| 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...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Three candidates for Maryland's 6th District seat in Congress will lead dual lives for the next three months — state legislator and federal campaigner.
For state Sen. Robert J. Garagiola, state Sen. David R. Brinkley and state Del. Kathryn L....
| 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...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:37 AM
The death of a convicted murderer from Columbia who was found bloodied in his prison cell last month was ruled a homicide by strangulation in an autopsy report, Maryland State Police said Wednesday.
Charles David Richardson IV, 28, who was sentenced to...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:15 PM
• Baltimore County Police are monitoring the bridge carrying Belair Road over the Gunpowder River, north of Perry Hall and south of Kingsville, as the bridge's culverts have been jammed with large amounts of debris. The Maryland Emergency...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:52 PM
More than 2 feet of snow fell in parts of Garrett and Allegany counties as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy collided with a cold front backed by polar air, closing east- and westbound sections of Interstate 68 in Western Maryland until late Tuesday...