Up to a half-inch of mixed precipitation — snow and sleet in some areas — is in the weather forecast for the Baltimore region overnight, which is expected to result in a slippery Wednesday morning commute.
The 10,000-member Park Heights megachurch donated more than 4,000 cans of soup in a food drive organizers dubbed “Soup ‘n’ Soul Sunday.” Members also prayed with and served a homemade meal to the homeless at the church on Sunday.
Four top officials, including both deputy directors, have left the Baltimore City Department of Transportation in the past year, and a fifth left this week — a near-complete turnover in the senior staff that is drawing renewed City Council concern about the agency’s leadership.
The Maryland Transit Administration will launch a new route to the Tradepoint Atlantic development in Sparrows Point, discontinue three of its lowest-ridership commuter routes and modify more than a dozen other routes, service times and bus stops starting Sunday.
Drivers with outstanding parking tickets formed a line that wrapped around the Abel Wolman Municipal Building Thursday afternoon to take advantage of an amnesty period, in which the city is waiving all late fees.
The Maryland Public Service commission on Tuesday accepted the utility company’s proposal to lower average monthly rates by an estimated $2.91 for electric customers and $5.41 for natural gas and electric customers.
Five women were charged with stealing more than $100,000 of clothing and other merchandise from retail stores in an alleged organized theft ring operating in Baltimore, Harford, Anne Arundel, Charles and Montgomery counties, the state Attorney General’s office announced Wednesday.
With temperatures expected in the 20s overnight, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen declared a Code Blue cold weather advisory through Wednesday morning, the health department said this week.
Two people were arrested after separately bringing guns into the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport security checkpoint areas this weekend, officials said, bringing this year's total to three.
Aksamit and Dagmara Wozniak, who both won bronze medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics, led a No. 6-ranked U.S. squad in Sunday’s team tournament at the Baltimore Convention Center — the first time the event has been held in the city. Newcomers Kamali Thompson and Zara Moss rounded out the senior team.
The University of Maryland, College Park has set aside $3.8 million for new diversity measures following the killing of a black Bowie State University student by a white UM student on campus last May, Maryland President Wallace Loh said this week.
A 23-year-old woman who was caught on video fighting with the owner of a carousel at The Mall in Columbia last summer was convicted Wednesday of assault, but cleared of other charges, Howard County prosecutors announced.
More than 100 volunteers made 175 casseroles — which will provide 4,000 meals at Paul’s Place and the Baltimore Station soup kitchens — at the annual “Holy Casseroley” event at Har Sinai Congregation in Owings Mills on Sunday.
A coating of snow in the Baltimore area overnight closed a number of public school systems and weather officials warn that slick roads could cause dangerous driving conditions for Wednesday’s commutes.
The Maryland Attorney General’s Office has called into question the state’s authority to grant permission to Tesla founder Elon Musk’s tunneling startup, The Boring Co., to build several miles of tunnels for his high-speed Hyperloop transportation system below the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
The Muslim Social Services Agency and Islamic Relief collected about 150 bags of toiletries and 250 New York Fried Chicken and turkey and tuna fish sandwich meals for the needy and homeless in Baltimore for the Martin Luther King Day of Service charity event.
A Royal Caribbean Cruises ship that departed from Baltimore on a nine-night trip earlier this year has had 46 reported cases of gastrointestinal illness on board, according to company spokesman Owen Torres.
Nearly all Baltimore public schools are expected to reopen to classes Monday, officials said, after the school district, the city and private contractors spent the weekend addressing heating outages that left students in freezing classrooms and prompted a districtwide closure Friday.
A chlorine pumping station near Lake Ashburton in Northwest Baltimore leaked chlorine gas early Wednesday, while a separate broken water main across Longwood Street coated a sidewalk with ice, requiring water to be shut off in the area.
The Baltimore Department of Public Works is ordering all utility maintenance crews to work 12-hour overtime shifts without leave beginning Friday and calling in contractors to stem three dozen water main breaks that have sprung up across the region amid sub-freezing temperatures this week.
Having stuck it out all game on a frigid New Year’s Eve — with the Baltimore Ravens all but assured of a playoff spot, either by winning or by another team’s loss — the crowd at M&T Bank Stadium instead watched the season end before midnight.