| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Rebecca A. Orenstein, the first woman elected to the Westminster City Council, who was also a Carroll County political and environmental activist, died Aug. 31 of pancreatic cancer at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House. She was 71.
"Rebecca brought a...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Baltimore County business owners are criticizing the way the county has imposed its new stormwater management fee, saying officials miscalculated the amount of hard surface on their properties.
The complaints came as a county official acknowledged...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:27 AM
When Angelica Barrera moved to Baltimore in 1958 at age 11, she was the only Spanish-speaking student at the William Fell School in Fells Point, where she joined her many German and Polish classmates each morning for a one-hour English language class....
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:00 AM
I just returned from a pleasant trip to the mountains and rivers of Garrett County to the dismaying news that a group of conservative Republicans want Garrett and four other Maryland counties to break away and form the 51st state so they can live...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Near the cornfields on Old Frederick and Sand Hill roads in Marriottsville stands a slice of suburbia, and there's often trouble brewing.
Some drunk might be getting out of hand at The Greene Turtle. An armed robber could be holding up the Columbia...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:03 PM
A Manchester motorcyclist died Saturday morning when his bike veered off the road into a wire fence, the Carroll County Sheriff's Office said.
John William Hill, 56, was driving west on Kump Station Road, near Maryland Route 194 near Taneytown shortly...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Lester A. Houck, a retired Treasury Department worker who was the oldest member of Wesley United Methodist Church, died Aug. 16 of liver failure at Vir-Les, his Westminster farm. He was 101.
The son of farmers, Lester Adelbert Houck was born on the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Maryland State Police say a partially decomposed body was found early Thursday in a wooded area in northern Carroll County, and police are investigating to determine the cause of death.
Police said investigators from the Carroll County Sheriff's...
| Sep 3, 2013
Welcome back to work. Summer is almost over, and the fall dining event season is about to kick into gear. This fall's highlights include the 30th edition of the Maryland Wine Festival, Baltimore's 20th Dining Out for Life event, the fifth go-round for...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Baltimore County Officer Jason Schneider was trying to subdue a teen attempting to flee when a man came up behind him and opened fire during a predawn Catonsville raid, according to court documents filed Thursday.
As he collapsed with fatal injuries,...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:32 PM
When members of the Baltimore County police tactical unit prepared to conduct raids in volatile, high-risk situations, they often turned to Officer Jason Schneider to be the first through the door.
Colleagues say Schneider was extremely dedicated and...