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  • Civilian pilot strays into restricted air space over Washington

    The U.S. Air Force sent two F-16 jet fighters to intercept a civilian plane that had strayed into restricted air space over Washington, D.C., at about 8:30 p.m. Monday. The military planes, based at Andrews Air Force Base, escorted the smaller craft until...
  • Chicagoland literary events: Oct. 15 - 22

    Saturday Anderson's Bookshop's mother-daughter book club will discuss "Number the Stars" by Lois Lowry at 2 p.m. at Anderson's Bookshop in Downers Grove, 5112 Main St., Downers Grove; free. 630-963-2665, andersonsbookshop.com. Franki Elliot will host...
  • Howard program helps students serve community

    The group of Howard County teenagers used Facebook and Twitter to get the word out: They were recruiting youth singers, performers and improvisational acts to perform at a fundraising concert at a senior center. For some, the idea of teens getting...
  • Jaime Arbona

    Jaime Arbona
    Jaime Arbona, former customs agent for the ports of entry to Baltimore, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Oct. 20 at his Cedarcroft home. He was 88. Born in Utuado, Puerto Rico, where he attended the University of Puerto Rico, he served in...
  • Maryland man jailed in Libya returns home

    Maryland man jailed in Libya returns home
    The Baltimore man who traveled to Libya in February at the start of a political uprising there said he was never in the country as a journalist but as a supporter of the revolutionaries. "I was supporting the revolution when I got captured. My mother...
  • BWI plans a $100M expansion

    BWI plans a $100M expansion
    Travelers passing through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will see extensive changes over the next two years as officials launch a $100 million renovation project that will transform the central section of the airport —...
  • False alarm on Southwest flight from Florida to BWI

    The unidentified substance found Wednesday on a Baltimore-bound Southwest flight was determined to not be a threat, a spokeswoman for the airline said. Hazmat and rescue crews from Palm Beach County investigated a "suspicious chemical powder" found on...
  • Reel Critics: J. Edgar misses the forest for the trees

    Few figures in America ever hold serious political power for half a century. Senators Strom Thurmond and Robert Byrd, as well as Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, are among the few who did. But no one held as much power as J. Edgar Hoover did as...
  • Nine tornadoes tear through Maryland

    Nine tornadoes tear through Maryland
    At least nine tornadoes ripped through Maryland on Friday during a 41/2-hour period, the National Weather Service said Sunday. Tornadoes touched down in six counties — including one that left a four-mile path of destruction in Carroll County,...
  • Police investigated cannibalism suspect in machete report

    Police investigated cannibalism suspect in machete report
    Three weeks before Alexander Kinyua was charged with dismembering a family friend and eating some of the body parts, police at Morgan State University investigated a report that the suspect had a machete in his dorm room, school officials confirmed...
  • Heat wave intensifies in Baltimore

    Heat wave intensifies in Baltimore
    Heat indexes soared above 110 degrees across the region Friday on the hottest day of the young summer, the second of what could be a stretch of days flirting with 100-degree temperatures. Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall...