| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:55 AM
When Scott Schulte stopped at Pasadena Pawn and Gun last week to pick up his fifth firearm of the year, the Maryland State Police still hadn't finished his background check. The store let him take the pistol anyway.
"I figure I can use my discretion,"...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Tropical Storm Andrea dropped several inches of rain on the Baltimore area Friday and could bring several inches more, causing some flooding and road closures.
The rain started Thursday night, and is forecast to continue into early Saturday. As much...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:49 PM
As gulls and cormorants perched on the walls of Fort Carroll looked on, a crabbing boat stopped long enough to jettison 30 bushel baskets of very special oyster shells into the Patapsco River.
On the boat, a handful of Pasadena residents spent their...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:08 PM
At Chick and Ruth's Delly in Annapolis, where politicians' favorite meals are named for them and listed in large print signs above the counter, a diner can order a "John R. Leopold" — chicken noodle soup.
But that may not be for much longer.
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Four companies in the Baltimore area are among the best places to work in the nation, according to a list released Thursday.
Edward Jones, FutureCare, Northwestern Mutual and the Community College of Baltimore County made the annual National Top...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:22 PM
A 27-year-old Glen Burnie woman charged with gun possession late last month in a death investigation in which her father was charged with first-degree murder has now been charged with murder as well, according to Anne Arundel County Police.
| Jan 20, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Charles H. Burkhardt Jr., a former Anne Arundel County construction worker, died Friday from complications of diabetes at his Pasadena home. He was 66.
Born and raised in South Baltimore, Mr. Burkhardt attended city public schools. For more than 40 years...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:32 PM
An Anne Arundel County police sergeant told a judge Wednesday that he drove County Executive John R. Leopold on a predawn tour of Pasadena and Glen Burnie, with Leopold directing him to spots where the county executive uprooted his opponent's campaign...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Del. Don H. Dwyer Jr., who faces alcohol-related charges in a powerboat crash off Pasadena that injured him and six others last August, has been moved off the House committee that handles legislation involving drunken driving and boating.
Dwyer, an Anne...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The gas tax is just about the most regressive tax that exists in a place like Maryland, where living in a safe community with good schools means one must live in the suburbs ("Va. takes the lead," Jan. 10).
Taxing the gasoline that people need to work,...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Lois G. Caplan, a retired library supervisor and film buff, died Dec. 25 of cancer at her Arnold home. She was 71.
A daughter of dungaree manufacturers, the former Lois Gloria Simons was born and raised in Philadelphia, where she graduated in 1960 from...