| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:54 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Somewhere near an eighth of a mile from the 5K finish line, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Erika Brannock stood up from her wheelchair.
Slowly, the 29-year-old Towson preschool teacher walked forward, with her sister and brother-in-...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Anxious employees had many questions as they gathered in movie theater seats for a security briefing on their first day back to work at The Mall in Columbia since a deadly weekend shooting: How can workers spot threats? Are there enough security cameras?...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Halfway up Heartbreak Hill, an iconic stretch of the Boston Marathon course, Erica Greene was stopped by race officials, having just completed her 20th mile. The news of a bombing at the finish line had traveled down the course.
For a few months after...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Obamacare could never have been a success without national and mandatory medical insurance. Take that away and the concept begins to crumble even without the opposition of Republican ideologues. All classes of our society appear delighted to take from the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:07 PM
City police and organizers of this weekend's Baltimore Running Festival say they are stepping up security after explosions shook the end of the Boston race this spring, joining other recent running events that have placed restrictions around the finish...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:43 AM
As they prepare to walk across the finish line at the Charlotte marathon, Boston bombing victim Erika Brannock and her family will gather Friday night for a benefit dinner to help offset a mountain of medical bills.
Brannock, a 29-year-old Towson...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Dan Bongino launched his first campaign for office on a laptop computer in his dining room. His wife, alone at his side, was the only other person he was sure would vote for him.
Two years later, as the Severna Park man runs for the House of...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Early Saturday morning, Officer Vinny Julio stood in the intersection of Chase and Washington streets, idly twirling a wooden police baton on his first assignment since graduating from the police academy the day before.
The streets were quiet on...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 2:14 PM
David Berdan, a 32-year-old science teacher and cross country coach at Garrison Forest, won Saturday's Baltimore Marathon, becoming the first local champion in the 13 years of the Baltimore Running Festival.
The Owings Mills resident finished in 2:30:...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:21 PM
We end the year on a promising note even though we did hit a rough patch along the way. That rough patch came in April with the Boston Marathon bombing and the serious injury to one of our own — Erika Brannock — and the death and injuries to...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Erika Brannock slides to the edge of her wheelchair.
She looks down at a pair of carefully selected gray New Balance athletic shoes. And stands.
Her thigh slides deeper into a flexible plastic socket as she shifts her weight from her right leg to a...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Mountain Christian Church was considering opening a site in the former home of Fountain of Life Fellowship Church in Edgewood off of Pulaski Highway. The site would be the second satellite location for Mountain Christian, the first is at John Carroll....