| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Maryland's unemployment rate shot up in July when employers cut 9,000 jobs — one of the largest losses in the country, the federal government said Monday.
The estimate from the U.S. Department of Labor suggests a slowdown in Maryland's economy,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:37 PM
"One voice! One community!" they chanted. And later, "Enough is enough!"
As rush hour traffic passed by, dozens of people joined hands at a gas station near Fort Meade on Monday to remember a man killed this month while trying to earn a living....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:19 AM
All lanes have been reopened on MD 27 in Westminster on Wednesday morning with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision at Stone Chapel Road, according to the state Department of Transportation.
All lanes have been reopened on MD 175 at Fort Meade with...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Prosecutors in the military case against five accused Sept. 11 plotters urged a judge Monday to reverse his decision to allow a separate trial for one of the defendants, who has shown signs of severe mental problems after years of incarceration at CIA...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:19 PM
A 32-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he hit a National Security Agency police officer with his SUV while evading a traffic stop on Route 32 at Fort Meade, Maryland State Police said.
NSA officers directed the man, identified as Darnell David...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Maryland's largest and most lucrative casino threw an Independence Day party this month for one of its biggest neighbors: Fort Meade, the massive Army base just five miles down the road.
In many ways, it was the archetypal Fourth of July civic event...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 8:06 AM
A chain-link fence marks the edge of Aberdeen Proving Ground, an Army installation where a nationwide base reorganization was supposed to bring so many people and jobs to Harford County that officials worried they would not have the space or resources...
| Jul 11, 2014
Bespectacled and frequently hunched over a portable typewriter with pipe in his mouth during downtime on the road, Jim Brosnan, who pitched for the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox during a nine-year Major League Baseball career, was known by his...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Army officials are investigating a stabbing that occurred at a home on Fort Meade Wednesday afternoon.
Military police were called to a home on post at 1 p.m. for a report of a man being stabbed by a soldier, Meade officials said.
When police arrived,...
| May 2, 2014
Sunday, May 4
'Annapolis Idol' The finals of the Annapolis Opera's 25th anniversary vocal competition will be held beginning at 3 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Eight finalists will compete for prizes from $600...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Mitch Kuykendall wasn't thinking about the shrinking federal budget or the latest partisan squabbles on Capitol Hill when he climbed a ladder propped up against a burning apartment building in Maryland City last July.
He was, he said, just doing his...