For National Harbor In Md., 7 Years Of ChangesOn the day the Peterson Cos. began building National Harbor, the real estate market was booming and the future seemed bright. In a ceremony featuring a who's who of Maryland leaders, then-Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson predicted a "paradigm shift in how the business community will view us." When the seven-year anniversary of that groundbreaking arrived last week, the economy had changed. And so had the project.
Md. Man Who Faked Death Gets 7 Years In PrisonA defiant Maryland man who faked his death by jumping into the Chesapeake Bay near Virginia Beach has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison, which he says amounts to a death sentence.