| Mar 27, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Kathleen Hertel never imagined owning her own photography studio.
But now that she does, she's grateful she no longer needs to travel to "every Panera Bread in the Maryland area" to meet customers.
Attracted to Catonsville's community feel, the native...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:42 PM
A former team leader of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning testified Tuesday that she told superiors on several occasions that Manning should not be allowed to handle classified information or be sent to Iraq, but her warnings apparently went unheeded.
| Dec 27, 2011
This holiday season, thousands of families are welcoming home children, siblings, spouses and parents from the Middle East. For family members and service members alike, this return marks a long-anticipated and joyful reunion. But for the soldiers,...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 5:02 PM
The number of sexual assaults reported at the Naval Academy doubled during the 2010-2011 academic year, as did the percentage of female midshipmen reporting unwanted sexual contact, according to a report released Tuesday by the Defense Department.
| Jan 10, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Mike Selmer, an electrician by trade, always wanted to be a writer.
Even during his 10 years as the girls track coach at Glenelg High School, he had writing in the back of his mind.
But he had two jobs, a family to support and a mortgage to pay.
| May 12, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Katy McCabe spent six years in the Marines, including a 13-month tour in Iraq and two shorter stints in Afghanistan. So when she signed up for last year's Spartan Death Race, McCabe didn't think it would be more difficult than being in the military.
| May 21, 2012
| 10:55 AM
When his roommate at the Naval Academy said jokingly last year that Andrew Atwill was a homosexual, the midshipman told him to cut it out.
His friend didn't know it, Atwill says, but he really was gay — and under the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy,...
| May 21, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Five weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden publicly commanded his foot-soldiers to ramp up the violence against American civilians. But five weeks before his death, he privately instructed his lieutenants to refrain from killing any civilians....
| May 19, 2012
| 9:39 AM
Revelers in the Preakness Infield were jovial Saturday morning, staking out prime spots -- near the track for some, and near concert stages for others.
Lines for betting moved quickly, while the wait for those paying $20 extra for a refillable beer mug...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:29 AM
Commencement season is the college equivalent of the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Institutions from the Ivy League to the local community college scramble to lure the shiniest star they can to their podiums on graduation day. And the match-ups...
| May 24, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Retired Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, who broke the color barrier at the Naval Academy and was its first African-American graduate in 1949, died Tuesday of cancer at Springhouse of Silver Spring Assisted Living.
He was 85.
"It's important for America to...
| May 27, 2012
| 7:00 AM
As the former head coach at Navy for 17 years and an assistant coach at Army for three seasons, Richie Meade has an enduring respect for this country’s armed forces.
So it perhaps was not a stretch to see the new Furman coach get choked up during...