| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:25 AM
A shooting that prompted a three-hour lockdown at McDaniel College early Sunday stemmed from a confrontation between a group of students and four men just off the Westminster campus, police said.
A group of male students was walking back to the campus...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:03 AM
In the early years of Columbia, William Cochran often rode his bike from his family's home in Clarksville to explore the new city, where the fountain in man-made Wilde Lake and other examples of public art made an indelible impression.
| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:38 PM
In Carroll County, Winters Mill built an early lead and hung on to defeat No. 11 South Carroll, 189-183, to retain the Carroll County wrestling championship.
North Carroll and host Westminster tied for third with 144 points.
The Falcons were led by...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:06 AM
WASHINGTON--Mother Nature had scant love for the eastern portion of the United States on Valentine’s Day, continuing a streak of miserable and deadly weather that has turned much of the nation into a snowy, icy mess and caused a major pileup on...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Nathan, the floppy-jowled, big-eared, giant Bloodhound from Maryland who arguably drew the loudest cheers at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club show, almost never made it out to compete.
“I thought about not even showing Nathan,” says...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:59 PM
A couple with ties to Maryland is believed to be responsible for the shooting death of a Florida police officer.
Benjamin Holtermann, wanted in connection with crimes in Maryland, shot and killed Deputy Jonathan Scott Pine, 34, after a brief foot...
| Jan 26, 2014
Chili cook off
Access Carroll's eighth annual Chili Cook Off will be held Jan. 26 at 1 p.m., at the Shipley Arena at the Ag Center, 706 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster. Admission is $10; $5 for students; free for children ages 4 and under. 443-952-...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:45 PM
With one underperforming snow system having come and gone, a new winter storm watch is in effect for areas northwest of Baltimore for freezing rain Tuesday night into Wednesday.
The storm watch is in effect for northern Baltimore County and Carroll...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:18 PM
On the heels of a wintry weather system that dropped less snow than expected in the Baltimore region Monday, a new batch of storm watches were set for Tuesday night into Wednesday, with a quarter of an inch of ice possible northwest of the city....
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:24 PM
The field of candidates vying to represent Carroll County in the House of Delegates just became more crowded.
Westminster Mayor Kevin Utz is the latest candidate to file for one of three District 5 seats.
Utz, who filed Jan. 31, is now one of seven...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:55 PM
These local student-athletes are expected to sign National Letters of Intent to play college sports on Wednesday's national signing day. If you know of signings that don't appear on this list, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Listed by name, high...