The word of the week was "hope," written on a whiteboard for an East Baltimore after-school program held on the site where an arsonist killed Angela Dawson and her family 10 years ago. The center is a sign of progress in the Oliver neighborhood, which on Oct. 16, 2002, saw one of the worst acts of witness intimidation in Baltimore history. But echoes of the attack linger, as Oliver and other parts of the city continue to struggle with the problems of drugs, violence and uneven cooperation with
CHARLOTTE -- A campaign worker for Maryland congressional candidate John Delaney was featured in a video honoring Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans that played before thousands of Democrats gathered in Charlotte on Thursday for the Democratic National Convention.
Gospel music lovers missed their chances to purchase tickets for this year's "Afternoon of Musical Praise" featuring Grammy-winning artist Yolanda Adams, slated for August 18 at Aberdeen Proving Ground's Post Theater.
Manufacturers such as AAI and Lockheed Martin, research at Johns Hopkins, the University of Maryland and other institutions, and testing and development at Aberdeen Proving Ground and Patuxent River have combined to make Maryland a center of the burgeoning drone industry.
Several organizations at Aberdeen Proving Ground are focused on stopping the signature weapon of the enemy in Afghanistan and Iraq: the Improvised Explosive Device, responsible for more than half the U.S. deaths in those two countries over the past decade.
U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford has for years chosen to live in Baltimore when stateside. He has embraced the city's culture and character, which fit his personality far better than Washington ever could.
With Osama bin Laden dead, the war in Iraq over and the war in Afghanistan winding down, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told graduating midshipmen Tuesday to prepare themselves for "one of the key projects" of their generation: Building American strength in the Asia-Pacific region.
Baltimore-based Adcor Industries was one of at least four small weapons manufacturers who made it to the second phase of a major Army competition to possibly replace the M4 carbine, a short-barrel automatic weapon that's related to the better known M16 rifle.
A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and was sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatally shooting a U.S. Marine inside a hookah bar in downtown Baltimore as the sergeant prepared for redeployment to Afghanistan.
A year after Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy SEALS, the terrorist organization he founded has been substantially weakened, but its offshoots in Yemen, Somalia, Iraq and elsewhere remain a threat