| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:43 AM
It's one of those scenarios that would be hard to believe in a movie.
As John Waters embarked on the cross-country hitchhiking trip that is memorialized in his recently published book, "Carsick," a 20-year-old Tea Party-affiliated legislator from...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Oppressive humidity and 90-degree temperatures had heat index values pushing 100 degrees Wednesday afternoon and posed risks of severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail in the afternoon and evening.
The heat index hit 105 degrees by 2 p....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Primary races settled this week reflect the underlying divide in the Maryland's minority party, pitting Republicans who stand on conservative principle against those who are willing to be more pragmatic as the underdogs in a blue state.
In some cases...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:11 PM
An alarming spike in heroin and other drug overdose deaths in Maryland has prompted what the state's health secretary calls an "all hands on deck" effort to investigate and treat addiction.
The number of drug- and alcohol-related deaths in Maryland...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown claimed victory in the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday after early returns suggested a landslide win.
"It's about where we're going. It's about what next," Brown said in a victory speech as he led with three times as...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:04 PM
At least six General Assembly incumbents were trailing opponents after early primary returns Tuesday evening — but many incumbents were turning back tough challenges.
With early results reported from polls across the state, state Sen. James...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:01 AM
Rabil, Schwartzman receive MLL weekly honors
Boston Cannons midfielder Paul Rabil (Johns Hopkins) and Denver Outlaws goalkeeper Jesse Schwartzman (Johns Hopkins, Pikesville) were named Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week,...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Maryland's Democratic and Republican contenders for governor are sparing no effort to pull every last supporter to the polls Tuesday in a primary for which many voters aren't ready.
Likely voters can expect a barrage of phone calls and a flood of...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:07 AM
McCoughtry, Dream add to Mystics' misery, 83-73
Baltimore's Angel McCoughtry (St. Frances) punished the Mystics for the second game in a row, scoring a game-high 27 points to power the host Atlanta Dream to an 83-73 win. McCoughtry, who also...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:02 AM
For as long as anyone can remember, wild orchids have rewarded sharp-eyed hikers in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains with pink, yellow and white blooms peeping from the forest floor.
But these "secret beauties," as one researcher dubbed them, are vanishing...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:55 PM
P.G.'s Tiafoe wins Citi Open qualifier
Francis Tiafoe, 16, of Riverdale Park won the Citi Open Wild Card Challenge men's final by beating his friend and 17-year-old training partner Jordi Arconada, 6-1, 7-6 (7-3), on Tuesday at the Junior...