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  • Winter weather advisory issued with wintry mix, freezing rain possible Tuesday

    Winter weather advisory issued with wintry mix, freezing rain possible Tuesday
    A winter weather advisory is in effect for northwestern portions of the Baltimore area for Tuesday as a sub-freezing chill continues across the region. Carroll, Howard and northern Baltimore counties are under the advisory from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday,...
  • Flights resume at BWI after lightning strike shutdown

    Flights resume at BWI after lightning strike shutdown
    A lightning strike at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport's control tower grounded all flights about 2:30 p.m. Airport officials announced to passengers about two hours later flights would soon resume. Federal Aviation...
  • Flights resume at BWI after lightning strike shuts down airport

    Flights resume at BWI after lightning strike shuts down airport
    Lightning struck Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport's air traffic control tower, injuring one person and shutting down the airport for nearly three hours Thursday afternoon, delaying or stranding thousands of travelers. A...
  • Harford human resources director Scott Gibson steps down

    Harford human resources director Scott Gibson steps down
    Harford County human resources director Scott Gibson, who has served for seven years, will be leaving county government Oct. 1, Harford County Executive David Craig announced Thursday. Gibson accepted a position as vice president of human resources with...
  • Extensive travels of city water chief outlined in documents

    On Wednesday, Comptroller Joan M. Pratt publicly questioned the frequent travel of the head of Baltimore's water system as she and others raised concerns that Rudy Chow is needed here to focus on issues of crumbling infrastructure and erroneous bills....
  • The cost of our disproportionate fear of terrorism

    The cost of our disproportionate fear of terrorism
    Many of us fear improbable and uncommon dangers more than everyday ones. This suggests we've got our anxieties backward. Think of flying versus driving. White-knuckle fliers, haunted by images of fiery plane crashes despite air travel's safety record,...
  • 'Abnormally dry' conditions developing across Central Maryland

    'Abnormally dry' conditions developing across Central Maryland
    "Abnormally dry" conditions have developed across a swath of Central Maryland, after much of the state spent 2012 in some level of drought conditions. About 22 percent of the state is unusually dry, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. The area...
  • Copper downspouts stolen from Forest Hill home [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen Matthew Steven Allen, 33, of the 300 block of Stevens Circle, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with theft less than $1,000. Items were possibly stolen from a house Thursday in the 600 block of South...
  • Military installations in D.C., Maryland increase security

    Military installations in D.C., Maryland increase security
    Area military installations increased their security while police searched for additional shooters at the Washington Navy Yard. The Navy, meanwhile, issued an "order to account" for all Naval personnel assigned to commands in the Washington metro area....
  • Catonsville's Little Sisters of the Poor rich in giving

    Catonsville's Little Sisters of the Poor rich in giving
    "Eight bucks," Patricia Coburn said, lugging two 13-pound frozen turkeys into the lobby of the Little Sisters of the Poor's St. Martin's Home for the elderly in Catonsville. "For both. Can you believe it?" Coburn, a Catonsville resident, has been...
  • How are we thankful? Let's count the ways [Senior Circles]

    This is a special time for giving thanks and for sharing memories and blessings. One of our "Senior Circles" readers, Tom Brzezinski, of Marriottsville, shared information on a special Thanksgiving eve service of Giving Thanks at First Evangelical...
  • Bitcoin and international crime [Commentary]

    Bitcoin and international crime [Commentary]
    U.S. law enforcement officials have been shutting down giant illegal marketplaces that do business in "bitcoin" and are beginning to lay out plans to regulate such digital currencies — like we do any other kind of money — by requiring that...