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  • A later start for high schools is idea worth consideration [Editorial]

    A later start for high schools is idea worth consideration [Editorial]
    Parents of high school students know the struggle — getting their teens out of bed to catch that early morning bus or carpool. Between homework, sports, jobs and an increasingly active social life, high schoolers find themselves burning the candle...
  • Howard ranks 2nd in nation in median income at $108,844

    Howard ranks 2nd in nation in median income at $108,844
    Howard County households are among the most prosperous in the nation, according to results from a recently released survey. Income data from the American Community Survey, an annual data collection project run by the Census Bureau to supplement the...
  • Charging documents reveal why police focused on twin brother in 2007 Columbia slaying

    Wael Ali was the last person who saw his twin brother alive, police say, and following Wasel Ali's August 2007 death, Wael acted out of character and gave police inconsistent statements every time they spoke with him. Now Wael Ali is behind bars in...
  • 100 Years Ago: Getting out of town in the summer was the thing to do

    100 Years Ago Escapees return From the Woodbine social column: "Miss Mary Roth returned to the neighborhood after spending the summer with relatives in Wilmington, Delaware. Mrs. John M. DeLashautt and daughter, Miss Mildred DeLashmutt, have...
  • Officials worry after drugs are found in gumballs

    Officials worry after drugs are found in gumballs
    Most of the time, police aren't surprised when they find a ballpoint pen crammed with cocaine, or illicit pills stashed in a secret compartment of a running shoe. But when a bag full of smiley-faced gumballs hollowed out and stuffed like mushrooms with...
  • Air Force colonel acquitted of groping woman

    WASHINGTON -- An Air Force colonel charged with groping a woman in a drunken incident outside a bar near the Pentagon in May was acquitted by a Virginia jury Wednesday afternoon. The charges against Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski were notable because he was...
  • L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings

    L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings
    Los Angeles fire officials are dramatically changing how rescuers respond to mass shootings after a gunman with a high-powered rifle mortally wounded a federal security officer in a shooting rampage last month at LAX. The new goal is to have Los Angeles...
  • Virginia judge sentenced for pot possession

    Virginia judge sentenced for pot possession
    A substitute judge in Virginia's Shenandoah County has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for growing marijuana on his property.   James H. Allamong Jr. was sentenced Monday under a plea agreement that reduced the initial charges from a felony to a...
  • Governor McDonnell signs order to enhance Virginia newborn screenings

    Governor McDonnell signs order to enhance Virginia newborn screenings
    Gov. Bob McDonnell has signed an executive order establishing a panel to help develop a plan to screen babies for a life-threatening heart defect. The governor says almost four in 1,000 newborns in Virginia are diagnosed each year with one of the defects...
  • Martinsville keeps top jobless rate in June

    Martinsville keeps top jobless rate in June
    The city of Martinsville's jobless rate remained the highest in Virginia in June.         The Virginia Employment Commission says the city's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 14.2 percent, up from 14 percent in May and down from 18.3 percent...
  • November's jobless rate in Virginia at 5.3 percent

    November's jobless rate in Virginia at 5.3 percent
    The city of Martinsville's jobless rate remained the highest in Virginia in November The Virginia Employment Commission says the city's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 15.7 percent, up from 14.9 percent in October and 16.8 percent a year...
  • Send a text message to 911? With photos and video? It could happen, FCC chairman says

     
    Send a text message to 9-1-1? It could happen, with photo, video messaging, too -- that is if Federal Communications Chairman Chairman Julius Genachowski can set forth a plan to update 9-1-1. The FCC is going to discuss the issue in a December meeting,...