James A. Buck gladly accepted the package at his Parkville office from the delivery man wearing a UPS uniform. But minutes later, police swooped in to arrest Buck, 57, and seized the parcel, which had contained three pounds of marijuana he sent to himself from California, according to court records.
Quarterback Joe Flacco and wide receiver Torrey Smith, who helped the Ravens overcome a late nine-point deficit and beat the New England Patriots 31-30 last Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium, both took home weekly awards today.
Ravens fans got all their questions answered in a hurry on Tuesday night, finding out that their season will open on Monday Night Football and include three nationally televised games in the first four weeks, if you count a Thursday night encounter with the Browns in Week 4.
A 20-year-old Rosedale man has been charged in connection with an assault and robbery in downtown Baltimore last month of a Virginia man who was stripped of his clothes, an attack that received wide attention after a recording was posted online.
It is perhaps one of the shortest trips a UPS delivery truck has ever made. The brown, boxy 14,000-pound vehicle traveled 90 feet in about 23 seconds in Anne Arundel Community College's parking lot as it was hauled via rope by five AACC students in the Inaugural AACC Truck Pull competition.
In a celebration of staying power, Mayor Craig Moe and City Council members honored a select circle of Laurel businesses who have operated in Laurel for more than 20 years, including some that have been in Laurel for 75 years, and longer.
Obrycki's will keep a location at BWI-Marshall Airport, but plans for a new location at the Arundel Mills mall have fallen through, owner Rob Cernak said. The family is exploring locations outside the state.
Twelve years ago, Walters Art Museum curator Will Noel opened a parcel and discovered what he came to think of as "Archimedes' brain in a box." Thus began a search for buried treasure — in this case, lost writings of the Greek mathematician, which had been converted into a prayer book.
The Orioles lost to the Red Sox, 8-7, on Tuesday night, but they have a chance to keep them out of the playoffs in Wednesday night's season finale. "You already know we ain't going to quit," Adam Jones said. ... Mark Reynolds apparently will break his string of three straight seasons with 200 strikeouts or more. ... Joe Flacco was nominated for the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week award for the first time this season. ... Randy Edsall said he is trying to instill a new culture while addressing leftover "issues" from the Ralph Friedgen era. ... Maryland Madness has been scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14 at Comcast Center.