| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Poker players began gathering near the entrance of Maryland Live's poker room at 7 a.m., hours before the noon opening.
Nearly 1,000 waited in line when cards finally began to fall on the casino's 52 poker tables.
The opening of the poker room, a 14,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Maryland State Police warn: beware of fake Apples.
In a raid last week at Arundel Mills in Hanover, police confiscated hundreds of counterfeit Apple products being sold at the Cyberion store and the ST Tech Pros kiosk, according to state police.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Significant road closures are planned along downtown Baltimore streets beginning at 9 p.m. Monday as the streets are converted into a 2-mile race course to accommodate the Grand Prix.
The race, now in its third year, runs from Friday to Sunday, but road...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Carroll County Public Schools will close eight schools in the Hampstead and Manchester area three hours early Friday to avoid adding to the significant traffic expected along Route 30 for the viewing of Baltimore County Police Officer Jason Schneider....
| Sep 1, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Anne Arundel County police say a Baltimore teen was assaulted Saturday night while shopping at Arundel Mills mall in Hanover. The incident occurred at about 9:25 p.m., according to police.
A male teen told police that he had been walking inside the mall...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:19 AM
Stu's Music Shop and Menchey's Music Service have been friendly competitors for years. So, when the owners — brothers Donald and Larry Myers — decided to sell the Westminster shop, it was an easy decision to turn to the music dealer based in...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Maryland Live's August revenue spiked 64 percent compared with a year earlier, a nearly $21 million increase in a month that saw the debut of the casino's 52-table poker room, the state said Thursday.
The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Allan Stover wasn't even in high school when he enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1953.
Despite his doctored birth certificate, he believes commanders could tell he was too young to enlist. Stover never admitted it — though he came close when a drill...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:42 AM
A garage fire in Westminster Sunday afternoon caused about $120,000 in damage, according to a notice of investigation from the Maryland State Fire Marshal.
According to the State Fire Marshal's Office, a neighbor put fireplace ashes along the wood...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Revenue surged at Maryland's casinos in November as they collectively pulled in $66.8 million, largely on the strength of a more than 50 percent increase year-over-year at Maryland Live Casino, the state said Thursday.
The Hanover complex's gain was...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:48 PM
A casino at National Harbor would bring in more revenue and tax dollars than two other sites vying for the state's sole casino in Prince George's County, according to consultants who presented data to state gambling officials in Annapolis on Friday.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:30 AM
The solitary owl sat motionless behind the Hopkins Farm, its white feathers matching the snow-covered hill and its head swiveling, looking for anything that might resemble food.
But the owl itself was also being watched.
A dozen or so photographers...