| May 23, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Lloyd G. Shackelford, a retired Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. worker and a longtime Lutherville resident, died April 30 of complications from cancer at the Colorado State Veterans Home in Walsenburg. He was 94.
The son of Lloyd Russell Shackelford,...
| May 7, 2014
| 12:00 PM
As I have written before, no one will mention one of the major solutions to the problem of preserving the state's crab population, which I believe stems from a fear of offending the commercial waterman ("Singing the blues," May 5).
At least five years...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:21 AM
Maryland visual artists, craft artisans, designers and other creative types who live, work or study in the region will be spotlighted at Sunday's Art Outside.
Festival-goers should expect entertainment, food trucks and other vendors, as well as family-...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:37 PM
A Parkville man previously arrested for string of recent off-campus burglaries in Towson might be responsible for additional incidents, including sexual assault, Baltimore County police said Friday.
Police said Vincent Davis Jr., 43, was targeting...
| May 17, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Baltimore County Democrat Jim Brochin calls himself the most independent member of the Maryland Senate. That kind of talk hasn't won him too many friends among party leaders.
Gov. Martin O'Malley has endorsed his opponent. So has Baltimore County...
| May 17, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome has just three weeks and 1 1/2 miles of racing in the June 7 Belmont Stakes ahead of him in his bid to become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown winner, a task that has proved impossible in the new era...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Charlotte J. "Jean" Vieta, a former laboratory assistant who later earned a law degree, died May 5 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at her Monkton home. She was 66.
The daughter of William Purdum, an...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:18 AM
An arrogance laces through the episodes of corruption and abuse of office by Connecticut lawmen down through the generations, lending a certain timelessness to those crimes.
Middlesex County Sheriff John Lawrence Lewis' coddling of two imprisoned...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:01 PM
As Baltimore County prepared for a major shift in education to take effect this school year, Superintendent Dallas Dance promised that the system's 53,000 elementary students would be taught with a "world-class" curriculum.
But the initial multimillion-...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Hookah lounge owners in Baltimore County told the County Council on Tuesday that proposed legislation to make them close earlier would put them out of business.
Council members are weighing a proposal by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that would...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The American Lung Association's latest ranking for U.S. cities with the worst air pollution rates the Baltimore-Washington area ninth worst for ground-level ozone, exceeded only by smog-shrouded regions of California and Texas. No other community on the...