| Nov 10, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Looks like one lucky Marylander is a whole lot richer.
A $1 million Powerball lottery ticket was sold at a Food Lion in Cockeysville, Maryland Lottery officials said.
The winning ticket took the second-tier jackpot in Saturday night's drawing,...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Well, if you were one of those "The Walking Dead" fans who was wondering what was going on with the Governor, then Sunday night's episode — "Live Bait" — was just what you were waiting for!
This was one of those episodes that really...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:21 AM
The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
An 18-year-old woman walking down Aigburth Road toward...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The three firms vying for a license to operate a casino in Prince George's County passed rigorous background checks, state regulators announced Thursday.
The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission said it found that the companies were...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:08 AM
A $1 million, second-tier Mega Millions ticket has been sold at a 7-Eleven in Clinton, said Maryland Lottery officials on Wednesday morning.
Maryland Lottery spokeswoman Carole Everett said that the winning ticket was a manual pick, meaning that the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Mega Millions players in Maryland will see jackpots and their odds of winning increase under a new rollout of the popular multi-state game that will debut Tuesday.
According to lottery officials, changes to the Mega Millions game includes jackpots...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:35 PM
From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years.
Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Less than a week after the Baltimore-based Children's Guild started construction on a new school in Anne Arundel County scheduled to open in August, the nonprofit received formal approval from the county Board of Education to move forward with plans for...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Poker tables opened Friday at Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland in Western Maryland, state lottery officials said.
Stephen Martino, director of the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, signed an operations license for poker Friday after a...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:45 PM
When Sukhwinder Singh got the call at 6 a.m. Wednesday that his Dash In convenience store in Severn had sold a winning $189 million Mega Millions jackpot ticket, his reaction was understandable.
"I thought it was somebody joking with me," said the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 3:15 AM
More money has been rolling into casinos in Maryland, but changes would have to be made at the legislative level for a larger cut to go to schools.
Casinos brought in slightly more than $900 million in revenue since the first establishment, Hollywood...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:59 AM
The winner of last week's $189 million Mega Millions jackpot hid the winning ticket in an unplugged lamp for more than a week before claiming the prize, lottery officials said Friday.
The man, who lives in Anne Arundel County but is remaining anonymous,...