| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Efforts to raise Maryland's minimum wage received a big boost last week with the decisions in Montgomery and Prince George's counties to raise the minimum hourly pay to $11.50 in four years. Since about 1.9 million of Maryland's 5.8 million residents live...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The author of "The Heat Seekers" is now feeling the heat herself.
Kristina L. Roberts of Upper Marlboro, better known to fans as Zane, owes the state more than $340,000 in back taxes, according to Comptroller Peter Franchot.
She topped the list of...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Curie’s Cliff Alexander, Young’s Jahlil Okafor and Marian Catholic’s Tyler Ulis all have stated strong cases to become Illinois’ Mr. Basketball in 2014.
All three can add McDonald’s All-American to their resumes.
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:16 AM
A Prince George's County man has been charged with attempted murder after Anne Arundel police said he pinned another man against a building with his car early Sunday morning.
Police were called to My Place Bar & Lounge at 1676 Annapolis Road in...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Maryland men's basketball fans in this state will have a chance to see both of the Terps' 2013 signees in action this weekend.
Roddy Peters' Suitland squad and Damonte Dodd's Massanutten Military Academy team will both participate in the DMV Tip-Off...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Mary Love Mezzanotte, a registered nurse who later became a lawyer, died Thursdayof liver cancer at her West Friendship home. She was 56.
The daughter of a career naval officer and a homemaker, Mary Love Green was born in the Canal Zone in Panama and...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 6:06 PM
The public fascination with who won the record $587.5 million Powerball jackpot turned to Maryland on Friday, as reports surfaced that a customer at an Upper Marlboro gas station claimed he had the coveted winning ticket.
Negassi Ghebre, acting...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:21 PM
The Oak Hill Academy Warriors’ powerhouse basketball program recruits nationally, so these things aren’t always doable. But whenever he can, head coach Steve Smith likes to schedule a homecoming game for his players — just like Dean...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 4:20 PM
An inmate serving concurrent sentences for two felonies was erroneously released from the Women's Correctional Center in Jessup last month, according to a statement released by the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Friday....
| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:12 AM
DEARBORN, Mo. -- "I think we're going to have a pretty good Christmas," Cindy Hill joked Friday, just minutes after a Missouri lottery official announced that Hill and her family had won half of the record $587.5 million Powerball jackpot.