| Jan 18, 2012
| 11:58 AM
As the 100th anniversary the RMS Titanic disaster approaches, the Costa Concordia grounding is a stark reminder that going to sea remains dangerous. A modern cruise ship sailing a routine route capsized in a matter of minutes in beautiful weather, leaving...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:09 PM
A pollution whistle blower may be granted a financial reward Wednesday at the sentencing of two foreign shipping companies that were illegally pumping oily sludge and plastic into the sea and falsifying records to cover their tracks, according to court...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:44 PM
Lighting Maryland homes with power from giant turbines off Ocean City moved closer to reality Thursday as federal officials announced they are ready to go forward with leasing vast areas along the Mid-Atlantic coast for wind farms.
Interior Secretary Ken...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Ron and Tracy Troutman, of Whiteford, announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Marie, to James Joseph Toohey, son of John and Barbara Toohey of Temple Terrace, Fla.
The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of North Harford High School and a 2009...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Herman G. "Hank" Tillman Jr., a retired Air Force colonel and pilot who flew in World War II, Korea and Vietnam and was one of Maryland's most decorated veterans, died Sunday of liver failure at his Chester home. He was 89.
He was born in his immigrant...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:31 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard asked for the public's help Wednesday identifying a "hoax caller" who made six fake distress calls between May 1 and June 1.
Each time, a male voice originating out of the Middle River area of Baltimore County has called out,...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 10:25 AM
A Pennsylvania man was killed and his two-year-old child was injured Tuesday when the pair fell from an Ocean City sea wall onto rocks below, police said Wednesday.
Stephen Richard Ostan, 49, of Marcus Hook, Pa., and his child were walking along a...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Like her classmates at the U.S. Naval Academy, Midshipman 1st Class Dagmara Broniatowska learned how to salute, ran the endurance course and memorized the body of American military information, history and quotations known as the Rates.
In her "four...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Family records and memorabilia that have been saved in desk drawers, attics and basements have filled the files and exhibit area of the Aberdeen Room Archives and Museum over the past 25 years.
Recently, Wiley Mitchell, son of R. Lee and Annabel...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Students at Liberty High School greeted local veterans in the school media center on Thursday, Nov. 8, for a special Veterans Day celebration.
The event was designed to acknowledge the "service and sacrifice that was made to ensure our freedom,"...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Travelers gripe about having to remove shoes while going through airport security or undergoing full-body pat-downs. But imagine being the Transportation Security Administration screener who has to deal with thousands of grumpy passengers daily or must...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Welcome back, old friend.
In a summer of discontent across the United States from the record heat wave that's plagued much of the country to the icy deficit reduction talks in Washington, it's good to see a familiar (and might we add unflappable)...