| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Environmental laws do get enforced, however slowly at times. The Maryland Department of the Environment announced Wednesday it had taken action against about 18 individuals, companies and local governments for alleged violations of the state's laws...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:58 AM
The fish kills that have plagued Baltimore's Inner Harbor and nearby creeks over the past two weeks may have eased with the dip in temperatures, but scientists caution that's not the last we've seen of potentially toxic and even deadly algae blooms in...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Rebecca Groves "Becky" Smith, a former educator and social worker who had been a trustee at what is now McDaniel College for more than three decades, died Thursday of heart failure at William Hill Manor in Easton. She was 95.
The former Rebecca Groves,...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:47 PM
Norfolk at Toledo, 6
New Britain at Richmond, 2:05
Southern Virginia Adult Baseball League:
Peninsula Pirates vs. 61’s (doubleheader at Kiln Creek Park), 1
Hampton Braves vs. Peninsula Cardinals...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Delaware State Police say a driver was killed when a car left the road and hit a tree.
It happened about 10:25 p.m. Sunday on Mahan Corner Road in Marydel. Troopers say 33-year-old Shawn M. Bates of Marydel, Md., was traveling south at a high rate of...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:00 PM
New Howard County schools Superintendent Renee Foose lauded the system's results on the Maryland School Assessment tests but said she's concerned about the focus that is placed on proficiency exams in general.
"I'm concerned that all of our energy goes...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Queenstown farmer John Draper's corn crop looks bleak — ears that normally have 18 or 20 rows of kernels have 14 rows due to a lack of rain. Others have few or shriveled kernels, and some stalks haven't grown any ears at all.
Yet, with a shot at...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 4:22 AM
The chances for accumulating snow in Central Maryland late Monday and Tuesday have inched upward a bit, now set at 70 percent for Tuesday, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service.But just how much snow is likely remains unclear.......
| Oct 25, 2010
| 6:30 PM
Democratic Rep. Frank Kratovil and Republican challenger Andy Harris are running dead even in Maryland's hottest midterm election contest, a new Baltimore Sun poll shows.
The same candidates fought to a near draw two years ago. In the latest poll, each...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:35 AM
The governor has announced the 17 dishes that will be featured at his (invitation-only) July 21 cookout, the launch event for Maryland's Buy Local Challenge Week, July 23-31.
Recipes were submitted by chef/producer teams and selected for their...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Jeffrey H. Douglas, a former Caroline County Department of Public Works supervisor, died of heart failure Wednesday at Seasons Hospice in Northwest Hospital.
The Baltimore resident was 59.
Born and raised in Lutherville, Mr. Douglas was a 1972...