| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It is hard for me to celebrate the news that women will now be permitted to serve in combat roles.
I am pleased for the women in the military who will not have their paths to promotion blocked by artificial limits. Women are, in fact, in harm's way in...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:05 PM
He was the teenager who wasn't embarrassed to hug his mom at Severna Park High School while other students looked on, who pitched on the Falcons' 2009 state championship baseball team, and who matured into a Marine with a swallow tattoo on his right arm....
| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Any graduate of the Naval Academy in Annapolis is expected to emerge with leadership skills intact, but Midshipman First Class Tim Cadigan was chosen this week for an opportunity to add a highly visible and prestigious honor to his resume.
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:48 PM
For Baltimore sports fans, now is the early spring of our discontent.
Could it really be that just six weeks ago, we were living in sports fandom ecstasy? The Baltimore Ravens were parading down Pratt Street hoisting a Vince Lombardi Trophy, having won...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 1:56 PM
A former instructor at the Naval Academy has been found not guilty of aggravated sexual assault in an alleged attack on a female midshipman two years ago, an academy spokeswoman said Sunday.
Marine Corps Maj. Mark Thompson, 43, was found guilty of...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Madeline L. Healey, a homemaker who was an executive secretary to two Maryland first ladies, died of an intestinal blockage April 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former Annapolis resident lived in Cockeysville and was 92.
The daughter of Alva...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:18 PM
A former instructor at the Naval Academy was sentenced Monday to 60 days in a military jail for indecent acts, fraternization and conduct unbecoming an officer stemming from an incident with two female midshipmen in 2011, an academy spokeswoman said....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:52 AM
A three-alarm fire heavily damaged two attached homes and lightly damaged a third in Annapolis on Wednesday, displacing three families, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.
Firefighters responded to the homes in the 2600 block of...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The military's top uniformed leaders did themselves no favors in their testimony Tuesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee about sexual assaults in the military. Certainly, they were willing to give the problem lip service, but in refusing to...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Four young men, including a Kent Island firefighter, were killed in a head-on car crash on Kent Island Wednesday afternoon, the Queen Anne's County sheriff's office said.
Firefighter medics who rushed to the scene recognized the fireman who was killed,...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:24 PM
For Theresa Mills, the "most emotional day" came last June when the Marine Corps notification team visited her Laurel home to tell her that her older son had been killed in Afghanistan.
The second most emotional day, she said, came Monday.
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:24 AM
WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama will speak at Bowie State University's commencement on May 17, the White House said Thursday.
The school, Maryland's oldest historically black college and one of the oldest in the nation, is celebrating its...