| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:38 AM
With the 2014 general election almost exactly one year away, at least five of Maryland's gubernatorial candidates are scheduled to debate environmental issues for the first time tomorrow in Annapolis. No doubt questions will range from smart growth to...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:53 PM
A Frederick County woman pleaded guilty to voter fraud after she was charged with signing her dead mother's name on an absentee ballot in the 2012 presidential election, the state prosecutor's office announced Thursday.
Elsie Virginia Schildt, 46, was...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Turning up the heat on local politicians over a contentious stormwater fee, Maryland officials warned Carroll County that it faces fines of up to $10,000 per day for refusing to impose the mandatory pollution cleanup charge, and cautioned two other...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Bill Schroeder, owner of a bustling Italian grocery on Westminster's Main Street, doesn't know Rep. Chris Van Hollen's voting history or many of his positions. But he knows his Democratic congressman lives in Montgomery County.
And he finds it...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:10 AM
A three-vehicle collision with injury in Elkridge on MD 100 West past U.S. 1 has closed the westbound right traffic lane and westbound right shoulder at 8:47 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
DOT also reported at around...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:08 AM
When the Irish-born novelist Colum McCann sits before a blank page, he launches himself into a vast, empty space. He's surrounded by fog on all sides, so he can't tell if his vehicle is right side up or upside down. The craft he's maneuvering is clunky,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Baltimore was among just 25 cities in the country to receive top marks for LGBT equality in a new study of municipalities released by the Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday.
The study, known as the Municipality Equality Index, rated 291 cities across...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Mel Mintz's recent letter about Republican Harford County Executive David Craig's shift to the far right in preparation for the 2014 governor's race didn't go far enough ("Craig campaign: From moderate center-right to uninformed extreme," Sept. 20).
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Frederick County chef Bryan Voltaggio missed out on his shot at "Top Chef" redemption Wednesday, losing to California restaurateur Douglas Keane on the season finale of "Top Chef Masters."
Voltaggio was a contestant in season six of Bravo's "Top Chef"...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The setting made for an ideal before-and-after illustration.
On the left was an aging, rustic and weathered building that once housed Linwood School, an Ellicott City facility providing programs and services for students with autism and related...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
All lanes are closed on MD 27 at MD 808A in Carroll County due to a two-vehicle collision at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
DOT also reported that all lanes are open on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in...