| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:00 AM
A patriotic tradition continues as the Optimist Club of Greater Jacksonville sponsors the 39th annual Independence Day Celebrations. This year's events take place on Saturday, June 28.
The day starts off with a children's bike and pet parade on the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:20 AM
ELMONT, N.Y. — Billy Gowan has a vision in his mind's eye of how Saturday's Belmont Stakes might unfold.
He pictures his horse, Ride On Curlin, pulling alongside Triple Crown aspirant California Chrome with a quarter mile left in the race.
| May 13, 2014
| 7:32 AM
There's a new person in charge of Hereford's Independence Day parade and fireworks on June 29, and she hopes to strengthen an already popular annual event.
Hannah Cavey, 23, took over the parade president's job held by Leslie Pachol since 2006. Pachol...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Playing against a division rival, attempting to climb back to .500 and facing what likely will be an emotionally charged upcoming series in Boston, the Orioles certainly needed a complete effort like their 3-0 win against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden carried memories of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, and the stories of those affected by it, with her en route to a second straight women’s wheelchair marathon victory Monday in Boston.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
For Phyllis Sevik, the goal for the 2014 Boston Marathon wasn't to finish, it was just to start.
Sevik, an Ellicott City resident, was in the medical tent near the finish line during the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, which killed three people and...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Sun recently published extensive, highly negative but unchallenged remarks about Israel made by Richard Falk, who is identified in the story as an unbiased UN human rights investigator monitoring Israel's treatment of Palestinians ("U.N....
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As much as I would love to see monster Dzhokhar Tsarnaev executed, one consideration holds me back and is missing from your report. Namely, if he were put to death, it would make him a martyr in the eyes of radical Islamic terrorists ("Death penalty...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Right-hander Kevin Gausman was scratched from his scheduled start for Triple-A Norfolk tonight. With inclement weather expected Friday in Detroit, he could join the Orioles and be available to pitch in a possible doubleheader against the Tigers on...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:37 PM
When Erika Brannock was a guest of the Orioles during a game at Camden Yards last June, she was still in a wheelchair but vowed to return in 2014 to throw out a first pitch before a game.
Less than a year after the 29-year-old Brannock lost her left leg...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:30 AM
If prejudice masquerading as journalism were an Olympic sport, the vile diatribe of commentator Mark Nuckols against all things Russian would win gold hands down ("The Sochi experiment," Feb. 6).
The real problem, however, is that Mr. Nuckols' rant is...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 3:39 PM
The FBI said Saturday three of its special agents were working with other law enforcement on a drug investigation when agents fatally shot a man Friday in Owings Mills, but declined to release key details about the circumstances of the incident.