| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:56 AM
James Hopkins has faced many obstacles in his life.
The most recent sequence included a boating accident in 1992 that resulted in a broken back and other lingering injuries.
The 45-year-old earned a certificate in computer-aided design from Anne...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:59 PM
The FBI is investigating allegations of child sexual abuse by a former employee of the Fort Meade Youth Center, a spokeswoman for the Army base said Friday.
Authorities did not identify the man.
Base spokeswoman Mary Doyle said the suspect left his...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis and his wife, Christina, have worked to enrich the lives of distressed children across Maryland through their non-profit charity, The Right Side Foundation, while contributing to other philanthropic causes throughout...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Maryland lost about 21,000 jobs as a result of the automatic federal spending cuts known as the sequester, state officials say, and they expect another 4,000 federal positions to evaporate over the next two years.
New state estimates peg the job...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Col. Brian Foley has taken command of Fort Meade at a challenging time for the U.S. military.
With the end of the war in Iraq in 2011 and the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan next year, growth in defense spending was already expected to taper. Then...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
County Executive Laura Neuman will host the second of three town hall meetings on stormwater management fees on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Heritage Office Complex, first floor training room, 2660 Riva Road, Annapolis.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has scheduled a series of public meetings on the implementation of a stormwater fee, while at the same time the County Council is considering an amendment to the fee that would essentially exempt all nonprofit...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Fifty years ago, parishioners at Community United Methodist Church in Maryland City were worshiping in the basement of a home on Urbana South. A lot's changed since then.
"This is a milestone to be celebrated," said the Rev. Michelle Thorne Mejia. "We'...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Ellicott City has been named one of the top 10 cities in Maryland for young families by the website NerdWallet.com, the site announced earlier this week.
Ellicott City was third on the list, based on three qualifiers, according to the site: public...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Leonard Kirk, a German prisoner of war for more than seven months during World War II, knows all too well that freedom isn't free.
"Many of us have sacrificed. Some of us came home without limbs and some of us returned with the horrors of war etched...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:55 AM
These groups meet regularly.
The Bet Aviv Camera Club — Fourth Monday, 7:30 p.m. Learn about the many facets of photography. Meetings appeal to photographers of all skill and experience levels. Oakland Mills Meeting House, in Columbia. 410-992-...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:04 PM
After roughly a week of reflection, the Johns Hopkins cryptography professor who was ordered to remove from university servers a blog post about the National Security Agency's covert surveillance efforts has concluded that it was a "big misunderstanding."...