| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The Board of Public Works gave its blessing Wednesday to an O'Malley administration plan to contract with a private sector partner to build, operate and help finance a $2.2 billion light rail line in the Washington suburbs.
The board action clears the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:55 AM
The B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City Station, will be marking Veteran's Day this weekend with a display from the museum's collection of the B&O's involvement in World War II, and of the B&O Railroad Police Department.
Items on display include weapons,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
A former Baltimore firefighter pleaded guilty Friday to a federal sex trafficking charge for his part in running a brothel that pimped out a 16-year-old girl and other women.
Jamar Simmons and Franklin Coit ran brothels at two locations in Baltimore...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:31 PM
George W. Berry, a retired Internal Revenue Service official who was an avid sports fan, died Oct. 7 of gastric cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 79.
George Wayne Berry — he never used his first name — was born in...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Two men were shot in Southwest Baltimore Tuesday night in separate incidents a couple of miles and less than an hour apart, police said.
In the first incident, a man was shot in the back after 9 p.m. near Christian and South Pulaski streets, in the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Lester A. Houck, a retired Treasury Department worker who was the oldest member of Wesley United Methodist Church, died Aug. 16 of liver failure at Vir-Les, his Westminster farm. He was 101.
The son of farmers, Lester Adelbert Houck was born on the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:13 PM
A 52-year-old man was beaten to death by a group of people in West Baltimore on Monday night, one of two killings and four non-fatal shootings police were investigating Tuesday.
The attack took place in Reservoir Hill, where four other people have been...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:09 PM
The Board of Carroll County Commissioners Thursday approved conservation easements on six properties totaling nearly 450 acres.
This is the second installment of agricultural easements approved by the commissioners this summer. Commissioners...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Frank Mirabile stumbled into his first campaign almost by chance. When he discovered in 2010 that the only conservative candidate running against District 7 Congressman Elijah Cummings had withdrawn from the race, he decided he would fill the spot on...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
As of 9 a.m. Friday, the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting an accident on I-95 north in the city at the toll plaza, with one of the 12 toll lanes blocked — the far right lane.
In Anne Arundel County, there's still some debris in...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown will travel to Montgomery County Monday to roll out a list of new transportation projects as part of a campaign to show the gas tax increase they backed this year is being put to good use.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:25 AM
At the Fourth of July liturgy at St. Isaac Jogues Church celebrated by the Rev.Marty Hammond there were two famous worshipers from Maryland history in the congregation
They were Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the only Catholic signer of the...