| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Francis Scott Key is so closely identified with Ft. McHenry that the south Baltimore landmark is considered the go-to place to learn how the 15-starred American flag that flew after the fort's bombardment 200 years ago inspired him to write the poem...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Within months of the first shots of what was to become America's Revolutionary War, Maryland mustered troops to join the Continental Army and help newly appointed general George Washington drive the British from Boston. But the willingness to support...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:09 AM
All lanes are closed on MD 97 in Cooksville due to a collision at Old Frederick Road at 8:27 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A two-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 at the MD (Arundel Expressway)...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Governor Martin O'Malley, on behalf of Chesapeake Bay watermen and the True Blue program that promotes Maryland Blue Crab sustainability, accepted a donation of $10,270 from Flying Dog Brewery and Old Bay on Wednesday at the beer company's Frederick...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:34 PM
A Crofton man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison plus 20 years for the killing of a Frederick man who prosecutors said had been his partner in a drug operation.
Michael Stahlnecker, 51, was sentenced in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court for the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:11 PM
There is no vaccine or proven treatment for patients stricken with Ebola, but two ailing Americans who were infected with the deadly virus while working in the West African nation of Liberia have become test subjects for an experimental serum that they...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Republican gubernatorial canidate refused a request Monday that he disavow Frederick County sheriff Charles Jenkins, just as Hogan distanced himself from a far right-wing GOP candidate for the Anne Arundel County Council.
CASA de Maryland called on...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:30 PM
MONOCACY, Md. — Baltimore and Ohio Railroad agents knew they had a serious problem brewing when a sizable Confederate force appeared unexpectedly near Frederick, Md., in early July 1864, during the American Civil War.
These rebels could reap...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:27 PM
We thank the nameless graffiti artist in Carroll County who spray painted a denunciation of an aborted plan to house some of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who have crossed the southern U.S. border in recent months at a military facility near...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The parents of two young women killed in a 2012 coal train derailment in Ellicott City criticized CSX Transportation for the first time Tuesday — blaming the railroad for their daughters' deaths.
"The families and our attorneys are determined to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley came under fire Wednesday for advocating for thousands of children entering the U.S. illegally while simultaneously trying to wave the White House off a potential shelter in Westminster, Md.
CNN and others reported that O'Malley...