| May 19, 2013
| 6:46 AM
The world is waiting Sunday to find out who bought the Powerball jackpot winning ticket at a Publix supermarket in Zephyrhills, Fla. Nobody had come forward by mid-morning.
It could take a few days before anybody claims the prize, but it's best to be...
| 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 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 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...
| May 6, 2012
The thrill of potentially winning big bucks gets people to spend millions of dollars regularly on lottery tickets. Can this same concept excite Marylanders to become better savers?
We'll find out.
A new law that kicks in next month will allow banks...
| 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...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Most of us will likely never know the names of the three Maryland educators who shared in the record-breaking Mega Millions jackpot. They have chosen to remain anonymous, which is their right under state law and probably a shrewd choice given the...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:47 AM
The air went out of Mirlande Wilson’s tale about a Mega Million’s jackpot ticket hidden at a Windsor Mill McDonald's Tuesday, when lottery officials announced that the actual winners have come forward – and produced the winning ticket....
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 1:52 PM
A group of 14 McDonald's employees from the Baltimore area are still convinced they were winners in the massive $656 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing earlier this year — despite being told otherwise by lottery officials — and are claiming...