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  • CSX train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal derails in Bowie

    CSX train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal derails in Bowie
    A CSX freight train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal partially derailed in Bowie early Thursday morning, according to CSX officials and the Prince George's County Fire & EMS Department. The incident marked the third major Mid-Atlantic incident for the...
  • Teen accused in Pennsylvania school stabbing sought 'to kill more,' police say

    A 16-year-old boy refused to drop the knives he was using in a slashing attack at a Pennsylvania school and told a school official that he had “more people to kill,” according to a police affidavit released Friday. Alex Hribal was...
  • Autopsy: U. of C. student died of alcohol poisoning

    Autopsy: U. of C. student died of alcohol poisoning
    A University of Chicago student found dead in his dorm room in February died of alcohol poisoning, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Autopsy results indicate the death of Nicholas Barnes, 20, was accidental, the office said....
  • Student charged in mass stabbing at Pennsylvania school

    A 16-year-old Pennsylvania student has been charged as an adult in the early morning knife attack on at least 21 people at Franklin Regional Senior High School near Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The suspect, Alex Hribal, was charged with four counts of...
  • UPDATED: Dish, Hearst Reach Deal Ending 14-Hour Blackout of TV Stations in 25 Markets

    Dish Network and Hearst Television said they reached an agreement restoring the broadcast group's stations in 25 markets to the satcaster, after the channels went dark for about 14 hours starting Tuesday evening. Terms of the agreement are not being...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Sumner 'Chuck' Stone Jr., John Pinette

    Charles Sumner 'Chuck' Stone Jr. Columnist and educator helped found association for black journalists Charles Sumner "Chuck" Stone Jr., 89, a longtime journalist and educator who was one of the founders of the National Assn. of Black Journalists,...
  • John Pinette, stand-up comic and 'Seinfeld' guest star, dies at 50

    Stand-up comedian John Pinette has died at age 50. According to the Associated Press, the comedian, who was best known for his routine about an all-you-can eat Chinese buffet and for guest-starring on the series finale of "Seinfeld," was found dead of...
  • Lehigh River Stocking Association tags a special trout

    Anglers could stand toe-to-toe with any postal delivery workers. Rain, snow, sleet and hail — we had three of those four conditions this past weekend, plus high winds — do not deter seasoned anglers from casting lines, especially on opening...
  • Seniors on the Go: Visiting a U.S. city? Go transit

    Seniors on the Go: Visiting a U.S. city? Go transit
    If your spring and summer travel plans include a big city, presumably you don't need or even want a rented car, and you probably don't want to pay for taxis everywhere you go. So check the transit options. Fortunately, transit systems in many big cities...
  • What Broward did today

    Here are some of the things Broward County commissioners did today: * Agreed to contribute $40,000 toward a feasibility study for a public-private partnership that would yield a new federal courthouse in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The county, city and...
  • Bel Air man to plead guilty in theft from National Guard: Court filings

    A former National Guard employee from Bel Air, charged in crimes that prosecutors say might have cost the government $300,000, has agreed to plead guilty, according to court filings. U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab set a March 27 hearing date in...