Two years after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it's tempting to think of the horrific incident as a remote, rare event, unlikely to ever hit home. That would be naive. There have been at least two gun-related incidents in my children's Baltimore County school district in the past two years alone. And while school systems nationwide, including in Baltimore County, have spent a fortune on security measures since Sandy Hook, often following the NRA's advice of
A St. Mary's County woman was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Wednesday after security agents discovered a loaded .38-caliber pistol and more than a dozen "loose bullets" in her carry-on bag, the Transportation Security Administration said Thursday.
Trusted fliers using Southwest Airlines out of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport will now have a quicker and less invasive path through security, the Transportation Security Administration announced Thursday.
The Ravens reminded fans this morning that the NFL¿s new security policy limiting the size and types of bags that will be allowed into stadiums during the 2013-14 season will take effect with Thursday¿s preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons at M&T Bank Stadium.
As you move through the ordinary activities of your everyday life, you're leaving an electronic trail rich in data about your whereabouts, your interests and your relationships. That's information of keen interest — and not only to marketers. As recent revelations about two National Security Agency surveillance programs show, at least some of those digital details are being collected and analyzed by the government.
James A. Buck gladly accepted the package at his Parkville office from the delivery man wearing a UPS uniform. But minutes later, police swooped in to arrest Buck, 57, and seized the parcel, which had contained three pounds of marijuana he sent to himself from California, according to court records.
Smiths Detection, a division of a London-based multi-national engineering conglomerate, said Monday it consolidated its headquarters and security manufacturing operations in Harford County, and planned to hire more than 100 people.
Spurred by a Campaign for Liberty drive, a handful of residents opposed a Harford County Council bill giving an Edgewood company an loan, calling it "crony capitalism." By a 5-1 vote, the council approved a $750,000 economic development opportunity loan to British-based Smiths Detection Inc., whose U.S. headquarters are on Lakeside Boulevard in Edgewood.
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.
Sweeping changes that have affected virtually every mode of transportation in the United States began almost immediately after hijacked airliners slammed into the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon outside Washington and a farm field in Shanksville, Pa.
Across the country, teachers and other staff members have been accused of sharing test questions in advance with students, watching over their shoulders as they take tests to point out wrong answers and correcting their mistakes, all to inflate scores and satisfy federal and state mandates.