| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:48 PM
A light breeze swished through the 6-foot-tall grass as a bumblebee delicately worked the pollen from the purple head of a clover. A dragonfly balanced briefly on top of a bent stalk of grass before buzzing off. A wild turkey, spooked from its hiding...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 9:04 AM
A private residence near Sykesville that predates the Revolutionary War is the latest structure in Howard County to be recommended for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
Howard Lodge, a 21/2 -story brick house built about 1750, was...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 1:26 PM
Until he actually stood in Michael Vick Hall outside Virginia Tech's football meeting rooms, David Wilson was convinced he was going to be the next Bo Jackson.
He can't put his finger on what changed, but Wilson's feelings about Tech and his future at...
| Nov 30, 2011
An article in the Nov. 30, 1961 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported that a thief left a trail that led to his arrest.
Footprints in last week's snow led police six blocks to a 44-year-old man who was apprehended for the theft...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:40 PM
They're dubious landmarks with the look of a low-budget post apocalyptic movie, a fascinating history and an ironic geographic anomaly.
The recently-sold Funkhouser Quarry property on the Mason-Dixon Line in the Delta-Cardiff-Whiteford area was a major...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Lake County Sheriff’s police say they will be trying to piece together details leading up to Monday’s fatal crash that killed a 10-year-old Island Lake boy and injured his twin brother. But for now, officials are giving the boys’ father...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 8:00 PM
It's the night before Santa arrives and the house is as quiet as a Christmas mouse — except for the sounds of wind whipping through the attic and down the drafty chimney.
Maybe extra insulation and caulking should be on your holiday wish list....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Have to love that moment when a room full of women eager to see "Showgirls, With Guys!" realizes they are watching a Steven Soderbergh movie.
"Magic Mike"is not "Showgirls." It isn't "Striptease," or that terrible Lindsay Lohan stripper movie that...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Attorney General Linda Kelly today announced that Pennsylvania will receive more than $13 million as part of the largest healthcare fraud settlement in United States history.
Kelly said that GlaxoSmithKline, a British based pharmaceutical company that...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Home prices in Burbank continued their slide in December compared to the same period a year earlier, but agents said they're hopeful that 2012 would bring better market conditions.
The median price for a single-family home was $510,000 last month, down...
| Mar 6, 2011
It was always a quiet block, everyone would say afterward. Maybe it was. Or maybe the 500 block of N. 13th Street in Allentown only seemed so in retrospect.
The night was cold and characteristically still as a man made his way along Allen Street. He...