| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Naval Academy officials say an increase in reports of sexual assault shows they are making progress against the crime.
Fifteen sexual assaults were reported at the academy during the 2012-2013 academic year, the Pentagon said Friday, up from 13 the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The U.S. Naval Academy announced Friday that criminal charges have been dropped against a midshipman accused of sexually assaulting a classmate at an off-campus party.
Military lawyers recommended to academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Michael Miller not...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:04 AM
The superintendent of the Naval Academy has dropped all criminal charges against a second football player accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman at a party in Annapolis, officials said Friday.
Military lawyers advised Vice Adm. Michael H....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Col. Brian Foley has taken command of Fort Meade at a challenging time for the U.S. military.
With the end of the war in Iraq in 2011 and the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan next year, growth in defense spending was already expected to taper. Then...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a government funding bill early Sunday that would delay the nation's health care law for one year — inching federal agencies closer to a shutdown that analysts predict would damage Maryland's...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:14 PM
The Pentagon on Tuesday cut the number of furlough days for 650,000 Defense Department civilians from 11 to six — a welcome surprise for workers who have been saddled with a 20 percent pay cut since early July.
But defense officials and some...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Col. Brian P. Foley assumed command of Fort Meade during a ceremony Thursday morning.
Foley, the 84th commander of the Army base in Anne Arundel County, succeeds Col. Edward C. Rothstein, who is retiring after 30 years in the military, the last two as...
| Nov 3, 2013
Vince Marucci and Joe DiGangi were in the same class at the U.S. Military Academy, went to Stanford University for master's degrees, returned to West Point to teach and later ended up working at the same Columbia tech firm.
So it's not surprising that...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Two former Naval Academy football players will stand trial early next year on charges that they sexually assaulted a classmate.
Midshipman Eric Graham's court-martial is scheduled for Jan. 27 and Midshipman Joshua Tate's court-martial is scheduled for...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:28 AM
A possible government shutdown starting Tuesday would cause federal agencies in Maryland to close or seriously cut back operations, resulting in significant hardship for federal workers, as well as declining economic output and lower tax revenue for the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The federal shutdown has furloughed many public employees and curtailed services, but one sign of government activity last week continued to hover over Baltimore undeterred.
A Navy blimp has been in flight over the city since last month, as a...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Thousands of federal employees in Maryland would be furloughed and their work put on hold next week if Congress fails to reach an agreement soon to fund the government, the Obama administration said Friday.
The Woodlawn-based Social Security...