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  • Jury awards Severn woman $225,000 for bedbug infestation

    Jury awards Severn woman $225,000 for bedbug infestation
    In July 2010, Adarien Jackson's 6-year-old son, Kaden, began complaining of itchy bumps on his ankles. They soon turned into a rash and spread to his back, behind his ear, and on his eyelid. The child's pediatrician and dermatologists tried allergy...
  • Separate Subway Accidents Kills 1, Seriously Injures Another, Says Officials

    Separate Subway Accidents Kills 1, Seriously Injures Another, Says Officials
    Separate subway accidents Sunday took the life of one man, and has left another in serious condition. The first happened around 5:15 a.m. in the Broadway-31st Street station in Astoria, Queens. According to authorities, a 24-year-old man, who was drunk...
  • Newborn With Umbilical Cord Still Attached Found Outside Queens Home

    Newborn With Umbilical Cord Still Attached Found Outside Queens Home
    Police are searching for the mother who stuffed her newborn inside a shoebox and abandoned her outside a Queens home Friday morning. According to authorities, the baby girl was discovered wrapped in a purple towel some time after 7 a.m. outside a...
  • A literary stamp to these three houses

    A literary stamp to these three houses
    In 1937, poet Edna St. Vincent Millay came close to refusing an honorary degree from New York University when she learned she had been excluded from a reception for male recipients of the doctorate at the Waldorf-Astoria and instead was to have a quiet...
  • Parents Question Why School Gave Kids MetroCards Instead Of Bus Service

    Parents Question Why School Gave Kids MetroCards Instead Of Bus Service
    It's been a frustrating start to the school year for many parents whose children attend Public School 17 in Astoria, Queens. Parents said buses have not been showing up to take their kids to and from school, and that administrators offered kids...
  • Harford police blotter: man attacks vehicle with baseball bat

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Clarence Edward Weaver Sr., 53, of the first block of East Inca Street, was arrested Monday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with driving an uninsured...
  • Police blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Robert Christopher Fleming, 21, of the first block of Mitchell Avenue, was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault. Darrick Calvin James, 21, of the 100 block of West...
  • Bringing a taste of Hollywood to Burbank

    Bringing a taste of Hollywood to Burbank
    A little piece of Tinseltown is coming to Burbank this weekend as a new restaurant called the Hollywood Pasta Company opens on Burbank Boulevard with Chef Kurt Ehrlich, former chef at Tavern on the Green in New York City, at the helm. Ehrlich said he's...
  • 'Portlandia,' 'Homeland,' 'Game of Thrones' among Peabody winners

    'Portlandia,' 'Homeland,' 'Game of Thrones' among Peabody winners
    "Portlandia,""Homeland,""Game of Thrones,""Parks and Recreation,""Treme"and "The Colbert Report"are among the TV winners of the 71st annual Peabody Awards announced Wednesday. The Peabody board picked 38 winners, including several PBS specials and the...
  • Salesman helped make a name out of National Premium and Natty Boh

    Salesman helped make a name out of National Premium and Natty Boh
    Whenever you drink a National Premium or Natty Boh, think of Jerome "Jerry" DiPaolo, the colorful National Brewing Co. salesman and executive who helped make it one of the most recognizable and respected beers for more than 40 years in Baltimore and...
  • Latest Subway Perv Exposes Himself On R Train [PHOTO]

    Latest Subway Perv Exposes Himself On R Train [PHOTO]
    The newest weapon against perverts appears to be exposure...catching their images on cellphones. That's just what a 20 year old woman did aboard a Manhattan-bound R train when a man sitting across from her suddenly exposed himself. It happened just before...