Meanwhile the axe is falling…
Authorities are investigating a report that gunshots were fired in the vicinity of the White House.
Penn State trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach.
Maryland State Police say someone fired shots at a car on Route 50 in the Cheverly area of Prince George’s County.
A Metro custodian fired in 2008 after being arrested in a prostitution sting has been able to serve the transit agency as a landscaping worker.
The Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office has laid-off nine community liaisons due to budget constraints.
Police in Frostburg say a Frostburg State University student fired several shots from a pistol during a disturbance at an off-campus housing complex. No one was hurt.
Shots were fired in Greektown as someone tried to rob a bail bonds business.
Booming cannons, plaintive period music and hushed crowds ushered in the 150th anniversary of America’s bloodiest war on Tuesday, a commemoration that continues to underscore a racial divide that had plagued the nation since before the Civil War. The events marked the 150th anniversary of the Confederate bombardment of Union-held Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, an engagement that plunged the nation into four years of war at a cost of more than 600,000 lives.
It’s been an interesting start to the off-season for the Ravens. Hard to imagine a 13-5 team losing 3 coaches, none of whom depart for “better” jobs. Mattison went back to college, and Matsko and Zorn were fired.
The Baltimore Ravens have fired quarterbacks coach Jim Zorn, who spent one year on the job after being dismissed as head coach of the Washington Redskins.
Ralph Friedgen has been fired as Maryland’s football coach, effective after the Military Bowl on Dec. 29.