| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:54 AM
It's a cold, gray Friday afternoon in a dark and drafty concrete warehouse at an industrial park in Columbia. Not exactly the setting in which anyone would expect to find glamour, wit or the next big thing in pop culture.
But through a series of doors...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Kelly Dalla Tezza, a Fulbright scholar who planned a career in the U.S. Foreign Service, died Friday in an automobile accident in Morocco. She was 22 and lived in Parkville.
Family members said she had a flat tire while driving on a road near Rabat and...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Cuban accusations against American Alan Gross and recent Egyptian allegations against four Americans who were promoting democracy on Egyptian soil have some eerie similarities. Alan Gross, who has been confined in Cuba since 2009, and the four Americans...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 2:16 PM
December 31, 2011
Eleven-year-old Sy'Keirra English strides confidently to the front of the classroom and greets her teacher in his native language — Arabic.
Atheed Azzet could not be more pleased. It has been three months, and the kids are...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:23 PM
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...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:01 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 2:41 PM
A Woodlawn man watches online videos of Osama bin Laden, posts about jihad on his Facebook page, and — according to federal prosecutors — agrees to a plot to detonate a bomb at a military recruiting center in Catonsville.
An Ellicott City...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Defense attorneys for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning on Sunday grilled military officers about the intelligence analyst's dealings with classified information, suggesting that computer security at his Iraq base was lax and rules were routinely broken....
| Dec 19, 2011
| 7:09 PM
Army investigators found nearly half a million field reports from Iraq and Afghanistan on a computer memory card among the belongings of Pfc. Bradley Manning, with a note suggesting that an unnamed recipient "sit on this information" while deciding how...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:42 PM
A former team leader of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning testified Tuesday that she told superiors on several occasions that Manning should not be allowed to handle classified information or be sent to Iraq, but her warnings apparently went unheeded.
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:28 PM
The warehouse ministry at the Fawn Grove Church of the Nazarene recently incorporated as a faith-based, non-profit organization called the Fawn Grove Compassion Center Inc.
Built by the Fawn Grove Church of the Nazarene congregation in 1999, it was...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:31 AM
There's a big launch event tonight in Washington for the Baltimore-made HBO comedy "VEEP," and I do not want to spoil anyone's fun. So, I am going to be purposefully light on details in talking about the three episodes of this brilliant and biting...