| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:44 PM
A Mount Airy woman won a $26 million Mega Millions jackpot this week, state lottery officials announced, and the grandmother of two now plans to buy her first home — a beach house.
Maryland Lottery officials said the 48-year-old woman wished to...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Imagine marrying the love of your life and winning the lottery a few weeks later. This is exactly what happened to Debby Opper, 51, of Owings Mills, last month. On Dec. 1, Opper married Hassan Manafikhalesi, 58, at a ceremony and reception at Martin&...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 4:49 AM
Season's greetings, hon! Hard to believe 2012 is almost over. You know us — busy, busy!
If we weren't opening a Ripley's "Odditorium," we were putting historic landmarks up for sale. When we weren't helping John Waters hitchhike across the country,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:08 PM
A Cecil County man, James Young Starcher, was charged in connection with five bank robberies committed in the previous two months. The sheriff's office charged Starcher in connection with a Cecil Bank robbery in the 1600 block of Pulaski Highway and...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 5:41 AM
The jackpot for the multistate Powerball lottery has grown to $325 million, after another drawing passed Wednesday night with no big winner.
The next numbers will be drawn Saturday night. The jackpot prize has a cash value of about $212.8 million, and...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 5:48 AM
Charrlene Cebrianwarned her boss at Steve's Lunch in Cross Street Market on Wednesday that she might not come into work for her next shift.
The Powerball player was just one of millions who hoped the 11 p.m. drawing would bring them the $588 million...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Nobody won Saturday's $325 million Powerball jackpot Saturday night, setting up a $425 million-plus jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing that has even casual lottery players ready to take the plunge.
"I only play when it gets big," Linthicum's Charlie...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:37 AM
The jackpot for the Powerball lottery soared on Wednesday to a record $550 million and could increase again by the time the winning numbers are drawn on Wednesday, a lottery official said.
The payout jumped nearly $200 million due to brisk ticket sales...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Ade George has already finished his Christmas shopping online, but while sitting on a bench at the Towson Town Center mall on Wednesday, Nov. 28, the Upper Marlboro resident and his friends were texting about a way to make it feel like Christmas every...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Saturday's Powerball jackpot has rolled up to $214 million after a $50 million Delaware winner in early October.
The last Maryland winner of the Powerball jackpot was a Cecil county couple who won $128.8 million on Christmas eve. That was the second-...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 6:06 PM
The public fascination with who won the record $587.5 million Powerball jackpot turned to Maryland on Friday, as reports surfaced that a customer at an Upper Marlboro gas station claimed he had the coveted winning ticket.
Negassi Ghebre, acting...
| 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...