| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:26 PM
The purchase of Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers by Men's Wearhouse will likely mean fewer jobs in Carroll County, where the suit company is the fourth-largest employer.
Local officials said Tuesday that it is too early to know how severe the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:39 AM
The year 2013 has been a big one for Virginia Beach's Pharrell Williams and it's looking like the good news will spill over into 2014. The producer and songwriter has been nominated for a long list of major Grammy awards, including Record of the Year,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:22 AM
When Kathleen Howe first laid eyes nearly a quarter-century ago on a skeletal horse named Toby, compassion welled up from deep inside her.
The buckskin quarter horse — which Howe described as "a rack of bones" — lived on a farm where her 7-...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 10:59 AM
South River, senior
* Captured the Anne Arundel County individual title as South River won team crown
* Took the Class 4A East region title as Seahawks also won team title
* Finished sixth in the state meet
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Ronald LeRoy Rognlien, 61, a retired defense contractor and world traveler with family ties to Westminster, died unexpectedly from a heart attack at his home in Warrenton, Va., on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.
Born in 1952 in Baraboo, Wis.; he was the son of...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Maryland has long been a heavily Democratic state, but 2013 may have cemented its status as a truly liberal one.
The two things were not always synonymous. Though Democrats have dominated the legislature and governor's mansion for decades, the party's...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Jesse Ryan Loskarn, a former top Senate staffer who had been charged with possessing child pornography, committed suicide by hanging, according to the Maryland medical examiner’s office.
“The cause of death is hanging,” spokesman Bruce...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:28 AM
The Baltimore area will be well-represented during this college football season.
Ninety-six local players — from Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Harford County and Howard County — are listed on Football...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Lester A. Houck, a retired Treasury Department worker who was the oldest member of Wesley United Methodist Church, died Aug. 16 of liver failure at Vir-Les, his Westminster farm. He was 101.
The son of farmers, Lester Adelbert Houck was born on the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Robert Small, the Howard County parent whose name became known from Maine to California when he protested new nationwide education standards, is part of a chorus of increasingly strident voices rising up against the initiative — from both ends of...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:30 AM
As the federal health reform known as Obamacare takes hold, many community colleges in Maryland and across the country are capping the hours of adjunct faculty — who make up the bulk of their teaching force — to avoid paying for the...