| Dec 31, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md.
James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944. After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years. He died at age 70 in 1986....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The security chief at a maximum-security prison in Western Maryland was removed from the job after senior-level staff failed to notify a guard of threats against him before he was stabbed by an inmate.
The move followed Friday's announcement that a top...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:44 PM
An inmate at a Western Maryland state prison tested positive for the bacterium that causes Legionnaires' disease, prompting an investigation of the facility's water and air-conditioning systems, corrections officials said Friday.
The inmate, a man in his...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:06 AM
A prison inmate is being treated for stab wounds he suffered during a fight among three prisoners at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown on Monday night, a spokesman for the prison system said.
Mark Vernarelli said...
| Aug 22, 2013
The report by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot on the economic benefits to Maryland from a post-Labor Day school start deserves far more respect, attention and consideration than given to it in a recent editorial in The Sun ("One week and counting,"...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced $5.5 million in grants to local boards of education Wednesday to increase the use of digital technology in education and to help students earn college credits and career certification while in high school.
At a news...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Marylanders have been rushing to buy guns at a rate of 1,000 a day over the past two weeks, hastening the pace of an unprecedented surge in gun sales.
More than 102,000 gun purchase applications have been submitted so far this year — twice the...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:28 PM
The Baltimore Police Department has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to hire 10 new officers.
The city already has about 3,000 sworn officers — more per capita than many other large cities in the country ...
| 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 15, 2013
| 3:54 PM
A psychiatric patient in Cumberland faces attempted-murder charges in connection with the stabbing of a medical center staff member in the head.
Craig Harris Zello, 50, of Hagerstown has been charged with first- and second-degree attempted murder,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:13 AM
The Volvo Group is expanding its 1,340-worker Hagerstown plant and plans to add more than 100 jobs there, the company announced Friday.
Volvo, which makes heavy-duty engines and transmissions at the facility, anticipates a $30 million expansion. The...