| Aug 4, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Key senators on the committee that handles casino-related matters rejected the notion of taking up the issue of Internet gambling during next week's special session, saying there isn't enough time to weigh the implications of a step that could, in effect,...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:05 PM
A tornado was spotted over the Patuxent River in Calvert County on Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
The "waterspout," as tornadoes over water are known, was seen moving west over the river about 5:55 p.m. by law enforcement,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:27 PM
The General Assembly deadlocked Tuesday night over legislation that would have overruled a widely criticized court decision labeling pit bulls as inherently dangerous, apparently killing the bill in this summer's special session.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:52 PM
"How can a man who collects taxes," Gov. William Donald Schaefer asked at Louis L. Goldstein's 81sth birthday party in 1994, "be so popular?" That is perhaps the greatest achievement of this great Marylander, who was born 100 years ago, and who died 15...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
A generational shift within the Maryland Republican Party picked up steam Tuesday as a veteran GOP senator called an end to her legislative career and a conservative favorite launched an audacious challenge to an incumbent Democratic congressman.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Opponents of a planned town house development on the grounds of the historic Crittenton House in Hampden drove two hours to Calvert County on June 6, hoping to convince the Maryland Historical Trust to keep in place an easement that prohibits new...
| Jun 11, 2013
Maryland Wine Week is back. The 11-day celebration of the state's wine industry begins Friday and runs through June 24.
Organized by the Maryland Wineries Association, the third annual promotional event has restaurants and wine shops throughout the state...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 1:48 PM
A Calvert County elementary school student was suspended last week for bringing a toy gun onto a school bus to show a friend, according to a lawyer representing his family.
At a two-hour meeting Friday between officials, the boy, his parents and the...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Harford County Executive David Craig plans to formally announce his bid for Maryland governor this coming Monday, June 3.
The initial announcement will happen at 9 a.m. at Craig's Congress Avenue home in Havre de Grace.
Following the Havre de Grace...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:35 AM
The good news for critics of a plan to develop the old Crittenton Home for Girls in Hampden is that the Maryland Historical Trust will hold a pubic hearing June 6 on whether to modify an easement that prohibits new construction on the site.
The bad news...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Two winning Powerball tickets — one from Baltimore City, one from Calvert County, and each with a second-tier prize of $1 million — were pulled from Wednesday night's drawing, said the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency on Thursday....
| Mar 6, 2013
| 3:23 PM
The Maryland Senate voted Wednesday to make Maryland the 18th state to abolish the death penalty, putting Gov. Martin O'Malley one step closer to a significant legislative victory.
The 27-20 vote sent the bill to the House of Delegates, where repeal...