| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The days when people bragged about taking a cruise to the Caribbean are long gone. The afterglow from a week at sea with all-you-can-eat amenities topped off with a tan is gone as well. And the EPA has nothing to do with it ("Carnival has plans to ship...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Maryland Department of Transportation officials say that as of 9:10 a.m, a disabled vehicle was on northbound I-295 north at I-195 in Anne Arundel County, but no lanes were reported being closed.
The Maryland Transit Administration reported that light...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Eva P. Brooks, a retired Baltimore County public schools educator who with other family members successfully traced their ancestry to Colonial Virginia, died June 21 of heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital.
The longtime Catonsville resident was 101.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:29 AM
Among the 142 calls for medical and fire-rescue service to which the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department responded during the period June 9-23 were the following:
Route 40 at Academy Lane, 1:57 p.m. June 22. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer and Westview...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:45 AM
As a black man, I was appalled by the thinly veiled racism in former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s commentary about African-American attitudes toward President Obama ("From pride to disillusionment: a black leader sours on Obama," March 17).
| Apr 2, 2013
The day after her ex-husband's funeral in January, Sabrina Lumpkin started calling every public official she could think of, trying to get someone to pay attention.
Warren Lumpkin, 34, had died in a Southwest Baltimore house of heart complications...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:16 AM
The Maryland Transit Administration said MARC train service experienced major delays during Tuesday morning's rush hour, with some disruptions due to late-arriving equipment from other trains.
Train 610 (7:50 a.m., Washington departure) ran up to 33...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:31 AM
An article in the June 7, 1913, edition of The Argus reported on the slow recovery of a little girl severely burned several weeks earlier.
After lying in St. Agnes Hospital for three weeks, slowly recovering from burns which she sustained near her home,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I don't normally read the paper, but I did manage to read an article about Maryland's railroad crossings ("High risks at railroad crossings," June 5). I got the feeling that the purpose was to blame either the railroads or the state for crossing...
| May 27, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Police charged a Southwest Baltimore man with attempted first-degree murder in a shooting at DePaola's Pub in Halethorpe early Saturday.
Derrick Joseph Leonard, 34, of the 2600 block of Wilkens Ave. is accused of shooting at Carl Linton, 23, who was...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Widely used but little acknowledged, the railroad crossing at Hollins Ferry Road just outside the Baltimore Beltway in Halethorpe is an accident waiting to happen, according to the Federal Railroad Administration.
It almost claimed Colleen Zaccagnino...