| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Three people washed off their crippled ship and engulfed by Atlantic waters roiled by Hurricane Sandy scrambled for help on Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said, but only one of them made it to safety.
When the HMS Bounty's crew members realized their lives...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Three people engulfed by the Hurricane Sandy-roiled Atlantic strove to reach a life raft after falling overboard Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. But only one of them made it.
When the HMS Bounty's crew members realized their lives were in danger off...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:10 PM
It started as the kind of delivery Pat Schoenberger, an Annapolis sea captain, had made many times: Pick up a client's motor sailboat, ferry it to Florida and return home in a few weeks' time.
A brilliant morning sky beckoned as Schoenberger and Jim...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Expectations of a storm to bring the heaviest snow in at least two years for the region have been dialed back as the National Weather Service has canceled its winter storm warning. High winds and wet roads remain a concern.
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| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
It was supposed to be both winter's last blast and Baltimore's first significant snowfall in two years, but stubbornly warm air took the "snow" out of Wednesday's snow day for many Marylanders.
While weather forecasts had the region preparing for the...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:08 PM
The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two men missing in waters about 15 miles off the coast of Assateague Island after their fishing boat sank a day earlier.
The broken-down fishing vessel was battling 20-foot waves and 50 mph wind gusts...
| Feb 24, 2013
Leola Spotwood had a career-high 24points and eight rebounds as Coppin State (12-15, 8-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) defeated Howard, 71-64, on Saturday.
The Bison (16-10, 10-4) led 62-56 with 5:34 to play before Bria Harris made a layup and...
| Feb 10, 2013
No one could mistake the intent of the British warships that appeared at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay early on the frosty morning of Feb. 4, 1813.
Just one of the immense 74-gun ships in this advance squadron boasted more firepower than all the...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Poverty in America: North Carolina's NAACP mounts a "Truth and Hope Tour of Poverty" through six counties....
| Aug 6, 2011
| 7:33 PM
In the first 100 days of the Civil War, more than 10,000 Federal troops stepped ashore at Old Point Comfort, determined to protect the crucial Union toehold at Fort Monroe.
And as they fanned out from the steamship wharves into the sprawling camps and...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 5:14 PM
On the 150th anniversary of Virginia's secession from the Union, it can be hard to remember how — for many months in early 1861 — the Commonwealth steadfastly resisted joining its Deep South neighbors.
When the voters of Elizabeth City,...