The controversy surrounding Sunday's pit road collision at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma between race leader Scott Dixon's car and a tire being carried by one of Will Power's crew members followed the IZOD IndyCar Series across the country from California to Maryland.
The Carroll County Sheriff's Office said thieves struck the Northbrook neighborhood of Hampstead early on Sunday, taking more than $1,300 worth of portable electronics, change, jewelry and other valuables from unlocked vehicles.
Vernon Harry Wiesand, a retired attorney and police magistrate who was a former city Recreation and Parks board president, died of stroke complications May 26 at the Anchorage Nursing Home in Salisbury. The former Mount Vernon Place resident was 92.
A motorcycle rights group came to Annapolis to call on the General Assembly to pass a bill that would require Maryland tire dealers to inform consumers of research showing that tires deteriorate with age and that a federal agency recommends that they be replaced after six years even if the tread depth is adequate.
Police pursued a motorist at more than 100 mph Wednesday afternoon after authorities said the driver took off from a routine traffic stop on I-95 in northern Maryland Wednesday afternoon. Police said the had to puncture the car's tires with a spike stick put across a road to force the driver to stop
Community meeting draws 30 people in Hampden who say youths and teens are wreaking havoc in the neighborhood, throwing rocks at cars, vandalizing property, screaming cursing and smoking pot behind Hampden Elementary/Middle School. Cops and city housing officials and Baltimore City Councilwoman Mary pat Clarke were there.