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  • Naida B. Scaggs, teacher, dies

    Naida B. Scaggs, teacher, dies
    Naida B. Scaggs, a longtime Baltimore County elementary school educator, died June 16 of pancreatic cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 65. The daughter of a chemist and a homemaker, Naida Burkholder was born in Baltimore and raised on...
  • Grandmother Convicted of Throwing 2-year old to Death From Mall Walkway

    Grandmother Convicted of Throwing 2-year old to Death From Mall Walkway
    McLEAN, Va. -- A woman was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder for tossing her 2-year-old granddaughter from a sixth-level pedestrian bridge at a shopping mall. Carmela dela Rosa, of Fairfax, claimed she did not know right from wrong when she threw...
  • Bomb plot suspect drew inspiration from radicals, Web

    Bomb plot suspect drew inspiration from radicals, Web
    The suspect in the attempted bombing of the Army recruiting center in Catonsville apparently drew inspiration from an array of websites and radical Islamic leaders, including a U.S.-born cleric who has been targeted for assassination by the Obama...
  • Black Segregation in US Drops to All-Time Low

    Black Segregation in US Drops to All-Time Low
    America's neighborhoods took large strides toward racial integration in the last decade as blacks and whites chose to live near each other at the highest levels in a century. Still, segregation in many parts of the U.S. persisted, with Hispanics in...
  • Fmr. VP Dick Cheney Recovering After Heart Transplant

    Fmr. VP Dick Cheney Recovering After Heart Transplant
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Former President George W. Bush was happy that heart transplant surgery for his vice president, Dick Cheney, went well, according to a statement Sunday from Bush's spokesman. "President Bush was in touch with the family yesterday,"...
  • Mary Joan Hagigh, social worker, dies

    Mary Joan Hagigh, social worker, dies
    Mary Joan Hagigh, a retired social worker and registered nurse, died June 24 from complications of a fractured hip at Emeritus Towson Assisted Living. The Ruxton resident was 78. Mary Joan Wall, whose father was head of collections for the Internal...
  • Person-centered care creates home-like environment for residents

    Person-centered care creates home-like environment for residents
    Christine Casey believes that personal care has probably extended the life of her 93-year-old mother, Jane Olson. Olson lives at Three Crowns Park, a retirement community in Evanston. At first, Olson lived in her own apartment. But Olson moved into the...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Richard Warren Brown, 35, of the 300 block of Edmund Street, was charged Wednesday with negligent driving, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influence...
  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: Northrop Grumman Corp.

    Northrop Grumman Corp. is one of the country's largest defense and aerospace contractors. The publicly-held company (ticker symbol NGC) is based in Falls Church, Va. Among other systems, its Central Florida units produce laser-weapon components in...
  • The real shame of the Schurick trial: Robocalls never work

    Illegal or not, the robocall that led to the trial of former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. aide Paul Schurick was pointless. Unfortunately for voters, robocalls are now the No. 1 form of direct political communications. Even more disturbing is that fact...
  • Adeline Ogier Bracken, athlete and mother

    Adeline Ogier Bracken, athlete and mother
    Adeline Ogier Bracken, a multi-talented athlete who earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics when few women attended college and went on to raise 10 children, died Tuesday of heart failure at Mercy Ridge Retirement Community in Timonium. She was 96....