| Jan 2, 2014
| 1:39 PM
The office of Anne Colt Leitess, state's attorney for Anne Arundel County, is available to present "Communities Against Senior Exploitation: How to Prevent You or Your Loved Ones from Becoming a Victim of Crime." The presentation helps...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Due to the overnight snow, all Anne Arundel County Public Schools and offices are closed Friday. A "code red" is in effect for school system employees.
All Anne Arundel County government offices opened at 10 a.m. Employees are advised that the...
| Jan 5, 2014
Facing a backlash from veterans, lawmakers in both parties — including several in Maryland — are reconsidering a cut to military retiree pensions that they approved last month as part of a rare bipartisan budget agreement.
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Critics of the National Security Agency are often correct in their assessment that the agency's surveillance programs have gone too far and that Congressional oversight has been lacking. It doesn't take a civil liberties attorney to see something...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Senior lawmakers unveiled a $1.1 trillion spending bill late Monday that would keep the federal government running for most of this year while directing hundreds of millions of dollars to Maryland interests — from the James Webb Space Telescope to...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:31 AM
A Laurel man told police he was robbed as he walked on Route 198, or Laurel Fort Meade Road, just after midnight Wednesday.
The victim told Anne Arundel County police he was walking in the 3500 block of Laurel Fort Meade Road around 12:08 a.m. when a...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Fort Meade officials identified the man who was found dead in his Laurel home on Friday as Johnnie Sutton III, 38, a sergeant first class from Florida.
Sutton, who had served in the Army since 1994, was found in his home in the 8300 block of Frostwood...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The weather was nippy cold with the promise of snow in the air. Santa, all white beard, red suit and holiday cheer, sat on a folding chair next to a table with hot coffee and cookies. Leaning against the wall of the building, bundled-up Fraser firs...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:46 AM
To understand how unevenly the recession and recovery rippled across Maryland, consider its economic extremes.
At one end, there's Anne Arundel County. Its employment base was 7 percent larger this spring than it was five years earlier, a gain of 17,000...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It was disappointing to read that President Obama is resisting calls for change at the National Security Agency ("Obama hints at change in NSA phone practice," Dec. 21).
Edward Snowden has done this country a great service by revealing many of the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Robert Cradle had achieved his goal of owning a successful barbershop with an Odenton establishment that employed seven full-time workers and served a steady stream of customers coming in for that just-right haircut.
But even as he made his business...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:40 PM
In a public appearance in Baltimore on Thursday, National Security Agency director Keith Alexander forcefully defended surveillance methods that have come under scrutiny this year but acknowledged that some of them may need adjustments.