| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:59 AM
In corporate America, sacred cows don't come much more sacred than the United Way.
Morning Call employees sell pizza, ice cream, pretzels, pierogies, salsa, toys, books and all kinds of other stuff throughout the year to raise money for the...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:31 PM
OSO, Washington - Recovery teams struggling through thick mud up to their armpits and heavy downpours at the site of a devastating landslide in Washington state are also facing an unseen and potentially dangerous stew of toxic contaminants.
| Apr 7, 2014
Overnight camp, park and recreation, sports programs. None of these summertime activities come cheap. "I'm a single parent with two kids," says Erin Sheak of Waterbury, who wanted to send her children, ages 4 and 7, to camp but didn't know how she could...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Since Oct. 1, the Affordable Care Act has provided full health care coverage to over 230,000 Marylanders who previously had either no health insurance or low quality or unaffordable coverage. This is a tremendous public health success for our state. Yes,...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:55 PM
The federal government has ordered Baltimore to pay back $3.7 million from a homeless services grant, saying the city and its subcontractors cannot sufficiently account for how the money was spent.
But anti-poverty organizations say a federal audit...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:26 AM
Un adolescente local enfrenta cargos de homicidio y otros cargos de felonía por presuntamente iniciar un fuego el domingo antes del amanecer que mató a la estudiante universitaria de 19 años Kristen Milano, quien dormía en el apartamento de su...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Poised beyond her 22 years and articulating an inspirational story in a strong, confident voice, the young woman might be seen as having her work cut out for her: convincing the audience that she had been an at-risk teenager a few years before....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Oak Grill and Aqua Lounge are set to open June 27 at Fashion Island, according to a news release.
Oak Grill will offer a large patio and alfresco dining and 50 California wines by the glass. Aqua Lounge, according to the release, will feature "craft...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The Orange County Registrar of Voters officially certified the primary election results Tuesday.
About 24% of the county's electorate voted in the June 3 election — a 6% decline from the 30.1% turnout during the 2010 primary.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 12:03 PM
You know how it can be with e-mail. You waste so much time getting rid of the junk, you can miss the good stuff.
This occurred to me last week, when I came to a message I'd missed, from April of 2011.
"Dear Mr. Lopez," it began, "my name is Ricardo...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:43 PM
HMK Insurance in Bethlehem — the region's largest locally owned and independent agency — has striven to maintain a familial corporate culture even as it has gotten bigger.
Founded in 1914, HMK (Hampson, Mowrer, Kreitz) offers business and...