| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:31 PM
When Kevin Luskin decided to fill a vast, long-vacant spot in a shopping center he owns in Towson, he envisioned a "category killer" store that would specialize in sofas and other seating — a store that would defy customers to leave without...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, newly single, was lunching with an old friend. She wanted to know if he was dating. Nope, he said, too busy — why, did she know anyone?
Karmen Walker, she suggested. The willowy government relations liaison for Comcast was a...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:18 PM
Benjamin Wade spent his dinner hour Tuesday lying on a bed of nails, smiling as a stream of people, including Baltimore's mayor and TV's Gomez Addams, stood on his stomach and posed for pictures.
Better known by his stage name, SideShow Bennie, Wade...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 3:00 PM
A Crofton man was sentenced Wednesday to more than four years in prison for redirecting about $5 million in mortgage payoffs on 17 Maryland properties to himself and a co-defendant, according to federal prosecutors.
Todd R. Bettin, 42, was assistant...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Hundreds of swimmers are descending upon London for the 2012 Summer Olympics, but the sport also enjoyed a crowning moment in the local summer season this week in Hampstead.
On Wednesday, July 25, a group of nearly 1,000 swimmers competed in the...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:14 AM
Poncho N Pepe's is a party place.
Even on a Wednesday evening, the bar is packed and tables are filled, often with large, laughing groups. Everybody, from the hostess to the waiter, is friendly. It's bright, festive, and most of all, fun.
| Jul 6, 2012
| 11:56 AM
A bill requiring all public and semi-public swimming pools in Anne Arundel County to have automated external defibrillators was signed into law Friday by Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold.
The law, called Connor's law for a 5-year-old boy who...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 12:44 PM
A 25-year-old Gambrills man pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession of child pornography after Anne Arundel County police located hundreds of images of prepubescent children on computers and other digital storage devices in his home, according to the...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:35 PM
A Crofton man repeatedly threatened to “blow everybody up” at his former workplace and declared himself a “joker,” according to Prince George’s County police — in what authorities believe is a reference to last week&...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 9:25 AM
A Crofton man who owned a cache of weapons repeatedly threatened to "blow everybody up" at his former workplace and declared himself a "joker," police said, in what authorities believe is a reference to last week's mass killings during a midnight...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 7:07 PM
A Crofton man with a cache of weapons who is accused of having threatened a former co-worker may be held for a week in a hospital before authorities decide whether to charge him with a crime, law enforcement officials said Saturday.
Neil Edwin Prescott,...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 3:20 PM
An 8-year-old Gambrills boy was recovering at Johns Hopkins Children's Center Sunday after a near-death experience the day before — when he was pulled unconscious from the bottom of a neighborhood pool.
"I just received word that he's doing well...