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Michael Rosenwald: October, 2012

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 10/28/2012

From dropout to poker star: Greg Merson is ready for WSOP championship

A college dropout and former drug addict, the Md. native is in the final round of the World Series of Poker.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  04:10 PM ET, 10/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 10/26/2012

N.Y. police officer charged in alleged cannibal plot is U-Md. grad

Gilberto Valle, charged in a plot to kidnap and cook hundreds of women, graduated in 2006.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:51 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Maryland’s bear hunt: A record year

Some 75 bears have been killed, beating the high of 68 in 2009. State officials are tying to slow the growth of the state’s black bear population.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  12:39 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Gun brandished in angry clash over dog poop

A Waldorf man is facing criminal charges after he pulled a handgun on his neighbor, whose dog has been pooping on his lawn.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  12:12 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 10/23/2012

Robber leaves without cash after clerk gets sick

The victim of a Xtra Mart Fuel robbery told the suspect he was too sick to get the money. The suspect declined an offer to get it himself.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:38 AM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Bad news for Md. bears: Kill quota increased

The new hunting season opens today, with more hunters and more bears allowed to be killed.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:57 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Meet Kevin Spacey, Navy football’s newest fan

The actor, filming a TV series in Annapolis, cheers on the Midshipmen from the stands. There might have been pushups involved, too.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:34 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 10/19/2012

Michael Vick scores a flat tire on Eastern Shore

The Philadelphia QB was passing through Berlin in his Lexus. He wound up visiting a gymnastics class.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:03 AM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 10/18/2012

Liquor board won’t admonish bar owner for whacking customer with bat

Washington County’s liquor board declined to take action against a bar owner who hit a customer.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:51 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 10/17/2012

A 9-year-old girl’s mission to help fire victims

After her house burned down, Lauren Hontz started Lauren’s Luggage, a charity to give displaced families the necessities of everyday life.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:33 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 10/15/2012

You can vote for Santa Claus in Md.

Former NYC police official Thomas Patrick O’Connor changed his name to Santa Claus and made it on Maryland’s presidential ballot.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:08 AM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 10/11/2012

Teenager bullied during TV interview on bullying

Brunswick High School student Preston Deener was hit in the head on camera and ran for help.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:26 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Md. man battles gunfire to save stolen Kindle

The victim fought and chased the suspects even after shots were fired. The suspects drove over his legs.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  12:28 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 10/05/2012

Ravens player Matt Birk records anti-gay marriage video

The drama on the Ravens’ sideline deepens on the issue as two players push different views.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  12:15 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Computer virus targets Marylanders

In warning residents, Comptroller Peter Franchot says the virus will “pick their pockets of cash.”

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  04:30 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 10/03/2012

In Capitol Heights, the long battle to demolish an eyesore

Fires, trash and crime plagued abandoned Capitol Heights complex for years. The bulldozers have arrived.

By Aisha Azhar  |  11:20 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 10/02/2012

Ravens player opposes gay marriage

A linebacker made news for backing gay marriage. Now the team’s center takes the opposite position.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:51 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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