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  • Maryland dedicates 9/11 memorial at Baltimore's World Trade Center

    Maryland dedicates 9/11 memorial at Baltimore's World Trade Center
    Beautiful September days are difficult for Basmattie Bishundat. Her son was killed on one 10 years ago. "Sometimes I hate those days," said the Waldorf woman, whose son, Romeo, was three days short of his 24th birthday when Flight 77 struck the Pentagon,...
  • Md. crab processors battle federal wage rule

    Md. crab processors battle federal wage rule
    Jack Brooks and other leaders of Maryland's seafood industry have faced the same problem for more than a decade: a shortage of seasonal foreign workers to pick out the morsels of crab meat that wind up on dinner plates across the country. But this...
  • The Muslims who keep us safe

    The Muslims who keep us safe
    I was 14 on Sept. 11, 2001 and president of my sophomore class at Atholton High School in Columbia. I was also a young Muslim American girl and had founded the Muslim Student Awareness Club at Atholton the year prior. When the Twin Towers were struck,...
  • Baltimore to test new immigration policy

    — Baltimore is one of two cities selected to test an immigration policy adopted by the Obama administration that could freeze deportations of illegal immigrants who have no criminal records, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday. The...
  • Bealefeld "can't wait" to "throw knuckleheads off" Baltimore police force

    With new controversies arising - and old ones returning to the fore as cases come to court - Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III said police officer suspensions are soaring as the agency undertakes a painful but necessary effort to root out...
  • Two on terrorist watch list stopped in Laurel in 2011

    Two individuals on a federal terrorist watch list were stopped in a vehicle by Laurel police at some point in 2011, then allowed to leave based on directives from officials at the federal Department of Homeland Security, according to Laurel police and...
  • Hoping for reprieve: Md. immigrants await new policy

    Oscar Alfaro holds a steady job, pays taxes, is active in his church and is raising two young daughters in Maryland. Yet he spends much of his time worrying about deportation. The 36-year-old Honduran native lives in the United States illegally. "You're...
  • Harford forms university research park corporation

    A nonprofit corporation has been created to oversee development of a university research park in Harford County and has held its initial organizational meeting, the county government said Wednesday. Harford political and business leaders have been...
  • The Samaritan Women restores mansion, opens doors for homeless women

    The Samaritan Women restores mansion, opens doors for homeless women
    A long-neglected mansion on the city's west side has been restored to its 19th-century grandeur so that it can provide a home and hope for homeless women. Dozens of volunteers have adopted rooms in the 8,000-square-foot Victorian, built in 1893 by the...
  • Capitol College events celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    Laurel: Capitol College events celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Capitol College 11301 Springfield Road, in South Laurel, is celebrating National Cybersecurity Awareness Month by hosting several events. National Cybersecurity Awareness...
  • Civilian pilot strays into restricted air space over Washington

    The U.S. Air Force sent two F-16 jet fighters to intercept a civilian plane that had strayed into restricted air space over Washington, D.C., at about 8:30 p.m. Monday. The military planes, based at Andrews Air Force Base, escorted the smaller craft until...
  • End domestic use of U.S. spy drones

    Drone surveillance in this country has me alarmed. I'm glad the technology saved six missing cows, but drone surveillance won't end with pilfered livestock! When a sheriff in North Dakota can request a Predator B drone from an Air Force base, pull on...