| 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...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Nearly 40 years ago, a haunting photograph of a naked Vietnamese girl running in anguish after being severely burned in a napalm bomb attack on her village became an iconic image of the Vietnam War.
But most who have seen the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 6:04 PM
A teenager pleaded guilty Friday to sexually assaulting and then murdering his teacher at the troubled Cheltenham Youth Facility when he was 13. He was sentenced to 85 years in prison.
Brian Lee Wonsom, now 15, hung his head during the hearing before...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Baltimore County will begin giving priority to veterans when making local government hiring decisions, officials announced Tuesday, a policy focused particularly on those returning from conflicts overseas.
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced the...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 1:04 PM
At a press conference at the National Guard Ruhl Armory in Towson, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Tuesday that the county is committed to providing extra support services and "the potential for a good job with the county" to returning...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for a few good men and women to volunteer for a battle it's waging at home — against disease.
Actually, more than a few are needed. Officials overseeing health care for the nation's veterans are...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:13 AM
A Baltimore police sergeant who says he shot and killed a young man in 2005 is suing the agency, saying it refused to help him with his post traumatic stress disorder.
The sergeant, Richard A. Willard, is not on active duty. He owns the gourmet grill...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:05 PM
The gun battle raged in three different spots near the old Murphy Homes high-rise in West Baltimore, ending on a cold February day with the death of a 20-year-old man in a hail of gunfire from four city police officers.
Four years later, one of the...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Machele Fredericks had to face her attacker every day.
She was in the Air Force. He was a fellow service member on the base. And he said that if she told anyone what he'd done, he'd kill her.
"You didn't hear much of people getting raped in the military...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 6:15 AM
It seems the Army is investigating charges that soldiers were denied a diagnosis ofpost-traumatic stress disorderin order to save money ("Chief of Army medical center suspended in PTSD probe," Feb. 22).
Trillions of tax dollars have been wasted on...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Sol Goodman, a retired auto leasing and sales executive who wrote poetry that spoke of the joys of living in Baltimore, died of kidney failure Feb. 18 at Sunrise Senior Living in Pikesville. The longtime Mount Vernon resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Despite the fact that marijuana remains a controlled substance that is illegal in the United States under federal law, 16 states and the District of Columbia have legalized "medical marijuana." Del. Cheryl Glenn's HB15, the "Maryland Medical Marijuana...