Adnan Syed, the man whose murder conviction became the subject of the wildly popular Serial podcast, was granted a new trial by Maryland’s second-highest court of appeals on Thursday. Whether that trial happens, however, still remains in limbo.
Heavy flooding in Ellicott City, Maryland this weekend left two people dead and necessitated the rescue of 100 others, in what one county executive described as the worst destruction in generations.
We often think of drones as distant hovering sparrows in the sky, buzzing and cooing, firing off the occasional Hellfire missile. But they're enormous flying machines with massive wingspans. And when they crash, they sure leave a giant flaming mark.
Missing: 10-foot long, 150-pound wooden cigarette. Last Seen: the front yard of Silver Spring, MD resident Jeannie Roule. If you have any information: contact local authorities right away.
After entertaining happy families for decades, the Enchanted Forest amusement park of Ellicott City, Maryland was forced to shutter its premises in 1989. In the ensuing 23 years, the gumdrop cottages and fantasy castles began rotting away, giving the park the veneer of some weird post-apocalyptic fairy tale. Welcome…
I'm not sure if I should be more impressed that this Prince George's County criminal has successfully knocked over a string of banks without being caught or the fact that he had the balls to rob them while threatening to detonate a nuclear weapon.
A team from the Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland is hoping to take to the skies in their human-powered helicopter tomorrow.
As part of Saturday's International Observe the Moon Night, NASA fired a ton of lasers at the moon. They weren't declaring war on alien life form, or trying to melt the cheese, but instead tracking the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.