| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Mirlande Wilson sat back Wednesday and observed the worldwide media spectacle she caused when she claimed she bought one of the winning $656 million Mega Millions tickets at a Baltimore County convenience store.
But after a 23-minute news conference...
| May 15, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The windows are wide open in the messy apartment, the afternoon sky darkening fast.
Chrissy Polis can't stand the Essex neighborhood outside, where everyone knows who she is. But she doesn't know how to get out, or where she'd go if she did.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 6:36 PM
If the three Maryland public school educators want to hold onto a sense of normalcy after Tuesday's announcement that they are splitting a share of the record-breaking Mega Millions jackpot, experts say they should stay tight-lipped.
For now, "The...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 1:48 PM
The idea for this column came, as many things do, from a recent trip to Klein's ShopRite.
Now that our office is on North Main Street, ShopRite is pretty much the most convenient place to go for a wide variety of things.
Besides food, clearly, the walk...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:42 PM
Perryville's mayor and board of commissioners continued to consider a change to the town's zoning code during an Oct. 16 work session, following requests from one commissioner in favor of the change and a recommendation from the planning commission...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:55 PM
He was a gritty 6-foot-3 guard from the Bronx with boundless energy and a long, sweet jumper that seemed to kiss the Civic Center's ceiling before finding its mark.
"Bullseye!" Baltimore Bullets broadcaster Jim Karvellas would exclaim as Kevin Loughery...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Anne Arundel County Police this week released photos of a driver and a car they are trying to identify in connection with two armed robberies of individuals in Laurel.
In the first incident, police said a man was walking on Russett Green West on Oct....
| May 22, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Social studies, a subject that had been demoted in Maryland schools in recent years, will regain some of its past educational stature under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
Under the legislation — one of hundreds of bills O'Malley...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Anne Arundel County police say a person found dead in the bathroom of a Glen Burnie McDonald's Friday afternoon died as a result of medical reasons.
The body was discovered shortly after 3 p.m. in the bathroom of a McDonald's restaurant on Baltimore-...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Linda Kemphfer held out overnight as the power, heat and water went out, but grew frightened as it became apparent she was trapped in her home deep in the woods of Garrett County.
"We were going to freeze to death," she said of her decision to call 911...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 8:34 AM
School is in session and for tweens and teens the pressure is on to fit in. Appearances count. My sons suddenly care about the way their hair is cut and the kind of clothes and shoes they wear. Advertising agents, recognizing the power of the tween...
| Sep 1, 2012
The melody of the president's voice, the intensity of his movements gripped Jeremy Brickey's attention, cutting through the monotony of freshman orientation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Honestly though, he thought Freeman A. Hrabowski...