| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Old Dominion, entering its first Conference USA season, was picked to finish fifth in the East Division. Marshall was picked to win the East, while North Texas was picked to win the West. The voting was conducted by the league’...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Eric Thompson said among the first challenges in his Arab immersion class was learning the Arabic word for "yes."
To the Arnold resident, it sounded a lot like the English word, "no."
"So when teachers are congratulating you, you're saying, 'Oh, I...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
UPDATED: Annapolis is preparing for Independence Day festivities Friday that include the city's parade and a free fireworks show, but Glen Burnie's fireworks show, which had been set for July 3, has been moved to Saturday.
On Thursday, the Glen Burnie...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:04 PM
In America, the land of strongly held opinions, a whiff of controversy about the proper way to celebrate Independence Day seems positively patriotic.
So it was in Bel Air. Complaints of animal cruelty didn't stop the frog-hopping contest or turtle...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Two boats collided Friday near the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, injuring three boaters, the Coast Guard said Saturday.
A boat from the Coast Guard's Annapolis station was in the area responding to an unrelated matter when its crew saw the boats...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Vice Adm. Walter E. "Ted" Carter Jr. will formally relieve Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller as superintendent of the Naval Academy during a change-of-command ceremony scheduled July 23, academy officials said Thursday.
Carter, who until this month was head of...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 1:01 PM
John H. Zink Jr., a retired mechanical engineer and contractor who enjoyed playing gin rummy going to the beach, died July 3 of an apparent heart attack. He was 95.
Mr. Zink was lunching and playing cards with friends at the Green Spring Club when he was...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:35 PM
What's more important to a child's development: books or moms?
Books, of course.
But let's throw the moms a bone or two. They do a mostly decent job (quick, name someone who's influenced you more).
And their love for reading is contagious —...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:10 PM
On Friday, the community came together at the sixth annual Daily Pilot Community & Clubs Hall of Fame luncheon, where 11 citizens were honored for the time, talent and treasure they have given freely in service to the youths and families of Costa Mesa,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Perhaps the most hotly contested — or at least the nastiest — local race in the state this year is the Republican primary for executive in Anne Arundel County. Incumbent Laura Neuman, a political novice who was appointed to the job last year...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Richard Harryman was wearing a crisp blue shirt for the occasion, and his hospital bed was in the living room.
There were punch and cookies on a table in the hall, and family and friends were waiting when a car arrived carrying four midshipmen....