| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Michael W. Hester told police that he saw water rushing from his neighbor's back door in Dundalk June 22, 2010 and ran over to check on the 89-year-old woman, only to find her in a pool of her own blood, fatally stabbed.
But several officers and first...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:11 PM
The most basic responsibility of Congress is deciding how much money our government takes in and how much it spends, but Congress has only passed spending bills on time four times since 1952, and it has been more than 1,000 days since Congress passed a...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:57 AM
I was very excited when I brought home my first outdoor rug five years ago. "Outdoor rug" it said, right there on the label. So, silly me, I thought, "Hey, this might be a good rug for outdoors!"
I put it on the back deck, where it did everything an area...
| Jul 13, 2011
An article in the July 15, 1911 edition of The Argus lauded an event in honor of the local volunteer firefighters.
A lawn fete is being held on the Misses Carters' lot on Ingleside avenue, under the auspices of the Catonsville Volunteer Hose Company. The...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:01 PM
An article in the July 17, 1936, edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian discouraged businesses from displaying their wares on the sidewalk.
Arthur Shipley of Monumental Avenue, Lansdowne, died last Saturday, July 11, at St. Agnes'...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 1:39 PM
A firefighter from Kansas is charged with stealing from tornado victims. Matthew W. Page, 25, of Baxter Springs is accused of stealing $245.44 worth of items from the Home Depot. Police say Page and another firefighter were assisting in recovery efforts...
| Jul 27, 2011
An article in the July 29, 1911 edition of The Argus reported fear of an impending storm may have caused the death of a woman traveling with her son.
Hastening home with her little boy to escape the storm Friday evening of last week, Mrs. Uriah Guy,...
| Jul 30, 2011
Mary Miller, 9, carefully pulls on lavender, Dora Explorer gardening gloves. Pink trim on the gloves matches pink ribbons in her hair.
"Where do your fingers go?" says Maggie Jarvela. She is Mary's occupational therapist at the Children's Hospital of the...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 6:34 AM
This project uses cheap items such a plastic 2-liter soda bottle, a garden hose and duct tape to make an inexpensive sprinkler. You can use the sprinkler as a water toy for kids or to water plants and flowers.
Using an empty 2-liter soda bottle, remove...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:57 AM
When Scott Hurst originally joined the Susquehanna Hose Company in Havre de Grace as a teenager back in 1991, he simply wanted to be part of a stellar softball team. “Initially I joined because I wanted to play softball and the fire department had a...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Crews from multiple departments helped Palatine firefighters battle a blaze that destroyed a 2-story townhouse in the northwest suburb today, but no injuries were reported.
Firefighters responded at 10:27 a.m. to the alarm on the 1100 block of Parkside...