| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Brian Doyle had been to the Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show in Harrisburg, Pa., as a consumer, but the Pasadena resident was looking forward to this year's event for a different reason. Doyle and Ken Kerschner of Centreville were going for the first time...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Bobby Spivey can walk through the halls of Sparrows Point High School without drawing much attention from anyone aside from his group of close friends. But put the 16-year-old in the small Southern hamlet of Stuttgart, Ark. — the self-proclaimed...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Captains Sharing & Caring, a nonprofit foundation that gives children with terminal illnesses or physical disabilities and their families a day out on several local waterways, is looking to marinas, yacht clubs and those with private docks to hosts events...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Ruth F. Friedman, a homemaker and former Pikesville resident, died Oct. 6 of kidney failure at the Jewish Nursing Home in Harrisburg, Pa. She was 97.
The daughter of a businessman and a homemaker, Ruth F. Mazur was born in Burlington, N.C., and later...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:41 PM
State highway officials are urging motorists heading north and west for the holidays to be cautious, given winter weather conditions expected in some areas in the coming days.
The weather could complicate holiday travel and celebration plans as people...
| 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 —...