| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:57 AM
Though New Year's Eve is less than a week away, even last-minute party planners have time to add a Maryland sparkling wine to their celebrations.
With seven of the state's 56 wineries producing America's version of champagne, the local wine industry has...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Ronald LeRoy Rognlien, 61, a retired defense contractor and world traveler with family ties to Westminster, died unexpectedly from a heart attack at his home in Warrenton, Va., on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.
Born in 1952 in Baraboo, Wis.; he was the son of...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Rick and Carol Bernstein started gardening with their three children on a third of an acre at their former home in Parkton, selling the produce at a roadside stand and taking extras to their local food bank.
That was two decades ago, and the food bank...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:58 PM
The tail end of a winter storm brought some sprinkles of sleet and snow to Maryland on Wednesday on top of heavy rains, but few travel disruptions were reported outside of New England despite concerns of chaotic pre-Thanksgiving transportation.
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Maryland State Police said a Carroll County man was taken into custody Sunday after he allegedly fired a shot in the early morning hours and initially refused to come out of his house.
At about 3:45 a.m., troopers from the Westminster Barrack...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:24 AM
While Patterson’s Sherrod Hawkes and Milford Mill’s Jamaal Morant were playing in Friday night’s regional championship games, they were among eight local high school football players added to the Maryland Crab Bowl roster.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The University of Maryland's Carey School of Law will hold a forum for the four candidates for attorney general in 2014 tonight at Westminster Hall in Baltimore.
Invited are Sen. Brian E. Frosh of Montgomery County and Del. Aisha Braveboy of Prince...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Retired Carroll County Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr., who during his years on the bench developed a reputation for being even-keeled and fair-minded to all sides and had the distinction of presiding over the longest murder trial in the history of...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Four Dunbar players led the roll out of roster additions for the Maryland Crab Bowl announced after Monday night’s third draft.
Poets Coleman Blackston, Raymond Jackson, Dominic Miller and Eddie Nelson along with 13 other local high school...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Since we're on the cusp of Halloween, better beware of the possible return of the dreaded snallygaster, which has periodically been scaring the dickens out of Marylanders since the mid-1700s.
The snallygaster is a half-bird, half-reptile...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Baltimore, Annapolis, Washington, D.C., and surrounding suburbs were under a freeze warning early Friday, though temperatures did not quite get that cold in many areas. Afternoon highs were forecast in the mid-50s.
The National Weather Service...