| Jul 13, 2011
While many in the area are planning to get out of town in the coming weeks, one Catonsville resident has just returned from a recent trip to Australia that featured adventure and lessons in environmental conservation.
During her month-long stay in the...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Working late into the night at a research center at the South Pole, Renee-Nicole Douceur thought she was just tired when her vision suddenly became blurred.
Sleep did nothing to improve her eyesight, and a doctor at the center at first thought she had...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 7:55 AM
The minute Robert Zerance saw Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman go skydiving in the 2007 movie "The Bucket List," he knew he wanted to jump out of a plane, too.
Zerance, 34, a familiar face at Graul's Market in Hereford, where he helps load groceries...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 11:06 AM
It was an eventful weekend in Ocean City, both on the ground and in the air. Some of the news was not so good, including the death of a 52-year-old boater. Here's a quick wrap-up:
-A Glen Burnie man out for a fishing trip died after the 16-foot boat he...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:21 PM
West Virginia's New River Gorge area was already a destination for adrenaline junkies, but now the thrill factor has reached new heights.
Two hundred feet, to be precise. That's the height at the highest point of Gravity, the mile-long zip line that is...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 5:54 PM
In a ceremony at the Pentagon, hosted by Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Jan. 6, Brig. Gen. Ralph O. Baker, an Aberdeen High School graduate, was promoted to major general in the U.S. Army.
The ceremony was attended by...
| Dec 31, 2009
| 4:22 AM
I'll be honest. I stopped watching The Real World pretty soon after I became too old to be cast on the show. Once the show turned into a drunk-and-hookup-fest (let's say ... sometime around the Las Vegas season), I got......
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:43 AM
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Firehouse Museum in Key West
History buffs can learn about Key West's past through its firefighting heritage at the Key West Firehouse Museum at 1024 Grinnell St. The museum...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:04 AM
It played out like a scene from an action movie.
But what James Lee experienced was as real as it gets.
The skydiver was taking part in a jump in Wiltshire in the U.K. when he was hit on the back of the head by another skydiver, just seconds after...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona is skydiving Wednesday, the third anniversary of a rampage that killed six people and left the legislator partially paralyzed.
Giffords, 43, was one of more than a dozen people who were wounded in...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Three years ago today, she was in the most mundane of places, a supermarket parking lot in Tucson. She was engaged in the most meaningful act in political life, talking to the people who had sent her to Washington. Then a bullet pierced Gabrielle...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:25 PM
A 29-year-old man was killed Friday in a skydiving accident at a small Riverside County airport, authorities said.
Shortly after 11 a.m., Perris police officers were called to the Perris Valley Airport, where a man had been critically injured while...