| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Carolina Miranda is joining the Calendar staff to lead a new blog called Culture: High & Low, Assistant Managing Editor John Corrigan announced.
Here's his memo to the staff:
"Please join me in welcoming Carolina Miranda, who has joined the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Federal officials are eying a large, vacant office building near Lexington Market on Baltimore's west side as a potential shelter for children caught entering the country illegally, an idea that met with resistance from several Maryland lawmakers on...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:14 PM
At least 1,000 unaccompanied children who crossed illegally into the United States through Texas are being taken to a makeshift emergency shelter in Arizona over the weekend, the latest effort by authorities scrambling to handle what has been described as...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake — who has gained a national reputation for welcoming Hispanic families to Baltimore — joined a growing chorus of Maryland officials Tuesday raising concerns over a proposal to turn a vacant office building in the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:05 AM
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Facing mounting opposition from state and local officials, the Obama administration has dropped the idea of converting a vacant office building in Baltimore into a shelter for immigrant children who have entered the country illegally, officials familiar...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:23 PM
MAYFLOWER, Ark. -- Even as Arkansas tried to recover from a series of storms that killed 16 people in three states, parts of Mississippi braced for the next outbreak of tornadoes and other deadly weather on Monday.
Most of Mississippi, from Yazoo City...
| Apr 25, 2014
Cooper City is enlisting volunteers to catalog trees in public spaces, parks and along swales to help with maintenance and record keeping in the event of a major storm.
"We're really hoping to accomplish two things: giving public works the information...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:16 PM
More than 360,000 new residents have flocked to South Florida in the past eight years, since our last hurricane hit, 65,000 in the past year alone.
And many of them have no idea it’s like to experience a hurricane – or how to get through it....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:31 PM
Parkwood Meadows subdivision is the sort of place where neighbors know one another. Their children play at a communal basketball hoop set up in the street.
But on Sunday, a fierce tornado leveled more than three dozen of its single-story brick homes....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:24 PM
ARLINGTON, Wash. — The number of the missing in Washington's massive mudslide rose to 176 on Monday evening, officials said, hours after the confirmed death toll grew to 14.
Six more bodies were found Monday in addition to the eight Saturday and...