| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 18, 2013
| 11:53 AM
If you played the lottery this weekend, take a closer look at your ticket because you may have won big.
The Maryland Lottery is searching for three winners who purchased Powerball and Bonus Match 5 tickets for the Saturday drawing.
The $1 million...
| 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 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,...
| Sep 12, 2013
School is back in session and it's hard to believe that the easy, breezy days of summer have given way to schedules, appointments, and activities to fill the calendar. That's not the case for Barbara Cohen, of Owings Mills, because, after 40 years of...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:51 AM
The Powerball jackpot ballooned to $400 million after no one won the latest drawing on Saturday, the fourth time this year that lottery's jackpot has passed the $300 million mark.
Massive lottery jackpots have become more common in recent years. So...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Powerball players have a 1-in-175 million chance of winning the fifth largest lottery jackpot in history – a whopping $400 million – in the drawing Wednesday night.
Massive lottery jackpots have become more common in recent years, perhaps...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Penn National Gaming Inc. took another step Thursday toward being able to bid for a casino license in Prince George's County after Maryland gaming officials approved a corporate restructuring for the owner of Hollywood Casino Perryville.
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:38 AM
The residents and redevelopers of East Baltimore agree that the $42 million school taking shape on 7 acres along Ashland Avenue symbolizes hope for the community.
But they disagree about which children should be able to attend the much-heralded new...