| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Tyler Hughes always liked to go fast.
At age 3, he was powering a little go-kart around an asphalt track in a neighbor's backyard on the Eastern Shore.
At 5 years old, he was whipping quarter-midget racecars around dirt tracks in Maryland and...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Arthur J. Gutman, a retired insurance broker and former H.L. Mencken Society president, died of respiratory failure Nov. 27 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The former North Baltimore resident was 101.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Adolph B. Gutman...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:03 PM
WASHINGTON -- Maryland GOP Senate candidate Daniel Bongino will report raising at least $650,000 for his campaign since July, a significantly larger haul than he has had in any quarter since announcing his candidacy last year.
Bongino, who is...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:39 PM
The veil was lifted Thursday on decades of confidential sexual-abuse allegations in the ranks of the Boy Scouts of America with the court-ordered release of more than 1,200 of the organization's "perversion files."
The files offer the public an...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:28 PM
A state senator told colleagues Wednesday that a bill to prohibit school systems from suspending children who make gun gestures or have objects that look like a gun is needed because "this has gotten out of hand."
Sen. J.B. Jennings filed his bill after...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Carl O. Snowden, the former director of the Office of Civil Rights in the Maryland Attorney General's Office, has been ordered jailed for violating probation in an Anne Arundel County drunken driving case, according to court records.
Snowden, 59, a...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The history, current state and future of oyster production in the Chesapeake region are the subject of a four-part Sunday afternoon discussion series at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels.
State of the Oyster, the first in a planned...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:33 AM
The Eastern Shore town of Bellevue saw the heaviest rains in the U.S. during Superstorm Sandy, according to an official report on the storm the National Hurricane Center released Tuesday.
The town, across the Tred Avon River from Oxford and just south...