| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Marcela Turnage does the challenging, such as skiing, sailing and horseback riding. And the more mundane, like shoveling snow from the driveway.
What the active 32-year-old mother doesn't do is walk. She hasn't since a car accident in 2002 took her...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:14 PM
The Pentagon on Tuesday cut the number of furlough days for 650,000 Defense Department civilians from 11 to six — a welcome surprise for workers who have been saddled with a 20 percent pay cut since early July.
But defense officials and some...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:56 PM
It was the kind of mission that Warrant Officer George Carlton Bloodworth flew daily in Vietnam. But on Sept. 20, 1969, it went badly wrong.
Bloodworth was piloting the second of two scout helicopters on a reconnaissance mission over the Mekong Delta...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Dr. John M. Freeman, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins pediatric neurologist and expert in pediatric epilepsy who had also been a medical ethicist, died Friday of cardiovascular disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The longtime Ruxton resident...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Wilbur L. Iley, a decorated World War II veteran who worked in the Harford County dairy industry for many years, died Monday of cancer at the Forest Hill Medical and Rehabilitation Center. The Fallston resident was 94.
Mr. Iley was born on his family'...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Operation Second Chance is a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to serving those who serve their country — helping wounded veterans transition back to civilian life through a variety of means, whether it's field trips to concerts, ball...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 10:15 PM
When Charlie Schneider came back one day in June after being out fishing near his Tilghman Island home, he noticed he was getting chills. His left ankle itched and got worse and worse through the evening. It eventually started to throb a bit, and he...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Alice E. Krupsaw, a retired federal worker who found joy in creative and artistic endeavors, died Dec. 16 of undetermined causes at the Milford Manor Nursing Home in Pikesville. She was 106.
Alice Ettlin was born in Washington, the oldest of three...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown marked Veterans Day on Monday by releasing a five-part plan for former members of the armed forces, including a tax break and help with employment and housing.
Brown, the lieutenant governor...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:23 AM
On a bicycle built just for him, 28-year-old Rob Jones rode into the parking lot of Chapelgate Christian Academy in Marriottsville on Thursday to the cheers of the student body and the family and friends who came to see him.
The former Marine and double...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:58 PM
A contingent of Orioles players and staff, including Showalter, visited wounded veterans Tuesday at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda before the team’s game against the Washington Nationals.
Major League Baseball...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Mary Theresa Nipwoda, a lab technician at Aberdeen Proving Ground, did what she could to prepare for the 20 percent pay cut she knew was coming this week.
The Harford County woman, who earns about $67,000 annually, switched her prescription...