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  • Winter Garden man worries he'll be dead before Army executes daughter's killer

    Winter Garden man worries he'll be dead before Army executes daughter's killer
    Edward Bowman fears he won't live to see his daughter's killer executed. The Winter Garden man, 71, has waited 26 years for the U.S. military to carry out a 1988 death sentence handed to Ronald Gray, the soldier who raped and murdered Kimberly Ann...
  • Joe Philbin's son facing charges from auto accident

    Joe Philbin's son facing charges from auto accident
     DAVIE – Matthew Philbin, the son of Dolphins coach Joe Philbin, is facing a third-degree felony charge for failing to stop and render aid in a March 23 accident in Austin, Tx., according to a report in the Miami Herald.  The case is scheduled for...
  • Franklin W. Trapnell, Army colonel

    Franklin W. Trapnell, Army colonel
    Franklin Waters "Buck" Trapnell Jr., a retired Army colonel who served in Vietnam, died of a heart attack May 31 while visiting family near Richmond, Va. The former Roland Park resident was 77. Born in Baltimore and raised on Lake Avenue in Cedarcroft,...
  • 10 cheapest cities in the U.S.

    When it comes to cheap living, don't mess with Texas. Three of the 10 cheapest cities in the U.S. can be found in the Lone Star State. Several Texas cities, including San Marcos, McAllen and San Antonio, didn't crack the top 10 but ranked very highly...
  • Holder announces task force on 'homegrown' terrorists

    Holder announces task force on 'homegrown' terrorists
    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder, Jr. on Monday announced the creation of a task force within the Justice Department to combat an “escalating danger” from “homegrown” terrorists within the United States. The Justice Department, in a...
  • Reports raise concerns over security at federal field offices

    Reports raise concerns over security at federal field offices
    From metal detectors to ID checks, visitors entering agency headquarters and large federal facilities in and around the nation's capital are subjected to intense security — so much so that they're often warned to leave extra time to get through...
  • Should Ft. Hood victims be given Purple Heart? Opinion is divided

    Should Ft. Hood victims be given Purple Heart? Opinion is divided
    Five years after the 2009 shooting rampage at Ft. Hood, Texas, a new push is underway to make the victims eligible for the Purple Heart. But the idea is drawing opposition from, among others, a group representing Purple Heart recipients, who liken the...
  • U.S. soldier from Barrington dies in noncombat incident in Kosovo

    U.S. soldier from Barrington dies in noncombat incident in Kosovo
    An Army staff sergeant who had an address in Barrington, Ill., at the time that she enlisted 11 years ago was killed last week in a noncombat-related incident in Kosovo, military officials said Tuesday. Staff Sgt. Heidi Lynn Ruh, 32, was assigned to...
  • Ft. Hood: Mass shooting site to become a memorial

    Ft. Hood has demolished the building where Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan killed 13 people and injured more than 30 in the worst mass shooting at a military base.  Hasan, a military psychiatrist who considers himself a militant waging war against the U.S.,...
  • Shooting at Ft. Hood; everyone at base ordered to shelter in place

    Foot Hood officials said they have received an initial report that a shooter at the base is dead, but the information is unconfirmed, the statement said.  Fort Hood's Directorate of Emergency Services also said that injured personnel are being...
  • Stigma can be a good thing [Commentary]

    Stigma can be a good thing  [Commentary]
    During an interview on the recent Fort Hood shootings committed by Army Spec. Ivan Lopez, who killed three people then himself, CNN's Chris Cuomo suggested that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder be referred to as just Post Traumatic Stress — leaving...