| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:57 AM
The sun is out and skies are blue Tuesday, and that must mean the nor'easter that wetted the region this weekend has passed.
The storm's precipitation was much-needed, though it didn't solve all of the state's drought problems in one fell swoop.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The State Board of Education was right to reject Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold's attempt to evade the spirit of a law that prevents local jurisdictions from slacking off in their support for public schools. Protest though he might that he had...
| 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...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Maryland State Police said they arrested Grammy-nominated rapper 2 Chainz on a drug citationfollowing a Thursday traffic stop on his way to perform at a homecoming event at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
The rapper, whose real name is...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Now for a bit of good news - and from an environmental group at that.
Drew Koslow, the Choptank Riverkeeper, reports that while walking the shore of Harris Creek in Talbot County, he saw an "amazing" abundance of oysters growing in the intertidal zone,...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Merle W. Unger Jr., serving a life sentence for the 1975 murder of Hagerstown Police Officer Donald Kline, is scheduled for a new trial in June, Washington County Deputy State’s Attorney Joseph Michael said this week.
The trial will begin the week...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Thirty-four immigrants who had been convicted of crimes and were wanted by law enforcement agencies were arrested this week in Annapolis and on Maryland's Eastern Shore in a two-day "targeted enforcement operation" involving federal immigration officials....
| 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...
| 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...