| Mar 20, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Robert P. Slaff, a former marine-supply vendor and journalist who wrote widely on Chesapeake Bay maritime and environmental matters, died March 8 of congestive heart failure at Crofton Care and Rehabilitation Center. The Epping Forest resident was 89....
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:20 AM
Few can picture the 1920s except through movies and old photographs, but 93-year-old John F. "Jack" Feezer Jr. was there, and he is sharing his story in a newly-published memoir, "A Life Well-Lived, Well-Loved, Well-Earned."
Feezer is a one-time...
| Mar 29, 2013
Novelist Ralph Peters will deliver the lecture, "The Price of Historical Illiteracy: Wishful Thinking and the Death of Strategy," at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John's College, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. The lecture is the first in a new...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Two men have been charged with shooting three people, killing one, during a home invasion in Northwest Baltimore last month, court records show.
Roger Spears, 32, and Eric Jones, 20, were charged with first-degree murder and related charges in the Feb....
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The State Department is probably very pleased with the outcome of last week's hostage crisis in Algeria, although given the loss of innocent lives it would be impolitic for officials to say so.
In case you missed it, Islamic militants had held an...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:25 AM
The Bainbridge Museum, at the foot of Jacob Tome Highway in Port Deposit, was damaged by water back in December, and several displays were ruined. Luckily, the leaking pipes were discovered by museum association secretary Carolyn Spencer when she...
| Jan 27, 2013
The specter of federal budget reductions has meant hundreds of jobs lost at Northrop Grumman Corp. in Maryland, but as the defense contractor vies to build a key Navy radar system, that same cost-cutting pressure could boost the importance of Northrop's...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 8:23 PM
The members of Ravens Nest No. 1 have been there throughout the Baltimore Ravens' tumultuous 2012 season, cheering their beloved football team on from their section of the Main Street Tower in Bel Air.
Sunday evening, however, they will be cheering...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have received a preliminary briefing on the investigation into the first of three diver deaths at the post's Super Pond test facility in the last two months.
A final report on the death of George Lazzaro, 41, should...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Before superstorm Sandy pounded the shores of the East Coast, it had already claimed its first American victims. With the storm still a day from landfall, the U.S. Coast Guard received a distress signal from the tall ship Bounty located approximately 90...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The U.S. Navy on Wednesday identified two sailors who died at Aberdeen Proving Ground's "Super Pond" less than a month after another death at the installation that is still under investigation.
The sailors are Navy Diver 1st Class James Reyher, 28, of...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Shaped like a teardrop and carved out of the eastern bank of the Bush River, the UNDEX Test Facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground has earned the nickname "Super Pond" for its unusual properties.
Viewed from above, the man-made pond looks much darker...