| Aug 15, 2011
| 1:30 PM
John Stewart Morton Jr., a retired real estate and insurance executive, died Aug. 3 of kidney failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson.
The former Owings Mills resident was 92.
The son of a real estate broker and a homemaker, Mr....
| Aug 18, 2011
Classic comics, indie comics and more will be featured at the 12th Annual Baltimore Comic-Con, happening Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 20-21, at the Baltimore Convention Center. The event boasts a huge guest list of comic book creators and artists and will...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 3:18 PM
David Rogers Owen, an internationally known maritime lawyer and accomplished yachtsman, died Friday in his sleep of unknown causes at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson.
The longtime Riderwood resident was 97.
"The death of David Owen is...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 2:54 PM
The Baltimore County Police Department has been recognized by an international police organization for its use of a statewide program designed to keep watch on the most violent offenders.
The International Association of Chiefs of Police awarded the...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 5:06 AM
Today's story on the theft of copper gutters and downspouts brought several postings from residents in North Baltimore, particularly in Homeland. Two people wrote in to describe their problems, and one describes a suspicious man who appeared to be...
| 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...
| 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.
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Tidal flooding along the Chesapeake is easing this morning. High water was flooding low-lying sections of Alexandria as southerly winds and heavy runoff from weekend storms piled water into the Cheapeake and its tidal rivers. A flood warning was issued......