A Baltimore-bound CSX freight train loaded with coal barreled down the tracks and derailed, killing the 19-year-old women and toppling railcars and coal onto the streets below of this historic Maryland community. Investigators were still trying to figure out what caused the derailment. Witnesses heard squealing brakes and a thunderous crash around midnight Monday. Jill […]
Silly politicians. Don’t they know the surest way to drum up interest in a pornographic movie on campus is to ban it?
On Wednesday morning, residents of Joplin are as uncertain about the fate of their loved ones as officials are about just how many people are dead after the 8th deadliest tornado in U.S.
Jesus may have taught his disciples to turn the other cheek, but these days some churches are hiring armed security teams–just in case that whole forgiveness thing doesn’t work out. A flurry of violent crimes in churches has shaken the image of houses of worship as safe havens
William Safire, a onetime speechwriter for President Nixon who became a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times, has died at age 79, the newspaper announced Sunday. Safire joined the Times as a columnist in 1973.
ACORN filed suit Wednesday in Baltimore, Maryland, against two filmmakers who secretly recorded videos embarrassing to the agency, claiming the pair violated state law by recording their conversations without permission of the employees involved.
A huge water main burst under a road in the suburban Baltimore community of Dundalk, Maryland, Friday, sending muddy water erupting over neighborhood streets and down highway ramps, officials said. The 72-inch main was shut about two hours after it ruptured, Baltimore County Chief Executive Jim Smith told CNN
Two employees at the Baltimore, Maryland, branch of the liberal community organizing group ACORN were caught on tape allegedly offering advice to a pair posing as a pimp and prostitute on setting up a prostitution ring and evading the IRS. The video footage — which has been edited and goes to black in some areas — was recorded and and posted online Thursday by James O’Keefe, a conservative activist
One of the most unexpected controversies of the Obama administration came to a head Tuesday as the president delivered a hotly debated back-to-school speech to students across the country. Many conservatives over the past week expressed a fear that the president’s address would be used to push a partisan political agenda.
South Carolina authorities have located a 555-pound teenager and his mother, who faces a charge of violating a custody order, police said Thursday. Alexander Deundray Draper, 14, of Travelers Rest, South Carolina, and his mother, Jerri Althea Gray, were located at about 4:30 p.m. near a laundromat in Baltimore, Maryland, by the Baltimore County Sheriff’s Office, said Matt Armstrong, a spokesman for the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office in Greenville, South Carolina.