| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad agents knew they had a serious problem brewing when a sizable Confederate force appeared unexpectedly near Frederick, Md., in early July 1864, during the American Civil War.
These rebels could reap serious havoc in Maryland,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:25 PM
As many prepare for Fourth of July cookouts or head to the Shore, law enforcement agencies across the state are beefing up patrols — to monitor large crowds at fireworks celebrations and ramp up DUI enforcement.
Officers plan to be out in force on...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Attracted by live music, food and an elaborate fireworks display, thousands of people filled Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles on Friday to celebrate the Fourth of July under a hot afternoon sun.
In another sign of a resurgent city core, event...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:56 PM
The Fourth of July is the most dangerous American holiday weekend of the year, experts say.
The National Safety Council estimated that there would be 385 deaths and 41,200 injuries -- including car crashes, swimming incidents and fireworks accidents --...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The Ottawa Senators announced Monday that General Manager and President of Hockey Operations Bryan Murray has been recently diagnosed with cancer.
Murray was the General Manager of the Florida Panthers from 1994 through New Year's Eve of 2000. After the...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The NHL released the 2014-15 regular-season schedule Sunday afternoon and made it official that the Blackhawks will face the Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington.
The Jan. 1 matchup was reported last week but wasn't formally announced until...
| Jul 7, 2014
H. Juergen Krenzien, the former owner of Paul Klein Travel in Chicago and a sought-after adviser on luxury travel, had a client list that included members of some of Chicago's most prominent families.
"He'd been everywhere a traveler could ever dream...
| May 31, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Perhaps the most concise way to summarize Michael Feinstein's work over nearly 30 years as a prominent keeper of the flame for the Great American Songbook is to say that the Great American song title that least applies to him might be Duke Ellington and...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:29 AM
It's only June, but already the Mohegans are looking forward to New Year's Day.
That's because the dawn of 2015 will mark the end of the tribe's so-called "relinquishment agreement" with its original partners, Trading Cove Associates, the people...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:55 AM
An Anne Arundel County judge agreed Thursday to drop state charges against a man accused of building bombs in his Glen Burnie home.
Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr. pleaded guilty in May to one federal firearms charge and faces up to 10 years in federal prison...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:07 AM
People are making preparations for the Fourth of July. Some of them are buying legal or quasi-legal fireworks; some are acquiring quarter sticks of dynamite and worse. All these displays are perhaps interesting, but the smoke and unrelenting noise are...