| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:05 AM
The morning rush hour was extended Wednesday due to late incidents on roadways around Baltimore.
There was a report of an accident on southbound I-83 in the city near St. Paul Street, but by 11 a.m., Maryland Department of Transportation cameras were...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Don’t be fooled – this epic video of plump clouds, clear lakes and gorgeous landscapes isn’t from some remote vacation spot on Earth. This could be what Mars looked like about 4 billion years ago, NASA scientists say.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:52 AM
[Updated, 10:41 a.m. Nov. 18: Success! The Atlas V rocket, carrying MAVEN on its mission to Mars, lifted off this morning just as the launch window opened.
Social media lighted up as the robotic explorer left the launchpad at Cape Canaveral. This is...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:42 AM
This month, Kimberly Perry, the new head of D.C. Vote, acknowledged the fatigue of past efforts to gain federal voting rights for the residents of Washington, D.C., and told The Washington Post, "there's always been the discussion of retrocession [to...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Susa Kessler, a retired World Bank analyst who had fled Nazi Germany as a child, died of breast cancer complications Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Canton resident was 88.
Born in Stuttgart, Germany, she was the daughter of Dr. Caesar Hirsch,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Baltimore's speed and red-light camera contractor says it expects the city's dormant network of automated cameras to be "fully activated" by the end of September.
But city officials say no restart date has been set, and have made clear that...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Calvin Montgomery Davis Sr., 92, of 11925 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, Md., and formerly at Somerford Place, passed away, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.
Born Monday, Jan. 17, 1921, in Rockville, Md., he was the son of the late...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:00 AM
A comet looping behind the sun right now could emerge this fall as a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle that shines in the sky so brightly, it is visible with the naked eye around the world — if it survives.
Comet C/2012 S1, dubbed Comet ISON in honor...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry can expect a forceful defense of Maryland from Gov. Martin O'Malley when Perry arrives here next week to try to lure businesses to Texas.
"Gov. Perry, frankly, has a lot more hat than cattle," O'Malley said told a...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Hours before the House was scheduled to debate a proposed increase in gas taxes supported by Gov. Martin O'Malley, Republicans lawmakers excoriated the plan Wednesday as a $2 billion drain on taxpayers' wallets over the next six years.
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Dennis H. McGinley Jr., a retired electrical engineer and model railroad enthusiast, died Tuesday of heart disease at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 73.
The son of a Jersey Central Railroad yardmaster and a factory worker, Dennis Hayden McGinley Jr....