| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Lightning struck a Fallston man and was blamed for several house fires as storms moved through the region this week, volunteer fire companies and fire departments said.
The man, who was not identified, was struck about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday while...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:41 AM
Numerous fires, many thought to be sparked by lightning from a storm that passed through the area, damaged homes in the Baltimore region overnight, according to volunteer companies and fire departments.
In Harford County, authorities said a bolt of...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Two Baltimore County councilwomen survived primary challenges Tuesday while two other incumbents lost their seats.
Four of the council's seven members faced opposition in a primary election that had light voter turnout across the region. Councilman Todd...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:18 PM
A man was shot Friday morning in Randallstown, though he was initially expected to survive his injuries, Baltimore County police said.
The man was found around 10 a.m. in the 9900 block of Cervine Lane, police said. He was shot at least once and was...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Twenty-two pedestrians died after being hit by cars in Baltimore County in 2013 — that's a five year high, and officials say the county is on pace to match it this year.
Trying to lower those numbers, county officials Thursday launched a "Heads...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Richard A. Pitts Sr., a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. instructor and Air Force veteran, died Thursday of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Northeast Baltimore home. He was 70.
The son of David Augustus Pitts, a supervisor in the city...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Doris M. Jones, a retired social worker's aide and longtime West Baltimore resident, died June 11 of lung cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 73.
The daughter of Leon Alexander Clark Sr., a truck driver, and Goldie Olivia Clark,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I would like to personally thank The Sun's editorial board for providing the questionnaire responses of candidates for the primary election. I particularly would like to reference those provided by Tony Campbell, a Republican running for Baltimore...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Dr. Jay N. Karpa, a retired Baltimore surgeon who was also certified in chronic wound care, died Friday of prostate cancer at his Pikesville home. He was 79.
"As a person, he was a true gentleman. He was kind and compassionate and treated his patients...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Two people were arrested in connection with a large fight that broke out outside a Baltimore County high school graduation Monday.
The violence erupted after the ceremony about 12:30 p.m. outside Towson University's SECU Arena, where the event took...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:48 AM
State and local officials in Baltimore County have announced that about $2.76 million is being allocated for traffic safety and community enhancement projects in the western part of the county.
House of Delegates Speaker Pro Tem Delegate Adrienne Jones...