| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Environmentalists concerned about shale gas drilling in Maryland returned to Annapolis Wednesday to try again for a legislative moratorium on "fracking," as the controversial technique of hydraulic fracturing is called.
Waving signs and chanting...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Peering into his tripod-mounted Swarovski scope, Hal Wierenga tries to explain why he's out in the cold along the Magothy River, searching for a big white bird that might never appear.
"For those of us who do what we do, it's an event," he says, scanning...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Police have yet to identify the bodies of two men who were pulled from the Patapsco River along with a woman who was hospitalized Sunday morning after they landed in the water after being aboard the Cape Washington, a research ship docked in South...
| Dec 15, 2013
The moment Fred and Kimberly Clark waited for since planting firs, pines and other evergreens eight years ago finally arrived last weekend.
Their first Christmas tree sales.
All farming is delayed gratification, but the delay is particularly long...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:21 AM
There is nothing small or inconsequential about plans to build a liquefied natural gas export terminal at Cove Point in Southern Maryland's Calvert County. Dominion Resources wants to invest in the neighborhood of $3.8 billion to build the controversial...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility at the Dominion Cove Point Terminal has long been a model of industrial and environmental cooperation. More than 1,000 acres of pristine beach, forest and marsh lands in southern Maryland are conserved, while at...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Acknowledging that scores on a national reading test may have been inflated, Maryland education officials changed course this week, saying they will work harder to reduce the number of special education students excluded from taking the test.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:11 PM
A driver who struck and killed a bicyclist in Davidsonville in August will not face criminal manslaughter charges, an Anne Arundel County grand jury decided on Friday.
Whitney Decesaris, 37, of Calvert County, will instead be cited for four traffic...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 11:49 AM
An Owings man died when his motorcycle crashed at an intersection in Howard County early Saturday morning, police said.
David Roy Spriggs, 42, of Owings, Md. (Calvert County), was riding his bike south on Washington Boulevard in Elkridge and tried to...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:29 AM
The Maryland and District of Columbia AFL-CIO has thrown its support behind Sen. Brian E. Frosh for the Democratic nomination attorney general, giving the Montgomery County lawmaker a potentially important boost in his primary contest.
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Justin Benedik played nearly every sport he could imagine during his youth in Calvert County. His main focus was soccer, but the 2004 Patuxent graduate also dabbled in football, tennis, golf, lacrosse and "almost everything my parents could bring me to...