| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:31 PM
The gunshot wound suffered by a Virginia man while kayaking in Pasadena in April might have been self-inflicted, Maryland Natural Resources Police said Monday.
Police said the man shot himself at his home in Virginia last week and is hospitalized....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:46 AM
A South Carolina man died Sunday after suffering a medical emergency approximately one mile into a swimming event near the Bay Bridge, police said.
Robert Matysek, 58, of Charleston, S.C., suffered cardiac arrest at 11:20 a.m. on Sunday, about a quarter...
| May 13, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Orland Park received an unusual donation in April: a collection of Native American artifacts, including arrowheads and knives more than 1,000 years old, all found within the village.
Lester Marszalek, president of Greater Oak Lawn Diggers and an...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Homer Glen's 7th annual Earth Day-Arbor Day is scheduled to feature about 80 exhibits and activities, including beekeeping, blacksmithing, gardening advice, crafts, antique and electric car displays, bird and reptile exhibits and "mining" for natural...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:35 PM
The state's U.S. senators want to see a western Illinois site receive national park status, pointing to its historical significance as the first town founded and built by a former slave before the Civil War.
"Free" Frank McWorter started New ...
| May 24, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Two Kent Island men were found dead in the Chesapeake Bay Saturday morning after their small boat apparently was swamped with water, Natural Resources Police said.
Joshua Jon Rediger, 22, of Chester, and Robert Taylor Morelli, 23, of Stevensville, left...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Greater efficiency, increased use of renewable energy sources and other measures could reduce New England's demand for natural gas enough to avert the need to build a new pipeline, an environmental advocacy group said in a report released Thursday.
| Apr 4, 2014
Lydia Davis is back with a new book, her first since 2009's "Collected Stories" met with the acclaim that had long been her due. "Can't and Won't" is a collection of stories, it says on the cover, but some are more like poems. Some are one-liners. Some...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Since May 2, boaters and anglers trying to use a Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot in Kingsville have encountered a padlocked gate. Signs in English and Spanish flanking the gate say the Jones Road lot is closed through Sept. 1 to “allow the...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The coastal range of the Santa Monica Mountains is a vast regional treasure. Malibu Canyon cuts through the hills, its sides rising more than 2,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean. Groves of oaks and sycamores dot rolling waves of chaparral. Hundreds of...
| Jun 3, 2014
It's become a rite of late spring in Pennsylvania.
As the weather warms, wildlife becomes more active, and in the case of young wildlife, it means more animal-human conflicts.
From bear sightings in local communities (and near local schools) to cars...