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  • Naval Academy says increase in sex assault reports shows progress

    Naval Academy says increase in sex assault reports shows progress
    Naval Academy officials say an increase in reports of sexual assault shows they are making progress against the crime. Fifteen sexual assaults were reported at the academy during the 2012-2013 academic year, the Pentagon said Friday, up from 13 the...
  • Assault charges dropped against former Navy football player

    Assault charges dropped against former Navy football player
    The U.S. Naval Academy announced Friday that criminal charges have been dropped against a midshipman accused of sexually assaulting a classmate at an off-campus party. Military lawyers recommended to academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Michael Miller not...
  • Government shutdown threatens cancellation of Navy-Air Force football game

    Government shutdown threatens cancellation of Navy-Air Force football game
    A nationally televised college football game between Navy and Air Force at a sold-out stadium in Annapolis could become one of the more visible casualties of the U.S. government shutdown. While Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Tuesday that a...
  • West Point cadets work at APG's ECBC

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) at Aberdeen Proving Ground welcomed cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point this summer to work on chemical and biological defense projects. The cadets were taking part in the academy's...
  • Navy families reunite at Plebe Parents' weekend

    Juan Magallon enlisted in the U.S. Navy while still in his home country, the Philippines, and served 20 years, taking part in such battles as Operation Desert Storm. Now a U.S. citizen, the Tucson, Ariz., resident said he frequently spoke to his son,...
  • As Orb's comeback falls short in Saturday's Travers, a brother is set for stud duty in Bel Air

    As Orb's comeback falls short in Saturday's Travers, a brother is set for stud duty in Bel Air
    One of the half-brothers of Kentucky Derby winner Orb, who finished a close up third in Saturday's Travers Stakes at Saratoga, has moved to Maryland in preparation for entering stallion duty at Country Life Farm in Bel Air. Freedom Child, runaway...
  • Midshipman to testify on alleged sex assault by Navy football players

    Midshipman to testify on alleged sex assault by Navy football players
    A midshipman who says she was sexually assaulted by three members of the Naval Academy football team is scheduled to testify at a preliminary hearing Wednesday. The woman has told investigators that she remembers little of the alleged assault last year,...
  • Donald Hill-Eley sees positives in Morgan State's loss to Army

    Donald Hill-Eley sees positives in Morgan State's loss to Army
    For the fourth time in the past six years, Morgan State opened the season with a loss. But rather than be demoralized by last Friday night’s 28-12 setback to Army, Bears coach Donald Hill-Eley found a few positives to be gleaned from the result....
  • 'Von Stueben's Drill Book found In Ohio' [History Matters]

    50 Years Ago Knock, knock From the Glenwood social column:   "Mr. and Mrs. John Cotton visited  friends in Holidaysburg, Pa. over last weekend. "Mr. R. Clyde Pindell was the weekend guest of Mrs. Harry Naylor of Silver Springs. "Mrs. Warfield...
  • Armistead's journey to Baltimore

    Armistead's journey to Baltimore
    Confederate Gen. Lewis Addison Armistead, who was mortally wounded during Pickett's ill-fated charge at Gettysburg, sleeps away the ages in a quiet Baltimore cemetery. And how he came to spend eternity here is somewhat of a mystery. Armistead was...
  • Meade's Jacob Hawk verbally commits to Navy football

    Meade's Jacob Hawk verbally commits to Navy football
    For Meade’s Jacob Hawk, choosing a college took all of five days. Hawk, whose father was a warrant officer in the Army, always had an inclination for the military academies, so when Navy offered him a football scholarship on June 22, it didn&...
  • Ann H. Sisson, owned Federal Hill restaurant

    Ann H. Sisson, owned Federal Hill restaurant
    Ann H. Sisson, who established with her husband a popular Federal Hill restaurant and bar that later became the state's first brew pub, died June 4 from complications of dementia at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 89. The daughter of a civil engineer...