| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Sandy rained on Havre de Grace's annual Halloween parade, but even a superstorm could not curtail trick-or-treating in the battered waterfront town.
The Harford County city of 13,000 on the banks of the Susquehanna River postponed its annual Halloween...
| 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 16, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Two Maryland teenagers who are newcomers to national competition, and one veteran national titleholder from Hagerstown were honored by the Maryland Horse Industry Board with Touch of Class Awards for earning national titles in jousting, the official state...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:40 PM
A man was shot by police in Hurlock, Dorchester County, after allegedly driving toward two officers late Friday night, according to the Maryland State Police.
Leon J. Spry, 35, of the 4300 block of Harmony Road in Preston, Caroline County, was under...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Only 78 percent of Washington County Public Schools kindergartners were fully ready to start school last fall, according to a state report, and the findings have caused concern among school officials, Superintendent Clayton Wilcox said.
In an effort to...