| Jun 4, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Anne Arundel County officials say projections for more tax revenue and a bump in fees from Maryland Live casino helped ease the budget process, which culminated Tuesday with approval of a $1.3 billion spending plan.
The budget, which goes into effect...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Last November, after months of campaigning — and millions spent on advertising for and against gambling expansion — Maryland voters decided the allure of live table games at local casinos was too enticing to ignore and Question 7 was...
| May 24, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Five traffic incidents, including two in Baltimore County, prompted road closures during Friday morning's commute, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A single-vehicle crash in Baltimore County on the outer loop of Interstate 695 at...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman Thursday described Howard County as a "model for Maryland," citing its strong school system, business-friendly environment and financial commitment to the community.
"We make the right investments in education, open...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:09 PM
An information-security company expects to add 180 jobs in the next two years as part of an expansion in Howard County, the company said Thursday.
Denver-based Accuvant plans this spring to move its Maryland operations from Hanover in Anne Arundel...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Nelda K. Biasi, a retired Baltimore public school physical education teacher and counselor, died Jan. 25 from heart failure at Heartlands Nursing Home in Severna Park. She was 96.
The daughter of farmers, the former Nelda Kalar was born in Kerens, W.Va.,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:53 AM
An accident that killed a pedestrian along Security Boulevard in Baltimore County early Tuesday has closed the roadway between Kernan Drive and Robert Myers Boulevard and caused major traffic delays, according to Baltimore County Police.
The man was...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 12:10 PM
The Baltimore City Health Department has issued a code blue cold weather alert for the rest of the week because of frigid temperatures with the potential to cause health problems, such as hypothermia.
Under the alert, which runs through Sunday, city...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Wooded land is plentiful around The Pointe at ArundelPreserve, a subdivision at one end of a massive mixed-use development off Arundel Mills Boulevard in Hanover.
But as is happening throughout Maryland, finished home lots — barren plats that are...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Federal authorities announced Tuesday that they had cracked a large suburban Maryland drug organization, arresting 18 people and charging 15 of them with conspiracy to distribute more than a ton of marijuana.
According to a federal grand jury indictment,...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Best Story Time
WINNER: Howard County Library
Central, East Columbia, Elkridge, Glenwood, Miller, Savage
Best Museum for Families
WINNER: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
600 Independence Ave. Southwest...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:30 PM
When 2 a.m. came Friday, the sound of coins hitting metal — electronically replicated, of course, since the slot machines pay out with a printed ticket — continued at Maryland Live casino. About 1,000 people stayed where they were, plugging...