| Oct 29, 2011
| 7:09 PM
Ethan Yankellow pondered the last time he saw snow in the Baltimore area at this time of year — and drew a blank.
"I don't remember any time I saw snow in October, and I've lived here all my life," Yankellow, 42, said Saturday.
| Nov 1, 2011
| 5:14 PM
A leading Democrat and the Republican incumbent running for Congress in Maryland's battleground 6th District turned their attention to the economy Tuesday, previewing a looming clash over the top issue of next year's election.
State Sen. Rob Garagiola,...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 5:32 AM
— One group that wants to open a casino at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Resort envisions amenities including five restaurants, a spa, a golf and tennis academy and an automobile museum. The other promises to invest $62 million to build a 50,000-square-...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 1:48 PM
It was a church service at which Baltimore's Kortneigh McCoy, a 19-year-old Frostburg State University physics major known for her lovely voice, was supposed to sing.
But instead, more than 500 students and faculty jammed the Lane University Center...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Ten Maryland schools have received a National Blue Ribbon designation, the U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday, an award bestowed on the highest-performing schools in the nation or those with extraordinary success in closing the achievement...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 2:20 PM
The black metal bars on the front door and window at Kelly's Tavern mark how life has changed in Allegany County these past few years. Antoinette Kelly put those up in the spring, after someone broke in through the door, stole about $200 in cash, a bottle...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Maryland Natural Resources Police is investigating the shooting death of a bald eagle that was found Friday in Allegany County near the Pennsylvania line.
The mature eagle was found by a farm caretaker along the banks of Evitts Creek, just west of...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 5:51 AM
Caesars Entertainment Corp., the world's largest casino operator, applied Friday for the license to run the slot machine parlor proposed for Baltimore, while three developers will compete for the opportunity to run a casino in Western Maryland.
| Oct 9, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Aelred Geis tried to make the world better for birds and people, in that order.
He studied ways to coax birds back into urban areas, helped persuade Jim Rouse to set aside 1,000 acres of prime Howard County real estate for a nature preserve, turned his...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 5:02 PM
The state slots commission voted unanimously Wednesday to throw out bids by some developers seeking to build casinos in Baltimore and Western Maryland, saying the applications failed to provide minimum requirements.
Caesars Entertainment, which has...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 5:07 PM
Federal authorities announced Thursday a racketeering indictment charging 35 alleged Bloods gang members with murder, kidnapping and other crimes from Western Maryland to the Eastern Shore — a move they said had "dismantled" the gang.
| Dec 31, 2011
| 1:29 PM
— The first natural gas well has yet to be drilled into the Marcellus shale deposits underlying Western Maryland, but ripples already are being felt here from an industry that has brought wealth — and controversy — in neighboring...