| Nov 7, 2003
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon announced yesterday that 43,000 National Guard and Reserve support troops will begin replacing U.S. forces in Iraq early next year and that most of those part-time soldiers will be called to duty within 30 days.
One unit from...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:40 PM
— The four Republican candidates for governor of Maryland focused their fire on the O'Malley administration and avoided criticizing each other as they met Saturday night in the first televised debate of this year's GOP primary contest.
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:07 PM
A man was fatally shot by state troopers in Salisbury Tuesday night after authorities said he struck and dragged a trooper with his car while trying to flee.
The man, who police identified as Winfield C. Fisher, 32, of the 6100 block of Westbrooke...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:17 PM
Salisbury University was placed on lockdown and a city-wide manhunt was underway late Wednesday evening after an officer-involved shooting near campus, police said.
Salisbury Police tweeted just before 10 p.m. that officers were involved in a shooting...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:57 PM
A manhunt continued Thursday for a suspect who rammed and drove over a Maryland State Police trooper's vehicle in Salisbury, an incident that prompted a lockdown at nearby Salisbury University.
Police shot at the suspect but it is believed that he was...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:13 AM
A man accused of ramming and driving over a Maryland State Police trooper's vehicle in Salisbury last week was arrested Wednesday in Delaware, officials said.
Edwin L. Fletcher, 31, of Salisbury, was taken into custody without incident by Maryland State...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Visitors to farmers' markets would be able to sample and purchase beer made by small Maryland brew pubs under a bill that received final General Assembly approval Thursday.
The House unanimously passed the measure, sending it to the governor. It is a...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Fabien Lefevre of Bethesda and Ashley Nee of Darnestown made the U.S. team that will compete at the ICF Slalom World Championship on Sept. 16-21 in McHenry, the first time the event will be held on American soil in 25 years.
Lefevre, a two-time...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 11:26 PM
Sophomore goalkeeper Tyler White made 16 saves as Towson took a narrow lead late in the first quarter and kept ahead of No. 18 Massachusetts for a 6-5 win Saturday.
The visiting Tigers (8-3, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) scored their last goal with...
| Jan 6, 2005
KILINOCHCHI, Sri Lanka - On the last day of their lives, the friends and playmates of 11-year-old Kirishanthini were at an orphanage overlooking a peaceful lagoon near the sea.
When the water came - "It came very fast and black in color," Kirishanthini...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:17 AM
A 72-year-old man was killed and another man injured in a home invasion in Salisbury early Wednesday morning, Maryland State Police said.
The victim was identified as Donald G. Mariner, who was pronounced dead in his home in the 27000 block of Pemberton...