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Why is a French nobleman who tried to blow up Napoleon buried in Georgetown?
In 1800, he introduced the improvised explosive device to the world. In 1805, he fled to the United States.

La Plata overwhelms Funkstown in state final
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 20:12:00 -0400
Funkstown's reign as the American Legion state champion came to an end Sunday with an 18-6 loss to La Plata in the title game.

Beltre reaches 3,000 hits in loss to Orioles
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 19:38:00 -0400
Adrian Beltre doubled for his 3,000th career hit Sunday, reaching the milestone in the Texas Rangers' 10-6 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.

Beckwith delivers as Suns outlast Power in 11
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 19:28:00 -0400
Tyler Beckwith hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th inning as the Hagerstown Suns defeated the West Virginia Power 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at Municipal Stadium.

Luke McCown discusses landing on Cowboys roster
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 19:00:00 -0400
Former Louisiana Tech quarterback Luke McCown has experienced a journeyman's career during his time in the NFL and with his recent signing to the Cowboys, it'll be his sixth team as he enters his 11th season.

Fans return to M&T Bank Stadium for Ravens’ first open practice
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 15:45:00 PDT

Football returned to M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on a beautiful, 80-degree Sunday evening for the first of three preseason training camp practices that are open and free to the public.

As Baltimore’s Marching Ravens played outside the stadium and footballs flew in the parking lots, fans buzzed...

Cambridge man dies in motorcycle accident
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 18:30:00 -0400
TRAPPE — A Cambridge man died Thursday evening in a motorcycle accident on U.S. Route 50 near the Senator Frederick C. Malkus Jr. Memorial Bridge.

Running back believes Kansas City is the place to be
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 18:00:00 -0400
Spencer Ware took on a larger role this offseason than he had in the past.

Hub Arkush: Strength for Chicago Bears resides in the offensive line
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 17:56:00 -0400
The over-under on wins for the Chicago Bears in Las Vegas right now is 5½.What that means is at least half the folks who wager on these things believe the Bears will win 5 or fewer games for the entire…

Shuttered rooming house worries neighbors in East Baltimore
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 14:55:00 PDT

The operator of an assisted-living facility in Butcher's Hill that has been shut down by the city says he hopes to reopen, so it can continue to serve those in need. City officials say they want longstanding problems at the facility fixed, or the property sold.

The state suspended the license of...

Marriottsville camp aims to recruit future female firefighters
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 14:20:00 PDT

When Christine Uhlhorn became a firefighter in Howard County 28 years ago, there were few women in her department.

“The firehouse was made to accommodate one gender,” she said.Men and women would share restrooms.

Uhlhorn is now an assistant fire chief in Howard County, where officials want to recruit...

Ten injured in two-vehicle crash on I-695 near Route 140, police say
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 13:50:00 PDT

Ten people, including two children, were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon on Interstate 695 near Route 140, Sgt. Hooper of Maryland State Police said.

The crash was reported at about 12:30 p.m. on the outer loop, Hooper said. A Ford F-350 carrying eight people — including two children...

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