Horseshoe Casino reports 15,000 visitors, no major problems opening night

Horseshoe Casino reports 15,000 visitors, no major problems opening night 

Opening night at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore went off without a major hitch despite larger-than-expected crowds, long lines and some early jitters, casino and city officials said Wednesday.

Teen drowns in Ocean City rip current 

Swimming restrictions in place in Ocean City as Cristobal stirs up seas, drowning Va. teen

Town officials instituted swimming restrictions amid dangerous surf conditions caused by Hurricane Cristobal off shore.

Iggy Azalea surprises Horseshoe Casino Baltimore crowd with performance

Nothing says "Surprise!" like an Australian rapper with three Top 10 songs currently on the Billboard Hot 100.

Manny Machado's right knee surgery was successful, Buck Showalter says

Manny Machado's right knee surgery was successful, Buck Showalter says 

Manager Buck Showalter said Wednesday that third baseman Manny Machado's right knee surgery was successful. Showalter said Machado remains on schedule to return for spring training.

Ridgely Manor Park set for grand opening Aug. 30

Ridgely Manor Park set for grand opening Aug. 30

Once infamous for gasoline in its groundwater, a 2-acre site is generating excitement as a sorely needed neighborhood park.

Under Armour-donated Banner Field in Locust Point is completed

Under Armour-donated Banner Field in Locust Point is completed

Work has been completed on a multipurpose synthetic turf field in Locust Point that Under Armour is donating to the city.

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Lax gets a fashion fix

Lax gets a fashion fix 

Glen Arm woman creates the company Lax So Hard after noticing girls could use more fashionable lacrosse wear

National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'

National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America' 

If you thought 'The Wire' made Baltimore look bleak ...

Tyrod Taylor ready to make the most of final preseason start

Ravens backup QB Tyrod Taylor ready to make the most of final preseason start 

Tyrod Taylor has manned the clipboard on the sideline for three years, living the life of a backup quarterback while Joe Flacco has orchestrated the Ravens' offense. Thursday night, Taylor will get his opportunity.

Kittleman outraises Watson in end-of-summer report

Kittleman outraises Watson in end-of-summer report

Republican county executive candidate Allan Kittleman posted strong fundraising numbers Tuesday, outraising Democratic opponent Courtney Watson by more than a three to one margin. 

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Pot as medicine  [Editorial]

Pot as medicine [Editorial] 

A state commission meeting this week to draft rules governing access to medical marijuana by patients and physicians has left advocates for the drug's therapeutic use wondering whether it will ever become available to those who need it. The...

Hopkins student team selected in competition to build 'Star Trek'-like device

Hopkins student team selected in competition to build 'Star Trek'-like device 

Real-life Tricorder would diagnose ailments

More police departments considering the use of drones

More police departments considering the use of drones 

Law enforcement agencies in the Baltimore area and across the country are researching drones, intrigued by their potential for high-risk tactical raids and gathering intelligence.

Why not pay Central American parents to keep their kids at home? [Letter]

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Hamas' casualty figures can't be trusted [Letter]

Your recent report on the conflict in Gaza alternately misstates the facts, omits them or misrepresents them ("Israel continues Gaza...

Sprucing Baltimore up for the tourists [Letter]

There an anecdote back in the U.K. that wherever the royal family went, it always smelled of fresh paint. Sounds like visitors arriving by...

Where do their loyalties lie? [Letter]

Your article about U.S. citizens serving in the Israeli Defense Forces doesn't address where their loyalty lies. Is it with Israel or with...

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