| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Eugene H. "Gene" Shaffer Sr., a World War II veteran, Boy Scout leader and retired crane operator, died Friday of leukemia at his home in Millsboro, Del.
The longtime Ellicott City resident was 85.
Born in Baltimore in a neighborhood near Edmondson...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 3:31 PM
"Act of Valor" (PG-13). Real-life active duty soldiers serve as actors in this fictionalized account of a team of U.S. Navy SEALs racing against the cock to foil a terror attack. TownMall Cinemas (1:20, 4:20, 7:20 p.m.)
"Dr. Seuss' The...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:24 AM
POPP: Navy Seaman Matthew D. Popp, son of Kimberly A. Popp of Abingdon, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, Popp completed a variety of training which included...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski on Wednesday likened the loss of the USNS Comfort to the departure of the Baltimore Colts – and asked Navy Secretary Ray Mabus to reconsider.
The U.S. Fleet Forces Command announced last month that it was moving the white-...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
After four years of negotiating in and with North Korea, I cannot say that I have all of the answers to deal with a regime that defies the expectations of rational thinking, but I do have at least one of them: The Democratic People's Republic of Korea...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 2:28 PM
NBC News announced Friday that Brian Williams' ratings-impaired, journalistically-challenged "Rock Center" newsmagazine will have a report on what it was like inside the Situation Room on the night Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy Seals.
| Nov 21, 2012
| 2:30 AM
My favorite holiday is here again. I'm thankful to be here to share it with you.
Troops to ensure our freedoms are something we can be thankful for. Have you seen the Tree for Our Troops at Kendall's store? All decorations are military or patriotic....
| Nov 18, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett began his unsuccessful campaign for another term with an unusual meeting: a one-on-one chat over dinner with his Democratic rival.
Bartlett and his challenger, John Delaney, met alone for two hours in a Frederick restaurant...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 9:28 PM
An Aberdeen man is being held on $500,000 bond on various charges, including armed robbery and assault.
Joey Santiago, 18, has been charged with armed robbery, second-degree assault, theft less than $1,000, drug possession other than marijuana and...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 8:21 AM
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in the news for another seemingly crazy statement: Claiming that capitalism ended life on Mars.
"I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but maybe...
| Mar 22, 2010
| 12:02 PM
Go here: Sprinkled throughout Norfolk, Virginia is the image of a young mermaid, who, as Norfolk's popular logo, represents the 300 years of marine heritage the city boasts. Aside from the naval heritage, Norfolk is also home to the Virginia Symphony,...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 6:09 PM
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo inherited a potentially thankless assignment when he was hired to replace Paul Johnson, the architect of a dramatic change in fortune for a football program that had languished for decades before his appointment.