| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Bob Creager opened his tiny pit beef stand in the parking lot of a Southeast Baltimore nightclub in 1987. The stand had no electricity. Creager had never run a business.
And the former steelworker had no idea how to cook pit beef.
"I was struggling,"...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:25 PM
As many prepare for Fourth of July cookouts or head to the Shore, law enforcement agencies across the state are beefing up patrols — to monitor large crowds at fireworks celebrations and ramp up DUI enforcement.
Officers plan to be out in force on...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Hamilton G. Walker Jr., a retired chemical engineer who later established a custom furniture making business, died Friday of cancer at his Stevensville home. He was 72.
The son of Hamilton G. Walker Sr., a civil engineer, and Mary Mount Walker, a...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:40 PM
As Nathan Reid wandered around his Canton neighborhood, he saw threats everywhere.
Empty tree wells, weedy window boxes and flowers that bloomed and died before the end of summer — unkind conditions for the fuzzy, buzzing set.
"I want homeowners...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:37 AM
After nearly two months on the run, a couple wanted in jewelry store heists around Baltimore County and several states as far as South Carolina, was arrested at a hotel room off U.S. 40 in Catonsville Monday, police said.
Robert Antoine Weathers, 53,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Nature blessed the Catonsville Fourth of July parade with an exquisite, blue sky and, as always, an enthusiastic, patriotic crowd.
I want to thank the Catonsville Celebrations Committee for granting me the privilege of being this year's grand marshal....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:46 AM
These groups meet regularly.
Center of Light and Love — Second Sunday, 6-7 p.m. Owen Brown Community Center, 6800 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. 410-995-4647, email@example.com or http://www.centeroflightandlove.org.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Florence H. Deitz, a Randallstown community activist who was a founder in the 1960s of the old Baltimore County General Hospital, which later became Northwest Hospital, died Monday of cancer at the Fairhaven retirement community. She was 91.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Janice H. Wilcox, former chief of staff for higher-education programs at the U.S. Department of Education and founder and CEO of Education Resources Group, died June 26 of neuroendocrine disease at her Towson home.
She was 73.
"Janice was the founder of...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:59 AM
A single-vehicle crash with injury on MD 45 in Glencoe on Tuesday has closed all lanes at Cold Bottom Road for more than four hours after the state Department of Transportation first reported the incident at 3:44 a.m.
DOT also reported a collision on the...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Like many residents, the power in my Catonsville home went out at 7:30 Wednesday night ("Severe thunderstorm watch issued Wednesday," July 9).
I reported the outage many times on BGE's automated power outage line, but there was no option to even talk...