| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:39 AM
We join with those who mourn the young people who died in the senseless shooting at the Mall in Columbia Saturday morning. And we are grateful to those police and firefighters who fearlessly responded to the scene and extend our sympathies to those...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:42 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:04 PM
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,...
| 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."......
| May 28, 2013
| 1:00 AM
Two days of "controlled chaos" transformed Argonne Hills Chapel Center into a family assistance center and the Pavilion into a triage area to treat the "injured."
Fort George G. Meade prepared for worst-case scenarios on May 14 and 15 with two full-scale...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:12 AM
The Great Recession hit South Florida's blacks disproportionately hard, causing some of the worst employment and income drops in the region.
The Great Recession hit South Florida's blacks disproportionately hard, causing some of the worst employment...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 1:42 PM
T.J. Hromisin's parents haven't left his side since the young man returned from Iraq in 2007 blinded, with a traumatic brain injury and unable to care for himself.
An Iraqi sniper had shot the 24-year-old in his left temple, expertly targeting a small...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Several TV networks will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, with news specials, live coverage from Ground Zero, films and special episodes of scripted series. Many of those specials begin this week, and I've tried...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:05 PM
Josephine Bertha Locken passed away Wednesday September 7, 2011 in her home surrounded by her family. She was 92 years old.
Born in Killdeer, North Dakota on Saint Joseph's Day, March 19, 1919 to Katie and Ralph Kopp, she was the second of three...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 7:16 PM
A 27-year-old former U.S. Armysoldier was found dead in his Baltimore County apartment Saturday afternoon, police said.
Timothy Allan Coyer, of Stevensville, was found dead by roomates in their apartment in the 7700 block of Greenview Terrace in Towson...