Armed and fighting with rebels in Libya. Baltimore resident Matthew VanDyke is caught on camera firing a weapon just weeks after he escaped from a Gadhafi-held prison.
A Baltimore man who escaped from a Libyan prison on Monday talked with WJZ by phone on Friday.
A Maryland journalist held behind bars in Libya for nearly six months is free. Matthew VanDyke made contact with his mother for the first time Wednesday afternoon.
Revolution in Libya. Moammar Gadhafi loses his iron grip on his country as rebels fight their way into the capital city. But while the Libyans celebrate their revolution, it’s been an agonizing 36 hours for a Maryland mother.
The Libyan government has acknowledged that a Baltimore writer who went missing in the early weeks of the conflict there is alive and in custody, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger said Tuesday.
A U.S. congressman says that a Baltimore writer missing in Libya has been seen in a prison in Tripoli.
The effects of the unrest in Libya can be seen in Maryland as gas prices continue to rise.