| Aug 27, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Slightly weaker, but still a big, wet and dangerous storm, Hurricane Irene hit the North Carolina beaches early Saturday en route to a battened-down Delmarva Peninsula.
The state of Maryland, Anne Arundel County, and the cities of Baltimore, Annapolis...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 4:08 PM
More than 2,000 Ocean City evacuees have arrived in the Baltimore area for temporary housing during Hurricane Irene, as part of the state's preparations for the storm.
Six hundred foreign exchange students traveled in buses from Ocean City on Thursday...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 11:11 AM
| May 14, 2012
| 6:46 AM
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston may have a reputation for expensive (and often starched) elegance, but there are options for vacationers who want to kick back at a low-pressure Lowcountry beach. Welcome to Folly Beach.
—In a nutshell...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Hurricane Irene’s stomp up the Eastern Seaboard has left millions of people without power. They’re the lucky ones – they still have homes to hunker down in. As always after one of Mother Nature’s rages, this weekend’s storm...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:36 AM
A summer heat wave expected to last through the weekend is now blamed for seven deaths across Maryland, and public officials called Monday for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to act quickly to repair power outages or risk more deaths.
Four people died...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:51 AM
Four heat-related deaths were reported to state health officials on Independence Day, three of them in Baltimore, bringing the death toll from the recent stretch of heat and storms to 11.
Two men over age 65 and one man between the ages of 45 and 65 died...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:50 PM
A day after the largest East Coast earthquake in more than 60 years, Marylanders continued to deal with the fallout, as officials assessed the effects on buildings and infrastructure, transit riders saw delays and some federal workers and public school...
| Sep 3, 2011
Hurricane Irene has caused great flooding in New England, but that area has had other hurricanes. I'm a former resident of Massachusetts and old-timers there used to talk about the hurricane of 1938. What is the comparison between the two?
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:07 PM
Liberal professor Cornel West was one of 19 people arrested on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Sunday, according to the Associated Press, as part of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
West, a former Harvard University professor now...
| Oct 19, 2011
Which major league baseball team has had the most games postponed due to inclement weather?
—Gary Buttikofer Loves Park
A very wet spring and summer punctuated by the late August arrival of Hurricane Irene on the East...