| Mar 7, 2015
| 2:00 PM
They seem as common as squawking gulls, and true Angelenos may not even bother to look up when one of the LAPD's 17 helicopters rattles their windows, its spotlight searching for a car-jacked Camry or an assault suspect hiding under a jacaranda.
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:29 PM
A "racially inhospitable environment" at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's fire department led to the unlawful termination of a black deputy fire chief earlier this year, a state judge has ruled — and his firing must now be reversed.
| Jul 13, 2013
Before he was a lawyer, Anthony Ashton was a high school guidance counselor and a middle school teacher before that.
Those experiences shaped skills he would need in a second career: the ability to convey thoughts to an audience and to listen...
| May 29, 2011
Gil Scott-Heron, a singer, songwriter, poet and author whose social commentary and combination of spoken words with musical grooves are widely cited as a seminal influence on rap music, died Friday. He was 62.
The Associated Press reported that a friend,...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:53 PM
When Alfred "Freddy" Garner Jr. was growing up, h's father taught him to be the bigger man and walk away from confrontations.
That's what relatives and police say the information technology professional from Washington was doing early Sunday when he was...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Virginia and Virginia Tech both figure to start top-shelf senior point guards next basketball season. The Cavaliers’ Jontel Evans is the ACC’s best returning on-the-ball defender, and the Hokies’ Erick Green is the conference’s No....
| Sep 22, 2011
Norma Holloway Johnson, a trailblazing former chief judge of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., who gained national prominence when she oversaw the grand jury investigation into President Clinton's relationship with intern Monica Lewinsky, has...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Dennis Francis Hasson, a retired Naval Academy professor, died Tuesday of emphysema and congestive heart failure at his Severna Park home.
He was 77.
The son of a stationary engineer and a homemaker, Dr. Hasson was raised in Hamilton. After graduating...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 3:36 PM
The Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League today acquired former Johns Hopkins All-American Paul Rabil from the Rochester Knighthawks as part of a blockbuster six-player trade that sends Wings forward Dan Dawson and defenseman Paul Dawson to...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Robert Shipley Auerbach, one of the founding members of the Maryland Green Party and the party's three-time nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives, died Dec. 12 from injuries suffered in a hit-and-run accident that evening in Greenbelt. He was 92....
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Prince George's County Del. Tiffany Alston, who was to be sentenced next month after a conviction for stealing $800 from the General Assembly to pay the salary of an employee at her private law office, is expected to enter a plea next week in a second...