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  • Embracing West Coast means leaving Laurel far behind [Column]

    Growing up in Laurel, our son Andrew did all the stuff most kids do. He attended the Main Street Festival every year, still mourns the loss of the Laurel Art Center and rode his bike everywhere. Fast forward to now. We are sitting in a Thai restaurant...
  • Glen Ellyn to outsource ambulance services, fleet

     Glen Ellyn to outsource ambulance services, fleet
    Glen Ellyn soon will no longer own and maintain its own ambulance fleet as village officials this week chose to outsource its entire operation of ambulance and paramedic services. The Board of Trustees voted on Monday to award a contract to Elmhurst-...
  • World's wrecked cars reincarnated on Afghanistan's dusty streets

    World's wrecked cars reincarnated on Afghanistan's dusty streets
    HERAT, Afghanistan - They sit in the sun harboring their lost histories, their forgotten dreams, their traces of funerals, graduations and stolen kisses. On dusty windshields, insurance stickers from Travelers and State Farm bear witness to wrecks in...
  • Not all welcome Red Line

    Not all welcome Red Line
    Your article regarding the proposed Red Line in Baltimore ("Red Line interest high," June 11) is not complete. You report 400 contractors, engineering firms, investment bankers and rail-car manufacturers attended the meeting to inquire about how they...
  • Police search for suspects in Catonsville home invasion

    Police search for suspects in Catonsville home invasion
    Baltimore County Police on Thursday released surveillance photos of three men who they said tied up victims in a Catonsville home last month, before taking bank cards and other valuables. Police said the three armed men entered a home in the 300 block...
  • Wanted: New fire chief

    The city of Costa Mesa is looking for a new fire chief. Interim Fire Chief Tom Arnold is not a candidate for the permanent position. "I think it's time for the community to have a full-time fire chief, so I'm excited about it," Arnold said. "I'm happy...
  • Reader photo: Site of deadly Metro bus accident

    After a Metro bus and truck collided, leaving one dead and two injured, people gathered to offer support for the families and friends involved. The collision occurred early Wednesday when a flatbed tow truck ran a red light and hit a Metro bus going...
  • Baltimore County's downtown

    Baltimore County's downtown
    To those whose impression of Towson is stuck in its days as the capital of white belts and white shoes, the idea that it could be to Baltimore what Bethesda is to Washington probably sounds hilarious. But the announcement Wednesday that developers plan...
  • Local basketball players nominated for McDonald's All-American games

    Local basketball players nominated for McDonald's All-American games
    Fifteen local high school basketball players -- eight boys and seven girls -- are among the 814 seniors nominated to play in the 2013 McDonald's All-American games, according to a news release. Mount St. Joseph guard Kameron Williams, a two-time All-...
  • Rail service between Baltimore, DC restored after electrical problems

    Rail service between Baltimore, DC restored after electrical problems
    Rail service between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., which had been suspended for about five hours because of the electrical problem on the Penn Line MARC Train 415, has been restored, said the Maryland Transit Administration. MTA released a statement...
  • Flooding impacts widespread, with at least one death, many roads closed

    Flooding impacts widespread, with at least one death, many roads closed
    Impacts after Wednesday night's heavy winds and rain remain widespread around the region, with several roads remaining closed and rivers yet to crest and a wind advisory in effect. In Montgomery County, the flooding required several rescues, and in...