| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Teenager Kendall Reitz set out to become an advocate for improved mental illness awareness in the aftermath of last year's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., when a disturbed 20-year-old named Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 children...
| Nov 15, 2013
Survivors of suicide
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention holds its 15th annual International Survivors of Suicide Day at noon Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Howard County Library's Miller Branch, 9421 Frederick Road. Free. Information: 410-531-...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Anne Arundel County police are expected to announce Wednesday they're forming a team of retired detectives that will bring a "fresh set of eyes" to county cases that are unresolved or have been questioned.
One of the first cases to be reviewed will be...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Services for Andrew S. Hoffman, a decorated city firefighter who was fatally shot Sunday in an apparent murder-suicide in Glen Burnie, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St.
Mr. Hoffman, 27,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:38 PM
The Baltimore police officer suspected of killing a city firefighter and his girlfriend Sunday did not use his service weapon to shoot them, Anne Arundel County police said Monday.
Anne Arundel County police have not elaborated on a motive in what they'...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:32 PM
A Baltimore City police officer shot and killed a firefighter and his girlfriend early Sunday morning, before turning the gun on himself, according to Anne Arundel County police.
The suspected murder-suicide — which police said stemmed from a love...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Brian Lewis figures he could have dealt with the rape.
It's the Navy's response to the attack that still haunts the Baltimore native.
Lewis, the son of a Defense Department civilian who commanded his JROTC battalion in high school, sailed through...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:23 AM
When I returned to my childhood home, I discovered 300 family Civil War letters. I have transcribed them, but nothing more.
Not so Kathy Leichter. The Cornell graduate and daughter of former New York State senator Franz Leichter left Pittsburgh's public...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:00 AM
It won't matter if you're obeying every other traffic law: Starting Tuesday, if you're talking on a hand-held mobile phone while driving in Maryland, the police will have the right to pull you over and ticket you.
The new law tightening the state's curb...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Miriam Carey, a 34 year-old dental hygienist, created a media frenzy last week when she was shot and killed by Capitol police after ramming a White House barricade in her car while her one-year-old daughter was in the back seat. Why did she do it? What...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Runners set goals — and don't look back.
They strive to cut those extra few minutes from their times. They have to go a quarter-mile farther each time, then a half-mile, then a mile. And beyond.
They push their bodies. They want to push...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Colleagues of Timothy Schloemer were shocked when they went to pick up the drunken-driving suspect this week from Central Booking after posting his bail — and were told he had been dead for more than two days.
Corrections officials blamed the...