| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The recent article about the gun background check backlog points out that Maryland's new Firearms Safety Act which took effect on Oct. 1 will be one of the most effective laws in the nation to reduce gun violence ("New debate rises over Maryland gun law,"...
| Jan 15, 2014
Two snowblowers were stolen off the parking lot of the Wegmans supermarket in Abingdon, one on Dec. 28 and the other on Jan. 10, Maryland State Police said Thursday.
State Police released photographs of the man taken by surveillance equipment at the...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:34 PM
As many as seven inches fell on Harford County Sunday, catching many by surprise, making roads treacherous and closing Harford County Public Schools Monday.
Teri Kranefeld, manager of communications for Harford County Public Schools, started spreading...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:56 AM
As of 9:30 a.m., the state Department of Transportation was reporting that the two major incidents of the Baltimore region's Wednesday rush hour had been cleared.
In Dundalk, North Point Boulevard (MD 151) was reportedly reopened at Old Battle Grove Road...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Two pedestrians were struck and killed by cars in separate incidents in Joppa and Dundalk on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, authorities said.
A Baltimore woman who had gotten out of her car Tuesday night after a fender-bender in Joppa was struck...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:16 PM
With Baltimore police taking (and accepting) flak recently for failing to track and analyze its officers' use of the controversial stop-and-frisk tactic, another agency has the data and isn't doing much with it, either.
State law requires police agencies...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Charles Neal Mauck, 26, of the 100 block of Poplar Hill Road, was charged Sunday with drug possession other than marijuana.
Aberdeen police report:
Joy Shontel Perry, 24, of the 5500 block of Cadillac Avenue in Gwynn Oak, was charged Monday...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Lost amid our gloom and doom over the tea partiers' nonsensical, reactionary effort to bring down effective government in Washington is this happy local counterweight: 2013 has been an incredibly fruitful year for the forces of forward-thinking government...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler on Sunday disputed published reports that, over several years, he ordered state troopers to drive in an unsafe manner while they were transporting him on official duty.
The reports, published Sunday in the...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 6:25 PM
All southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near the intersection of Interstate 195 were shut down on Sunday evening after a serious car accident.
Just before 6 p.m., a motorcycle collided with a car, and the woman riding the motorcycle was critically...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:49 PM
A dump truck left a trail of diesel fuel across Harford County Friday morning, a Department of Emergency Services representative said.
Around 9 a.m. Friday, the 911 Center received reports of a fuel spill at the intersection of Routes 1 and 23, according...