| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Defying the odds against a legislator's making the leap to the state's top job, Del. Heather R. Mizeur plans to announce her candidacy Wednesday for the Democratic nomination for governor.
The 40-year-old Montgomery County lawmaker would join Lt. Gov....
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Sue T. Brown, who served as executive director of the Maryland Psychological Association for nearly three decades, died July 10 of complications from metastatic melanoma at her Columbia home. She was 73.
Sue Taylor was born in Seattle and raised in...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Virginia Pauline Moyer, 87, of Columbus, Miss., died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Healthcare-Golden Triangle in Columbus.
A graveside memorial service will be Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Hagerstown, Md.,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Ardith Carole Bailey Worthington, 62, of Berkeley County, W.Va., passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013.
Born Feb. 3, 1951, in Takoma Park, Md., she was the daughter of the late Harry Oliver Bailey Jr. and the late Ardith Irene Hostick Bailey.
She is survived...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 3:50 PM
John E. Konrad, vice president and general manager of a Takoma Park radio station, died Jan. 2 of bilateral pneumonia at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
He was 43 and lived in Mount Airy.
The son of a Seventh-day Adventist minister and a...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Surrounded by a phalanx of legislators and death penalty opponents, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Tuesday that his office will make a firm push to repeal the death penalty in the state this legislative session.
“The death penalty...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Lee Richardson is a pioneer of sorts in taking a new look at a very old energy source.
The Wicomico County poultry farmer just finished installing a commercial-sized wood pellet stove to heat one of his chicken houses in Willards, east of Salisbury. When...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Thomas E. Perez, the former Maryland labor secretary nominated to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, faced pointed questions at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday about whether politics influenced his decisions as the top civil rights attorney in...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:14 PM
In 1983 when President Ronald Reagan ordered the deployment of missiles in Europe as part of his "peace through strength" strategy to counter the Soviet Union, the very liberal town of Takoma Park, Md., declared itself a "nuclear free zone." City...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Baltimore’s challenge challenge to the 2010 Census count netted the city a small population bump.
Instead of being home to 620,961 people on April 1, 2010, as the U.S. Census Bureau reported in 2011, Baltimore actually had 621,074 residents...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:21 AM
WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans, including Maryland Rep. Andy Harris, stepped up their criticism of Labor Secretary nominee Tom Perez on Tuesday, amplifying their concerns a day before the former state official faces a Senate committee vote on his...