| 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-...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:59 PM
As FBI agents investigating the Black Guerrilla Family gang closed in on a new round of suspects in the Baltimore jail corruption case this fall, one of their targets packed his bags and left the country.
Derrick Jones, a corrections department K-9...
| 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...
| Mar 19, 2013
On the 10th anniversary of the start of U.S.-led operations in Iraq, a bipartisan group of legislators in Washington submitted a resolution calling for the Medal of Honor to be awarded to Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta of San Diego, killed......
| Aug 28, 2013
In Fort Hood shooter sentenced to death we learn that U.S. Army Major Nidal Hasan is getting his wish, a death sentence for "killing 13 people and wounding 31 others in a November 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas."......