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

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

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.

Plank surges past Bisciotti, into top half of Forbes list of richest Americans

Plank surges past Bisciotti, into top half of Forbes list of richest Americans 

Under Armour CEO's wealth nearly doubled to $3 billion.

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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.

Ravens linebacker Arthur Brown a healthy scratch for fourth consecutive game

Ravens linebacker Arthur Brown a healthy scratch for fourth consecutive game 

A year ago when the Ravens drafted Kansas State consensus All-American inside linebacker Arthur Brown in the second round, his speed, aggressiveness and toughness were drawing outstanding reviews from scouts.

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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Guns and the governor's race  [Editorial]

Guns and the governor's race [Editorial] 

Wednesday marks the anniversary of Maryland's tough new gun control law going into effect, and advocates are marking the occasion with a rally in Columbia. The law is getting some recognition in the governor's race, too, with Lt. Gov. Anthony G....

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...

Inner Harbor was a great location for the Book Festival [Letter]

The reality inner city police officers face [Letter]

With a resurgence of violence in Ferguson, Mo., I am reminded of a revelation that I had over 30 years ago upon becoming an inner city...

Obamacare is no failure [Letter]

Why is Hopkins liable in the Levy case? [Letter]

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