Towson native Nicholas Walters has launched a grassroots campaign to build a National Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans Memorial, in Washington. He's the project's unpaid executive director, while his father serves on the nonprofit's board of directors.
David R. Owen, an internationally known maritime lawyer and accomplished yachtsman, died Friday in his sleep at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former longtime Riderwood resident was 97.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
For the second time in a week, federal authorities are praising Baltimore County police for bringing forward information that spawned broader indictments against violent criminal organizations operating in Maryland and other states.
Capt. Ryan Jean is one of as many as a dozen atheists in the process of applying for lay leader status, which supporters see as necessary to secure for nonbelievers the recognition, acceptance and support that they say Christians in uniform take for granted.
More than two centuries after an American ship blew up off the shores of Tripoli, an ad hoc group that includes history buffs, military veterans and descendants of the sailors is working to repatriate their remains for burial with honors on U.S. soil.
Even after two patients were killed in the span of a week by fellow patients at the state's maximum-security mental hospital, a mental health advocate says it would be a step in the wrong direction to clamp down on patients' ability to move around and interact with others at the facility.
A North Carroll Middle School student is being charged as a juvenile after he voluntarily surrendered a handgun he brought to the Hampstead school on Wednesday, Oct. 26, to a school staff member he went to for help.
When Navy sophomore quarterback Kriss Proctor nearly led the Midshipmen back from a 10-point deficit against East Carolina last Saturday, his performance reminded many of what Ricky Dobbs did against Temple two years ago – including Dobbs..
A White Hall man pleaded guilty late last week to threatening to murder a federal law enforcement officer who was investigating a suspicious 2010 barn fire at a farm in northeastern Baltimore County near the Harford County line.
Just a handful of investigators focus on the recovery of cultural property in America. The organizations are underfunded, overworked and underappreciated, but run by passionate people who love the job and routinely fight to keep it.
Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia unsealed an indictment Thursday charging Mohammad Hassan Khalid, a Howard County teenager. with conspiring to provide material support to terrorists with a suburban Pennsylvania woman known as "Jihad Jane."