The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, allegedly by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz and the deaths of all 150 people on board is indeed a tragedy. But some good may come out of it if it induces people to take another look at those substances the pharmaceutical industry calls "antidepressants."
50-year-old Linda L. Singh is the 29th adjutant general of Maryland but the first African-American and the first woman to hold the post. She brings command experience from Kosovo and Afghanistan, where she earned a Bronze Star, executive experience from a multinational federal contractor, and a low-key personal style to the job.
The No. 5 Badgers returned to Madison on Wednesday after getting stuck in Pittsburgh following a 59-53 loss on Tuesday night at Maryland. The plane flying the team home had to make an emergency landing because of an engine malfunction.
A crash on Rocks Road late last week, which led to an intense search for the driver who left the scene, remains under investigation by the Maryland State Police, and charges could be filed against that driver.
Aberdeen city leaders, joined by first responders from the city and Harford County emergency officials, as well as Aberdeen Proving Ground military leaders, unveiled Saturday a memorial to those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.
Claude L. Callegary, a Baltimore lawyer and World War II veteran who had advised five U.S. presidents on veterans' affairs, died June 3 in his sleep at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was 92.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
This year's Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens will be the first since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and the start of the long wars in Afghanistan in Iraq, in which there is no new Marylander killed overseas to add to the rolls.
Maryland did not win Federal Aviation Administration recognition as a test site for drones, but still could be involved in federal research on how the unmanned aircraft may safely be flown in U.S. airspace.
Shouts of "We are Marshall!" rang out in the lobby of the team's downtown Washington hotel, where fans of the Thundering Herd had gathered on the eve of Friday's Military Bowl matchup against Maryland in Annapolis.
As if the Minnesota Vikings' 29-26 loss to the Ravens that included an NFL-record for changes in the fourth quarter wasn't hard enough for them to absorb, the NFC North football team's flight home to Minneapolis was delayed for several hours for an unusual reason. A catering truck apparently crashed into the Vikings' charter plane at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport, which forced the Vikings to wait for a new airplane to bring them home, according to several Vikings players.
A fighter jet that crashed off the coast of Chincoteague Island this month was recovered in pieces from more than 100 feet below the ocean's surface by Navy sailors and divers during a 15-day operation that ended Tuesday, according to the Navy.
A plane headed from Boston to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia Sunday evening after smoke was detected in the cabin, according to a passenger.