| Apr 18, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Dick Clark didn't invent rock ’n' roll, and often he didn't even like it. But more than any other non-performer, the clean-cut TV host and entrepreneur made this one-time rebel music welcome in America's living rooms via “American Bandstand.&...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts.
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| Feb 12, 2012
| 11:47 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: The area was known as Totoket, or "Tidal River," when it was purchased from the Mattabesec Indians by settlers from New Haven in 1638. It was named Branford in 1653, after the English town of Brentford in Middle-sex County. It was set...
| Oct 2, 2011
About 700 protesters were arrested Saturday in a demonstration against corporate greed and other social inequalities after they swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge and shut down a lane of traffic for several hours, New York City police said.
Paul Browne, a...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 5:37 PM
St. John's United Methodist Church, a centuries-old church on St. Paul Street, looked the way it does during its occasional rock concerts. Hundreds of people — some older than 40, some in their 20s — gathered there Sunday not for the music, or...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 8:33 PM
With two international summits coming to Chicago in just seven months, the city got a chance to conduct a trial run early Sunday in arresting a large group of protesters without it escalating into violence.
Throughout Saturday evening, police remained in...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Joan Baez is calling from Paris the morning after a sold-out concert, and she’s seen the news reports coming out of Chicago.
“You have a number of activities going on in town, I understand,” she says with an understated laugh.
| Nov 3, 2011
Thousands of demonstrators chanted, marched, danced and waved signs Wednesday during a general strike called by Occupy Oakland, a largely peaceful protest that snarled downtown streets, rerouted buses, closed the busy port and drew hundreds of teachers...
| Nov 17, 2011
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| Nov 16, 2011
| 9:51 AM
Whether or not you agree with the Occupy protesters recently rousted from Manhattan's Zuccotti Park, still camping out at Baltimore's Inner Harbor and making their presence known in other cities across America, the movement has made one thing clear: The...
| Nov 18, 2011
Reporting from Los Angeles and New York -- Hundreds of people were arrested across the country Thursday in a series of sometimes confrontational street demonstrations protesting efforts to break up Occupy Wall Street-inspired camps.
In New York City,...