| Aug 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Let's say you are an intelligent, successful federal prosecutor from an elite law school and possessing all of the important political contacts in Washington, D.C. An election occurs. Your party wins, and the president-elect begins to put together a...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Music's communicative power — "such sweet compulsion," Milton called it — has been known to change lives. Hearing the right piece at the right time can make a person start to think and feel differently, maybe start down a new path.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:33 AM
The headline on the news release out of Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation yesterday sounded pretty great: "Private Sector Gains 18,700 Jobs Over-the-Year."
Read the body of the release, though, and you'll discover the actual...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:42 AM
Nearly one year after the Halethorpe MARC train station was rebuilt, ridership has increased slightly, but parking continues to plague commuters.
Dozens of commuters waited to catch a southbound train to work in Washington, D.C. during the extended rush...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Maryland's unemployment rate shot up in July when employers cut 9,000 jobs — one of the largest losses in the country, the federal government said Monday.
The estimate from the U.S. Department of Labor suggests a slowdown in Maryland's economy,...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Tuesday's flooding may have been extreme, but it wasn't unfamiliar for much of the region.
The low spots are well known: Compromise and Dock streets in Annapolis, Caroline and Thames streets in Fells Point. After a good rain and a high tide, they're...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It is obvious that letter writer Bruce Knauff does not understand the Middle East and how it works ("Conflict over Gaza is one-sided," July 16). He probably has never been outside of Maryland.
In that part of the world the man with the biggest gun is...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:53 PM
A California man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to his role in the 2009 killing of a friend's spouse on the Eastern Shore.
Dellando Recardo Campbell, 31, of Lemoore, Calif., admitted helping Ryan Holness, 33, luring Holness' 26-year-old wife,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Not since Brooks Robinson has any Arkansan been more welcome in Maryland than David Wrightam.
And in the tiny Western Maryland hamlet of Williamsport, he may be getting top billing -- at least since last Friday, when he visited the town's Desert Rose...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Maryland's largest and most lucrative casino threw an Independence Day party this month for one of its biggest neighbors: Fort Meade, the massive Army base just five miles down the road.
In many ways, it was the archetypal Fourth of July civic event...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Serious dessert aficionados know that around here, some of the most beautiful and best-tasting desserts come from a Baltimore Street shop called Patisserie Poupon. For almost three decades, the bakery has pleased the city's most discriminating sweets-...
| Aug 1, 2014
From The Aegis dated Aug. 2, 1989:
It was early August and that meant Harford County Farm Fair time 25 years ago this week.
One of the biggest attractions was to be the tractor pulls. Other features included the horse pulls, jousting demonstrations, the...