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  • Former Naval Academy instructor to be court-martialed

    A former Naval Academy instructor who is accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman will be court-martialed, an academy spokeswoman said Thursday. Marine Corps Maj. Mark A. Thompson, a former history instructor at the academy, is accused of...
  • Taylor Branch distills Pulitzer-winning trilogy for students

    Taylor Branch distills Pulitzer-winning trilogy for students
    The math is daunting: More than 2,300 pages of prose winnowed down to 190, including photographs and the occasional blank sheet that signals chapter breaks. Yet, that's exactly the challenge that author and historian Taylor Branch tackled when he...
  • Bel Air student admitted to West Point

    College freshman Daniel Zablocky recently received his appointment to the U.S. Military Academy. A Patterson Mill High School graduate, Zablocky is the son of Paul and Barbara Zablocky of Bel Air. Attending Marion Military Institute in Alabama, he will...
  • Varsity roundup: No. 10 Mount de Sales wins, 15-0, in softball behind Lesniewski

    Right-hander Ashley Lesniewski pitched a one-hitter, her third victory this week, and the No. 10 Mount de Sales softball team kept rolling Thursday. The Sailors (7-1, 6-0 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference) scored three runs...
  • Carroll County soldier killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash

    Carroll County soldier killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash
    An Army officer from Eldersburg was among five soldiers killed in a helicopter crash earlier this week in Afghanistan, the Defense Department said late Saturday. Capt. Sara M. Knutson, 27, died Monday in Kandahar, the Pentagon said in a release. Knutson...
  • Carroll County native killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash

    Carroll County native killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash
    Sara Knutson Cullen was as comfortable in a dress and stiletto heels as she was smoking cigars and flying Black Hawk helicopters in Afghanistan — a driven and level-headed 27-year-old whose dreams stretched far beyond her roots in Carroll County,...
  • Varsity roundup: Walk gives Patterson Mill upset of No. 8 River Hill in baseball

    With the score tied at 7 in the bottom of the eighth, J.T. Tipton (3-for-4) drew a bases-loaded walk to force in the game-winner as host Patterson Mill upset No. 8 River Hill, 8-7, in baseball Friday night. The Hawks (2-4) took a 6-0 lead in the first...
  • 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...
  • Hereford primed for postseason success in wrestling

    Hereford primed for postseason success in wrestling
    If there ever was a time in which Hereford could make noise in the postseason, the 2012-2013 wrestling campaign might be it. The Bulls returned 11 of 14 starters from last year's team that finished second in the Baltimore County championships and lost...
  • Record crowd at 17th annual Bel Air YMCA Turkey Trot

    The field in the YMCA Turkey Trot in Bel Air continues to swell, like a turkey in a pre-Thanksgiving fattening regimen. When the annual 5K went off for the 17th time Nov. 22, 1,285 runners stood behind the starting line, so many that it took 2 minutes for...
  • The Paula Broadwell I know

    The Paula Broadwell I know
    Events of the last two weeks have been very tough and sad for all of us as a nation. As a good friend of both Gen. David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell, they have been very hard for me personally as well. Both made big mistakes, and they know it more...
  • William E. "Bill" Hathaway, emergency medical expert

    William E. "Bill" Hathaway, an emergency medical services expert who taught the subject at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and earlier had served in the Army Intelligence Corps, died Nov. 1 of cancer at his home in Amherst, Va. The former...