| Jul 22, 2011
For a jurisdiction that wants to grow but lacks adequate drinking water supplies to do so without relying on others, the Aberdeen city government's recent decision to permit the erection of underground gasoline tanks in an area close to water supply wells...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 5:30 PM
A group of North Laurel residents said they'd like to hear more about plans to develop the old Laurel Dodge site into a Royal Farms, even if it means changing the zoning laws created to revitalize U.S. 1.
Royal Farms is considering purchasing nearly...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 3:16 PM
The world’s most fuel-efficient couple kicked off their latest record-setting venture on Monday, setting out from a Burbank gas station for a 23-day road trip around the continental U.S.
John and Helen Taylor hold 88 driving records, including the...
| Aug 5, 2011
Cassie Green had all the makings of an entrepreneur. "I like the last word," says the sprightly 34-year-old. "I'm an only child. I'm a Leo. I really like my way."
But it took a pint of gas station ice cream to push her over the metaphorical edge....
| Aug 10, 2011
| 5:11 PM
A roommate of a man charged with killing a Johns Hopkins researcher in Charles Village last summer testified Wednesday that moments after the attack the suspect said he "had robbed someone and that he had hurt him real bad."
Tyrine Williams told jurors...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 12:43 PM
South Shore Line police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who raped a 68-year-old woman as she waited out a rainstorm in a Gary train station over the weekend.
The woman was attacked as she sat in the passenger shelter at the Miller...
| Aug 17, 2011
An article in the Aug. 19, 1911 edition of The Argus reported a local man's punishment for hosting cock fights on a Sunday.
Herbert Backus, of Backus' Park, pleaded guilty Tuesday in the Circuit Court at Towson to the charge of allowing gambling on his...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:56 PM
On the day Muaz Haffar was to appear in court, spectators packed the room.
The muscle-bound son of a prosperous suburban physician, the 21-year-old was accused of smashing in the head of a university student with a U-shaped bike lock, even as horrified...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Not much is known about Plano, a Western suburb nearly 60 miles outside of Chicago, but that will change starting on Monday. That’s when the star-studded Superman reboot, “Man of Steel,” begins what is scheduled to be a 12-day shoot on...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 5:49 PM
Jonathan Biedron didn't bother complaining the first time he noticed a difference between the price he was charged for office supplies and the figure posted on the shelf.
But when it happened repeatedly — and always in the store's favor —...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 7:57 PM
In the early morning hours Friday, Illinois State Police pulled over a young woman driving west in the eastbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway and arrested her for driving under the influence.
After about two hours, the woman was released and...