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  • Botched robbery leads to N.Y. student's death -- by police

    It wasn't like the movies. Seven of the police officer's bullets hit the robber. An eighth hit a hostage, Andrea Rebello. Both were killed, and a standoff was over. The repercussions, however, had just begun. The death of the 21-year-old Hofstra...
  • Missing from his resume- until now: Working on a purpose-driven mission

    Missing from his resume- until now: Working on a purpose-driven mission
    Who:  Kenneth Crooks, of Aventura From: Comcast NBC in Broward County, as area vice president, operations To: The Heart Gallery of Broward as executive director About: Heart Gallery of Broward County is the fifth largest Heart Gallery in the U.S....
  • About Norm Kent

    About Norm Kent
    Norman Elliott Kent, a graduate of Hofstra University, is a publisher and criminal defense attorney based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, handling First Amendment, constitutional rights, and media law cases.  A pioneer in medical necessity defenses for marijuana...
  • Nazareth grad wins $10,000 Fox News College Challenge

     
    Nazareth High School graduate Julia Skrobak will appear on "Fox and Friends" at 8:20 a.m. Friday, along with two other students, as winners of the 2013 "Fox News Channel College Challenge." The three women, who currently are all students at......
  • Z on TV: The incredible shrinking Baltimore anchor desk

    Z on TV: The incredible shrinking Baltimore anchor desk
    The departure last week of Marianne Banister from WBAL-TV after 15 years of co-anchoring a team that always finished first or second in its time period raised big questions about the changing face of television news in Baltimore. In the past year and...
  • Laurel resident nominated for membership into Phi Eta Sigma

    Stasia Manak, of Laurel, has been named to the dean's list for the fall and spring semesters at The Catholic University of America, in Washington. She has also been nominated for membership into Phi Eta Sigma, a national college scholastic honor society,...
  • Baltimore stations jockey to fill the Oprah vacuum

    Baltimore stations jockey to fill the Oprah vacuum
    For stations in Baltimore and across the country, Monday is the first day of the post-Oprah Winfrey era. Llike their counterparts nationwide, stations here will be trying new and (allegedly_ improved shows to grab a piece of the huge audience that the...
  • Drug may be near for cancer's companion condition cachexia

    Drug may be near for cancer's companion condition cachexia
    Bonnie Addario didn't even know there was a word for what was happening to her. As if lung cancer weren't bad enough, the 54-year-old had lost 30 pounds off her normally 130-pound frame. Her life was limited to her husband's Barcalounger, where she had to...
  • Nancy Z. Fleming, teacher, dies

    Nancy Z. Fleming, teacher, dies
    Nancy Z. Fleming, a former educator and homemaker who participated in a University of Maryland Alzheimer disease study, died Sept. 14 of the disease at Emeritus Towson Assisted Living. The longtime Towson resident was 73. The daughter of a banker and...
  • Adam Lanza: A 'Quiet, Odd' Loner Living On The Fringes

    Adam Lanza: A 'Quiet, Odd' Loner Living On The Fringes
    He was a loner, a 20-year-old whom Newtown High School classmates remembered as a skinny, shaggy-haired boy "who never really talked at all" and who stayed tight to the corridor walls when he walked, often clutching his laptop. There was a common...
  • Gunman Kills 26 At Sandy Hook School In Newtown

    A gunman with a mind for destruction turned the idyllic Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown into a scene of horrific chaos and carnage Friday morning, killing 20 children and six adults, including the school's principal, in the worst shooting at a...