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New Year's Day

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  • The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade

    The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade
    It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend. "My costumes...
  • Sex offender gets prison for trying to lure 'teen' into tryst

    Sex offender gets prison for trying to lure 'teen' into tryst
    A registered sex offender was sentenced to nearly 20 years in federal prison for trying to lure what he thought was a 15-year-old boy into meeting him for sex on New Year's Eve. Paul David Culbreth, 52, of Loxahatchee, was barred from contact with minors...
  • Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz

    Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz
    On March 15, 2000, the whales came ashore. Although they appeared to the uninitiated to be "weird-looking dolphins," marine biologist Ken Balcomb identified most of the victims as beaked whales. He could barely believe his eyes when he found the first...
  • Flying drones shouldn't be a hobby

    To the editor: In addition to privacy and noise concerns, add knocking out electric power to reasons why amateur pilots should not be operating drones. ("As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security," June 21) Twenty years ago...
  • Battle over ridesharing insurance heats up

    Battle over ridesharing insurance heats up
    Insurance company backers of a bill to tighten requirements for ridesharing companies are taking nothing for granted in a battle with such high-tech companies as Uber and Lyft. The insurers have put together an unusual coalition with consumer...
  • Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy

    Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy
    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,...
  • Olivia Palermo marries Johannes Huebl, rocks shorts on her big day

    Olivia Palermo marries Johannes Huebl, rocks shorts on her big day
    Leave it to Olivia Palermo to make shorts elegant enough for her wedding day! "The City" alum-turned-style icon married model Johannes Huebl in Bedford, N.Y., over the weekend and shared a few unexpected details from the big day on her blog.   ...
  • Kathy Griffin will host 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards

    Kathy Griffin will host 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards
    Comedian Kathy Griffin will be hosting this year's Daytime Emmy Awards. But she won't have the assistance of Anderson Cooper, who has co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve coverage with Griffin for the last seven years. With 20 stand-up specials under her belt,...
  • Glendale balks at Rose float price, using city money

    Glendale balks at Rose float price, using city money
    When Councilman Dave Weaver, who has for decades captained the decoration of Glendale's Tournament of Roses Parade entry, asked his colleagues this week to set aside money from the city's reserves to pay for next year's float, silence followed. None...
  • Later start times set for Blackhawks home games

    Later start times set for Blackhawks home games
    Twenty-two of the Chicago Blackhawks' 41 home games will be played on weekends (seven Fridays, two Saturdays and 13 Sundays), according to the team's 2014-15 schedule released Sunday. Most home games will begin a bit later next season, with the start...
  • State charges dropped for Glen Burnie bomb suspect

    State charges dropped for Glen Burnie bomb suspect
    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...