| Aug 18, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Some bands are better than others.
Chord by chord, line by line, beat by beat, hook by glorious hook, none is as convincing in 2013 as the Queens of the Stone Age. Even their codas kill.
The 6,000 heads moving in lockstep unison Saturday night at the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:42 PM
When Google bought Waze, it wasn't just buying a startup -- it was also buying a highly engaged community of users willing to provide real-time traffic information.
And that community is key to Google's effort to stave off rival mapping apps, namely...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:16 AM
A 40-year-old construction worker had his right leg partially severed from his body after being struck by a piece of heavy machinery at a construction site in Odenton on Thursday morning, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:55 PM
On Friday, enter Bethany Owen's show at your own risk. She plans to change her garments — on stage.
Subscribing to the adage that clothes — and hair — make the girl, the Huntington Beach resident will swap dresses, shirts and...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:07 PM
While Labor Day typically signals the end of summer, it's also an opportunity to pause and celebrate the American worker. One segment of the country's work force often is overlooked — construction-industry professionals.
Labor Day is often...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Howard County police are searching for three suspects accused in the armed robbery of a Columbia Goodwill store this week in which two employees were left bound in a back room, according to a news release.
Police were called to the store in the 9000...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:23 PM
A new $10 million federal grant will help the port of Baltimore keep pace in the dynamic global shipping economy, while creating "jobs you can raise a family on, middle-class jobs," Vice President Joe Biden said during a visit to the port on Monday....
| Sep 9, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Neighbors of a Compton-area auto mechanic's shop that caught fire early Monday described a heart-wrenching scene of a young girl screaming and crying in the streets as she tried to get back into the burning building to save her family.
| Sep 10, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Heavy symbolism today. The Pentagon, the World Trade Center twin towers, the green line behind them symbolizing the field in Shanksville, Pa., the memory of that day still brings a dose of melancholy.
I plan to go to ground zero and visit the memorial...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Nothing like a little -- make that lots of -- nude cavorting on heavy construction equipment to catch viewers’ attention, which Miley Cyrus did in record numbers upon Monday’s premiere of the music video for her single “Wrecking Ball.&...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:14 AM
As of 9:15 a.m. Friday, the Maryland Department of Transportation reports that the accident in Anne Arundel County on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway south at Route 175 has been cleared, and no lanes are affected.
MDOT cameras are generally showing that...