| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos since the state legalized slot machines and table games — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and...
| May 4, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Richard Lee Floyd Sr. went to the Southeast Anchor Library on Eastern Avenue on Tuesday, walking on a cane and two prosthetic legs, in hopes of part-time work, something to supplement his Social Security disability check, and occupy his days.
"I want to...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Towson's brand-new movie palace comes with all the accouterments of modern filmgoing: 15 tiered auditoriums, floor-to-ceiling screens, leather seats, even a choice of wines.
But the Cinemark theater, which opened July 10, also offers guests an...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Lapp's Fresh Meats, one of several Amish-run stalls inside the Joppa Market Place at Joppatowne Plaza Shopping Center, must close within ten days, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
The meat vendor violates an agreement between Redner's, a Pennsylvania...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:39 PM
It's been more than two years since David Scott Corrigan was caught by a police officer slicing a campaign sign from its frame outside the headquarters of a pro-slots campaign committee in Severna Park.
Corrigan's criminal case involving the theft of 70...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Patrick McAvoy knew his job had some drawbacks. As a contract employee at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, he lacked benefits and long-term stability, but he stayed on as an events coordinator for three years, hoping to be hired full time and seeing...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:20 PM
An Anne Arundel County jury has ordered a Glen Burnie engineer to pay $6,331 in damages to a pro-slots committee for taking their signs during the ballot campaign of 2010 that brought slots to the Arundel Mills area.
The award in the civil case...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:15 AM
The casino-ization of Maryland continues.
The state's Lottery and Gaming Control Commission approved Maryland Live's request to open a new two-story, 52-table poker room in time for Labor Day during its meeting Thursday. Members of the group also...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:12 PM
For the fifth year in a row, Del. Eric M. Bromwell has introduced a bill to authorize slot machines at BWI Marshall Airport
It's Bromwell's attempt to infuse the state treasury — specifically the Transportation Trust Fund — with gambling...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Maryland's three casinos generated about $44.3 million in January, with a a majority -- $36 million -- coming from Maryland Live in Anne Arundel County.
Casinos keep only 33 percent of their revenues, with the state doling out the rest to accounts set...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Baltimore County elections officials on Tuesday rejected a referendum challenge to a planned Wegmans in Owings Mills and a mixed-use development in Middle River, saying petitions used in the ballot drive did not give voters enough information.