A Navy SEAL from Maryland who was killed when a U.S. military helicopter crashed during a firefight with insurgents in southern Afghanistan will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
It's been a busy two weeks for Port Deposit Mayor Wayne Tome, who had to contend with three public safety crises, two in his town and the school shooting in Baltimore County where he is a member of the fire service.
It could take months or even years before the independent federal agency reaches a conclusion about the cause of the CSX train derailment in Ellicott City that ended with Rose Mayr and Elizabeth Nass, both 19, buried in coal on a railroad bridge in the historic downtown.
An elegant marble statue of the Blessed Virgin graces the entrance to St. Augustine School in Elkridge, moved there by alumni of the now shuttered Cardinal Gibbons High School. The sculpted image of a young woman, in a long veil and gown, stands beneath a large white cross and above a memorial plaque.
A pilot was killed early Thursday in Worcester County after his plane crashed on a golf course, according to Maryland State Police. Witnesses said the plane appeared to be having engine trouble before it hit a tree and crashed, police said.
This time around, ABC is skipping the Los Angeles mansion in favor of Emily's hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina. Twenty-five eligible bachelors will vie for Emily and her daughter's affection while acting like immature jerks on national television.
Joseph "Jerry" Hankoff, a retired insurance agency owner and a decorated World War II bombardier-navigator, died April 24 of dementia complications at Edgewater Point in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 91 and had lived in Pikesville.
In 26 years as a Marine, Sgt. Maj. Brian Taylor has lost several comrades. But he never forgot that "puny little squiggly kid" from West Baltimore "who just had all of this motivation and no direction."
The staff of Montpelier Mansion is experiencing an invasion of dinosaurs. Now through April 29, visitors can view the remains of dinosaurs, plants and early mammals found in Laurel's Dinosaur Park, and there is a hands-on exhibit for children in the Carriage House. ...
The recent maritime disaster when the Italian liner Costa Concordia piled up on the rocky shore line of Tuscany, which took the lives of 25 passengers, and caused its captain to set a world record escaping from his ill-fated ship in violation of one of the noblest traditions of the sea.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The cancellation of the C27J Spartan aircraft would leave the state guard without airlift capability for overseas deployments or state emergencies — and the 250 pilots, loadmasters, maintenance and other personnel of the 135th Airlift Group without an assignment.
Senior Airman Julian S. Scholten, 26, was one of four Air Force members in the U-28 turboprop plane killed near Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, officials said Monday. They were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, the official name for the global war on terror.
Four suspects are being sought by Maryland State Police for stealing a John Deere lawn tractor from a newly constructed Cecil County Lowe's and fleeing police before crashing a stolen pickup truck, an accident that resulted in the death of one of the suspects.
The York County coroner's office identified the pilot killed in Sunday afternoon's crash as 56-year-old Douglas Helms of Westminster. Helms left an airport in Frederick around 11 a.m. and crashed less than two hours later, Deputy Coroner Onalee Gilbert said.