| Jun 10, 2015
| 2:56 PM
Eight-year-old Aiden Holmes thought Wednesday was going to be like any other school day.
It would be filled with goodbyes as the school year winds down and his family prepares to move to Texas later this week.
But the Armstrong Elementary School...
| May 28, 2015
| 12:58 PM
Soldiers from the Illinois National Guard who are preparing to deploy to Kuwait gathered with their families Thursday in Chicago to share stories and praise from Sen. Mark Kirk for their medevac mission starting this summer.
The 25 men and women from...
| May 24, 2015
| 1:24 PM
The family resemblance is clear from the photograph, even without looking at the name Turner stitched to the front of the two Army uniforms. By chance, the two men had deployed to Afghanistan at the same time — the young son on his first overseas...
| May 6, 2015
| 10:52 PM
The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: a do-it-yourself terror plot, inspired by the Islamic State extremist group and facilitated through the ease...
| May 6, 2015
| 3:26 PM
The Florida Legislature adjourned without voting on a bill that would have repealed the law that prohibits adults with concealed-carry permits from possessing firearms on college campuses.
The well-meaning but naive assumption behind the current law...
| May 5, 2015
| 11:55 AM
Denis Lemieux: "... Highsticking happen when the guy take the stick, you know, and he go like that. ... Against the rules. You know, you're stupid when you do that. Just some English pig with no brains, you know. ...You do that, you go to the box, you...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 12:46 PM
Antoinette Parker, Fort George G. Meade's new school liaison officer, is committed to military children and their families.
"I want to make sure military children have the support and resources that they need to be successful," said Parker in her office...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 11:25 AM
Political pundits like to label gratuitous political gaffes as "unforced errors" — mistakes that come out of right field without warning or reason.
These events are given extra analysis because they are unexpected and uncalled for —...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 9:56 AM
Almost six years after a shooting rampage at Ft. Hood, Texas, left 13 people dead and more than 30 others injured, clinical psychologist and retired Army Col. Kathy Platoni, who was there that day, is still advocating for victims and their families to...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 3:21 PM
Charles Edward Creek Jr., a retired Army intelligence analyst, paratrooper and Vietnam War veteran, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease April 1 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 74.
Born in Baltimore and...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 6:56 PM
A trip that began in Baltimore ended Monday morning with two men dressed as women in a stolen SUV careening toward the entrance to National Security Agency headquarters, where police opened fire, killing one and wounding the other.
Officials said an NSA...