| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Members of the U.S. Navy Parachute Demonstration Team, the Leap Frogs, took a break between jumping assignments Saturday evening to help an accident victim on U.S. 50 just outside of Ocean City, the team's California-based public relations team reported...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 5:04 AM
How considerate of the British, to attack Baltimore in 1814 and thus give Baltimoreans, two centuries later, ample excuse to hold a two-year celebration.
As you may have heard by now, Baltimore is kicking off its bicentennial celebration of the War of...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:12 PM
As the schooner Pride of Baltimore II headed up the bay from Norfolk Tuesday, the 1,300-square-foot American flag rippling from its main gaff suddenly snagged and ripped.
Fortunately, Pride has a sewing machine onboard.
"We have a lot of flags," said...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 7:20 PM
With a giant flag of 15 stars and stripes as a backdrop inside Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, a celebratory concert Sunday night drew a packed house to cap the weekend's commemoration of the War of 1812 bicentennial.
As if to underline that there are no hard...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 9:18 PM
Shrieking children covered their ears and adults flinched as the Blue Angels made a low pass over Fort McHenry, only to stretch their necks and shade their eyes to track the Navy jet fighters as they soared into the sun.
At the Inner Harbor, crowds lined...
| Jun 22, 2012
•The 25th season of the "Sunset Serenades" summer concert series continues with classical music by the Columbia Orchestra at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at Centennial Park, 10000 Route 108, Ellicott City. Free. Information: 410-313-2022....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Tom Booth, who owned and developed many properties on Catonsville's Main Street of Frederick Road, died Sept. 10, 2012, of cancer. He was 70.
An Oct. 19 memorial Mass will be offered at St. Mark Catholic Church for the Catonsville resident, who donated...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:12 AM
An active duty member of the U.S. Navy was fatally shot Wednesday night in the city's Lakeland neighborhood, one of four shooting incidents that night, police said.
The man, a 24-year-old in town visiting relatives, got out of a car with his brother near...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:05 AM
As it turns out, the Naval Academy is awash in "Gangnam Style."
A crew of mids from the 22nd Company, at least, seem to have it in spades and shows it off in a video that's going viral.
The video (see above), just posted Sunday on YouTube, already has...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 5:52 PM
One left the city to go to college and see the world with the Navy. The other refused to leave East Baltimore even after his mother moved south to make a better life for his siblings, instead staying to hang around on the corners.
Alonzo Gladden, 24, and...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:02 PM
They were walking to class on that bright blue September morning when the World Trade Center buildings and the Pentagon were hit and when a plane destined for Washington crashed into a Pennsylvania field.
The midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy had come...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Police said a 21-year-old man was fatally shot Thursday afternoon in southern Baltimore's Westport neighborhood. Few details were available, but police said they were called to the 2200 block of Annapolis Rd. at about 2:30 p.m. for a report of a shooting....