| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:01 AM
Today's forecast calls for partly sunny skies, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, and a high temperature near 77 degrees. It is expected to be partly cloudy tonight, with a low temperature around 55 degrees.
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 10:19 AM
How many millions?
That would be 500 (up from 476 earlier today) of them if you win this week's eye-popping Mega Millions prize. It's hard to get one's head around, no?
In Baltimore, that's enough money to help the city buy, say, a few historic...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Luck was on Grantland Jackson's side.
When the 63-year-old Pigtown resident woke up Wednesday and heard the Mega Millions prize had been bumped up to $500 million, he knew he'd be heading around the corner to the Shop n Go food store on Washington...
| Mar 29, 2012
I had the money spent before I bought the tickets. That's how sure I was that my friends and I were going to win the Mega Millions lottery Tuesday night.
They sent me to purchase them — not because I am lucky or have dreams involving numbers, but...
| Apr 11, 2012
Anyone who says you can get rich through gambling is a fool or a knave. Multiply the size of the prize by your chance of winning it and you'll always get a number far lower than what you put into the pot. The only sure winners are the organizers -- casino...
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Someone in New England is — knowingly or not — $336.4 million richer.
A person who purchased a ticket in Rhode Island for the multistate Powerball lottery won the jackpot Saturday but has not yet come forward to claim it, the Associated Press...
| 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...
| 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 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...