| Sep 10, 2012
| 3:55 PM
State police are stepping up truck inspections near the Fort Meade headquarters of the National Security Agency in the days surrounding the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
State police Capt. N.W. Dofflemyer, who is overseeing the...
| May 30, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Two Baltimore City high school students were awarded a $1,500 scholarship and paid summer internship at the Maryland Science Center as the recipients of the Maryland Science Center’s Dr. H. Bentley Glass Scholarship, according to a release sent by...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:03 PM
Public records show that employees of Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold improperly accessed databases to gather information on at least three people on an "enemies" list, the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland said Tuesday.
One of the...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:54 PM
The University of Maryland, College Park will use a $1.1 million grant from defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. to establish a new honors concentration in cybersecurity, school officials announced Monday.
With the program, which will accept its...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 6:11 PM
Just days after Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosensteinand another federal prosecutor were appointed to look into national security leaks, a group of Republican senators called for their ouster, claiming the men can't be trusted to investigate the...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Today's forecast calls for cloudy conditions in the Baltimore area, with a slight chance of showers, a high near 75 and south winds between 7 and 9 miles per hour. The chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Check our traffic updates for...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 12:57 PM
George K. McKinney, who was the first African-American to be appointed U.S. marshal for the District of Maryland, and whose career in federal service spanned more than four decades, died June 17 of leukemia at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 77.
| Apr 23, 2012
| 5:14 PM
The Pentagon is creating a new intelligence service aimed at gathering information on terrorist networks, weapons of mass destruction and other emerging concerns, a senior defense official said Monday.
The new Defense Clandestine Service will draw...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Catonsville-based Alpha Omega Technologies performs work for one federal agency, and it wants more contracts — a daunting goal for a small company in a time of tight budgets.
But the head of the 25-person software firm thinks he has a leg up after...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:05 AM
At first, the soldier's behavior was puzzling. He appeared to be having hallucinations. He was anxious. He became belligerent.
A drug test identified the problem: The young man had become the latest service member at Fort Meade to experience an...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Baltimore is a hotbed of cybersecurity jobs, with more than 13,000 job postings last October alone, according to a report funded by the Abell Foundation.
"This growth has created an urgent need for qualified individuals to fill current job openings...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:38 PM
Hours before a midnight deadline Monday, the White House reached a tentative deal with Congress to stop an enormous tax hike for all but the wealthiest households and to postpone for two months tough decisions on how to cut federal spending.
After a rare...