvania counterparts in the Maryland-Pennsylvania senior all-star game at Harrisburg Christian Athletic Center on...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Hare Raisers 4-H Club reporter Rebecca Miller finishes out 2013 with a feeling of gratitude for all the accomplishments of her fellow club members.
Miller, a sophomore at Glenelg High, recalls the pride the club felt when member Kirsten Clark won 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.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Residents of Baltimore were naturally jittery as news swept through the city 150 years ago that Confederate and Union forces were about to meet in an epic battle unfolding in Gettysburg, a small Pennsylvania farming village.
And when it was over, it...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Four women were arrested and charged with prostitution this week after Howard County detectives responded to online ads and posed as potential customers or "johns," according a Howard County Police news release.
Police said detectives used the website...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:22 PM
The wicked warm spell that bedeviled the region's ski areas last year has been broken. Snow guns, ably assisted by Wednesday's surprise storm, are turning the brownscape of late fall into the dazzling white of winter.
"That storm gave us a big kick. We'...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Cecil Singleton had settled in to watch an episode of "Parenthood" when he caught a TV news teaser featuring the words "Elmo sex scandal." A man had accused puppeteer Kevin Clash — the man behind the world's most popular Sesame Street puppet —...