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  • Legal marijuana could reduce crime

    Legal marijuana could reduce crime
    Sen. Robert Zirkin's bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of cannabis is a small step in the right direction for justice, but it will do little good for reducing gun crime in Maryland ("Advocates for legal marijuana take first steps," March...
  • Dennis H. McGinley Jr., electrical engineer

    Dennis H. McGinley Jr., electrical engineer
    Dennis H. McGinley Jr., a retired electrical engineer and model railroad enthusiast, died Tuesday of heart disease at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 73. The son of a Jersey Central Railroad yardmaster and a factory worker, Dennis Hayden McGinley Jr....
  • Joan D'Angelo, homemaker

    Joan D'Angelo, homemaker
    Joan D'Angelo, a homemaker and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra volunteer, died of complications from pneumonia March 15 at Bay Woods in Annapolis. She was 90. Born Joan Shumaker in Allentown, Pa., she attended school in Lancaster and was a 1941 graduate...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle blocks lanes at Fort McHenry Tunnel

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle blocks lanes at Fort McHenry Tunnel
    At 9 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting a disabled vehicle in the roadway at I-95 at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in the city. Three vehicles were involved and two of the four southbound lanes were reported closed. Elsewhere,...
  • Drunk driving enforcement ramped up for St. Patrick's Day weekend

    Drunk driving enforcement ramped up for St. Patrick's Day weekend
    Police officers in three surrounding counties and the city of Laurel Police are beefing up enforcement of drunk driving this weekend, as St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on Sunday. Laurel Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Saturday night, March 16...
  • Tribune Co. hires banks to manage offers for newspapers

    Tribune Co. hires banks to manage offers for newspapers
    Tribune Co. has hired two investment banks to manage offers to buy its newspapers, executives said Tuesday, adding that no decisions have been made about whether to sell any properties. JPMorgan Chase and Evercore Partners will oversee a process to...
  • BWI flights to Sarasota, Huntsville will disappear

    BWI flights to Sarasota, Huntsville will disappear
    More repercussions of the AirTran Southwest merger. Southwest said today it'll end service to six additional AirTran destinations: Allentown, Lexington, Harrisburg, Huntsville, Sarasota and White Plains. That means BWI direct flights to Sarasota and ...
  • Want more snow? Get on any interstate and drive

     
    It doesn't really matter much which way you go. If you want more snow out of this storm, you'll need to get on I-95 and head northeast. Or south. Or I-70 and west. Central Maryland appears to be in a......
  • First tornado confirmed for Maryland, in PG County

     
    A National Weather Service survey team has made the first confirmation of a Maryland tornado during the storms on Wednesday and Thursday.Damage indicated an EF-0 twister - the weakest category, with winds of 65 to 85 mph - touched down......
  • Speed cameras live in Prince George's County

    Speed cameras made their debut on Prince George's County-managed roads Aug. 22 with two cameras going live in the 8400 and 9000 blocks of Allentown Road, in Fort Washington. For the first 30 days, drivers going more than 12 miles over the speed limit...
  • As temperatures cool, stink bugs start seeking shelter

    As temperatures cool, stink bugs start seeking shelter
    The harvest is on, and the nights are getting colder. So some Marylanders have begun to wonder when the stink bugs will show up. The experts say it won't be long. But they disagree on whether there will be fewer of them this time around, or more. "I...
  • Weddings & Engagements

    Allie Wilson and Jake Burke Gina and Steve Wilson, of North Laurel, announce the engagement of their daughter, Allie Wilson, to Jake Burke, son of Chuck and Dawn Burke, of North Laurel. The bride-to-be, a 2005 graduate of Reservoir High School,...