| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Two dozen people were rescued on Sunday from a Maryland roller coaster that malfunctioned, leaving a car stuck for hours near a high point of the ride, emergency officials said.
The passengers were trapped about 75 feet in the air atop the Joker's Jinx...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Maryland’s largest theme park is about to take a new roller coaster for a spin.
Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro on Saturday launches Ragin' Cajun, a ride that is billed as the first of its kind at the park.
At just over 40 feet, the ride...
| Aug 1, 2014
Sunday, Aug. 3
First Sunday Arts Festival Event features crafts, artists, live music, street performers and sidewalk dining from noon to 5 p.m. in the first block of West and Calvert streets in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-741-3267.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:50 PM
The Team Maryland baseball team on Saturday won its first Heartland Classic championship in Norman, Okla.
Maryland beat Team Texas, 4-0, after losing to the defending tournament champions, 11-1, on Wednesday.
Right fielder Andy Szamski (Eastern Tech)...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Days after the federal government abandoned plans to house immigrant children in a Baltimore office building, the Obama administration has begun to explore other sites in Maryland, including one in Prince George's County, documents obtained by The...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Jerome Couplin III waits, which isn't easy for someone whose athletic career is built upon forcing action and imposing himself on his surroundings.
Such is the burden of many NFL prospects, who put in the work to give themselves a chance for a pro...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:44 AM
New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan will be the main speaker at the Maryland Democratic Party's annual gala May 21 in Upper Marlboro, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday.
Hassan, the nation's only Democratic female governor, was elected in 2012 with...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Melwood applauds Sen. Thomas M. Middleton's efforts to increase pay for caregivers who directly support people with disabilities ("Fairness for caregivers," March 20).
Based in Upper Marlboro, Melwood is one of the largest employers of people with...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:44 PM
It's a mere yellowing piece of paper with a few hundred words scrawled on it, a document that once sat forgotten in a drawer for three-quarters of a century.
But this summer, the original manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner," the poem Francis...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:01 PM
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – President Obama squeezed in one last round of golf on Monday before wrapping up his secluded Presidents Day weekend and heading back to Washington.
Obama made no public appearances for three full days while hosting his...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:55 AM
WASHINGTON – President Obama moved ahead Tuesday with plans to further tighten restrictions on carbon emissions from trucks and buses, saying the new fuel efficiency rules will reduce pollution, save consumers money and help cut back on oil imports....