| Mar 29, 2012
| 5:14 AM
A dispute over whose property three trees were on prompted one neighbor to fatally shoot another neighbor with a rifle in Western Maryland on Wednesday, and police said this morning they have a suspect in custody.
Maryland State Police said the victim,...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 12:26 PM
A number of hunting regulation changes are being considered by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Wildlife and Heritage Service as a result of receiving more than 1,000 comments at stakeholder meetings, public hearings and online forums.
| Apr 3, 2012
| 3:28 PM
The Maryland affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure has awarded $2.2 million to 26 local health departments, hospitals and other programs to provide free mammograms, breast exams and diagnostic tests.
The money will also be used for support...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:13 PM
A bill aimed at settling a Western Maryland school-attendance dispute has died with an odd legacy.
Even with 22 of the 23 members of the House Ways and Means Committee co-sponsoring the bill, it failed to advance from the committee, a preliminary step...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Robert F. Fanto, a retired longtime Baltimore County public schools guidance counselor, died of cancer Wednesday at his Timonium home.
He was 80.
The son of a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad machinist and a homemaker, Mr. Fanto was born in Cumberland and...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:03 PM
As the Maryland General Assembly’s session nears an end, much of Washington County’s business has been sewn up.
The county delegation’s signature bill — establishing stricter financial accountability for the Washington County...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 12:43 PM
With 369,000 square feet under roof, it would seem McCormick & Co.'s sprawling distribution center in Belcamp would have an eye-popping power bill, with some 3,300 light fixtures and a refrigerated storage area big enough to drive forklifts in and out....
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:51 AM
A 36-year-old man from a tiny, unincorporated town in Western Maryland with two prior convictions for sexually abusing children has been sentenced to more than three decades in prison for advertising child pornography on the Internet.
Matthew Sluss, of...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Frostburg and the mountains of western Allegany County are under a freeze warning Monday night into Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
It is one of Maryland's first freezes of the season, as the coming winter cold marches east and into...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Maryland's annual bear hunt will begin Oct. 22 with more hunters and the highest quota of bears allowed killed since the hunt was reinstituted after a 50-year hiatus in 2004.
According to Harry Spiker, the bear biologist who runs the hunt for the...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Among the thousands of "perversion files" kept by the Boy Scouts of America is a Maryland-based illustration of the system's failure.
Five years after an Allegany County teacher pleaded guilty to 10 sex offenses involving 12- and 13-year-old boys in...