| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:16 AM
YANGON, Myanmar -- One day after a seven-point agreement was signed between ethnic Kachin rebels and the Myanmar government, analysts and members of the Kachin community expressed skepticism that this represented much of a breakthrough.
The two sides...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:11 PM
A homeless man was found dead in a makeshift shelter near an ramp for I-695 in Anne Arundel County on Thursday, authorities said.
The man was identified by police as Martin Gene Triplett, 61. His son told Anne Arundel County police that Triplett had...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Los Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings will retire from his position as head of the city Fire Department, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti and a department spokesman.
Cummings had struggled to restore confidence in his management of the 3,500-employee...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:36 AM
You won't have to wait for a road trip for chicken dumplings. A new Cracker Barrel Old Country Store opened Monday in Linthicum Heights.
The new Cracker Barrel restaurant is at 1520 West Nursery Road. For information call 410-859-8724 or go to...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:07 AM
All lanes are closed on MD 26 in Eldersburg due to a four-vehicle collision with injury at Old Liberty Road at 8:57 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
DOT also reported a two-vehicle collision in Howard County on MD...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It is a sad day ("The unproductive shutdown," Oct. 1).
Congratulations to our elected government officials. They have accomplished what the British could not do: They shut down Fort McHenry.
H.J. McCormick, Linthicum
| Sep 22, 2013
The excited voices on CNBC radio riveted financial adviser John Bacci's attention as he drove to Chestertown five years ago for a routine client visit.
The stock market was in freefall that Sept. 29 after Congress rejected a $700 billion rescue of the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Anne Arundel County Councilman Peter Smith resigned Monday night, allowing his ousted predecessor, Daryl Jones, to return to office after a court ruling determined his removal had been improper.
"I do this for the sake of the institution and my whole-...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A Clarksville man has been charged by Howard County police in connection with the burglary of a church, a school and businesses in his community over the last few weeks.
Jason Wingo, 34, of 5657 Trotter Road in Clarksville, faces numerous counts of...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:09 PM
A judge in Anne Arundel County ruled Friday in the case of a county councilman who was ousted when he went to federal prison, but disagreement remained over whether the ruling allowed Daryl Jones to return to his seat.
Retired Judge Arthur Ahalt, who was...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Sue Murphy Hiser, 95, of Williamsport, Md., passed away Monday, July 8, 2013, at Homewood at Williamsport.
Born Sept. 21, 1917, in Franklin, Va., she was the daughter of the late John Thomas Murphy and Lena Mae (Mitchell) Murphy.
As a child, Sue moved...