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  • California man pleads guilty to aiding 2009 murder in Maryland

    California man pleads guilty to aiding 2009 murder in Maryland
    A California man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to his role in the 2009 killing of a friend's spouse on the Eastern Shore. Dellando Recardo Campbell, 31, of Lemoore, Calif., admitted helping Ryan Holness, 33, luring Holness' 26-year-old wife,...
  • Donte Greene scores 17 points in Nets' Summer League loss

    Donte Greene scores 17 points in Nets' Summer League loss
    NBA Donte Greene scores 17 points in Nets' Summer League loss Donte Greene (Towson Catholic) scored 17 points and DuJuan Summers (McDonogh) added five for the Brooklyn Nets in a 92-86 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA Orlando Summer League....
  • Is popular vote best way to pick a sheriff?

    Is popular vote best way to pick a sheriff?
    I realize it's impolite to stand up in the 21st century and declare something that was established in Colonial Maryland — say, the election of sheriffs in every county and Baltimore City — to be archaic, inefficient and unnecessary. But with...
  • Blake Carter, former Navy football standout, dead at 27

    Blake Carter, former Navy football standout, dead at 27
    College football Blake Carter, former Navy standout, dead at 27 Former Navy cornerback Blake Carter died unexpectedly last Sunday at his home in Norfolk, Va., where he was serving aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp. He was 27. "Blake was...
  • Wedded: Casey Schachter and Brian Bowen

    Wedded: Casey Schachter and Brian Bowen
    Date: April 20 Her story: Casey Schachter, 33, grew up in Leonardtown in St. Mary's County. She works for a government contractor and also teaches yoga at Evolve Yoga + Wellness in California, Md. Her mother, Carol Schachter, and her mother's fiance,...
  • Body of missing 11-year-old girl found in southern Md. waters

    Body of missing 11-year-old girl found in southern Md. waters
    The body of an 11-year-old girl who went missing while playing on a sandbar Friday was found in waters off Cobb Island in southern Maryland on Sunday, according to the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office. The girl was identified as Faith Janee Lee, of...
  • Lollar woos Republicans by appealing to Democrats

    Lollar woos Republicans by appealing to Democrats
    Fourth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. Charles Lollar was at it again last week, the only Republican on stage with the three Democrats running for governor, wooing a crowd largely unable to cast a vote in the fast-approaching GOP...
  • The old oyster R-month rule

    The old oyster R-month rule
    One of the more well-known, but less understood, rules about oysters says that they should be eaten only during months that have an "R," so from May to August, they should be off the menu. This guideline goes back hundreds of years and is rooted in lack...
  • Bay oysters find a new market

    Bay oysters find a new market
    When Nick Schauman was a toddler, his grandfather, Larry Hunton, taught him how to eat raw oysters. Hunton let his grandson tag along on trips to Lexington Market, where the duo would sit at the raw bar (Schauman sat on top of it) and slurp down oysters...
  • Brown, Hogan lead primary contests

    Brown, Hogan lead primary contests
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has strengthened his lead in the fiercely contested Democratic primary for governor and enters the campaign's final two weeks with a 2-1 advantage over his closest competitor, according to a new poll for The Baltimore Sun. In...
  • O'Malley signs Maryland minimum-wage increase into law

    O'Malley signs Maryland minimum-wage increase into law
    Vowing to strengthen Maryland's middle class, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Monday that will gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour — his No. 1 legislative priority for the last of his eight years in office. The...
  • Gov. O'Malley vetoes wind project delay

    Gov. O'Malley vetoes wind project delay
    Gov. Martin O'Malley vetoed a bill Friday that would have halted a huge wind energy project on the Eastern Shore, prioritizing renewable energy over the concerns of a major military installation in Southern Maryland. In his veto message, O'Malley said...