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  • Judge reverses black fire chief's termination

    Judge reverses black fire chief's termination
    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. Gregory...
  • The wins aren't coming, but small victories are for Denbigh's girls basketball team

    NEWPORT NEWS — The losses keep coming, most by margins of greater than 50 points. But when you're the head coach of a winless basketball team whose character and perseverance far outweigh its talent level, you stress the small victories. Like...
  • Five questions for Anthony Ashton

    Five questions for Anthony Ashton
    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...
  • Gil Scott-Heron dies at 62; singer and poet 'set the template' for rap music

    Gil Scott-Heron dies at 62; singer and poet 'set the template' for rap music
    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,...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech, Virginia pursuing Rice transfer Dylan Ennis to fill point guard void

    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....
  • D.C. man's life ends outside Baltimore bar

    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...
  • Norma Holloway Johnson dies at 79; trailblazing former federal judge

    Norma Holloway Johnson dies at 79; trailblazing former federal judge
    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...
  • Dennis Francis Hasson, Naval Academy professor

    Dennis Francis Hasson, Naval Academy professor
    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...
  • Notes: Rabil traded to NLL's Wings; Monmouth, Quinnipiac to MAAC

    Notes: Rabil traded to NLL's Wings; Monmouth, Quinnipiac to MAAC
    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...
  • Robert Shipley Auerbach, co-founder of Maryland Green Party

    Robert Shipley Auerbach, co-founder of Maryland Green Party
    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....
  • Prince George's delegate reaches 'agreement' in criminal cases

    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...