| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Mary Theresa Nipwoda, a lab technician at Aberdeen Proving Ground, did what she could to prepare for the 20 percent pay cut she knew was coming this week.
The Harford County woman, who earns about $67,000 annually, switched her prescription...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Whitney Wiggins attended Laurel High School for a year and then enrolled in the Duke Ellington School for the Arts in Washington.
But after two years at Ellington she headed for the small central Virginia town of Lynchburg. That move helped propel her...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning was looking for "worldwide notoriety" when he gave hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, a military prosecutor said Thursday.
Maj. Ashton Fein, delivering the government's...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Authorities are investigating the death of a spouse of a service member at Fort Meade.
The woman was found dead Thursday afternoon in her home on the Army base in Anne Arundel County, according to a spokesman. Officials said they do not suspect foul...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The Air Force has released the name of the airman at Fort Meade who died last month while on leave.
Senior Airman Keegan McCaskie was found dead June 26 at a hotel in Lake Dallas, Texas. He was on leave from his job with the 70th Intelligence,...
| Jul 28, 2013
Who would have guessed 15 years ago that Martin Roesch's free computer network-security program would turn into a $2.7 billion deal?
Roesch used the no-cost software he developed in 1998 — called Snort because it sniffs out trouble — as...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Sworn in earlier this month, James T. Smith Jr. is Maryland's 13th transportation secretary. At an age when many people have begun or are contemplating retirement, Smith, 71, is taking the helm of a 10,000-employee agency that oversees highways, bridges,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Investigators do not suspect foul play in the death last week of a service member's spouse at Fort Meade, a base spokeswoman said.
Jaimee Hernandez was pronounced dead in her home Thursday. Emergency workers who were called to her home that afternoon...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:59 PM
When city or county firefighters have a family event or unexpected obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours.
But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Brock Bridge Elementary got off to an earlier start this year with new school hours. Students may now enter the building at 8:40 a.m. (8:35 for breakfast at school) and dismissal time changed to 3:25 p.m.
The West Arundel Aquaducks once again took...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to announce $1.5 billion in new state funding for the Baltimore Red Line and more than a dozen other transportation projects in the area Wednesday, officials said, outlining for the first time how the state's gas tax increase...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 8:49 PM
More than 1,300 young, single soldiers, sailors and other service members drive to Fort Meade every work day because they don't live on post — can't, actually, because the barracks are full and other homes there are for families.