When the baseball season began, Erika Brannock and her friend Breanna Dickerson made plans to spend a Saturday night this summer attending an Orioles-Yankees game at Camden Yards. Two weeks after they purchased tickets for Saturday's game, those plans and Brannock's life was altered during the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15.
The first chapter of Boston Marathon bombing victim Erika Brannock's recovery came to an end Tuesday when she hoisted herself from a wheelchair into the passenger seat of a silver Honda CR-V, and her mother drove out of the Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation parking lot.
As you move through the ordinary activities of your everyday life, you're leaving an electronic trail rich in data about your whereabouts, your interests and your relationships. That's information of keen interest — and not only to marketers. As recent revelations about two National Security Agency surveillance programs show, at least some of those digital details are being collected and analyzed by the government.
The government's power to secretly collect millions of phone records from telecom companies without their customers' knowledge suggests the laws protecting privacy are a lot less robust that most people think
When Boston Marathon bombing victim Erika Brannock arrived home to Baltimore this week, the first item on her wish list was finding the stranger who saved her life amid all the chaos that followed the April attack. On Wednesday, she saw her again.
Carol Downing will run in her first race since the Boston Marathon when a bomb blast injured her daughters Erika Brannock and Nicole Gross on Sunday, June 2, in the Howard County Striders 4.09 run in Columbia.
A crowd of 117,203, the fourth largest in Preakness history, was on hand to see long-shot Oxbow's shocking win and heavy-favorite Orb's disappointing run. And the total handle for the day was a healthy $81,940,233, sixth largest in history.
A group of friends and family from Elkridge prepared for the Preakness as they have every year for decades. They packed tubs of Rice Krispies treats, shrimp salad, macaroni salad, cashews, soft drinks and a giant bag of Utz chips into their cars and headed to Pimlico Race Course.
No Triple Crown winner this year, no first-female-jockey-to-win, no sunshine? No problem, said those who flocked to Pimlico Race Course and waited out a mid-afternoon downpour to see Oxbow leave behind Kentucky Derby winner Orb to win the 138th Preakness Stakes on Saturday.
Maryland Jockey Club President Tom Chuckas said Saturday that the Preakness brand ¿has changed dramatically¿ in the last few years, citing an attendance bump in the infield celebration and increased security all around the racetrack.
One day after Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation to abolish capital punishment in Maryland, death penalty supporters said Friday they will launch a petition drive to give voters the opportunity to overturn the new law.
With possibly tens of thousands of people coming to Havre de Grace for this weekend's War of 1812 Commemoration Weekend, local emergency officials – working in concert with their county, state and federal counterparts – have stepped up their security measures for the three-day event.
A Linthicum firm is among several orthotics and prosthetics companies that will offer victims of the Boston Marathon bombing artificial limbs at no charge if their insurance doesn't cover all or some of the costs of the devices.