| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:01 AM
Anne Arundel County police are investigating several armed robberies that occurred over the weekend in Brooklyn Park, Galesville, Glen Burnie and Annapolis. In several cases, they have descriptions of the suspects, but have been unable to locate them....
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:12 AM
The American News has been and is continuing to work on a project of the history of Northern State football: 1902-2012.
The project will be published in its entirety in the Oct. 5 edition of the American News.
Here is a preview of the all-time NSU...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 2:03 PM
When much of the region went dark during the June 29 derecho, the traffic signals at Howard County-owned intersections didn't miss a beat.
Battery power kicked in, sparing police officers from the dangerous business of directing traffic and motorists...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:51 AM
A gunman held up a 7-Eleven store Sunday morning in the 4000 block of Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park, Anne Arundel County police said.
Police said they were called to the store around 5:05 a.m. Employees said a man with a handgun had come in and...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 7:30. The storm is capable of producing 60 mph winds and quarter-sized hail. Locations include Inner Harbor, Fells Point, Johns Hopkins, Locust Point, Rosedale, Brooklyn Park,...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 10:22 AM
A Brooklyn Park teenager received a 30-year prison term Friday for his role in the botched armed robbery of a pizzeria in Glen Burnie that left one man dead and netted no cash for the four youths involved.
"I don't get the impression that you really...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:57 PM
A few days before Mother’s Day, 20-year-old Jessica Lynn Lee got into an argument with her mother about caring for Lee’s baby and took off.
It was a familiar, if infrequent, scene between them. They would fight over small stuff —...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Mary T. McMullen, a Millersville special education teacher and athletics booster, died Friday at University of Maryland Medical Center of scleroderma after a lengthy illness. She was 64.
Mary Wissel was born March 14, 1948, in Baltimore and raised in...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Joseph E. "Joe" Gross, former sports editor of The Capital in Annapolis who abandoned an engineering career to become a sportswriter, died Wednesday of heart failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. He was 72.
"Joe was just a delightful...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:08 PM
At Chick and Ruth's Delly in Annapolis, where politicians' favorite meals are named for them and listed in large print signs above the counter, a diner can order a "John R. Leopold" — chicken noodle soup.
But that may not be for much longer.
| Feb 1, 2013
John Leopold has been found guilty of misconduct in office ("King of Arundel, deposed," Jan. 31). Like many people, I was horrified and deeply disappointed as witness after witness provided detailed accounts of Mr. Leopold's behavior in office. Simply...