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  • Three Naval Academy football players investigated in alleged sexual assault on female midshipman

    Three Naval Academy football players investigated in alleged sexual assault on female midshipman
    The Navy is investigating the alleged sexual assault last year of a female midshipman at the Naval Academy by three members of the football team, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed Friday. The woman has told investigators she remembers little of the...
  • Former academy instructor acquitted of rape of midshipman

    Former academy instructor acquitted of rape of midshipman
    A former instructor at the Naval Academy has been found not guilty of aggravated sexual assault in an alleged attack on a female midshipman two years ago, an academy spokeswoman said Sunday. Marine Corps Maj. Mark Thompson, 43, was found guilty of...
  • Former Naval Academy instructor sentenced to 60 days

    Former Naval Academy instructor sentenced to 60 days
    A former instructor at the Naval Academy was sentenced Monday to 60 days in a military jail for indecent acts, fraternization and conduct unbecoming an officer stemming from an incident with two female midshipmen in 2011, an academy spokeswoman said....
  • Former Naval Academy instructor faces sexual assault charges

    Former Naval Academy instructor faces sexual assault charges
    A Marine Corps officer who worked as an instructor at the Naval Academy has been accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman in his Annapolis apartment following the annual croquet match between the academy and St. John's College in 2011. An...
  • Wedded: Kimberly Carlins and Sigmund Young

    Wedded: Kimberly Carlins and Sigmund Young
    Wedding date: Feb. 24, 2013 Her story: Kimberly Carlins, 32, grew up in Ocean Pines. She is a government contractor for URS Corp. in Germantown. Her father, Leo, is a repairman for Sears, and her mother, Renee, is a secretary for a nonprofit...
  • Harford student to attend summer U.S. Naval Academy program

    Natalie Muneses, a student at The Science and Math Academy at Aberdeen High School in Aberdeen, will be among the 2,550 students from across the country invited to participate in the 2013 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program. The Naval Academy...
  • Remembering Pearl Harbor

    Remembering Pearl Harbor
    Seventy-one years ago Friday, on Dec. 7, 1941, Thomas Talbott was in as fine a mood as he can remember. He was 19, a Marine corporal stationed on the balmy Hawaiian island of Oahu. His unit, assigned to secure the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, was...
  • Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary

    Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary
    One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history. The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...
  • Senior Circles: Calling all Rosies in Howard County!

    Senior Circles: Calling all Rosies in Howard County!
    I'm putting out a call to any Howard County resident who was a Rosie the Riveter during World War II and to family members of a Rosie. You are a Rosie if you answered the government's call through articles in magazines and fliers — "Women, you could...
  • Former Navy destroyer to be sunk soon to create massive artificial reef

    Former Navy destroyer to be sunk soon to create massive artificial reef
    With almost every regulatory hurdle cleared, planners believe they are about two weeks away from sinking a 563-foot former Navy destroyer off the coast of Maryland to create the largest artificial reef on the Eastern Seaboard. The Arthur W. Radford,...
  • Employers add more jobs than forecast in July

    American employers added more jobs than forecast in July and wages climbed. Payrolls rose by 117,000 workers after a 46,000 increase in June that was larger than earlier estimated, the Labor Department said Friday. The median estimate in a Bloomberg News...
  • What to do when the earth quakes

    In the wake of the recent earthquake ("A tremor in the psyche," Aug 24), I asked people about their initial thoughts on what caused the shaking and swaying. My father thought he was having a stroke. My mother thought it was a truck rumbling by her office....