After flyovers kicked off the Arbutus Fourth of July Parade for seven consecutive years, the 2012 Independence Day celebration went without because the Maryland Air National Guard was deployed in Afghanistan.
Emergency response teams and hazardous materials crews responded to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Thursday afternoon after a flight attendant on an inbound Southwest Airlines flight fell ill, airport officials said.
High temperatures and intense heat caused the pavement of four eastbound lanes of Route 50 in Prince George's County to buckle on Sunday afternoon, forcing the State Highway Administration to close the lanes to traffic. The SHA will begin repairs and look for any structural damage starting Sunday night.
The Bay Bridge is the largest potential bottleneck for the Memorial Day weekend, with more than 1.8 million motorists expected to swarm Maryland toll facilities from Friday to Monday as part of the unofficial start of summer.
WASHINGTON — Local homeland security officials in Baltimore and across the country are fighting a proposal to change how $2 billion in federal emergency management money is distributed — a change they say would jeopardize regional efforts to respond to terrorist attacks, major storms and other disasters.
Llewellyn Washington Woolford Sr., a retired Social Security Administration attorney who was a past Howard County Human Relations Commission chairman, died of stroke complications Feb. 22 at his Columbia home. He was 81.
Images of nearly 5,000 Baltimoreans are the life's work of a photographer who documented racial segregation of the era and early protests, and captured candid moments of now-anonymous brides, classmates, football players and black residents.
As County Executive Ken Ulman spends more time making connections in other parts of the state, other gubernatorial hopefuls will be looking to make some connections of their own — here in Howard County.
John B. "Jack" Owens, who had been a principal in Owens Yacht Co., the legendary Annapolis boat builder, and later started a family-owned real estate firm, died Saturday of heart failure at his Naples, Fla., home. He was 96.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
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