| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Julian "Jerry" Linwood Oliver Jr., 82, of 16611 Mosby Drive in Williamsport, Md., passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013.
He was born Feb. 19, 1931, in Salisbury, Md., and grew up in Hagerstown. He was the son of the late Julian L. Oliver Sr. and Elizabeth...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:44 AM
House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller have held on to their respective jobs longer than anyone in Maryland history, but they haven't done it alone. Both are known for top-notch staffs led by politically savvy, resilient...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Wes Brown, one of the University of Maryland’s top running backs, has been charged with second-degree assault on a Baltimore police detective who hoped to question him as a “person of interest” in a non-fatal shooting investigation...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:59 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Excessive heat is the No. 1 weather killer in the United States and it's at its most dangerous when it doesn't cool down at night.
The current heat wave over California, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico has temperatures hitting...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Libby H. Younglove, a homemaker and longtime Baltimore Symphony Orchestra volunteer, died Monday from osteogenic sarcoma at her summer home in Ocean City. She was 66.
The former Libby Jean Hale was born and raised in Cockeysville. After graduating from...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Del. LeRoy Myers said that having a charter home-rule form of government would enable Washington County to take care of business day to day instead of relying on a 90-day annual session of the Maryland General Assembly.
| Jun 17, 2013
Earlier this year, I told you about Chicago Academy High School sophomores, Le'Asia Williams, Summer Braxton and Hannah Modjeski, who were preparing a performance for the Chicago Metro History Fair.
Their skit was based on the Idlewild resort, an...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Teacher preparation programs in the nation and Maryland are part of "an industry of mediocrity" that is failing to give young teachers the skills to succeed in the classroom, according to a long-awaited report by a national research advocacy group.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Edna Lee (Gall) Jones, 79, of Hagerstown passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at her home with her loving family by her side.
Born July 8, 1933, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Charles Herman and Maybelle Edna (Norris) Gall.
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56.
The son of a United Methodist minister and a social worker, Steven Montgomery Smith was born in Laurel. He was...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:30 AM
It's not summer solstice yet, but home goods retailer IKEA is jumping in a week early to mark the longest day of the year.
The IKEA Midsummer Celebration, in restaurants of all U.S. IKEA stores on Friday, features a smorgasbord with what is probably one...