| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Maryland's Video Lottery Facility Location commission faced a much harder decision in awarding a license to a Prince George's County casino than it had for any of the licenses before. This was the first time that the commissioners had a choice between...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Around the clock, teams watch surveillance footage from more than 1,000 cameras covering nearly every inch of the 2 million-square-foot Maryland Live casino, which includes restaurants, a music venue and a 5,000-space parking garage.
| Jan 10, 2014
Anne Arundel County public schools officials say 2,229 students submitted applications for the 1,530 available seats in magnet programs for the 2014-15 school year.
The number represents an 11 percent increase over the current school year...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
If you played the Mega Millions lottery at the Magothy Inn recently, double-check your ticket.
The Pasadena pub, located at 546 Center Street, sold a second-tier winning $1 million ticket.
Paul Paesch, owner of Magothy Inn, said Wednesday he had "no...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:21 AM
A Powerball lottery ticket sold at a Rockville gas station won a $1 million prize in Saturday night's drawing, Maryland Lottery officials said Sunday.
The ticket was sold at North Potomac Sunoco at 10010 Darnestown Road, officials said.
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:38 PM
A Baltimore woman accused of leaving her 4-year-old daughter alone in a vehicle for 8 1/2 while she was inside Maryland Live casino has posted bail, according to court records.
Alicia D. Brown, 24, was arrested at the casino on New Year's Eve and charged...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:37 AM
The Hollywood Casino in Perryville, which caters to a clientele from the Philadelphia-Baltimore corridor, grossed more than $5.5 million in slots revenue in November, but slots revenue is down over the past two years.
Last month, Hollywood Casino, owned...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Laurel-area parents have a little more than two weeks left to apply if they want their children to be among the first students at the Monarch Global Academy Public Contract School opening next year.
Parents from Monarch's catchment area of Maryland...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Continuing a trend in recent years of massive jackpots, the Mega Millions lottery jackpot is nearing a $300 million payout for a drawing this week.
Four times this year, the Powerball jackpot has passed the $300 million mark. Mega Millions has not had a...
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Many people have asked about the construction occurring near Brock Bridge Elementary School. On one side of the road construction of the new Monarch Global Academy Public Contract School continues. Students from Brock Bridge, Maryland City and Jessup...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:16 PM
If there is no winner in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing, the pot will stand at nearly $1 billion — head and shoulders above the existing U.S. record lottery jackpot of $656 million.
Tuesday's massive Mega Millions jackpot — just $20...