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  • From Sun Magazine: A marriage made in Annapolis

    From Sun Magazine: A marriage made in Annapolis
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, newly single, was lunching with an old friend. She wanted to know if he was dating. Nope, he said, too busy — why, did she know anyone? Karmen Walker, she suggested. The willowy government relations liaison for Comcast was a...
  • Ripley's greets Baltimore with a sideshow

    Ripley's greets Baltimore with a sideshow
    Benjamin Wade spent his dinner hour Tuesday lying on a bed of nails, smiling as a stream of people, including Baltimore's mayor and TV's Gomez Addams, stood on his stomach and posed for pictures. Better known by his stage name, SideShow Bennie, Wade...
  • Mortgage scheme nets Crofton man a prison sentence

    A Crofton man was sentenced Wednesday to more than four years in prison for redirecting about $5 million in mortgage payoffs on 17 Maryland properties to himself and a co-defendant, according to federal prosecutors. Todd R. Bettin, 42, was assistant...
  • At Poncho N Pepe's, fresh Mexican food and a festive vibe

    At Poncho N Pepe's, fresh Mexican food and a festive vibe
    Poncho N Pepe's is a party place. Even on a Wednesday evening, the bar is packed and tables are filled, often with large, laughing groups. Everybody, from the hostess to the waiter, is friendly. It's bright, festive, and most of all, fun. The Crofton...
  • Measure requiring defibrillators at Anne Arundel pools signed into law

    A bill requiring all public and semi-public swimming pools in Anne Arundel County to have automated external defibrillators was signed into law Friday by Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold. The law, called Connor's law for a 5-year-old boy who...
  • Gambrills man, 25, pleads guilty to collecting 'sadistic' child porn

    A 25-year-old Gambrills man pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession of child pornography after Anne Arundel County police located hundreds of images of prepubescent children on computers and other digital storage devices in his home, according to the...
  • Liquid Gold: South Carroll, Carroll Aquatics are county's winners at Straehle

    Liquid Gold: South Carroll, Carroll Aquatics are county's winners at Straehle
    Hundreds of swimmers are descending upon London for the 2012 Summer Olympics, but the sport also enjoyed a crowning moment in the local summer season this week in Hampstead. On Wednesday, July 25, a group of nearly 1,000 swimmers competed in the...
  • Police: Crofton man planned mass shooting, called himself 'Joker'

    Police: Crofton man planned mass shooting, called himself 'Joker'
    A Crofton man repeatedly threatened to “blow everybody up” at his former workplace and declared himself a “joker,” according to Prince George’s County police — in what authorities believe is a reference to last week&...
  • Police: Crofton man planned mass shooting, called himself 'joker'

    Police: Crofton man planned mass shooting, called himself 'joker'
    A Crofton man who owned a cache of weapons repeatedly threatened to "blow everybody up" at his former workplace and declared himself a "joker," police said, in what authorities believe is a reference to last week's mass killings during a midnight...
  • Crofton man could be held for a week without charges, authorities say

    A Crofton man with a cache of weapons who is accused of having threatened a former co-worker may be held for a week in a hospital before authorities decide whether to charge him with a crime, law enforcement officials said Saturday. Neil Edwin Prescott,...
  • Boy, 8, recovering after Gambrills pool rescue

    An 8-year-old Gambrills boy was recovering at Johns Hopkins Children's Center Sunday after a near-death experience the day before — when he was pulled unconscious from the bottom of a neighborhood pool. "I just received word that he's doing well...