Area artist turns a shining hobby into an artful lifestyle

His hobby turned in to a lifestyle and now Bob Benson is sharing his flashy art with the Baltimore area.

The “most famous reindeer of all” leads the way at local annual icy holiday celebration

But do you recall, the most famous reindeer of all? He has made his way to town just before Christmas and came bearing gifts of colored, clear and glowing ice all from Harbin, China.

SHA rolls out new technology to help keep winter roads clear and safe

The State Highway Administration is adding a few new pieces of technology to their snow clean-up crew. They hope to remove snow quicker so drivers can travel safely.

Visa used by New York terror suspect subject of earlier criticism

The suspect in this week’s attack in New York that left eight people dead entered the United States legally under a diversity visa. The visa is little known but has generated controversy before.

Montgomery County teen a champion at climbing the wall that could lead to the Olympics

17- year -old Noah Bratschi is speeding his way to the top. He’s among the top junior wall speed climbers in the country. Speed climbing is among the sports being added to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. And if the teenager continues his winning ways he could well find himself on the way to Japan.

DEADLY ROAD: MD Route 210 Has Taken Too Many Lives

Some refer to Maryland Route 210–Indian Head Highway–as the “highway of death.” So far this year the fatalities along the 20 mile road that stretches from the District of Columbia line to Charles County are double the number from last year. Now, police and residents are working to turn things around so the road is safe for drivers and pedestrians alike.

Local Youth Receive Hands-On Lessons From Former NFL Players

In advance of this week’s Congressional football game at Gallaudet College, some retired NFL players helped with some hands-on training for a lucky group of elementary and middle school students from around the region.

Battle for DACA goes to court as the deadline for renewal passes

Thursday was D-Day for individuals protected by DACA—the Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals—to file for renewal in the program. But for one new father, unable to meet that deadline, his dream of U.S. citizenship and becoming a chef to provide for his newborn daughter may be about to become harder to reach.