| Feb 16, 2014
| 8:27 PM
An undocumented immigrant arrested in Prince George's County will spend 48 extra hours in jail at the request of immigration agents — regardless of the charge or the person's past criminal record.
But the standard is different just across the line...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:50 AM
It's a frosty winter's day in this historic town on Maryland's Eastern Shore, but inside a little red-brick restaurant called The BBQ Joint, the vibe is warm and the barbecue is smoking hot.
Savory aromas waft from the open kitchen as chef/owner...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:41 AM
As of 10:30 a.m. Thursday, lanes on the Baltimore Beltway remain closed at Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie due to an overturned tractor trailer with a person trapped inside.
The ramp to southbound Ritchie Highway and two shoulders are closed.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Edward Hall Covell Jr., a leader in Maryland's broiler industry who owned a farm supply business and was named to the Poultry Hall of Fame, died of pneumonia Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The longtime Talbot County resident...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Mary B. "Wesi" Price, a social worker who helped establish the social work department at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died Saturday of dementia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Maples of Towson, an assisted-living facility. She was...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:57 PM
State lawmakers and some local politicians are considering raising their own salaries in 2014 — proposals that supporters say might have more traction now that Maryland is a few years out of the recession.
This week, a state commission...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:46 AM
To understand how unevenly the recession and recovery rippled across Maryland, consider its economic extremes.
At one end, there's Anne Arundel County. Its employment base was 7 percent larger this spring than it was five years earlier, a gain of 17,000...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:32 PM
In Easton, an untold story of free African-Americans is being discovered through bits of glass, shards of pottery and oyster shells.
Piece by piece, archaeologists and historians from two universities and the community are uncovering the history of The...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 6:30 AM
One particular reality that Maryland's confiscatory estate and inheritance taxes ignore is that seniors are mobile and are no longer tied to the state by employment ("Maryland in disequilibrium," Dec. 29). Thus, Maryland loses not only the estate taxes...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:22 AM
"People live on memories of food."
— Pauline Guiragoss
The Eastern Shore met the Middle East in East Baltimore recently when a woman from Tilghman Island taught a woman from Lebanon to make Maryland crab soup.
It began with a passing comment...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Residents of the Middle Eastern Shore have learned through decades of hard experience that they can't trust the Dover Bridge.
The decrepit relic of the Herbert Hoover years, which crosses the Choptank River between Talbot and Caroline counties, is...