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  • Alumni plan scholarship in memory of slain former principal

    Alumni plan scholarship in memory of slain former principal
    A group of Chesapeake High School alumni have banded together to create a scholarship fund in memory of William Norman, the school's long-retired first principal, who was killed this month in Florida. The scholarship, which will be called the Dr. William...
  • Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., head of nuclear medicine at Mercy

    Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., head of nuclear medicine at Mercy
    Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., an internist and former head of the division of nuclear medicine at Mercy Medical Center who also was a practicing magician, died July 20 of heart disease at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Guilford resident was 80. "He...
  • Arundel police arrest teen in Brooklyn Park robbery

    Anne Arundel County Police arrested a Glen Burnie teen Friday for a robbery near Brooklyn Park. A 20-year-old man was meeting an acquaintance at Cherry Lane and Ritchie Highway about 7 p.m. Friday when three other men accosted him, punching him and...
  • Helping veterans to recover with hunting

    Helping veterans to recover with hunting
    There was a time before the three heart attacks, before he was effectively paralyzed in the lower half of his left leg, when Army Spc. Stephen Ramsey wouldn't do much on his Georgia farm other than pick cotton and peanuts, and hunt. Actually, he can...
  • Arnold man charged with theft from cars

    Anne Arundel County police are investigating several armed robberies that occurred over the weekend in Brooklyn Park, Galesville, Glen Burnie and Annapolis. In several cases, they have descriptions of the suspects, but have been unable to locate them....
  • Howard Co. lights its intersections — even in outages

    Howard Co. lights its intersections — even in outages
    When much of the region went dark during the June 29 derecho, the traffic signals at Howard County-owned intersections didn't miss a beat. Battery power kicked in, sparing police officers from the dangerous business of directing traffic and motorists...
  • Gunman holds up 7-Eleven in Brooklyn Park

    A gunman held up a 7-Eleven store Sunday morning in the 4000 block of Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park, Anne Arundel County police said. Police said they were called to the store around 5:05 a.m. Employees said a man with a handgun had come in and...
  • Severe thunderstorm warning issued

    The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 7:30. The storm is capable of producing 60 mph winds and quarter-sized hail. Locations include Inner Harbor, Fells Point, Johns Hopkins, Locust Point, Rosedale, Brooklyn Park,...
  • Teen gets 30-year sentence in shooting during botched pizzeria robbery

    Teen gets 30-year sentence in shooting during botched pizzeria robbery
    A Brooklyn Park teenager received a 30-year prison term Friday for his role in the botched armed robbery of a pizzeria in Glen Burnie that left one man dead and netted no cash for the four youths involved. "I don't get the impression that you really...
  • Anne Arundel homicide victim identified as woman, 20, missing since May

    Anne Arundel homicide victim identified as woman, 20, missing since May
    A few days before Mother’s Day, 20-year-old Jessica Lynn Lee got into an argument with her mother about caring for Lee’s baby and took off. It was a familiar, if infrequent, scene between them. They would fight over small stuff —...
  • Mary T. McMullen, special education teacher

    Mary T. McMullen, special education teacher
    Mary T. McMullen, a Millersville special education teacher and athletics booster, died Friday at University of Maryland Medical Center of scleroderma after a lengthy illness. She was 64. Mary Wissel was born March 14, 1948, in Baltimore and raised in...
  • Joseph E. "Joe" Gross, sports editor

    Joseph E. "Joe" Gross, sports editor
    Joseph E. "Joe" Gross, former sports editor of The Capital in Annapolis who abandoned an engineering career to become a sportswriter, died Wednesday of heart failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. He was 72. "Joe was just a delightful...