| Aug 12, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Shoppers in Maryland showed up at area malls and other retail outlets in large numbers Sunday, the first day of the state's Tax Free Week.
The holiday from state sales tax for most clothing and footwear priced under $100 was an incentive to spend and...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Like a few thousand other vacationers one Saturday this summer, my wife Novia and I pulled into the crowded parking lot at the end of the boardwalk in Ocean City, looking forward to an afternoon of sun, sand and souvenirs.
Unlike anyone else there,...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Four student-athletes and three Fighting Owl teams earned NJCAA National Academic Honors, as announced by the national office on last week. Sophomore Christina Verzi was the first Harford student-athlete to receive the NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Brady Acker (Atholton) hit a grand slam in the top of the first inning Wednesday as Maryland won, 5-1, over Arkansas in the Heartland Classic baseball tournament in Norman, Okla.
Ryan Selmer (Riverdale Baptist) earned the victory after allowing one...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:23 PM
A man charged with critically injuring a spectator at an Orioles game contends he was defending himself during an altercation, his lawyer said, citing information in a police report that raises "questions over who was the true aggressor."
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:39 PM
In the aftermath of a Camden Yards fight that left a Maryland man with severe head injuries, Orioles fans have turned to radio talk shows, Twitter, Facebook and office watercoolers to express their outrage.
The alleged assault of lifelong Yankees fan...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:53 PM
A state panel voted unanimously Wednesday to increase the rates hospitals can charge by 1.65 percent, but the medical institutions say the amount is inadequate and will collectively drive hospitals into the red.
The Maryland Hospital Association said the...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Five regional and local airports could see their control towers close on April 1 if across-the-board spending cuts take effect next week Friday, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Friday.
Hagerstown Regional Airport and Salisbury-Ocean City...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:11 PM
John Leck will never forget the look on the face of the paralyzed boy sitting in his wheelchair. When the arrow left the bow that had been strapped onto the eighth-grader's arm, a mixture of wonder and excitement was apparent as he watched it sail...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Rose Marie[Henderson] Prouser of Burbank, California died January 1, 2013 at home, under
hospice care, after a four-year battle with brain cancer. She was born in Bay City, Michigan on
January 3, 1948 to Paul and Marie Henderson. She had also been a...
| Dec 22, 2012
The new green at Maryland's state parks is cash, and lots of it.
This has been a banner year for the 66 parks, which logged nearly 11 million visitors by early December, 1.1 million more than at the same point last year. Long the destination of day...