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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Balto. Co. police search for elderly Pikesville victims' grandson

    Balto. Co. police search for elderly Pikesville victims' grandson
    Baltimore County police said Tuesday they were searching for a man whose elderly grandparents were found dead this week in the Pikesville home that the three shared. Vaughn George Pepper, 87 and Marjorie Marie Pepper, 85, were discovered in their home...
  • Adella 'Alli' Russel, travel agent

    Adella 'Alli' Russel, travel agent
    Adella "Alli" Russel, a retired Pikesville travel agent who made her way out of Nazi-controlled Germany in the 1930s, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 3 at the North Oaks retirement community. She was 96. Born Adella Zipser in Leipzig, Germany, she...
  • Forest Diner moved to Virginia for restoration

    Forest Diner moved to Virginia for restoration
    The Forest Diner has left the county. Decades after serving its first bacon and eggs on U.S. 40, the Ellicott City landmark was lifted recently onto a flatbed truck and hauled away to be restored for its next life, although it's not clear where that next...
  • J. Edward Naylor Sr., MTA driver

    J. Edward Naylor Sr., MTA driver
    J. Edward Naylor Sr., a retired Maryland Transit Administration employee who once had top seniority among his peers as a streetcar and bus operator, died of respiratory failure Nov. 29 at the Village of Harbor Point Assisted Living in Salisbury. The...
  • About 93,000 young adults in Md. out of school and not working

    In Maryland, 93,000 teens and young adults are neither working nor in school, a trend that threatens future financial stability and predicts chronic joblessness, advocates said Monday. And unemployment among those ages 16 to 24 is the highest in the...
  • Patricia Cook-Ferguson, teacher and Balto. Co. NAACP president

    Patricia Cook-Ferguson, teacher and Balto. Co. NAACP president
    Patricia Cook-Ferguson, a longtime Baltimore teacher and president of the Baltimore County NAACP known for wearing multiple hats in advocating for youth education and civil rights advancements, died Wednesday of complications from lung cancer. She was 56....
  • Arthur J. Gutman, insurance broker

    Arthur J. Gutman, insurance broker
    Arthur J. Gutman, a retired insurance broker and former H.L. Mencken Society president, died of respiratory failure Nov. 27 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The former North Baltimore resident was 101. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Adolph B. Gutman...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER: Partly sunny, high near 65. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, low around 50. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Postal inspectors focus on Calif.-Md. delivery of drugs: Search warrants unsealed...
  • Grandson named as suspect in Pikesville couple's deaths

    Grandson named as suspect in Pikesville couple's deaths
    The live-in grandson of a slain elderly couple from Pikesville has been named a suspect after Baltimore County detectives located the 31-year-old in Oklahoma. Police said Matthew Long lived with his grandparents, Vaughn and Marjorie Pepper, who were...
  • With new book, Madeleine Albright sheds light on long-hidden family secrets

    With new book, Madeleine Albright sheds light on long-hidden family secrets
    In 1997, Madeleine Albright couldn't have been more certain that she knew everything important about herself and was in possession of every relevant fact about her life. And then, at age 59, just days after being confirmed as U.S. secretary of state,...
  • 'The Wire' has ended, but its talent is still being tapped

    'The Wire' has ended, but its talent is still being tapped
    With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea last week to conspiracy to sell heroin, one question being asked by fans of "The Wire" is how other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing. The answer: Several are doing just fine professionally....
  • 'Terra Nova' recap: Episode 4, 'The Runaway'

    'Terra Nova' recap: Episode 4, 'The Runaway'
    I'm putting a call into IKEA first thing tomorrow morning to pitch a new line of furniture — the DinoSaϋr — modeled after the classy desk gracing Commander Taylor's office: a T. Rex skull holding up a sheet of glass. Functional,...