| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Forecasters expect diminished chances of severe weather in the Baltimore area Thursday, with cloud cover keeping temperatures down, but some storms and showers are still expected.
Meteorologists shifted an area of concern for severe storms southward, in...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Voters in the Republican primary for Carroll County sheriff have a choice this year and the clear choice for this important office is Chris Fiora.
Mr. Fiora has more than 30 years of law enforcement experience at the local, state and national levels...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:05 PM
The Federal Trade Commission ruled Friday that the Men's Wearhouse takeover of fellow clothing retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers can move forward after the agency found that the combined company would not violate antitrust laws.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Todd Green never expected to be the public face of bicycle safety. He's not even a huge cycling fan.
But as he and girlfriend Katie Pohler took a bike ride down the Baltimore-Annapolis Trail on Saturday, they became the fifth and sixth cyclists injured...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:21 PM
A divided U.S. Supreme Court upheld Monday the right of local governments to offer sectarian prayers at public meetings, a decision that clears the way for the Carroll County board of commissioners to restore their Christian observances.
In a 5-4...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A divided Supreme Court upheld the practice of public prayer before local government meetings ("The local religion," May 6). The Carroll County Commissioners can resume their practice. This Orthodox Jewish former member of the House of Delegates is...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The years of community service by the Westminster nonprofit Shepherd's Staff was honored May 7 when State Comptroller Peter Franchot presented the organization with one of his William Donald Schaefer Helping People Awards.
"I am so happy to be in a...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:54 AM
It's not every day that a law professor has his book quoted by the Supreme Court, and so the University of Baltimore's Michael I. Meyerson was understandably intrigued when his 2012 work about the Framers' views on religion made it into Monday's...
| May 11, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Ober S. Herr Jr., a retired Carroll County banker and community activist, died Thursday of renal failure at his Westminster home. He was 87.
Ober Samuel Herr Jr. was born and raised in Westminster, where he grew up in a home on Ridge Road.
He was a...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Home sales in the Baltimore region dipped slightly last month amid concern about a relatively weak housing market nationwide.
The number of sales in Baltimore city and the five surrounding counties fell by 23, or 1 percent compared with April 2013,...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:16 PM
When John Crosby takes his final exams this week, it will be a lot like playing "Jeopardy." Every question could be the one that costs the Polytechnic Institute senior thousands of dollars.
The basketball player has 20 potential athletic scholarships,...