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  • PASSINGS: Ben Pleasants, Kenneth Appel

    Ben Pleasants L.A. poet and playwright Ben Pleasants, 72, a Los Angeles poet and playwright who also championed the work of Charles Bukowski and John Fante in literary critiques, died of a heart attack April 18 in Crescent City, his wife, Paula, said....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Newtown Families Grieve As Medical Examiner Works To Identify Victims In Sandy Hook School Shooting

      The victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings each had between three and 11 wounds, Chief State Medical Examiner H. Wayne Carver III said Saturday afternoon. "This is a very devastating set of injuries," Carver said at a press...
  • Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza

    Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza
    Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son. "Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
  • College students from Laurel named to dean's list and graduate

    Benjamin Glass, of Laurel, class of 2013, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Tufts University, in Medford, Mass. Amanda Morgan, of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, N.Y....
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • 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,...