March 22, 2000
Maryland's criminal justice system failures are officially attracting national attention. Tonight on "Dateline NBC," Dawn Fratangelo will be looking at the case of Richard Spicknall, the Howard County man who was able to purchase a gun despite a court-issued restraining order that should have shown up at the time of his criminal background check. Spicknall later allegedly used the gun to shoot and kill his 2-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter. Subsequent investigation showed the restraining order against Spicknall was just one of hundreds never entered into the state's background-check database.
January 17, 1996
LOS ANGELES -- "Dateline NBC," the ever-growing newsmagazine with Jane Pauley and Stone Phillips, is going to expand again -- placing it in head-to-head competition with CBS' "60 Minutes," the oldest and most successful newsmagazine in network history.Starting March 17, "Dateline" will air at 7 p.m. Sundays, in addition to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, Andrew Lack, president of NBC News, announced yesterday.With "Dateline" riding the tide of a 33 percent increase in viewership compared with last year, while "60 Minutes" is down 20 percent, much is going to be made of the impending ratings battle.
November 3, 1990
An article in The Sun yesterday on the congressional race in California's 37th District should have carried a dateline of Cathedral City.
December 1, 1991
EDUCOM, a consortium of higher education institutions, has selected a Naval Academy interactive video project as one of top three of 116 entries in its Higher Education Software Award Program.Professor Gladys Rivera-La Scala, language studies department chairwoman, was presented with an award of $3,000.MARCIL DECORATEDDATELINE: ANNAPOLISArmy Capt. Roger B. Marcil, son of Roger B. Marcil of Annapolis, has been decorated with the Meritorious Service Medal.Marcil is aproperty and services branches officer at Ft. Wainwright, Alaska.
December 15, 1991
Army Pvt. Christopher Brown is stationed at Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks, Alaska. He is the son of Mrs. Carolyn Dulke.DATELINE: ANNAPOLISILLUSTRATION: PHOTOCAPTION: CHRISTOPHER BROWNFort Wainwright, Fairbanks, AlaskaLT. JEREMIAH MCENERNEYNavy Lt. JeremiahMcEnerney is stationed in Dharan, Saudi Arabia. His wife, Robin, lives in Annapolis.DATELINE: ANNAPOLISILLUSTRATION: PHOTOCAPTION: JEREMIAH MCENERNEYDharan, Saudi ArabiaSEAMAN MATTHEW MCMAHONNavy Seaman Matthew McMahon is stationed in Dharan, Saudi Arabia.
December 29, 1991
Air Force Airman 1st Class David J. Fugiel, son of Jack H. Fugiel ofAnnapolis, has arrived for duty at Andrews Air Force Base in Missouri.Fugiel is a fuels specialist.MELLEMA FINISHES COURSEDATELINE:ANNAPOLISArmy Reserve Pvt. Ernest R. Mellema IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest R. Mellema of Annapolis, has completed a unit supply specialist course at Ft. Jackson, S.C.Mellema is a 1990 graduate of Broadneck Senior High School.PRANN AT FT. RILEYDATELINE: ANNAPOLISArmy Spec. John C. Prann, son of Valeria Johnson of Annapolis, has arrived for duty at Ft. Riley, Kan.Prann is a 1988 graduate of Annapolis Senior High School.