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Michael Rosenwald: January, 2013

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Bowie candy shop owner is Food Network’s ‘Sweet Genius’

The owner of Mama Cocoa’s Delights, laid off from her job three years ago, won $10,000 and validation as a top candy maker. Try the Fig Kelly.

By Leah Villanueva  |  10:16 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Fortune telling is now legal in Gaithersburg

The city lifts a ban on predicting the future, which is still largely unknown.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:38 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Letter writer wonders if local sheriff will protect gun rights vs. Feds

A man in Southern Maryland has a question for the St. Mary’s sheriff: “Will you uphold the Second Amendment in accordance with your oath of office?”

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:21 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Meet a big Redskins fan with a big Super Bowl job

Hunter Paulin, a fourth-grader at Indian Head Elementary, won the NFL Play 60 contest.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:18 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Burglar who cooked chicken pot pie receives suspended sentence

Police had found Russell Neff without his pants on while licking a remote control. He has entered a drug treatment program.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:41 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Golden Globes: A big night for the real Tony Mendez

Spy made famous in “Argo” was on stage at Golden Globes on a victorious night for the movie.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  02:53 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 01/14/2013

The spy’s son has Maryland in his hands

Toby Mendez, son of the spy made famous in the movie “Argo,” has sculpted Maryland’s history.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  01:27 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Md. radio station bans ‘Pumped Up Kicks’ following Newtown shooting

The Foster the People song on kids outrunning guns has disappeared from playlists around the country.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:41 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Md. prisoners training puppies to become service dogs for veterans

As part of their rehab, the inmates are tutoring the animals, who learn to turn off light switches and carry items.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  12:51 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Lawyer taps Google Books, finds 18th century argument against death penalty

Using Google Books, a Md. public defender cites an Italian nobleman’s views on the death penalty in a Court of Appeals case.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  09:43 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 01/03/2013

The Redskins and Ravens: Great for taxes

Maryland’s comptroller estimates this weekend’s home playoff games for both teams will net the cash-strapped state $5 million.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:19 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Woman who needs oxygen tank to breathe jumps into frigid ocean for fun

Ocean’s City’s annual Penguin Swim drew more than 600 people, including one with an injured lung.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  01:16 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 01/02/2013

108 species spotted in annual bird count, but where are the diving ducks?

Anne Arundel Bird Club noted several species that don't show up much anymore.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:39 AM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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