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  • Writer of 'Milk' questions the psyche of 'J. Edgar'

    Writer of 'Milk' questions the psyche of 'J. Edgar'
    The late FBI director J. Edgar Hoover would have hated director Clint Eastwood's new movie about him, but audiences are likely to be intrigued by it. Although "J. Edgar" does not realize its full dramatic potential, it's an ambitious attempt to get inside...
  • Maryland environmental law clinic focuses on enforcement

    Maryland environmental law clinic focuses on enforcement
    Thelma Boyd and her Cheverly-area neighbors were at their wits' end when they connected with the University of Maryland's environmental law clinic. She and other residents of distressed, predominantly black neighborhoods on the outskirts of Washington...
  • Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses

    Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses
    A nonprofit foundation paid hundreds of thousands of dollars by the Baltimore Police Department as part of the commissioner's signature training program reported that nearly 40 percent of the foundation's expenditures over two years covered entertainment,...
  • Prosecutors Rebut Jailed Robert Kennedy's Assassin's Claims in Freedom Quest

    Prosecutors Rebut Jailed Robert Kennedy's Assassin's Claims in Freedom Quest
    LOS ANGELES - A controversial assertion by convicted Robert F. Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan to win his freedom was challenged this week by the California attorney general who said "overwhelming evidence" exists against Sirhan's claims. Sirhan's...
  • 7 Days: 7/28 - 8/3

    7 Days:  7/28 - 8/3
    Thursday July 28 HISTORY IN THE MAKING Bill Eppridge witnessed a good deal of history firsthand, particularly in the '60s, and he usually had a camera with him as it unfolded. Chances are you've seen shots he took of the Beatles arriving in the U.S.,...
  • Robert F.Kennedy's Son Faces Charges In Maternity Ward Tussle

    Robert F.Kennedy's Son Faces Charges In Maternity Ward Tussle
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Robert F. Kennedy's son is facing misdemeanor charges stemming from a confrontation with two nurses that occurred as he was trying to carry his 2-day-old baby out of the maternity ward at a suburban New York hospital, according to a...
  • Son of Robert F. Kennedy Charged Over Clash With Nurses

    Son of Robert F. Kennedy Charged Over Clash With Nurses
    NEW YORK -- Robert F. Kennedy's son, Douglas, faces misdemeanor charges over an incident at a New York hospital last month in which he knocked down a nurse while holding his newborn son, attorneys for both sides say. He was arraigned Thursday on...
  • Attorneys For RFK Convicted Killer Sirhan Push 'Second Gunman' Argument

    Attorneys For RFK Convicted Killer Sirhan Push 'Second Gunman' Argument
    STORY HIGHLIGHTS *Lawyers for convicted assassin Sirhan Sirhan contend a second gun killed RFK *Sirhan -- the only person charged and convicted -- is serving a life sentence *For the first time, Sirhan's attorneys rule out a security guard as a gunman...
  • When well-educated politicians cry 'snob'

    When well-educated politicians cry 'snob'
    With the Republican presidential nomination contest in high gear, Marylanders might be forgiven for smiling. The word "snob" has returned with full force to presidential politics after a four-decade hiatus. Former Sen. Rick Santorum (Penn State University...
  • Anthony J. Konstant, restaurateur, dies

    Anthony J. Konstant, restaurateur, dies
    Anthony K. Konstant, a civil rights advocate and restaurateur who led the way in desegregating restaurants on U.S. 40 in northeast Maryland and later owned the landmark Williamsburg Inn in White Marsh for many years, died Friday of heart failure at Oak...
  • From Canyon To Cove: Post 9/11, we look over our shoulders

    Where were you when you learned that John F. Kennedy had been assassinated? I was on an elementary school playground in Ohio that had gone suddenly quiet, as we watched one of our teachers slowly sink into a swing and begin to sob uncontrollably. We...