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Maria Stainer

Maria Stainer

Maria Stainer is assistant managing editor of the Universal Desk at The Washington Times. Before working at The Times, she worked at the Baltimore Sun and the Capital-Gazette Newspapers. Maria has been a journalist for 28 years.

Articles by Maria Stainer

Hodson Hall Commons at Washington College in Chestertown, Md. (Image:

Maryland students shelter during firearm scare; Washington College to resume classes

Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, closed its campus and asked students to shelter in place Monday morning on reports that a student may be headed to the college with a firearm. Although the student has not been found, college officials consulted with police and said the campus will reopen Tuesday morning for classes and normal operations. Published November 16, 2015

Actress Pauley Perrette, from the CBS series,"NCIS," arrives at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles, in this Jan. 5, 2011, file photo. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)

Pauley Perrette, 'NCIS' star, beaten by homeless man

Pauley Perrette, who stars on the TV show "NCIS," was brutally beaten by a homeless man Thursday night near her house in the Hollywood Hills, and she tweeted the details to her fans on Friday. Published November 13, 2015