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  • Midshipman dies after skateboarding accident

    Midshipman dies after skateboarding accident
    A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman died Saturday after slipping into a coma following a skateboarding injury, the third midshipman to expire due to injury in two months. Hans Loewen, 20, of Hampstead, N.C., was camping at Assateague State Park with other...
  • Blame all the lawyers [Commentary]

    Blame all the lawyers [Commentary]
    Two high profile military sexual assault cases ended with big losses for the prosecution last month. At Fort Bragg in North Carolina, Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair pleaded guilty to reduced charges and received a light sentence of a written reprimand...
  • Navy football returns to practice field after mourning McKamey

    Navy football returns to practice field after mourning McKamey
    With heavy hearts and a new slogan to help remember their fallen teammate, the Navy football team returned to practice Tuesday in Annapolis. It came 10 days after freshman slotback Will McKamey collapsed from a brain injury on a nearby field and was...
  • Sheriff's Office says alcohol a factor in Navy midshipman skateboarding death

    Sheriff's Office says alcohol a factor in Navy midshipman skateboarding death
    The Worcester County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that alcohol was a factor in a recent skateboarding accident that resulted in the death of a 20-year-old Naval Academy midshipman, but officials said they did not know if the victim himself had been...
  • A daring Confederate night attack on the Union fleet off Newport News Point

    A daring Confederate night attack on the Union fleet off Newport News Point
    Most of the sailors in the Union’s powerful North Atlantic Blockading Squadron were sound asleep when a small, nearly silent craft slipped through the early morning darkness of April 9, 1864 toward the flagship USS Minnesota off Newport News Point....
  • At Naval Academy, Clinton calls on leaders to balance technology, privacy

    At Naval Academy, Clinton calls on leaders to balance technology, privacy
    Former President Bill Clinton told Naval Academy midshipmen Tuesday that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was an "imperfect messenger," but posed important questions about security, technology and freedom in America. Clinton said Snowden'...
  • Sports Roundup: Crescenta Valley girls' track runs past Burroughs, Muir

    GIRLS’ TRACK AND FIELD Crescenta Valley in Pacific League tri-meet: The Falcons picked up a pair of victories on Wednesday afternoon at Burroughs High as they defeated Burroughs, 93-43, and Muir, 126-9. Crescenta Valley (5-1 in league) won 12 of...
  • For third time in two months, Naval Academy says goodbye to a shipmate

    For third time in two months, Naval Academy says goodbye to a shipmate
    More than 1,000 mourners gathered Wednesday at the U.S. Naval Academy chapel to say goodbye to Midshipman Hans P. Loewen, remembered as an adventurous, vibrant, funny man whose company mates summed him up in a phrase: "Live like a warrior." Loewen, 20,...
  • End of organic farming raises concern in Gambrills

    End of organic farming raises concern in Gambrills
    The sprawling farm along Annapolis Road in Gambrills stands as an oasis of rural life in the midst of suburbia. Cows graze beyond the white fence as commuters pass by; farm trucks carry organic produce to local farmers markets. Maryland Sunrise Farm...
  • Howard H. Walters

    Howard H. Walters
    Howard Homer Walters, a retired civil engineer and former president of Bell Atlantic Properties, died of kidney failure April 1 at the BayWoods of Annapolis. The longtime Cape St. Claire resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised in West Baltimore on...
  • Receiver Jamir Tillman could give Navy football a new big-play threat

    Receiver Jamir Tillman could give Navy football a new big-play threat
    Jamir Tillman learned early on not to overlook life after football. Tillman, a sophomore wide receiver at Navy, heard how his father Cedric began working as an accountant in Las Vegas during a six-year career in the National Football League that ended...