It was a full two days after the drawing that the winner bothered to check his tickets, and found that he had just won a life-changing amount of money. In fact, he was just one number shy of the jackpot. Read more on Edgewter-Davidsonville Patch.
Police: Woman posed as customer while her companion stole worth $20,000 of jewelry. Read the story at Rockville Patch.
Raj Suri's Doritos spot could net him $1 million if it receives the most votes in the company's Super Bowl contest. Read more on Ellicott City Patch.
Although New Year's Day saw two murders in Prince George's County, crime plummeted to record lows in 2013 in Prince George's County for the second consecutive year. Read more on Bowie Patch.
Offenders face $125 fine; Montgomery County police unveiled the initiative this week. Read the story at Gaithersburg Patch.
Alicia Brown was charged with neglect and 2nd-degree child abuse after police said she left her daughter in a car while she was inside the Hanover casino. Police said the young girl was cold and had wet herself, and blankets were used to cover a window of the car. Read more in Odenton-Severn Patch
A Columbia man was arrested after police said he left his grandson in a car near the Arundel Mills Mall. Police said the 6-year-old boy was left inside for 90 minutes while snow fell heavily. Read more in Odenton-Severn Patch.
A woman opened her door, and a man tried to barge his way in, pulling a handgun from his waist, police said. Read more on Annapolis Patch.
The building is planned to include 160 residential units as well as commercial and office space. Read more on Columbia Patch.
A fire engulfed a two-story house on Ellis Lane. Read more on Ellicott City Patch.
Who is the most highly paid state of Maryland employee? Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Documents leaked by controversial former NSA contractor Edward Snowden say that a laboratory in College Park is working on developing an advanced type of computer that could break virtually any digital code. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
A Maryland man has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison for selling a 13-year-old girl into prostitution. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
Gay youths will be allowed in the Boy Scouts of America for the first time starting this year. The action clears the way for Pascal Tessier of Kensington to become one of the organization's first openly gay Eagle Scouts. Read more on Rockville Patch.
The Washington Redskins fired Coach Mike Shanahan Monday after the team finished the season with a 3-13 record. Read more on Towson Patch.
Comments by the duck-call family patriarch about gays and civil rights sparked social media debate. Under Armour kept its business ties to the reality TV show intact throughout the controversy. Read more on Columbia Patch.
The author of a blog that catalogs vacant Baltimore properties is now facing lawsuits tied to two of the properties. Read more on Dundalk Patch.