| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:05 AM
The case of a small painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art decades ago took an unexpected turn recently when new questions were raised about a woman's claim that she bought it at a flea market.
The holes in her story...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 2:32 PM
The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby, a retired Episcopal priest who had been rector of a Frederick County church, died Wednesday of a cardiac arrest at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
The Mount Airy resident was 71.
The daughter of a career naval officer and a...
| Dec 26, 2011
Soft-spoken Maria Broadbent didn't want to wear a badge and be a cop when she became Annapolis' director of the Department of Neighborhood and Environmental Programs. She wondered if there was a way to make her job easier and get residents to become...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 11:35 AM
An article in the Jan. 13, 1912, edition of The Argus reported on the lonely death of an elderly resident.
Hezekiah Boyce, a former negro minister, about 80 years old, was found frozen to death in his shanty on Powers Lane, about two miles northwest of...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The 9:30 Club in DC, Rams Head Live in Baltimore and Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis, are among the highest-grossing clubs in the world, according to Pollstar.
The 9:30 Club ranks in second place, and Rams Head in 11th place in the trade magazine's...
| May 7, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Maryland Transportation Authority Police arrested a Florida man Sunday morning after security agents found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage at BWI Marshall Airport.
Michael Menlo Smith, 58, was found with a 9 mm Glock 17, loaded with 10 rounds of...
| May 31, 2012
Shwikar Gamalabdelnasir Abdelrahman, Ismaeel Ola Abiwa, Matthew William Acquard, Temitope Oluwayemisi Adebekun, Vijay Bhasker Adipudi, Joshua Boakye Adjei, Ashley Afua-Pokuwaa Affum, Ufuoma Oghenerume Agarin, Furqan Ahmed, Mubashir Ajaz, Arhim Asfand...
| Jun 12, 2012
On June 2, over 50 community members and dignitaries gathered to honor Barbara Sieg for her 25 years of service restoring and protecting the historic Whipps Garden Park Cemetery.
The event began with an invocation given by the Rev. Gigie Sijera-Grant,...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The body of a Virginia man thrown from a small boat on the Chesapeake Bay during Friday's powerful storm was recovered Sunday evening off Calvert County by Maryland Natural Resources Police.
Angel Giovani Ayala Cerros, 26, of Alexandria, was found near...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:58 AM
The parents of Annie McCann, the young Virginia girl who disappeared from her suburban Washington home four years ago and was found dead in Baltimore, say there is a "significant new investigative lead" in the case.
Mary Jane and Daniel McCann plan to...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Maryland hospitals are buying more food locally, according to a new analysis.
Forty hospitals in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia are now purchasing locally grown fruits and vegetables regularly during the growing season and nine...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 6:21 PM
The three recent high school graduates, in a Chrysler Sebring sedan, were coming home from a birthday party. The 55-year-old warehouse manager, driving a black BMW convertible, was returning from dinner and cards at a friend's house.