| May 1, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Meal prices in Washington County Public Schools will rise by 5 cents next school year — the second straight year of increases — but still will be among the state’s lowest, according to a school system official.
The Washington County...
| May 20, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Gay Albright Cole, 60, of Cumberland, Md., crossed “the rainbow bridge” to rejoin family members and pets who are waiting there for her on Friday, May 18, 2012, at her home. Gay was born on Aug. 14, 1951, in Montgomery County, Md., the...
| May 27, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Church-led activists hoping to repeal Maryland's same-sex marriage law plan to deliver the first batch of petitions ahead of schedule this week, and they say the number of signatures will far exceed the mark.
The question is: By how much?
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:30 PM
Nearly two years after Maryland's first casino opened, the state has yet to dole out any of the $3.6 million in slots revenue that has accumulated for small, minority- and women-owned businesses, frustrating advocates and lawmakers.
State officials are...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Much of Maryland's westernmost county remained largely inaccessible on Wednesday afternoon, a result of superstorm Sandy's meeting a cold front and dumping more than 2 feet of heavy, wet snow on the region.
About 80 percent of Garrett County residents...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:55 PM
A nor'easter appears poised to rumble over Maryland next week, as residents on the state's eastern and western edges are still shoveling out snow and sand from this week's massive storm.
The nor'easter could swoop across the state as early as Wednesday,...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Harford County Executive David R. Craig has asked a work group appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley to consider allowing a casino to open in that jurisdiction despite the proximity of an existing slots parlor in neighboring Cecil County.
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:04 PM
A federal grand jury Tuesday indicted Jefferson County Sheriff Robert. E. “Bobby” Shirley on charges that he used unreasonable force in making an arrest in 2010 and then falsified a report to obstruct a federal investigation of the alleged...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:22 AM
Last month, David Tewell gathered a group of friends and headed north to Atlantic City's new Golden Nugget casino and resort for two nights of eating well, club-hopping and, of course, gambling. For the 27-year-old Annapolis resident, hitting the poker...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:14 PM
National Harbor's hired expert on the gambling industry is predicting that the Cordish Cos.' Maryland Live! casino at Arundel Mills would enjoy an $84 million annual windfall from a gambling expansion plan favored by the developers of the Prince George'...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 1:05 PM
The count of confirmed tornadoes that struck Maryland on June 1 reached a dozen on Thursday as meteorologists continued to survey radar images and storm damage.
Tornadoes added to the list most recently included those confirmed in Queen Anne's County,...