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  • Many ways to support the needy

    Many ways  to support the needy
    As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our...
  • They share their blessings near and far

    They share their blessings near and far
    Every Tuesday morning, Melissa Willingham leaves her Phoenix home for a 70-mile trip to deliver meals to those in need in North County. She brings hot and cold food prepared by Meals on Wheels to about eight men and women. And, just as importantly,...
  • Thanks to North County News, sponsors for helping Kenyan orphans

    I wanted to thank the North County News and Pat Van den Beemt for the wonderful article she wrote about Caring for Kids of Kenya. I would also like to thank Dotty and Jeffrey Pitts who have sponsored Justin through his high school years and now in...
  • Maryland students plan food drive for fall

    Maryland students plan food drive for fall
    Students at the University of Maryland, College Park are planning to prepare more than 100,000 meals in a single day, to be donated to people in need. The meal packages will contain rice, soy, dehydrated vegetables and a vitamin powder. The event will...
  • Ex-soldier from Laurel charged with trying to join terrorist group in Somalia

    Ex-soldier from Laurel charged with trying to join terrorist group in Somalia
    Craig Benedict Baxam was surfing the Internet from his Army base in South Korea last summer when he came across an Islamic religious website. The soldier from Laurel had never been particularly religious. But with his deployment and his time in the...
  • Ex-soldier accused of trying to join terrorist group ordered held

    The Laurel man who is accused of attempting to join a terrorist group in Somalia was ordered held Wednesday until his case is decided. Craig Benedict Baxam, 24, is charged with attempting to provide material support to a State Department-designated...
  • Local Kenyans celebrate Obama's victory

    Halfway through his meal of grilled goat meat and lemon-scented tomato chunks, Dishon Kimani, 31, leaped out of his seat and pumped his fists in the air. "Oh my God! He took Ohio!" he announced as CNN declared the state for Barack Obama. "This thing is...
  • Teens elicit water funds, awareness

    Teens elicit water funds, awareness
    Gabrielle "Gabby" Kozera, 17, imagines the continent of Africa in the shape of the human heart, with clean water as the lifeblood of its many struggling nations. As she began her senior year at Maryvale Preparatory School in Brooklandville, she...
  • Anthrax reward: $1 million

    WASHINGTON - The FBI and the U.S. Postal Service offered rewards yesterday of up to $1 million for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever sent anthrax-tainted letters to NBC in New York and to Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle in...
  • Officer, 21, is charged in stabbing of inmate

    A 21-year-old state correctional officer was charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree attempted murder in connection with a recent inmate stabbing at the Baltimore City Detention Center, court records and state officials revealed yesterday. In...
  • Oklahoma teen accused of sexually abusing children in Kenya

    OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma teenager is charged with traveling to Kenya to sexually abuse children at a missionary children's home in the East African country, prosecutors said on Tuesday. According to records released by the U.S. Attorney for...
  • Police arrest eight after attacks in Kenyan port city

    MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan police arrested eight suspects on Monday in connection with an attack in the port city of Mombasa at the weekend that killed four people, a senior police officer said. Witnesses said gunmen went on a shooting rampage...