| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:00 AM
One day in February 2000, I sat in a police car on Poplar Grove Street in West Baltimore to observe a reverse sting: Instead of attempting to buy heroin from dealers, undercover officers were offering to sell it to users. They cleared out the regular...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Ron Spencer, an artist who twice restored the painted designs on a Linthicum church's ceiling and walls, died Wednesday of bone cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 67.
Mr. Spencer, who lived in Baltimore, graduated from Baltimore City...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:08 AM
A disabled vehicle in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 South at the Keith Avenue exit has closed the southbound right lane at 8:56 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A single-vehicle crash in the Baltimore Highlands on I-...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 3:39 PM
The Mercedes-Benz stood just less than $30,000 away from its admirers at Baltimore's auto show, where the sporty crimson sedan held its own among the competitors for looks, test sit-downs and aspirations of ownership.
"It's really an entry-level model,"...
| Feb 7, 2014
The Savage Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, in Room 3 of the Faith & Ministry Center, 9032 Baltimore St. The topic is "Remembering Savage's Dr. Linthicum." Free and open to the public. Information: 301-725-1241....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:24 PM
John P. O'Brien, a manufacturing supervisor who was also a licensed charter boat captain, died Sunday of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at his home in Severna Park. He was 56.
The son of a licensed charter...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:48 AM
ROSWELL, N.M. — At least two children were in critical condition after a shooting at a Roswell middle school on Tuesday morning. The shooter was taken into custody as hundreds of parents converged on a mall parking lot to console their children...
| Dec 16, 2013
The Rev. John T. Carter, a retired Roman Catholic Navy chaplain who later pastored several churches in Western Maryland, died Tuesday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of respiratory failure. He was 71.
"Our Uncle Martin Hyland was...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:12 AM
A Hagerstown woman was charged with child neglect early Tuesday morning after Anne Arundel County police said her two-month-old baby was left with a hotel desk clerk in Linthicum.
Police were called to the Microtel on Winterson Road in Linthicum at 12:...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As a retired systems engineer with over 20 years of in development of software systems, I have to question why it is necessary that each state develop its own software for the health insurance exchanges. There are 26 states that have their own health care...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Earl Collins, a retired Baltimore County police officer and World War II veteran, died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Dec. 31 after suffering a fall at his Millersville home. He was 89.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Old Frederick Road in...