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  • Father testifies he was too busy to notice son's neglect

    Taking the witness stand to defend himself against charges of abuse and murder in the death of his young son, John J. Griffin said yesterday he had been too busy with work to notice the boy's worsening condition, and that he had not seen any wounds on the...
  • Testimony before Senate panel calls for more oversight of crime stats, broader definition of rape

    — In Cleveland, women's claims that a sex offender had assaulted them were ignored, until police found the bodies of 11 women at the man's home. In Milwaukee, a woman tried to report being raped but was told at three different police stations to...
  • Five things to do this weekend

    Five things to do this weekend
    The weatherman says a great fall weekend is in store. So get out and stay out with one of these activities: 1) Take the kids over to the Cambridge side of the Choptank River Saturday morning and let them fish for free in the inaugural Bill Burton Youth...
  • 'Saving us more than saving them'

    Thirty-five years have come and gone since Dan Schuster, just out of high school in Reisterstown, discovered something about the concrete business — he could do it better himself. In the early 1970s, Mr. Schuster was an upstart contractor with a...
  • Prayer vigil to be held in wake of shooting at Randallstown High

    One Randallstown High School parent wants to use the school parking lot, the site of a quadruple shooting, as the site of a prayer vigil tonight. Eleanora Franklin, whose son is a senior football player at the school, said she organized the prayer...
  • '10 years ... in many ways, it seems like it was yesterday'

    As the Orioles prepare to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Cal Ripken's record-breaking 2,131st consecutive game Tuesday, The Sun asked Ripken for his recollections. TEN YEARS ... unbelievable. In many ways, it seems like it was yesterday. That is,...
  • Colts-Giants II: Greatest letdown

    They were almost identical teams, with the same coaches and similar rosters, that had combined for what is referred to as "The Greatest Game Ever Played" the NFL's first overtime championship, which put pro football on a glittering run to record...
  • Injury to child in foster care described as tragic accident

    Injury to child in foster care described as tragic accident
    Martina Ford holds a photograph showing her son, a chubby child with a misshapen head, lying in a hospital bed in Spider-Man pajamas. In another photo, she awkwardly cradles the boy, whose body is attached to tentacles of tubing. "That's my pumpkin,"...
  • Bush expresses resolve on Iraq, says, 'Our will cannot be shaken'

    WASHINGTON - President Bush urged Iraq's citizens and nations working to rebuild the war-torn country not to lose their will after a truck bomb ripped through United Nations headquarters in Baghdad yesterday, killing 20 people, including the top U.N....
  • From both sides

    Eddie Murray's name connotes clutch hits, consistent run production and the "Ed-die" chant that shook Memorial Stadium in the 1970s and 1980s. But it also connotes a cool, aloof figure who kept many at a distance. His friends and former teammates and...
  • Soldiers' warnings ignored

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The two military intelligence soldiers, assigned interrogation duties at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, were young, relatively new to the Army and had only one day of training on how to pry information from high-value prisoners....
  • Court refuses to reinsert Schiavo's tube

    The extraordinary legal and political scramble to try to prolong Terri Schiavo's life seemed to approach a finale yesterday, with a federal appeals court twice refusing to order her feeding tube reinserted and Florida lawmakers failing in their last-ditch...