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Orioles acquire left-hander Daniel Rodriguez in minor league deal
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:36:00 EST
The Orioles made a minor league trade on Friday night, acquiring left-hander Daniel Rodriguez from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for cash, the club announced.

Baltimore’s likely not done with winter weather this weekend
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:32:00 EST
Baltimore City saw little more than slush on Saturday morning as snow that fell through the night was doused with rain. The National Weather Service said that more snow and rain is possible for the area on Saturday until about 3 p.m.

Garden gnome fans fret: SkyMall files for bankruptcy
StarDem.com / Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:00:00 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy.

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics rolls cold and deep Feb. 1
Cape Gazette / Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:00:00 EST
http://capegazette.villagesoup.com/media/Common/20/19/1317330/t100-polar2006.jpg I moved to Lewes from West Chester in summer 1975 to accept a teaching job at Cape Henlopen High School. We lived on McFee Street, and I couldn’t believe you could go to the beach every day five times a day. I decided I would go every day of the calendar year 1976, which I did at Cape Henlopen State Park. I coached state championship cross country teams in fall 1977 and track in spring 1978. We celebrated by ...

Security guard in critical condition after shooting behind Goodwill store in Walkersville
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 24 Jan 2015 02:00:00 -0500
Lino Martinez was getting ready to close up the King’s Pizza Italian Restaurant in the Discovery Crossing shopping center Thursday night when he heard a gunshot.

Owls rule the night
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 -0500
Due to their nocturnal nature, owls have been viewed as bad omens or messengers of misfortune and even death. In spite of this, owls are particularly valuable as rodent predators. A single barn owl ca

Project Hope Thurmont: help for addicts
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 -0500
For many people, the idea that there is a severe heroin problem in their town, much less with their own family or friends, is something they can’t imagine.

Flu deaths rise to 19
Cape Gazette / Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:41:26 EST
Flu deaths in Delaware have more than tripled over last year with 19 reported Jan. 23 by public health officials. There have been 14 deaths in New Castle County, three in Sussex County and two in Kent, said Emily Knearl, section chief for Health and Risk Communication for Division of Public Health. Delaware has had 1,826 lab-confirmed cases to date. All fatalities but one were individuals over age 65 with ...

Business on the Move: Omni Home Staging
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 24 Jan 2015 02:00:00 -0500
Carol Bukalew started Omni Home Staging seven years ago. The business has grown, and she now has a showroom and warehouse.

What next for bicycles on Rehoboth’s Boardwalk?
Cape Gazette / Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:00:00 EST
Rehoboth Beach officials have decided they do not want a ban on bicycles on the Boardwalk, but are still considering ways for bicyclists to go slower on the boards next summer. Two accidents were reported last summer, but police Chief Keith Banks and citizens reported a number of close calls. Banning bikes was quickly dismissed by the city commissioners, who agreed with the public that bicycling on the Boardwalk ...

Mistrial in Ravens Super Bowl parade stabbing
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:53:00 EST
A mistrial was declared Friday in the case of a teenager accused of fatally stabbing another teen during a fight after the Baltimore Ravens' Super Bowl parade in 2013.

Two men charged with child pornography possession
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:15:00 -0500
Two Frederick County men face child pornography charges after the Frederick County Sheriff's Office conducted two separate investigations, according to a news release.

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