| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:58 PM
The mother took several minutes to open the door, and when she did on Wednesday, she told police that her son never came home the night before.
"He's not here," she repeatedly told the officers.
But he was there, hiding in the basement. The team of...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 12:27 PM
Ernest Hemingway once had a Rolls Royce, but he got rid of it because people kept kicking the tires and saying, "They don't make 'em like that anymore."
Well, as trite as the old remark may be, it bears repeating once more: They don't make 'em like...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Carroll County has many sons and daughters who have made contributions to the literary and artistic world. Take William Buehler Seabrook, for example.
What's that? You never heard of him? Seabrook was apparently one interesting character. It is only...
| Sep 20, 2011
100 Years Ago
In the classifieds:
"For Rent: Blacksmith and Wheelwright Shop and Dwelling House at Cooksville. Best stand in the county. R.H. MERCER. Cooksville, Rd.
For Sale: 130 Acre Farm, situated on the Triadelphia Pike, one mile form...
| Jun 13, 2011
As a European filmmaker, Woody Allen has worked in England, Spain and now France, where his new movie, "Midnight in Paris," serves as a love letter to that city. Next up on his cinematic map will be Rome.
Allen is a long way from the overly familiar...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:54 AM
This is part of a series of 2012 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 1. All answers are provided by the featured player.
Name: Roman Braglio
Birthdate: June 28, 1993
Birthplace: Woodstock, Md.
Hometown: Woodstock, Md....
| Oct 5, 2008
| 4:22 PM
Yesterday we headed for Oak Park, Il., the suburb of Chicago that has the largest number of architect Frank Lloyd Wright-designed residences in the world, Wright's own first house and studio, and the birthplace and museum of writer Ernest Hemingway.......
| Mar 28, 1999
HAVANA -- Today, one of the longest waits in a country of waiting finally ends -- American professional baseball returns in the form of the Baltimore Orioles.
"It will be the best play of baseball in 40 years. It is something that we have dreamed of...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A racy, rambling and funny letter written by Ernest Hemingway to Marlene Dietrich, in which the famous novelist calls the German movie star “Dearest Kraut” and playfully imagines her naked, is going on auction later this month.
| Mar 7, 2014
There's not much to see on the northeast corner of Wabash and Superior in downtown Chicago these days. Just a fenced-in private parking lot threatening, UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLES WILL BE TOWED. But that sign should be replaced with a plaque, because 100 years...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
When all else fails, blame it on Dwight Howard.
That's my take on the Magic buying out their most volatile player on Thursday and ending the Glen "Big Baby" Davis error, er, era in Orlando.
OK, so the failed...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Kenneth Huh and his parents have the same conversation over and over at the dinner table. They want to discuss the John Marshall High School junior's medals in the speech and interview portions of the Academic Decathlon earlier this month.