Carroll County to collect donations for those affected by Hurricane Irma
The Carroll County Board of Commissioners, Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Carroll County Department of Public Safety are partnering to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Irma.
Sprinkler credited with minimizing damage in Abingdon townhouse fire
State fire investigators credit a functioning smoke alarm and sprinkler system with alerting an Abingdon woman to a fire Friday afternoon and minimizing damage to the townhouse where she lives
Patricia B. Medairy, Rodgers Forge homemaker who assisted husband in political career
Patricia B. Medairy, a homemaker who assisted her husband in his political career, died Tuesday from complications after surgery at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 89.
South Carroll: Running 4 Kids fighting against juvenile diabetes
What's happening in the neighborhoods of South Carroll?
Hurricane preparedness — and denial
Back-to-back record storms send a powerful message but will it be heard?
'Our resources are stretched right now': Maryland agencies prepare to help with back-to-back hurricanes
The powerful Hurricane Irma comes on the heels of Hurricane Harvey.
Week-long camp sent teen to space [Glenelg/Glenwood/Dayton]
Jack Willets from Clarksville recently attended Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Carroll raises more than $38,000 for Harvey victims
A fundraiser organized by the Carroll County Board of Commissioners and the Carroll County Sheriff's Office raised more than $38,000 in two days.
Charmery creates White Rabbit-themed ice cream for Houston hurricane relief
The Charmery is serving a white rabbit-themed ice cream to benefit an ice cream shop in Houston.
No injuries from weekend fire on Main Street in Westminster
No injuries after fire on Main Street in Westminster.
Marion Bence, World War II B-17 gunner and POW
Marion Bence, a World War II B-17 gunner who later became a prisoner of war, died Aug. 30 from complication fo dementia at the Veterans Administration Hospital. He was 96.
Spirit of neighborliness in America post-Harvey
As much as anything that may be said to be undeniably American, is the spirit of neighborliness that is evident at times of crisis.
Ravens' Lardarius Webb to collect purple socks, host fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey victims Saturday
Reservoir High teacher to drive truckload of donations to Hurricane Harvey victims
David Boteler, a special education teacher at Reservoir High School, is collecting donations in a 26-foot U-Haul moving truck that he will drive to Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas on Sept. 8.
BSO musicians to serenade donors for Harvey relief blood drive
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians will perform live chamber music for blood donors responding nationwide call for donations in the wake of Harvey.
Towson area volunteers help with Harvey relief efforts
Towson area volunteers are headed to Houston and collecting for recovery efforts after Hurricane Harvey devastated the area.
Ravens notes: Team without approximately 40 percent of roster for preseason finale
Ravens left particularly thin along the defensive line and in the defensive backfield
Editorial: How to help Hurricane Harvey victims, avoid being scammed
Our View: People who try to profit from others’ suffering in times of crisis are the lowest of the low. Yet, it proves difficult for law enforcement to track down the perpetrators of such scams.
Carroll aid collection for Hurricane Harvey victims continues
Carroll agencies are taking monetary donations to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey at two locations, Eldersburg and Westminster
Exelon, Constellation, Under Armour donate to Hurricane Harvey relief effort
Exelon, Constellation donate $150,000 to Hurricane Harvey relief
Carroll County collects donations for Hurricane Harvey victims
Carroll County agencies will be collecting monetary donations to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Harvey has lessons about flood risk and preparation
We should learn from Texas' experience and think critically about how we prepare for floods as communities and as a nation.
Donation drive planned in Bel Air Wednesday to aid Harvey victims
Harford County residents are offering their thoughts and prayers to people dealing with Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath.
Marylanders head to Texas to assist with Hurricane Harvey relief
More than 100 Red Cross volunteers in the region have gone to Texas.
Pitts: America repudiates its president
A remarkable thing happened this month, says Leonard Pitts Jr.: America repudiated its president.
Catonsville resident offers training as interest grows in pet CPR, first aid
Pet owners can get a leg up on emergency techniques for their animals in a pet CPR class offered monthly in Violetville, but regulation in the industry is lax.
Firefighter hurt in overnight Howard County blaze
A firefighter was hospitalized after a fire late Tuesday in Howard County, officials said.
Mistrial declared in retrial of woman accused in killing of 6 children in 1992 fire
Mistrial declared in retrial of woman accued in killing of 6 kids in 1992 house fire
Deliberations will continue next week in retrial of mother accused of killing 6 children in fire in 1992
'It's devastating': Tornado causes extensive damage on Kent Island
Meteorologists said the tornado that tore though Kent Island was one of the most destructive to hit Maryland in years.
Tornado with 125 mph winds causes extensive damage on Kent Island
A possible tornado damaged homes in Kent Island as storms caused flash flooding across the Baltimore region overnight.
Jury deliberating in retrial of mother accused of killing 6 children in fire in 1992
Jurors deliberate in 25-year-old case in killing of six children
A year after the flood, Ellicott City residents reflect on recovery and community
Seventy-one households were displaced as a result of Ellicott City's flash flood last year, many of them young people renting apartments. One year later, 51 have returned to the town.
Old Goucher building is home to Baltimore Lab School
If the Baltimore Lab School’s stout granite walls remind its 140 students of a magical medieval castle, that’s just the image the school’s founders intended.
Witness recounts fire that killed 6 children in retrial of 1992 case
Mary Harris sat on the witness stand, her eyes closed, recalling the events of a fire 25 years ago that nearly took her life.
Central Carroll roundup: Youth Night at the Y
The Hill Family Center Y in Westminster offers a good time for kids at their Youth Night, held on the first Saturday of each month. What a great opportunity
Baltimore woman charged in 6 fire deaths misses second day of trial for cancer treatment
Tonya Lucas, the Baltimore woman being re-tried for murder 25 years after her six children died in a fire, left the second day of the proceedings Tuesday to undergo chemotherapy treatment.
Re-trial begins in 1992 fire deaths of six children after conviction overturned due to discredited arson science
A re-trial began Monday for a Baltimore woman found guilty 24 years ago of intentionally setting a blaze that killed her six children, a conviction overturned
Killing of 6 children — 'one of worst crimes in Baltimore history' — being re-tried 25 years later
Baltimore prosecutors are re-trying a woman for the 1992 killings of her six children, a case described at the time as one of the worst crimes in Baltimore's
Officials investigating two-alarm fire in Baltimore Highlands
Baltimore fire officials are investigating after a two-alarm fire broke out early Sunday morning at a rowhome in Southeast Baltimore.
South Carroll roundup: Community Ties presents Free Community Picnic
Community Ties Inc. brings to you their first Free Community Picnic on June 17.
Cora V. 'Betty' Webb, WWII combat nurse, dies
Cora V. "Betty" Webb, 94, a former combat Army nurse who served with the 164th Hospital during World War II, died May 3 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
Highrise apartment blaze caused by cigarette, Baltimore fire department says
A two-alarm fire that broke out at an East Baltimore highrise last month was caused by an improperly discarded cigarette, the city fire department said.
Blair P. Browne, port executive and longtime Lutherville resident, dies
Blair P. Browne, 93, a retired waterfront executive, died April 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson from complications of a fall.
Visitation Monday for Harford soldier killed in Afghanistan
Harford County will have an opportunity to pay its final respects to Army Staff Sgt. Mark R. De Alencar, the Joppatowne High School graduate and Edgewood
About 200 train for the worst at BWI emergency exercise Saturday
The Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Fire and Rescue Department and other agencies prepared for a mass casualty disaster at an emergency exercise at the airport on Saturday.
Belcamp home fire displaces 3 adults, Harford fire officials say
Three people were displaced after a single-alarm fire at a Belcamp home Friday morning, Harford County fire officials said.
This Day in History: May 21
In 1832, the first Democratic National Convention began in Baltimore. The delegates endorsed President Andrew Jackson for reelection, which he won later that
Fire damages Abingdon apartments Tuesday, 23 people displaced
Fire heavily damaged an apartment building in Abingdon Tuesday morning.
This Day in History: May 8
In 1945 President Harry Truman declared V-E (Victory in Europe) Day, announcing the surrender of Germany and officially ending the European phase of World War