Biden’s 9/11 declassification order renews debate over secrecy vs. transparency

Two decades after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the debate surrounding the overclassification of documents is at the forefront following the White House’s executive order to declassify confidential documents related to the attacks.

Law Enforcement Museum honors police lost on 9/11 in special exhibit

The 72 law enforcement officers who were among the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks are being honored at a new, 2,000-square-foot exhibit at the National Law Enforcement Museum.

9/11: Maryland fire department marks horrific day and long effort to memorialize it

The Kensington Volunteer Fire Department’s memorial honors the lives lost and the firefighters dispatched to the Pentagon in 2001. The scrap of metal collected from Ground Zero “captures the scarred twisting fire hell of the inferno of that day,” according to Steven R. Semler, former KVFD president.

Maryland leaders pay tribute on Sept. 11 anniversary

On a somber, overcast Tuesday, bagpipes performed “Amazing Grace” as Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Comptroller Peter Franchot and other state leaders paid tribute on the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks at a wreath-laying ceremony in Annapolis.

Cardin among critics who want change in war-fighting policy

WASHINGTON – The International Criminal Court last week said it plans to begin investigating war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Afghan conflict. The probe will include looking into actions by the International Security Assistance Force, which includes American…

Fire Fighting Volunteers and EMT’s Wanted

The National Volunteer Fire Council launched their “Make Me a Firefighter Campaign” in Washington Tuesday with the hopes of recruiting more volunteer firefighters in Maryland and across the rest of the country.

9/11 and War of 1812 Commemoration Held at Fort McHenry

As part of the Star Spangled Spectacular Celebration at Fort McHenry, the National Park Service sponsored a special commemoration event to recall those who died in the War of 1812 and on 9/11.

Bikers Ride Around D.C. for 9/11 Victims

Thousands of motorcycle riders from across the country roared around Washington, D.C., to remember the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Bill Would Enhance Penalty for Committing a Violent Crime in Front of a Child

A bill that would impose harsher penalties upon those who commit violence in front of children was heard by the House Judiciary Committee, Tuesday. The enhanced penalty would include imprisonment for up to five years.

Local Emergency Response Center Preparing for Next Weather Crisis

Montgomery County’s 911 call center looks to avoid mistakes made during the derecho.