CONTRAFLOW CONTROVERSY AT THE BAY BRIDGE: WHICH SIDE IS GETTING THE WORST OF SUMMER TRAFFIC?

Summer traffic congestion on the Bay Bridge can make life miserable for people who live near both ends, Kent Island on the east and...

CARROLL CO. OFFICE OF THE STATE'S ATTORNEY RECEIVES OVER $300K IN GRANTS TO FUND 3 STAFF POSITIONS, PLUS LAW ENFORCEMENT OVERTIME

Two grants from the governor's office will fund three positions in the Carroll County Office of the State's Attorney.

 
 
 

AGENCIES INVESTIGATING NORTHWEST BALTIMORE GAS EXPLOSION, BUT ANSWERS COULD TAKE AWHILE

Experts said it could take months or years to determine what caused a gas explosion that destroyed three homes in Northwest Baltimore,...

NORTHWEST BALTIMORE GAS EXPLOSION: A TIMELINE OF EVENTS

A timeline of events from the gas explosion in Northwest Baltimore that has killed at least one person and injured at least six others.

 
 
 

TOM CLANCY'S CHESAPEAKE BAY ESTATE IN CALVERT COUNTY SELLS FOR $4.9 MILLION

Tom Clancy's Chesapeake Bay estate, which has been on the market two years, sold Monday for $4.9 million.

AFTER GAS EXPLOSION IN NORTHWEST BALTIMORE, RESIDENTS RUSHED TO THE SCENE TO DIG NEIGHBORS FROM DEBRIS

Before rescue crews arrived, the neighbors started an assembly line, passing bricks and whole slabs of the houses' foundation, among...

 
 
 

POSTAL SERVICE REVIEWING STAFFING FOLLOWING COMPLAINTS OF MAIL DELAYS IN BALTIMORE AREA

Frustrated lawmakers made surprise visits Monday to post offices in Dundalk and Essex, as the U.S. Postal Service said it was reviewing...

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND DELAYS IN-PERSON CLASSES FOR UNDERGRADUATES, BUT STUDENTS CAN STILL MOVE INTO DORMS

The University of Maryland's semester will begin online Aug. 31, and classes won't be held in-person for at least two weeks.

 
 
 

TEENS FACE MURDER CHARGES AFTER FATAL OWINGS MILLS SHOOTING

Two Reisterstown teens have been arrested and charged as adults in connection with a shooting that left one man dead in his Owings...

NAVAL ACADEMY CLASS OF 2022 PARENTS' WEEKEND POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Sean Buck has indefinitely postponed the Class of 2022 Parents' Weekend, citing coronavirus...

 
 
 

ANN H. MATHEWS, A SINGER AND OPERA LOVER, DIES

Ann H. Mathews, an opera lover and soloist who was also a voice teacher, has died at 88.

PHILIP DONLIN JR., A TEACHER AND COACH IN BALTIMORE COUNTY FOR 33 YEARS, DIES

Philip E. Donlin Jr., who taught and coached at Pikesville and Parkville high schools, has died at 85.

 
 
 

PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE LEASES 1 MILLION SQUARE-FOOT SPACE IN HAMPSTEAD, FORMER DART CONTAINER BUILDING

Penguin Random House is expanding to Hampstead, where a one million square-foot building will largely serve as a distribution center...

AS RAVENS PREPARE FOR STRANGE SEASON, THEY HOPE COLLEGE FOOTBALL CAN RETURN, TOO

As the Ravens approach the start of training camp practices, the college football season is teetering.

 
 
 

10 HARFORD HIGH SCHOOLS COULD BE USED AT VOTING CENTERS IN NOVEMBER ELECTION IF PLAN APPROVED BY GOV. HOGAN

Harford County's 10 public high schools could be used as voting centers for the Presidential Election, where anyone could vote, regardless...

HERE'S HOW TO STAY SAFE IN THE EVENT OF A GAS LEAK

Read experts' tips for detecting and preventing gas leaks and explosions.

 
 
 

RAVENS TIGHT END MARK ANDREWS SAYS HE NEVER CONSIDERED OPTING OUT OF 2020 SEASON

Ravens tight end Mark Andrews said he never considered opting out of the 2020 season because of COVID-19, despite the fact that he...

MARYLAND GOV. HOGAN STILL “REVIEWING” TRUMP'S PLAN FOR STATES TO HELP WITH EXTRA UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

President Donald Trump is proposing extra benefits for unemployed workers, but he wants financially-strapped state governments to help...

 
 
 

FORMER LAUREL MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO PROSTITUTING THREE WOMEN

A 32-year-old man, formerly of Laurel, pleaded guilty Aug. 4 to three counts of enticement to travel in interstate commerce for the...

FIRE OFFICIALS: SHADY SIDE CHURCH BURGLARIZED IN SUSPECTED ARSON, AND HEADSTONE IN CEMETERY SET ON FIRE

Anne Arundel County fire and police investigators are looking into the suspected arson, burglary and vandalism of a Shady Side church...

 
 
 



New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first...

New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days

New Zealand has reintroduced coronavirus restrictions in parts of the country after new locally transmitted cases broke the 102-day streak the country had gone without... Read more ...

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been... Read more ...

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

If you've got a mound of leftovers and you're sick of eating them as-is, try converting just about any of it into a creative work-week lunch. Read more ...

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Captain Kyle Rosenblatt says he's seen hammerheads and tiger sharks many times, but this is the first time he's ever seen a great white shark. Read more ...

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

Monday brought no new talks between Trump's team and negotiators on Capitol Hill as the president tries a go-it-alone strategy meant to circumvent the legislative standoff. Read more ...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health ministry, his daughter was vaccinated

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Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

WASHINGTON - Secret Service agents abruptly halted President Trump's coronavirus briefing on Monday after an armed suspect was shot outside the White House. The president was... Read more ...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has received it

MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President... Read more ...

Derecho with 100 mph winds moving across the Midwest

Derecho with 100 mph winds moving across the Midwest

A derecho is a widespread, long-lived wind storm associated with a band of rapidly moving showers or thunderstorms. Read more ...

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may replace closed department stores at struggling malls. Read more ...