| Jan 17, 2013
| 12:02 PM
White marble has stood as a Baltimore icon for decades, primarily as rowhouse steps, the preferred gathering place for residents in many neighborhoods.
The marble also served as the street-level façade for a number of downtown buildings, greeting...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:36 PM
A man was shot dead at Dietrich's Tavern in Glen Burnie on Sunday evening, according to Anne Arundel County police — marking the third fatal shooting at the bar since 2009.
Officers responded to the bar in the 7300 block of East Furnace Branch Road...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 12:39 PM
John Carroll Coolahan, a decorated Marine and former member of the Maryland Senate who acquired the reputation as the "Lion of Halethorpe" when he opposed construction of the Baltimore Metro rail system, died Sunday at St. Agnes Hospital. Family members...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 1:30 PM
An Arbutus man was one of two arrested by Howard County Police for the Dec. 28 armed robbery of a Lisbon pharmacy.
Howard County Police said Anthony Chester Sering, 27, of Dundalk, and Anthony Alascio, 27, of Halethorpe, are charged with three counts of...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 10:33 PM
Winter habitat hike
Jan. 12, 2 p.m.-3 p.m., Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary and Visitor's Center, 11704 Fenno Road, Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County. Learn about hibernation and the various ways that native animals survive in the winter. Wear warm...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 7:39 AM
With two weeks to go until the presidential inauguration, the Maryland Transit Administration still has plenty of seats left on MARC trains headed to Washington's Union Station.
The agency is about to ramp up marketing efforts to sell the 7,400 tickets...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Gun shops are calling it the "Obama gun stimulus."
Baltimore-area gun stores say they have seen a spike in sales of assault-type rifles and other semiautomatic weapons since the Sandy Hook elementary school shootings in Connecticut and the subsequent...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:00 AM
A former Baltimore County firefighter has been federally indicted for allegedly filming himself performing sexual acts on one male child, and making an explicit video of another.
Anthony Maurice Cottle, 23, faces two counts of producing child pornography...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:48 PM
A 25-year-old man city police believe fatally stabbed his girlfriend Thursday died hours later after hanging himself in Catonsville.
Brandon Jerome Nowlin, whose last known address was in Halethorpe, killed Rebecca Ann Coughenour, 23, of Baltimore,...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Train tickets for MARC service to the presidential Inauguration Day will go on sale at 8 a.m. on Dec. 17, the Maryland Transit Administration announced.
All MARC trains on Jan. 21 will require advance tickets, which cost $25 each. Orders are limited to...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:07 PM
When Keith Short began delivering packages for UPS in Glen Burnie 23 years ago, he used bulky pads of paper to track parcels and pens that froze in the cold. Today, Short scans packages on and off his truck with a handheld computer that tells him what...