| May 31, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Two Baltimore police sergeants are prepared to testify that a colleague, Gahiji Tshamba, appeared to be "under the influence of alcohol" after he unloaded his service weapon into an unarmed Marine last year outside a Mount Vernon bar, prosecutors said...
| Mar 19, 2011
March 19, 2011
The Orioles' new shortstop, with the movie star looks and the West Coast ease, hasn't been hard to find the past four weeks. On most mornings, he turns his chair around at his corner locker and faces a roomful of new teammates.
| Jul 1, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Edward Charles "Ned" Wilson III, a retired Aberdeen Proving Ground information technology specialist and former board member of Maryland Life Magazine, died June 17 of prostate cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
He was 64.
The son of farmers,...
| Sep 5, 2011
When an earthquake hit the Baltimore area recently, a familiar anxiety crept over Kimberly Anthony — not unlike her feelings after the terrorist attacks a decade ago.
Anthony, a Washington resident, still carries psychic scars from Sept. 11, 2001....
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Julie McKinney almost didn’t talk to us for this story.
Not because she was worried about what she’d reveal or that she was nervous to see herself in print. But because of what she might see: a picture of a snake.
McKinney is scared of...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Veterans Day, and once again I'm shouting in my head: You people want to honor veterans? How about we dump the patriotic tinsel and give them something they can use — like all the effort it's going to take to heal their wounds for years to come....
| Oct 3, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Waging peace may be more expensive than waging war. That is a shocking statement when one considers the hundreds of billions of dollars spent on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and it may be an unacceptable proposition to Americans weary of our...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Outfitted in scuba gear and 100 feet underwater, Cody Unser noticed a weird tingling in her legs. She dived a second and a third time, and again felt tingling. It was subtle, but it was the first new sensation that she had felt in three years, since...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 1:46 PM
With the child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State continuing to play out, Maryland Sen. Nancy Jacobs, who represents Harford County, wants to institute a criminal penalty in Maryland for those who are required to report child abuse and fail to do so.
| Dec 20, 2011
| 11:45 AM
This week, the last U.S. combat troops left Iraq. After more than eight years of fighting an ill-conceived, inexcusably prolonged war made more devastating by official ineptitude and hubris, America's soldiers are coming home for Christmas. The nation...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:18 PM
After a teenage girl was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for beating a transgender woman at a McDonald's in Rosedale, some advocates for transgender people called the sentence too lenient.
"The whole incident is unfortunate and demonstrates the...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 9:03 AM
For a few hours after school, Ryan Johnson is just like most 16-year-olds. He lounges on the couch with his favorite Xbox game or checks his Facebook page.
But then reality sets in. He decamps from his cousins' house for the Howard County cold-weather...