| May 25, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Another summer, another agonizing season of Bay Bridge traffic.
Admired, cursed and studied, Maryland's sole Chesapeake Bay crossing is being eyeballed again as state engineers try to determine how many years remain in its girders and suspension...
| May 5, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Richard F. Ober, a retired lawyer and insurance company executive who enjoyed sailing the Chesapeake Bay, died April 13 from vascular disease at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 98.
The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Richard...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's recently released 2012 State of the Bay Report tells us the health of the Chesapeake Bay has improved 14 percent since 2008. But that doesn't tell the whole story.
Throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, we hear...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Statements Merle Unger made to police almost four decades ago about the killing of Hagerstown Police Officer Donald Kline can be used in a new trial set for June, although the state will not be allowed to introduce evidence of two escapes he made after...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:22 PM
A man serving a life sentence for the 1979 murder of a Garrett County Sheriff’s deputy was in Washington County Circuit Court on Monday, seeking a new trial based on a higher court decision in the case of a man convicted of murdering a Hagerstown...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Parts of three waterways have been opened to shellfish harvesting after tests showed declines in bacteria there, the Maryland Department of the Environment announced Monday.
An area of the Wicomico River on the Eastern Shore, at the border between...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 2:58 PM
At Western Heights Middle School, a student took her turn at the front of the class figuring out a math problem on the board. She used an electronic pen, but could just as easily have used her finger to write her math solution on the electronic board.
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:57 PM
A Montgomery County police officer shot himself to death after leading a state trooper on a high-speed chase on the Eastern Shore early Monday, state police said.
Jed R. Bylsma, 30, of Gettysburg, Pa., was pronounced dead at the scene, police said....
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Shirley M. Miller, a homemaker and volunteer who earlier had worked at Waverly Press, died Dec. 12 of a stroke at Londonderry, an Easton retirement community.
The former longtime Towson resident was 92.
The daughter of an educator and a homemaker,...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 10:30 PM
In a deal some say could be a model for government land preservation in lean budget times, a wealthy businessman and former Anne Arundel County politician has agreed to give up development rights -- and grant limited but free public access -- to a 950-...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Nearly $2 million in federal grants have been awarded to protect and restore wetlands on the Eastern Shore, including a portion to enhance wildlife habitat on a 950-acre former bird sanctuary whose owner just donated the development rights to the state....