| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman's struggle to help roughly 70 slaves escape to freedom using the Underground Railroad was remembered on Saturday at the groundbreaking of a Maryland state park in her honor.
An escaped slave herself, Tubman toiled in bondage...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:36 AM
The Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland is warning against online fraud by scammers pretending to be a legitimate business website.
The BBB said that a fictitious business has been operating under the web address Overstockcloseoutstock.com,...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:51 AM
The Senate paused its debate of a bill that would make Maryland the 18th state in the nation to eliminate the death penalty after advocates of repeal won a key test vote.
Senators voted 27-19 Friday to reject an amendment that would have created an...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Herbert W. "Bill" Acker, a retired Price Waterhouse Coopers LLD regional managing partner, died Friday of kidney cancer at his Stone House Farm in Churchville. He was 70.
Herbert William Acker — who was known as H. William "Bill" Acker —...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:29 PM
Chris Layne took the ball after a Loyola timeout, dodged down the middle of the field and sent a high-to-low shot into the right side of the net with 4.4 seconds left to propel the top-ranked Greyhounds to a season-opening 9-8 win over host Delaware...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:19 PM
Alyssa Thomas scored a career-high 30 points and added 12 rebounds to lead No. 8 Maryland to an 86-61 win over host Boston College on Thursday night.
Tianna Hawkins grabbed her 1,000th career rebound in the win.
Hawkins scored 15 points, Malina Howard...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Maryland's Katie Schwarzmann, last year's Tewaaraton Award winner, headlines the early list of contenders for this year's top prize in college women’s lacrosse with the announcement Friday of the 2013 Tewaaraton Award watch list.
Four of last...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:34 AM
The Tewaaraton Foundation released Friday its first list of candidates for the annual award, which is given to the top collegiate player. Colgate senior attackman Peter Baum, who won last year’s award, is in the pool as are 2012 finalists senior...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Five regional and local airports could see their control towers close on April 1 if across-the-board spending cuts take effect next week Friday, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Friday.
Hagerstown Regional Airport and Salisbury-Ocean City...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
There are three Division III schools in Maryland that have six opponents ranked in the preseason top 20 poll as compiled by Inside Lacrosse on their schedules. Stevenson and Salisbury are two of them, and the third is St. Mary’s.
The Seahawks have...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Tax-break Enterprise Zones in Baltimore and the Eastern Shore will expand after getting an OK from Maryland's economic development agency, the state said Thursday.
The city's zone was altered to include Harbor Point and nearby portions of South...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:20 PM
State environmental officials are drilling monitoring wells on the outskirts of Salisbury to get a better handle on ground-water contamination there that has fouled dozens of household wells with a potentially cancer-causing chemical, according to a...