Officials call for tougher penalties for police brutality

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Officials call for tougher penalties for police brutality 

State and local politicians continued the call for heightened scrutiny of Baltimore police officers who are the focus of brutality allegations, urging tougher penalties for offenders and greater disclosure of internal discipline.

Cove Point gas liquefaction plant in Calvert County approved 

Cove Point gas liquefaction plant in Calvert County approved

Federal regulators gave final approval Monday for energy company Dominion to build the East Coast's first natural gas liquefaction plant.

Ravens news, notes and opinions after the first four games this season 

Ravens news, notes and opinions after the first four games this season

Observations on offensive line coach Juan Castillo's apparent success, Jacoby Jones' struggles, Joe Flacco's simplified decision-making and more.

Out of options, Orioles left-hander Zach Britton has flourished in closer's role

Out of options, Orioles left-hander Zach Britton has flourished in closer's role 

In the past year, Zach Britton considered what it would be like to wear a different uniform. But after getting another chance with the Orioles, the left-hander has found a home in the ninth inning.

More recognition planned for Harford's only Medal of Honor recipient

More recognition planned for Harford's only Medal of Honor recipient

A Civil War Trails monument planned at park honoring Sgt. Alfred B. Hilton.

The Muppets take Mars Super Markets and lure kids to the produce aisles

The Muppets take Mars Super Markets and lure kids to the produce aisles 

Cereal makers have long designed eye-catching boxes to lure children to supermarket breakfast aisles.

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Maryland weddings [Pictures]

Maryland weddings [Pictures]

Browse photos of recent Maryland weddings -- from traditional church ceremonies to quirky, Baltimore-themed celebrations.

Md. native makes a splash as celebrity blogger Necole Bitchie

Md. native makes a splash as celebrity blogger Necole Bitchie 

Necole Kane dishes with Nicki Minaj, jet-sets with Rihanna on tour.

Five things to know heading into the Terps' game against Ohio State

Five things to know heading into the Terps' game against Ohio State 

On Saturday, Maryland will take the field with Ohio State, one of the power teams in the Big Ten Conference and one of the favorites to win the East Division.

Terps players rank among Big Ten leaders in several categories 

Towson's Rob Ambrose expects returner Derrick Joseph to play 

Rally to 'Stop the Dope' held in Bel Air

Rally to 'Stop the Dope' held in Bel Air

Motorists driving through one of Harford County's busiest intersections Saturday morning witnessed a Human Rope to Stop the Dope in front of the County Administration Building on Bel Air South Main Street.

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Keeping secrets  [Editorial]

Keeping secrets [Editorial] 

Last week, Gannett Co. Inc., owner of The Daily Times in Salisbury, filed a lawsuit in Worcester County Circuit Court to force Ocean City to release the name of a 17-year-old drowning victim...

Kids outfitted with new hands made on 3-D printers

Kids outfitted with new hands made on 3-D printers 

Johns Hopkins trauma surgeon Albert Chi gave a talk last year to families about advanced prosthetics that would someday benefit their...

Baltimore leaders call for change following investigation into alleged police brutality

Baltimore leaders call for change following investigation into alleged police brutality 

Baltimore lawmakers and community activists called Sunday for more reforms and federal oversight of the city's Police Department after learning about broken bones and battered faces from an investigation into allegations of police brutality in recent...

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What about Courtney Watson's record? [Letter]

Howard County Council member Courtney Watson attempts to justify her inaccurate and formulaic attacks on the record of her Republican...

Suicide is best explained with science, not Sartre [Letter]

Most people who kill themselves do so from a place of great pain, hopelessness, self-worthlessness and despair. But suicide is best...

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