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  • Belcamp gas station robbed at knifepoint

    A man robbed a Belcamp gas station at knifepoint early Saturday morning, Maryland State Police said. The suspect entered Sunoco gas station, at 1319 Riverside Parkway, at about 1:19 a.m., walked behind the counter, displayed a kitchen knife and stole...
  • Good fences made for good neighbors in 1912

    100 Years Ago Of-fensive neighbors In the Howard County courthouse column: "After the completion of the criminal docket, the civil docket was taken up and the first case on it was the one of Curtis vs. Thompson. This grew out of a dispute over a...
  • Robert M. Wright

    Robert M. Wright
    Robert M. Wright, a retired attorney who earned the respect of his peers during his many years in the practice of construction law, died of complications of pulmonary and neurosurgery June 23 at his St. Margaret's home. He was 73. Born in Natick, Mass.,...
  • Liner United States set record for trans-Atlantic voyage

    Liner United States set record for trans-Atlantic voyage
    Sixty years ago this week, the world's attention was riveted on one man's dream as the liner United States, designed by William Francis Gibbs, steamed eastward across the Atlantic on its maiden voyage. Known as "The Big U," the liner sailed from New...
  • Joseph Patrick Byrne

    Joseph Patrick Byrne
    Joseph Patrick Byrne, founder and proprietor of J. Patrick's Irish Pub, a popular Locust Point tavern with a reputation as a venue for Irish music that went well beyond Baltimore, died Saturday of cancer at Harbor Hospital. The former Cockeysville...
  • Should a coach be able to control transfers?

    Current system is unjust David Teel Newport News Bo Ryan does not appear to be an outlaw coach. His Wisconsin basketball program, by all accounts, wins the right way. But Ryan's reaction to forward Jarrod Uthoff's transfer request was...
  • Lester J. Rose, engineer

    Lester J. Rose, engineer
    Lester J. Rose, a retired aeronautical engineer and World War II veteran, died Thursday of cancer at his home in Newport News, Va. The former longtime Northeast Baltimore resident was 91. Mr. Rose was born in Ashland, Wis. and raised in St. Paul, Minn.,...
  • Tribune Co. hires banks to manage offers for newspapers

    Tribune Co. hires banks to manage offers for newspapers
    Tribune Co. has hired two investment banks to manage offers to buy its newspapers, executives said Tuesday, adding that no decisions have been made about whether to sell any properties. JPMorgan Chase and Evercore Partners will oversee a process to...
  • Brenda J. Clayburn, City Union of Baltimore president, dies

    Brenda J. Clayburn, City Union of Baltimore president, dies
    Brenda J. Clayburn, a founder and later president of the City Union of Baltimore who was also a longtime city Police Department supervisor, died Sunday of undetermined causes at her Northwest Baltimore home. She was 63. "She had recently been sick, and...
  • BWI flights to Sarasota, Huntsville will disappear

    BWI flights to Sarasota, Huntsville will disappear
    More repercussions of the AirTran Southwest merger. Southwest said today it'll end service to six additional AirTran destinations: Allentown, Lexington, Harrisburg, Huntsville, Sarasota and White Plains. That means BWI direct flights to Sarasota and ...
  • Tornadoes hit Va. area

     
    Frank is still on vacation, but here's some information about a significant weather event just to the south of us. Two months after the area was the epicenter of an earthquake, tornadoes struck New Kent County, Virginia, on Thursday. About......
  • Who's your best pick for an early upset?

    VCU will double it David Teel Newport News Daily Press VCU will defeat not only Wichita State but also Indiana to reach a South Region semifinal against Kentucky. Think CBS could milk that matchup for a few promos? The Rams proving last year's...