| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:01 PM
More than a decade after a youth sports volunteer from Hereford with a record of sex offense charges was convicted of abusing a 12-year-old boy, Baltimore County remains the only jurisdiction in the region that doesn't require background checks for...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Carroll County officials said Tuesday the county will pay a $1 million penalty to get out of a deal to build a waste-to-energy incinerator with Frederick County.
In 2009, the previous Board of County Commissioners signed a pact with Frederick County and...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:11 AM
School districts are finding it hard to get snow day waivers from Maryland School Superintendent Lillian Lowery, who has quickly denied some five-day applications.
The superintendent got permission from the state board of education last month to give...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:16 AM
As of 9:10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting an accident in Baltimore on northbound I-95 just past Washington Boulevard. The incident involved three vehicles, but was off to the far right shoulder, according to MDOT reports....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:48 AM
With the clearing of incidents that had shut down lanes in Howard and Carroll County, state and local transportation departments reported no unscheduled road closures at 8:42 a.m. on Monday.
The Maryland Transit Administration reported at 8:42 a.m....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:05 AM
As of 8:50 a.m., a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 695 has closed two of three outer loop traffic lanes and a shoulder at Loch Raven Boulevard.
Roadwork is also causing several lane closures in the Baltimore metro area.
Patching and resurfacing...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:03 PM
A Maryland school superintendent wouldn't ordinarily give local systems a pass on the requirement that public school students go to school for 180 days a year.
But these have not been ordinary times.
The seemingly endless winter, with its unusual number...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The Carroll County commissioners must stop opening their meetings with prayers to Jesus Christ, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, a decision that comes amid a national debate over the limits of religious observation by public bodies.
U.S. District Judge...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Population is growing in the Central Maryland's suburban counties, though Baltimore City is losing residents, according a state review of U.S. Census data.
The Maryland Department of Planning said Thursday that between July 2012 and July 2013,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 7:22 PM
It had long been a dream of South Carroll wrestling fans for the Cavaliers to win a state title. Yesterday the Cavaliers finally did that, though they'll have to share.
No. 12 South Carroll used a major decision by Jake Pooton over Fallston's Austin...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:31 AM
As of 9:30 a.m., an accident on I-895 north near Childs Street in the city was cleared, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. The same was true for an early, major incident of the Monday morning commute — a six-vehicle accident...