February 27, 2004
Maryland's intermediate appellate court upheld yesterday the first-degree murder conviction of Paul Stephen Riggins, the Elkridge man who was found guilty of killing his long-missing wife even though her body has never been found. While the case was entirely circumstantial and investigators found no blood or other forensic evidence to indicate a crime scene, it was still enough to convince a jury that Nancy Lee Riggins was dead, and that Stephen Riggins killed her, Judge James A. Kenney III wrote for a three-judge panel on the Court of Special Appeals.
March 26, 1998
Michael Cardin, a lawyer and son of Rep. Benjamin L. Cardin, died late Tuesday night at his Baltimore apartment. He was 30.City police officials said they believe Michael Cardin took his own life.Representative Cardin, a popular Baltimore Democrat, and his wife, Myrna Cardin, released this statement through a spokeswoman: "This is a very private and personal time. The family hopes the public will understand their need for privacy and a time to grieve."Michael Cardin was buried yesterday afternoon at Beth Tfiloh Cemetery in Baltimore.
December 16, 2011
The GMAC Insurance National Driver Test continues to rate Maryland a bottom-10 state for "Licensed Drivers Knowledge of Basic Road Rules. " And like Maryland, numerous Northern states, such as Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, were part of the bottom 10. Nearby Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia scored higher, and are not part of the bottom 10. To me, Maryland's problem is a culture of political stubbornness in not weeding out thousands...
October 26, 2012
Thanks to another slow week in Terps basketball recruiting, here's an abbreviated version of the roundup: ** KyCatsStats.com recently caught up with Maryland junior wing target Rashad Vaughn for an update on his recruitment . Currently the schools that are recruiting him are Baylor, Kansas, Texas, North Carolina, Syracuse, Minnesota, Iowa St., Maryland, and of course Kentucky. He currently doesn't have any favorites up to this point. ** Kaleb Joseph , a junior point guard, now claims offers from Boston College, Maryland, St. Bonaventure, Seton Hall, TCU and Tennessee, according to Big Shots Skills' David Schneider.