| Sep 26, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Nicholas Ruth's lottery ticket held the winning numbers for a Mega Millions second-tier prize — $250,000 — and he didn't even know it.
The Towson resident bought a ticket was at 7-Eleven, on Loch Raven Boulevard, and didn't check his...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:08 AM
As soon as I heard that Lance Armstrong was coming to Columbia to participate in the REV3 Half Full Triathlon Oct. 7, my first thought was, "Oh, oh, we should get some serious noise about this one."
And, while there was a reaction, the results were a...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:26 AM
How many children have you had, and did you wait until after 30 to have the first one? Do you have more than one drink a day? Did you get your period before you were 12? Do you exercise? Have a low-fat, high-fiber diet? Did you breast-feed?
Do you work...
| Sep 27, 2012
Nick Ruth is $250,000 richer, thanks to a winning Mega Millions ticket. But this 19-year-old Towson resident is not thinking about a BMW or a Harley or even a trip to the Bahamas.
"I have no major plans besides donating," he said.
Nicholas David Ruth...
| Sep 29, 2012
When the British author Chris Cleave published his debut novel, "Incendiary," he fell victim to perhaps the worst historical coincidence ever to afflict an author.
The book, about a terrorist attack in a London sports stadium, was released on July 7,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 12:47 PM
After 100 minutes of play, the game goes into the record book as a tie. But with a 3-3 double overtime deadlock against unbeaten Marriotts Ridge, Wilde Lake may get the biggest boost in confidence.
Marriotts Ridge took the lead three times, only to see...
| Jul 13, 2012
Willie Alexander Harry, a well-known Baltimore barber whose York Road shop catered to figures from the world of sports and entertainment, died July 5 of complications from leukemia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Northeast Baltimore...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 6:04 AM
The audience at Hereford High School's graduation at McDaniel College in Westminster on May 25 was asked to hold applause until the names of all graduates had been read and diplomas awarded.
There were occasional bursts of clapping, some hoots and some...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Thelma C. McDonough, a homemaker who never lost her affection for Baltimore, died Aug.1 from complications of leukemia at Julia Manor Health Care Center, Hagerstown.
The longtime Towson resident was 98.
Thelma Caroline Catherine Virginia Veronica...
| Aug 23, 2012
Nicole Kelleher grabbed the finish line tape and held it over her head as she completed the seventh annual Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon Aug. 19. The clock behind her read 1:24:19.
Kelleher, a second-year professional triathlete, finished 36...
| May 1, 2012
| 8:52 PM
With a safe lead and the final seconds clicking off the clock, Chapelgate's team started chanting in unison, "For Tyler. For Tyler."
The Yellowjackets had dedicated their season to sophomore Tyler McGinn, who died just over a month ago. McGinn was...
| May 2, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Nick James Nopulos, former co-owner of Catonsville's venerable Double T Diner, died Saturday of complications from chronic lymphoma and leukemia at Howard County General Hospital. He was 91.
The son of a barber and a homemaker who were Greek immigrants,...