| Jul 16, 2011
Covering "Carmageddon" is driving some local television and radio stations a bit crazy.
One news director bluntly told the traffic reporter not to expect much sleep for the next two days. A news crew from another station will be living in a...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:43 PM
As I write, the sun is shining and it's a beautiful day in Guilford. Schools are recessed, the summer solstice has passed, and vacations are on the horizon. We look forward to the delights that the season provides.
Held on a Sunday afternoon in June, the...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 6:46 PM
The federal government is suing the owner of a Hagerstown cement plant for polluting the air, a legal step the company said is unnecessary and surprising.
Attorney William Bumpers said St. Lawrence Cement tried to introduce a pollution-reducing measure...
| Jul 8, 2010
With at least two cable television shows — VH1's "The OCD Project" and A&E's "Obsessed" — featuring people struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder, awareness may be on the rise. And Dr. Charles Mansueto hopes to give attention to the...
| May 23, 2011
| 9:35 AM
Daniel "The Wig Man" Vovak, who ran for president, the U.S. Senate and other offices wearing a Colonial-style periwig, died of cancer Saturday at Casey House hospice in Montgomery County, according to David Vovak, a brother. The Rockville resident was 39....
| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:43 AM
City liquor board Chairman Steve Fogleman has a new sideline, as a tennis reporter.
Fogleman, who avidly tweets about liquor board business under the handle BaltoBeerBaron, started a new Twitter feed this month under the name Tennis Maryland.
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:05 AM
William Donald Schaefer wanted three people — a friend, an aide and a lawyer — to lead the charitable foundation created in his name. Two of the three apparently have other plans.
Years before his death in April, Schaefer designated Gene...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:40 AM
Former President Bill Clinton often jokes that the most disorienting thing about transitioning out of the presidency is that a band no longer strikes up a tune every time he enters a room.
Rep. Donna F. Edwards had the opposite and no doubt equally...
| May 10, 2011
| 3:59 PM
City Councilwoman Belinda Conaway has filed a lawsuit against Examiner newspapers and one of its writers, Adam Meister, over an online column he wrote claiming that she lives in Baltimore County instead of the city she represents.
The suit, filed...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:35 PM
About $100,000 of marijuana was seized from a West Side residence early this morning by Chicago police. Police said they executed a search warrant at …...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Home prices dipped in July in the Bay Area as potential buyers and sellers took time out to ponder dreary economic reports and a budget standoff in Washington, a real estate information service said. Sales fell more than usual from......