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  • As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival

    As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival
    In 2008, Ed DeRosa witnessed the infamy of the Preakness infield — the passed-out partiers, the chucking of full beer cans into crowds and of course, the "Running of the Urinals," where drunken infielders ran down a row of portable toilets. DeRosa,...
  • Thomas C. Curtis, farmer

    Thomas C. Curtis, a former partner in a Kensington service station and a Howard County cattleman, died Sunday from cancer at his Clarksville farm. He was 86. The son of a farmer and a homemaker, Thomas Clayton Curtis was born at home in Kensington, where...
  • Maryland's new chief judge lauded as forthright, diplomatic

    Maryland's new chief judge lauded as forthright, diplomatic
    The disagreement between Mary Ellen Barbera and Glenn T. Harrell Jr. made it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, but that didn't stop them from meeting for lunch in Washington after oral arguments in the case. Barbera and Harrell, both judges on...
  • Holiday violence toll includes boys, 5 and 7: 'It's just senseless'

    Holiday violence toll includes boys, 5 and 7: 'It's just senseless'
    With the long Fourth of July weekend not even half over, the toll from violence in Chicago stood at 9 dead and at least 36 wounded today, including two little boys, 5 and 7, seriously hurt while at parks with their families. The victims since Wednesday...
  • Former Butcher Sentenced in Dismemberment Murder of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky

    Former Butcher Sentenced in Dismemberment Murder of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky
    BROOKLYN, NY (KTLA) -- A former butcher who plead guilty to kidnapping, killing and dismembering an 8-year-old Orthodox Jewish boy was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison on Wednesday. The 36-year-old Aron admitted killing the child after the boy...
  • Ten years ago, snipers plunged region into terror

    When the Washington-area snipers launched their shooting rampage a decade ago, Prince George's County restaurateur Paul LaRuffa suffered the same effects as everyone else: anxiety about leaving the house, fear of pumping gas, worry for loved ones —...
  • Fire crews rescue man trapped in building collapse

    Fire crews rescue man trapped in building collapse
    A man working on the rehab of a West Pullman building was trapped and had to be rescued by Chicago Fire Department crews after the building's walls collapsed and the roof fell and trapped him, a fire spokesman said. The man was taken to Advocate Christ...
  • Howard County prostitution sting sees 10 men arrested

    Howard County police have charged 10 men with solicitation of prostitution and disorderly conduct during an operation targeting solicitation activities along the U.S. 1 corridor in Laurel. Women officers in plain clothes worked undercover Friday in...
  • July 30, 5:44 p.m.: Winston Churchill Would Be Proud

    My friend and I walked to a great pub here in Kensington called the "Churchill Arms." It is covered in moss and plants on the outside and has lots of pictures of Winston Churchill on the inside. There are a couple of large screens to watch different...
  • All Saints Lutheran Church book club

    All Saints Lutheran Church book club
    All Saints Lutheran Church book club We established the book club in February 2004 at our church in Orland Park. We embrace all readers whether they are members of the congregation or not. The author we'd most like to meet is Jenna Blum ("Those Who...
  • Firefighters rescue man from collapsed building

    Firefighters rescue man from collapsed building
    Fire department crews rescued a man who was working on a building after part of it collapsed on him. It happened just after 10 a.m. Monday morning in the 300 block of East Kensington Ave. The man was working on the second floor when the walls...