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  • Soda machines broken into in Street [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen John H. Eaddy, 33, of the first block of Roosevelt Avenue, was arrested Wednesday on a bench warrant for failing to appear for a court case in which he was charged with trespassing. Walter S. Thompson, 49, of the 1100 block of Montreal Drive,...
  • Hidden Maryland: State House dome

    Hidden Maryland: State House dome
    A two-inch-thick steel door secured by a padlock hides an exclusive gem of Maryland history. Only 10 people have keys. Nine of them work to protect the governor. Behind that door, more than 140 narrow wooden steps wind upward to a spectaular vista...
  • Weekend MARC service to be selling point for BWI

    Weekend MARC service to be selling point for BWI
    Weekend passenger train service will be a boon for travelers flying in and out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Airport officials welcomed last week's announcement by Gov. Martin O'Malley that weekend MARC train services...
  • 150-pound watermelon stolen from Harford garden

    150-pound watermelon stolen from Harford garden
    A 150-pound watermelon was reported stolen Friday from the garden of a northern Harford County family known for growing prize-winning oversized watermelons. The Harford County Sheriff's Office reported the theft on its Facebook page Saturday afternoon....
  • Erland A. Tillman, decorated Army officer

    Erland A. Tillman, decorated Army officer
    Col. Erland A. Tillman, a decorated Army officer and noted civil engineer who helped design the Maryland Transit Administration's Metro subway from Owings Mills into downtown Baltimore, died of complications from heart failure Sept. 6 at Gilchrist Hospice...
  • Pope Francis says gay priests 'should not be marginalized'

    Pope Francis says gay priests 'should not be marginalized'
    Pope Francis surprised the Catholic faithful Monday by saying the Roman Catholic Church shouldn't marginalize gay priests, saying: "Who am I to judge?" The comments followed one of the largest papal Masses in recent history over the weekend, when the...
  • Annapolis attorney Schiffer confirmed for NLRB

    Annapolis attorney Schiffer confirmed for NLRB
    WASHINGTON -- An Annapolis lawyer nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the National Labor Relations Board was confirmed Tuesday by the Senate less than two weeks after she was first named. Nancy Jean Schiffer, a longtime attorney for the AFL-...
  • COPT unit to sell $250 million in notes

    Corporate Office Properties L.P., the operating partnership of Columbia-based Corporate Office Properties Trust, will issue $250 million on senior unsecured notes. The notes, due Feb. 15, 2024, will pay an interest rate of 5.25 percent. Corporate...
  • Perryville farmers market open every Friday through Oct. 25

    Happy Friday the 13th Perryville!! Here are some dates to remember: Basket Bingo tonight (Friday) is $12 a ticket, extra $5, to benefit Harford Crime Solvers. To be held at the Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main St., Bel Air. Parking is nearby. Tickets are...
  • Second city schools cabinet member resigns

    Jonathan Brice, a key player in the administration of former city schools CEO Andres Alonso, will leave his post to take an appointed position at the U.S. Department of Education. Brice, who served as the director of student support and safety before he...
  • Two from Harford charged with bilking Medicare, Medicaid on prescription refills

    Two from Harford charged with bilking Medicare, Medicaid on prescription refills
    Two Harford County men and a Howard County man have been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with an alleged pharmacy fraud scheme federal prosecutors say bilked the government out of at least $2.6 million in Medicaid and Medicare...
  • St. Paul's wrestler Jack Mutchnik commits to American University

    St. Paul's wrestler Jack Mutchnik commits to American University
    Jack Mutchnik, a three-time Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association champion wrestler and National Prep champion at St. Paul's, has committed to wrestle at American University next year. A senior at St. Paul's, Mutchnik went 47-5 last season and...