| Apr 27, 2013
| 1:38 PM
In a career that's spanned more than four decades in four states, Gary D. Maynard has dealt with inmate sex scandals, prison riots, suicides and shrinking public safety budgets.
Last week, the Maryland corrections secretary faced a bank of TV cameras...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:29 PM
The wide windows in the landmark Monroe Building offer a sweeping view of Michigan Avenue and Millennium Park. On a crystal-blue spring day, it's easy to temporarily forget the long, bloody history of warfare. But keeping the stories of "citizen soldiers"...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Two men are reportedly in custody and police are searching for a third man in connection with the slaying of a sailor from Chicago who was working on a tall ship in the Bahamas.
The arrests in the fatal shooting of Kyle Bruner, 34, was reported by the...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:01 AM
If you walk up the long gravel pathway alongside the spacious grassy fields of Whitehall Township's 110-acre main park, the view from the top of the hill is remarkably similar to that from atop the hills just north of Gettysburg.
From the Oak Ridge...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:29 AM
WASHINGTON — Gays and lesbians in the military are running into widespread obstacles as they seek to take advantage of a new Obama administration policy designed to make it easier for same-sex couples in the armed services to get married.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:39 PM
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A Sonoma County sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a boy holding a pellet gun is a firearms expert, Iraq War veteran and contributor to online forums dealing with guns and police use of force, officials said Monday.
The Sheriff's Office confirmed...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:15 AM
On May 24, my wife and I embarked on our first cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean ship Grandeur of the Seas to celebrate our sixth wedding anniversary. Having deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a member of the Maryland Army National Guard, I had been...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Elliott and Phyllis Ruby of Aberdeen announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin Ruby, to Nathan Ander, son of Paul and Janet Ander of Baltimore.
The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Aberdeen High School and is employed at Aberdeen Proving...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For the third straight day, with more ahead, about 300,000 residents of West Virginia were unable to use their tap water because a chemical solvent leaked into the area’s water supply Thursday.
As authorities on...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:48 PM
On the job as a member of the Coast Guard, Ryan Kazmarek said he learned responsibility and discipline. But when he was off duty, the Dundalk man struggled with a "work hard, party hard lifestyle" that led him to alcoholism and — after he left the...