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  • Man rescued after building collapse near Camden Yards

    Man rescued after building collapse near Camden Yards
    A man working inside a rowhouse near Camden Yards was trapped under tons of debris for several hours Monday after the back of the building collapsed, Baltimore fire officials said. Rescue workers pulled the victim — who suffered life-threatening...
  • Fells Point home has historic exterior, modern interior

    Fells Point home has historic exterior, modern interior
    Much of the charm of Fells Point is found in its narrow back alleys and side streets — contributing to the area's original grid from land purchased by William Fell in the early 1700s. Many of the homes on these streets date to the mid-18th to 19th...
  • From kit house to Spanish Colonial Revival in South Pasadena

    From kit house to Spanish Colonial Revival in South Pasadena
    Greg and Jerilyn Chun found their ideal home 20 years ago while still engaged. "I know we said we'd wait, but I think I found the one," Jerilyn recalls telling her soon-to-be husband. Her find was a 918-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom 1960 kit...
  • New Lenox brothers return home

     New Lenox brothers return home
    The little house on Prairie Road in New Lenox — which a year ago had been falling down and in danger of being condemned — now looks brand-new. With sage-colored siding, white trim and a wreath hanging on the front door, it stood proudly...
  • Jury awards $2.1 million in lead paint suit

    Jury awards $2.1 million in lead paint suit
    A Baltimore jury has awarded nearly $2.1 million to a 17-year-old city youth who was allegedly poisoned by lead paint in the 1990s when he was a toddler in an East Baltimore rental home. The judgment against Elliot Dackman and the estates of Sandra and...
  • Six backyard projects you can't skip this fall

    When it comes to caring for your yard, maintenance is crucial - especially during the fall, when it needs to recover from the wear and tear of summer and prepare for winter's harsh conditions. Knowing what your lawn and garden needs from season to...
  • Charter School Group Directed Work To Executive's Husband

    Charter School Group Directed Work To Executive's Husband
    HARTFORD — The Jumoke Academy charter school organization, now facing a state probe into allegations of nepotism, directed more than a million dollars in construction work to the husband of one of its executives, a Courant investigation has found....
  • Tamarac helps fund rehab of local homes

    There is good news for low- and moderate-income people in Tamarac who are interested in the rehabilitation of their homes. The city will have more money next year to help them out. The city will receive $356,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban...
  • Help Mom, Dad and Grandparents Tackle Summer Projects

    Help Mom, Dad and Grandparents Tackle Summer Projects If you are visiting older parents or an elderly grandparent over the summer take the time to offer help and assistance while you visit; helping older family members with household maintenance...
  • Lake home sales show slight improvement in August

    Home sales in Lake County rebounded in August after a dip in July. Also, Lake bucked other area counties by posting higher prices. A total of 520 sales were recorded in August compared to 507 in July, according to the Orlando Regional Realtor...
  • Remodeling advice from the Kitchen Design Center of Maryland

    Bill Collins knows that kitchen remodeling is likely one of the most expensive investments his clients will make in home improvement.  Therefore, his first task as a designer is to talk to homeowners about their options and to guide them through...