| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:07 AM
I woke Thanksgiving morning to text messages from my sisters. Happy Thanksgiving, they said.
My daughter sent a text saying she was jumping in the shower and would be leaving shortly to help me cook.
I texted pictures of my dining room table, set with...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Santa Claus came to town in a military helicopter — which makes perfect sense for my grandson, considering who his father works for — and while Mikey was all fired up about Santa's form of transportation, he wanted no part of the big guy in...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Wide receiver Torrey Smith, kicker Justin Tucker and punter Sam Koch were three of several Ravens players summoned to coach John Harbaugh’s office Wednesday morning, but they weren’t in trouble.
Eight players and Harbaugh convened in the...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Two classics have been elected to the National Toy Hall of Fame, just in time for your post-Thanksgiving shopping.
And while you might be able to find dominoes tiles tomorrow, you'd be hard-pressed to find action figures from "Star Wars" anywhere but on...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 10:54 AM
COLLEGE PARK -- The college 5K race was ending too soon for University of Maryland freshman Kikanae Punyua. He summoned his legs to stride faster but felt instead an unnerving sense of fatigue — a vulnerability unfamiliar to a 20-year-old who had...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Noel Tshiani wasn't at his wedding — he listened by phone in another country to the ceremony in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to court records — but he's just as married as if he'd stood at his bride's side. And soon, he'll be...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 4:50 PM
When Oakland Mills cross country coach Phil Lang watched his lead runner round the turn into the final stretch at the Hereford High course with a sizable lead in Saturday's 2A state championship race, he began to cheer as any coach would.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:48 AM
A Laurel man was arrested Saturday after allegedly using the Skype computer communications network on a private computer to threaten to detonate a bomb in a shed to harm himself and others.
Anne Arundel County Police identified the man as Aaron David...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 11:54 AM
It’s all drama at the club on this episode.
After living in America for years, Joanna’s boyfriend Roman finally becomes a U.S. citizen. “I owe everything to this country,” said Roman, who came to America from France with just $1,...
| May 31, 2011
| 6:00 PM
Christopher Fussell likes to take pictures of trains and buses. The 29-year-old Oregonian has shot photos and video of transit systems all over the United States.
It wasn't until he came to Baltimore, he said Tuesday, that he was detained for...
| Jul 1, 2011
LAWRENCE, Kan. — One of the more telling moments from the Morris twins' three years at Kansas happened in March in the first half of an NCAA tournament game against Illinois.
The game was tight, and neither team had found its footing. The ball...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 5:51 AM
When she saw her father's face appear on the massive video screen at M&T Bank Stadium on Friday, Caryn Waters couldn't hold back tears. Maj. Louis Waters Jr. smiled at her over a satellite feed from a military base in Afghanistan.
The Maryland National...