News | | January 6, 2006
firstname.lastname@example.org MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A federal lawsuit has been filed against Shepherdstown Police Department officer Chris Roper, alleging Roper threw a Shepherdstown man into an alley during an incident in 2003, kicked him several times and slammed his head into a brick wall. The suit claims that after Justin Pistore was handcuffed, Roper repeatedly forced Pistore's head into some gravel. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Martinsburg, alleges that Roper held Pistore's head in the gravel, opened Pistore's right eyelid with his finger and sprayed pepper spray into Pistore's eye from about one inch away.
July 16, 2006
Sometimes, she says, when times are tough and she's feeling lonely, she still cries. It might last 10 seconds. It might last longer. But deep down, Teresa Earnhardt, auto racing's most famous widow and one of NASCAR's most influential team owners, knows that the pain will never go away. "I hate it," Teresa Earnhardt once told NBC's Dateline news program. "I hate it so bad, feeling bad, that I just turn it off. I miss him and I always will. Just terribly. But I'm not going to feel bad about it. I'm going to feel glad about what I had. " What she had was, in a word, everything.
March 24, 2013
What are the regulations in Maryland for obtaining historic tags for your car or truck? Once you get the historic registration, are there restrictions for how you are allowed to use the vehicle? The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration website at www.mva.maryland.gov provides the following information about historic registration: To qualify for historic registration, your vehicle must not have been substantially altered, remodeled or remanufactured from its original design; must be a passenger vehicle, motorcycle or truck (with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds or less)
May 19, 2013
It was Good Friday in 1975. The Vietnam War was coming to an end, and I was going to school at Mount Saint Mary's college in Emmittsburg during the day while working as a correction officer at the Maryland Correctional Institution at night. It was on this very day, March 25, 1975, that Sheila (age 12) and Katherine Lyon (age 10) were on spring break from school in Montgomery County. Sometime between 11 a.m. and noon, the sisters left home to walk down Plyers Mill Road for the half-mile stroll to the nearby Mall in Wheaton, Md., to see the Easter exhibits.
February 20, 2011
Feb. 6 would have been Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday. To honor him, this column celebrates that great champion of deregulation, that reinvigorator of the American economy, that believer in Adam Smith’s invisible hand: Jimmy Carter. Yes, Carter. It was the peanut farmer from Georgia who pushed the United States toward a market economy, not the one-time actor from California. Reagan certainly shared Carter’s vision on deregulation, embracing with bravado policies that Carter launched with grim solemnity.
July 17, 2013
It might be time for Hub City to begin candidate shopping To the editor: July 1 was a rough day for Del. John Donoghue and a nightmare for Maryland motorists. Western Marylanders voiced their frustrations with the entrenched legislator's inexplicable tax-and-spend record by calling his office and offering sentiments regarding his 'yes' vote to increase the Maryland gas tax upwards of 87 percent within the next four years. Donoghue and his liberal friends in Annapolis peddled the fallacy that the Transportation Trust Fund (TTF)