| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Several veterans who attended the Veterans Day ceremony in Havre de Grace Monday had not heard about the event in advance, but they stopped to listen to speakers honor veterans and their service to the country.
"I came by and saw the celebration," Steve...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The Department of Veterans Affairs is approving claims for post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from military sexual assault or harassment at rates that are "significantly lower" than those for PTSD from combat and other causes, advocacy groups said...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:43 PM
In May, less than two weeks before the release of his band's anticipated debut album, Roomrunner frontman Denny Bowen was in a Massachusetts hospital.
Despite the growing excitement surrounding his Baltimore quartet's new full-length album, "Ideal...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Halfway up Heartbreak Hill, an iconic stretch of the Boston Marathon course, Erica Greene was stopped by race officials, having just completed her 20th mile. The news of a bombing at the finish line had traveled down the course.
For a few months after...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:29 AM
"In Their Words," an original play featuring monologues, music and comedy that focuses on experiences of individuals with disabilities, will be performed Oct. 18 to 20 in the Black Box Theatre in Joppa Hall at Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Bob Parsons — a University of Baltimore graduate and the founder of Go Daddy, an Internet domain registrar — has donated $1 million to the school to establish a veterans center on campus that will offer services to active-duty and former...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:07 PM
At first glance, Orioles reliever Darren O’Day is just another fortunate jock who played top-shelf college baseball, married the beautiful blond, cruised to the majors and is now a millionaire.
Get to know O’Day, though, and the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs office in Baltimore — under fire for being one of the worst-performing in the country — gave out a total of $64,000 in bonuses to its employees over the past three years, agency records show.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:54 PM
A senior official of the American Legion, working with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to reduce its disability claims backlog, told Congress her organization had encountered an "obstructionist attitude" in the VA's underperforming Baltimore...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Jurors are expected to begin deliberating Monday whether Karla Porter is guilty of premeditated murder for hiring a man to kill her husband, or of a lesser charge because she was acting in self-defense.
Porter, 51, is charged with first-degree murder...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Sara Silverton, who had taught English and Latin at Patterson Park High School and later worked in psychological testing at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, died Monday of a stroke at Union Memorial Hospital. The Roland Park Place resident was 101.
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
I cannot write this the way I want. Doing so would invade the privacy of too many people. But I can't be silent, either.
Last week, you see, President Barack Obama spoke before a conference of mental health advocates at the White House. It is necessary,...