| May 22, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Gambling started Wednesday afternoon at the Rocky Gap Casino Resort right after the state approved the opening of its fourth casino, one that Western Maryland leaders hope will lure not only gamblers but also their families to a region eager for more...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
(An earlier version of this post included incorrect information about Maryland Gas & Electric, its pricing and whether it offers a "green" gas plan involving carbon offsets. The Sun regrets the errors.)
(Another in an occasional...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City, over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area — three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Maryland tapped the nonprofit Seedco to help implement health care reform despite a $1.7 million settlement the agency agreed to in December to resolve a federal fraud suit.
The U.S. government sued the agency, saying it defrauded a federal employment...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 5:06 PM
A federal judge on Thursday denied motions to bring an early end to the case accusing an Eastern Shore farm and the Perdue poultry company of polluting a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay, according to court documents.
"After carefully reviewing all the...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:56 AM
A man was fatally shot Wednesday night in West Baltimore's Walbrook neighborhood, a day after a second victim in a double shooting, also in West Baltimore, died from his wounds. The shootings bring to three the number of people killed in the city since...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Hurricane season may still be months away, but the threat of flooding is already on the rise in Maryland, as documented by the latest reports on climate change released this week. Rising sea levels have raised the risk of coastal flooding, particularly...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Maryland inmates could earn credits to reduce their sentences by receiving academic degrees or certificates under a measure approved by the House of Delegates on Thursday.
The House voted 81-54 for the bill despite arguments from opponents who said it...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Lawyers have not reached a settlement in a poultry pollution case filed by a University of Maryland environmental law clinic.
U.S. District Judge William Nickerson said in a filing Thursday that while a settlement had not been reached, some progress...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Edward O. "Ned" Thomas, a retired District Court and Circuit Court judge for Worcester County who was a Baltimore native, died of congestive heart failure March 20 at his home at Buckingham's Choice in Adamstown. He was 94.
Raised on Englewood Road in...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Brothers Paul "Lumpy" and Timothy Day, age 54 and 51 respectively, passed away unexpectedly the week before Christmas at hospitals in Salisbury and Berlin. Both were born in Cheverly, Md., and graduated from Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Md. ...