| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Buying a new car is exciting for anyone, but for Anne Mekalian, a quadruple amputee, it was miraculous.
"It was so exciting," said Mekalian, 67, who purchased the Subaru Crosstrek last month and is waiting for it to be adapted for her special needs....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Maryland's lottery and casino industries generated $929.74 million for the state during the last fiscal year, the regulatory body that monitors both announced Wednesday.
Traditional lottery sales decreased 2.2 percent, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Maryland's four casinos generated $69.3 million in revenue in July, about $36.3 million of which was returned to the state.
Maryland Live, the Hanover facility owned by the Cordish Cos., made $52.5 million from 4,323 slot machines and 122 table games and...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:04 AM
Now in its 100th year, the Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company, founded on June 11, 1913, and one of the oldest in Baltimore County, has grown and changed with the times.
No one knows that better than Robert Murray Sr., who began volunteering at the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:22 AM
A single-vehicle crash on MD 10 at the Dover Road overpass in Anne Arundel County at 7:08 a.m. on Wednesday has shut down all lanes southbound and two lanes northbound, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Northbound travel is moving...
| Jul 1, 2013
George R. Frank, a Baltimore businessman, packaging executive and philanthropist, died Friday from congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
He was 88.
"George was serious, had his principles, knew what he wanted and worked very...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:52 PM
When plans called for a Harrah's to rise not far from M&T Bank Stadium, the Baltimore casino was slated to have 3,750 video lottery terminals delivering 67 percent of revenue to the state.
Instead, a Horseshoe casino — a brand known for its ties...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:47 AM
A car rental company located near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in Hanover was evacuated for more than four hours on Friday night after employees noticed a suspicious device and alerted police, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal.
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Patrick McAvoy knew his job had some drawbacks. As a contract employee at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, he lacked benefits and long-term stability, but he stayed on as an events coordinator for three years, hoping to be hired full time and seeing...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:37 PM
For quite some time now, enthusiastic volunteers have been whacking brush, clearing debris and replacing ties and rails on the old Pennsylvania Railroad's Northern Central Division, one of the nation's most historic stretches of railroad, which courses 10...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Superintendent Renee Foose Thursday night announced more than 30 transfers and promotions among principals and assistant principals in the Howard County Public School System for the next school year.
Chief among the promotions is John Davis, current...
| 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...