The Old Mountain Road overpass across I-95 in the Joppa area was dappled with red white and blue Wednesday as local residents waved American flags at motorists in honor of the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Chuck Ritz did not know anyone killed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, but he said "I think it changed my life. … It made me aware of how short life is," and he's determined to honor those killed that day and in the wars since then.
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has ordered county flags to fly half staff on Sept. 11 in honor of the nearly 3,000 men and women who died as a result of the terror attack on Sept. 11, 2001.
The way Danny Eaton talks about politics is a bit like the way he explains the distinction between novel and memoir when discussing the book he's writing: "We are the sum total of all the parts of our life, so it's hard to write anything without having a piece of yourself in it."
Vivienne Sharp is too young to carry with her the vivid memories of Sept. 11, 2001, but she had a solemn reaction as she walked in the rain through the long benches of the Pentagon's memorial to those who died that day.
WASHINGTON — A coalition of civil liberties and immigrant advocates led by Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland wants to strengthen a provision in the Senate's sweeping immigration bill that would prohibit law enforcement agencies from racial profiling.
Gov. Martin O'Malley used an address at the Center for American Progress on Thursday to argue that Maryland has become a national model for growing the middle class and suggested that most states led by Republican governors "only made things worse" by trying to "cut their way to prosperity."