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Guard unit bridges cultural, security gaps toward handover in Afghanistan
DelawareOnline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 23:06:00 -0400
Delaware City's 153rd Military Police Company arrived in Kandahar, Afghanistan, three months ago to help handle what may be the most nerve-wracking mission in the war short of direct combat: training Afghan police.
Five people shot in four incidents in Baltimore on Tuesday
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 22:18:00 EDT
One man critically injured; homicide detectives notifiedFive people were shot in Baltimore on Tuesday, with homicide detectives notified about one of the cases after the man was critically injured, police said.
Surplus funding discussed by commissioners, school officials
CarrollCountyTimes.com / Wed, 22 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400
While the Carroll County Board of Education is set to approve its Fiscal Year 2014 budget today, its funding remains uncertain as the county board of commissioners plans to debate how much it will giv
Empty Bowls program raises funds for food bank
Tuscarora High School and each of its feeder schools raised $2,200 at the Empty Bowls Benefit Concert on April 25. Funds benefit the Emmanuel Trinity Lutheran Church Food Bank. At the concert, choral
Jacoby Jones falls short on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ finale
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 22:56:00 EDT
Jacoby Jones entered tonight's “Dancing with the Stars” finale in fourth place. Bruno Tonioli reiterates the concern that Jacoby’s freestyle, with its large-scale production, overshadowed Jacoby himself. Len Goodman, however, has nothing but kind things to say about Jacoby.
Memorial Day service scheduled for Sunday in Georgetown
DelawareOnline.com / Wed, 22 May 2013 05:23:00 -0400
A Memorial Day service, co-sponsored by the Georgetown Kiwanis Club and Korean War Veterans Association, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday on the Circle in Georgetown.
Retailers must meet opportunities of changing consumer market
Downtown Frederick is a great place to eat and shop, but improvement is possible, a retail expert says.
Attorney’s Office to hold presentation on protecting against sexual predators
CarrollCountyTimes.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 22:00:00 -0400
The Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office is holding a presentation Thursday to help educate parents on how to protect their children from sexual predators.
Baltimore residents in largely vacant blocks to be uprooted
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 22:06:04 EDT
City's plans meet mixed reactionWith plans to demolish 1,500 vacant houses in the next three years, Baltimore officials and the few remaining residents in largely vacant blocks are beginning the early stages of the most delicate of relationships.
Police defend officer who shot N.Y. college student
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — The president of a New York police union defended an officer who accidentally killed a Hofstra University student during a standoff with an armed intruder, saying Tuesday the only
Auto factories cutting back on downtime
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit auto factories are forgoing their traditional two-week summer break and speeding up production to meet buyers’ growing demand for new cars and trucks.
Angels’ Trout, 21, youngest to hit for cycle since Ott in 1929
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 22 May 2013 01:25:00 EDT
Outfielder, 21, is the youngest to accomplish the feat since Mel Ott with the New York Giants in 1929. Josh Hamilton hits a home run and triple on 32nd birthday and Jerome Williams strikes out six over eight innings. The Angels broke out the disco ball in the clubhouse, and why not? That was quite a party.
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