| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," is taking a leave of absence from the show in the aftermath of allegations that he had sex with an underage boy, which surfaced Monday on the website TMZ.
The Baltimore-born Clash has vehemently denied...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 11:38 AM
A claim that "Sesame Street" puppeteer Kevin Clash had sex with a minor has been withdrawn.
The 23-year-old man who had said he was 16 when he began a romantic relationship with Clash — the voice of Elmo — recanted Tuesday through his...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:19 AM
When it came time for Ethan Rosenberg, guitarist of Baltimore funk band the 14th Circuit, to record the group’s latest album, Monkey Juice, he didn’t have to look far for an engineer or mixer. That’s because Rosenberg not only mans the...
| May 5, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Sydney Wynne "Syd" Porter Jr., a noted physicist and radiation expert who was called to Three Mile Island, Pa., in 1979 after an accident destroyed a reactor in what proved to be the nation's worst nuclear incident, died April 23 of lymphoma at a...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, a retired ironworker who during his nearly 50-year career worked on some of the nation's most notable bridges, died July 13 of pneumonia at his Loch Raven Village home.
He was 93.
The son of a construction superintendent and...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:37 AM
A fifth anniversary might not be the grandest of milestones, but it's nothing to laugh at — except in this case.
This weekend, the Baltimore Improv Festival marks its first five years with four days of activities at the Creative Alliance.
| Aug 9, 2011
| 6:58 PM
Annapolis resident John Frenaye’s Twitter account, @eyeonannapolis, is pretty standard fare.
Frenaye tweets about events in town (the Silopanna festival) and breaking news (car accident in Crofton). And there are some personal details, like when...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:58 AM
It must have been the construction site across the street. Or maybe it was a tractor-trailer lumbering by, a train rumbling underground or even a pesky friend shaking one's beach chair.
Everything, that is, but what it actually was: an earthquake, so...
| Aug 31, 2011
On Monday, 17-year-old Melissa Grimmel was getting things ready for the first day of school. Like other students around the state, Melissa got a couple extra days of summer vacation due to the effects ofHurricane Irene.
But Melissa didn't spend her...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Aberdeen's city council unanimously approved a preliminary site plan for a five-story hotel at Routes 40 and 715 on Monday.
The extended-stay Home2 hotel will be part of Aberdeen Exchange, a commercial development bordered by Newton Road, Route 715 and...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 9:13 AM
Maudeline A. Banks was inducted into the Harford County Public Schools Educator Hall of Fame as its 163rd member Monday.
Banks, 92, who retired in 1979, taught at the Bel Air Colored School, later named Central Consolidated, that is now Hickory...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 1:59 PM
A tanker truck crash just off the eastern end of the Conowingo Dam roadway late Wednesday evening still had Route 1 over the dam closed as of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, state police and State Highway Administration officials said.
State highway officials were...