| Jul 10, 2014
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.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:44 PM
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...
| Jul 11, 2014
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...
| Jun 24, 2014
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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...
| 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,...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 12:08 PM
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. ...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:11 PM
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,...
| Jul 1, 2014
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.
| Jun 22, 2014
| 3:46 PM
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...
| 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...