| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:50 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Police here were continuing their investigation into what they termed “one of the major domestic terrorism threats in the United States today” after the arrest of two people accused of plotting to kidnap and kill law enforcement...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:57 AM
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- A military jury Friday sentenced Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who pleaded guilty to killing 16 Afghan civilians, to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Bales, 40, entered the guilty plea last June in a...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Glenn Longstorff finds it painful to recall the last moments of his close friend and roommate, Delbert "Shorty" Belton.
Belton was outside Spokane’s Eagles Lodge Wednesday night, sitting in his green '94 Ford Contour and waiting for his girlfriend...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:24 PM
So, the stars finally aligned and our senior leaders in Washington all concurred about an important public policy initiative. Yet, even with their agreement to bomb Syria, President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:12 PM
The deadly shooting at one of the region's largest military facilities Monday reopened the debate about whether officials have done enough to secure the nation's massive portfolio of domestic bases.
At least 13 people were killed and several more were...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:20 PM
El presidente de EE.UU., Barack Obama, criticó hoy la "epidemia" de la violencia de las armas en el país, en un discurso en memoria de las víctimas del tiroteo del pasado lunes en una sede de la Marina en Washington.
"No hay nación avanzada en el mundo...
| Apr 14, 2013
A day after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 45 years ago, a 4-year-old girl, abandoned and crying, stood in front of a burning building a few blocks from the West Side apartment where the civil rights leader had lived during his open-...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:42 AM
I have been a Cubs fan since 1948, so I have seen some poor baseball. However, it is time to release Marmol for the Cubs' good and also for his own good. Bill A., Newburgh, Ind.
I don’t really see that happening, at least not until they exhaust...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Apparently, May was Harass Your Female Subordinates Month in the U.S. military. I didn't get the press release, but a number of news items brought me up to speed.
A sergeant at West Point is being investigated for secretly videotaping at least a dozen...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Steven D. Rosen, a sales manager for a Cockeysville furniture company, died Saturday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center after being injured in a fall. He was 61.
"He was on a ladder pulling down an old sign from a building near the old Mark Downs...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Ft. Hood, the Texas base that was the site of the worst mass shooting on a military installation, shares a similar sad chapter with Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where one of the worst civilian shooting massacres took place.