| Mar 25, 2012
| 3:14 PM
he United States gave $860,000 to the families of people in Afghanistan killed or wounded in a shooting rampage that is being blamed on U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, two Afghan officials said Sunday.
The money includes $50,000 for each of 16...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 7:31 PM
A legal defense fund for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, charged with 17 murders in a shooting rampage in an Afghan village, has been established, his wife said Saturday.
With the support of Bales' extended family, wife Kari formed The Staff Sergeant...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 9:09 PM
The lawyer for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians, said Wednesday the military will have a difficult time trying to prove his client committed the crimes and that experts likely will find that Bales suffers frompost-...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:35 AM
U.S. militaryofficials have yet to gain access to the sites where 17 Afghans were killed in Kandahar, an obstacle that could make it more difficult to prosecute the American soldier accused of the multiple homicides.
U.S. personnel have not been able...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:29 AM
U.S. militaryinvestigators may travel as early as this week to the Afghan villages where an American soldier is alleged to have shot and killed 17 civilians last month in a shooting rampage.
It would be the first visit by U.S. investigators who had...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Happy Mother's Day dear readers,
If you are a mom or a grandmother, you hopefully will celebrate Sunday surrounded by loved ones. Mother's Day is the single most popular day to dine out – how about a Havre de Grace restaurant – or make...
| May 14, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore's Washington Monument in Mount Vernon Square is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks, a classical Doric column towering 178 feet above its elegant surroundings. But nearly 200 years after its completion in 1829, the building and its...
| May 13, 2012
| 6:09 PM
They departed the northwest coast of France two months ago — 26 crew members each aboard two historic French Navy schooners headed to North America.
With relatively calm seas, a chef well-versed in French cuisine and plenty of technological updates...
| May 12, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Period dresses, some worn through the decades by the home’s doyennes, Harry Deward “Buddy” Everhart’s locally famous bean soup and tours of the 8,500-square-foot home highlighted Saturday’s 200th anniversary celebration of...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:56 PM
The 145th consecutive Memorial Day observance in Westminster is being planned as a four-day event, May 25-28, with numerous activities to honor and pay tribute to veterans.
The celebration, sponsored by the American Legion Post 31, has been coordinated...
| May 18, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Regarding your story about the ceremonial visit of two French schooners to Annapolis to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, how was Annapolis chosen as the site given that the most renowned action of that war took place in Baltimore ("2...
| May 20, 2012
A spy story worthy of John le Carre began and ended 70 years ago this summer in Chicago.
It had classic elements of an espionage tale — enemy agents landed from submarines, explosives hidden in the sand of an East Coast beach, orders written in...