| Nov 24, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Herbert Stokes Walesby, former art director of the News American who volunteered aboard the SS John W. Brown, where he sketched his shipmates, died of lung cancer Nov. 14 at Christiana Care in Wilmington, Del. The former Sykesville resident was 85.
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:10 AM
The family of Annie McCann, the Virginia teenager found dead near a Baltimore housing project in November 2008, have increased the reward they're offering for tips in the case - to $15,000 - and launched a new website.
Dan and Mary Jane McCann have been...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 12:38 PM
There's a new push to allow people in Virginia to vote early. A Fairfax County State Senator introduced the legislation.
During last week's election some lines in Fairfax County were up to four hours long. And at some precincts in Roanoke County, people...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 6:35 PM
An Ellicott City man died over the weekend after an accident on the Tough Mudder obstacle course in West Virginia, the first such death in the three-year history of the outdoor run that bills itself as "probably the toughest event on the planet."...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Two Christiansburg pawn shop owners have been charged with keeping improper records at their store. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, several violations were found during a search of records at Bargain Pawn on Radford Road in...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 3:18 PM
WASHINGTON -- I know it's early, but I have a sinking feeling the Republican Party is taking all the wrong lessons from last week's election. Short-term, that's a boon for Democrats. Long-term, it's a problem for the country.
The GOP should be listening...
| Apr 26, 2011
Eldon Davis, an influential architect known as the father of the California coffee shop for midcentury designs inspired by the Space Age and the region's car culture, has died. He was 94.
Davis died Friday at a West Hills hospital of complications from...
| May 9, 2011
| 6:09 PM
Paul E. Sullivan, an analyst with the U.S. Defense Department who won an important civil-rights victory in 1969 when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the whites-only membership policy of his Fairfax County, Va., swimming pool club, has died. He was...
| Sep 15, 2011
Nearly 40 years after she had stopped producing pottery, Barbara Willis made a startling discovery at a Long Beach flea market in 1995. Without her knowledge, she had become a highly collectible artist.
After she pointed to a vase and said, "I made that,...
| Jun 18, 2011
"Wanna buy a song for a dime?" For many startled UCLA students and Sunset Strip sightseers in the 1960s, that was the way Larry "Wild Man" Fischer introduced himself.
Anyone who took him up on his offer was rewarded with a brief, bellowing burst of...
| Mar 17, 2011
Producer-engineer Stan Ross, who co-founded Hollywood's Gold Star Recording Studio, which has a storied place in rock history as the home of Phil Spector's innovative "Wall of Sound" technique, has died. He was 82.
Ross died Friday at Providence St....