| Feb 14, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Marie C. Vrany, a retired secretary who once foiled a pickpocket while on vacation in London, died Sunday of complications from a stroke at Carroll Hospital Center. She was 90.
The daughter of a Patapsco & Back River Neck railroader and a homemaker,...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:46 PM
The beige-plastic Wilkins-Rogers Mill is unmistakable, as are the red B&O Freight House and the purple Obladi hotel.
Rendered in toy building blocks, the replicas of historic Ellicott City landmarks lend an air of authenticity to the Baltimore & Ohio...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Wedding date: April 14
Her story: Megan Ibbotson, 30, grew up in Manassas, Va., and now lives in Waldorf. She is a school counselor. Her father, Peter, was a military veteran and her mother, Joanne, was a school principal. Both of her parents are...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Wedding date: Feb. 24, 2013
Her story: Kimberly Carlins, 32, grew up in Ocean Pines. She is a government contractor for URS Corp. in Germantown. Her father, Leo, is a repairman for Sears, and her mother, Renee, is a secretary for a nonprofit...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:48 PM
At one point Saturday, City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va., was so overwhelmed with patients injured on the Tough Mudder obstacle course that it had to turn people away from its emergency room.
Two people who participated in the race in nearby...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Edwin P. Post II, a retired federal housing inspector and veteran of two wars, died Oct. 25 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Sunrise Assisted-Living in Columbia.
The former Mays Chapel resident was 89.
The son of a Con-Ed lineman and a...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Hilda E. Uhlig, a homemaker and former secretary who was active in community theater, died Oct. 17 of heart failure at Carroll Lutheran Village.
She was 86.
Hilda Eleanor Drexler was born in Munich, Germany, and moved with her parents in 1928 to...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Robert Nathaniel Berry, 24, of the 100 block of Plaza Court, was charged Monday with two counts of violating a court order.
A neighbor was outside naked Friday in the 2400 block of Old Robin Hood Road.
A car was stolen Saturday in the 1300...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:04 PM
On a sunny, humid day 150 Septembers ago, the fate of a nation seemingly converged at a diminutive rural Western Maryland village called Sharpsburg.
There, 87,000 federal troops under the command of Union Gen. George Brinton McClellan met the...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:24 PM
— The fighting that killed or wounded 21,000 Americans in the rolling hills of Western Maryland was over in about 12 grisly hours.
But a century and a half after the bloodiest day in American military history, the struggle to preserve the ground...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:33 PM
The argument over the performance of the Union commander on the nation's bloodiest day is far from settled.
Major Gen. George B. McClellan was sacked by President Abraham Lincoln less than two months after the Battle of Antietam. For more than a...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The National Weather Service has now confirmed that seven tornadoes, with top winds rated from EF-0 to EF-2, touched down in Maryland and Virginia during the storms on Wednesday and Thursday this week. And surveyors are still looking for more.Damage...