| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Anne Arundel County Councilman Peter Smith resigned Monday night, allowing his ousted predecessor, Daryl Jones, to return to office after a court ruling determined his removal had been improper.
"I do this for the sake of the institution and my whole-...
| Sep 22, 2013
The excited voices on CNBC radio riveted financial adviser John Bacci's attention as he drove to Chestertown five years ago for a routine client visit.
The stock market was in freefall that Sept. 29 after Congress rejected a $700 billion rescue of the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It is a sad day ("The unproductive shutdown," Oct. 1).
Congratulations to our elected government officials. They have accomplished what the British could not do: They shut down Fort McHenry.
H.J. McCormick, Linthicum
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:07 AM
All lanes are closed on MD 26 in Eldersburg due to a four-vehicle collision with injury at Old Liberty Road at 8:57 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
DOT also reported a two-vehicle collision in Howard County on MD...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:36 AM
You won't have to wait for a road trip for chicken dumplings. A new Cracker Barrel Old Country Store opened Monday in Linthicum Heights.
The new Cracker Barrel restaurant is at 1520 West Nursery Road. For information call 410-859-8724 or go to...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:11 PM
A homeless man was found dead in a makeshift shelter near an ramp for I-695 in Anne Arundel County on Thursday, authorities said.
The man was identified by police as Martin Gene Triplett, 61. His son told Anne Arundel County police that Triplett had...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:16 AM
YANGON, Myanmar -- One day after a seven-point agreement was signed between ethnic Kachin rebels and the Myanmar government, analysts and members of the Kachin community expressed skepticism that this represented much of a breakthrough.
The two sides...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As a veteran, I wonder why President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid aren't putting an end to this nonsense in Washington.
As a lame duck president, Mr. Obama's power will only decrease as time goes by. And...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Shirley L. Meldrom, a former Baltimore Sun secretary who later became a Disney World sales associate, died Oct. 7 of liver failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was 82.
The former Shirley Louise Smith was born and raised in Baltimore...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's decision to replace his fire chief after a tumultuous 18 months for the emergency rescue agency underscores one of the biggest challenges facing his administration: Rebooting the city's aging technology to improve the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Anne Arundel County police detectives set up a prostitution sting in the Linthicum Hotel District that resulted in the arrest of three men and 51 calls or text messages from people interested in illegal sex.
Detectives posed as escorts on a website...