As the state grapples with what many call a heroin epidemic, a growing number of correctional facilities are starting to treat addicted inmates with medication in an effort to prevent fatal overdoses.
A 24-year-old Dundalk man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of pointing a green laser at a Baltimore County police helicopter as it hovered above Patapsco High School last year.
A 25-year-old man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after Baltimore County police say he tried to rob a Toys "R" Us in Towson with a gun, causing many shoppers and some employees to flee while a few others hid inside.
The Baltimore County 911 employee whose comments on police brutality were criticized by the county police union has resigned from her job.
Several Maryland colleges, including the state's flagship University of Maryland, College Park and Towson University, are imposing a rare midyear tuition increase as the institutions grapple with state aid being slashed.
The mother and brother of a man killed outside a Woodlawn bar in September pleaded Wednesday for the public's help in solving the killing.
The high-profile disappearance last year of an 11-year-old Dundalk girl has inspired a new Facebook feature. The most widely used social networking site on Tuesday announced the launch of an Amber Alert system to distribute information about abducted children.
The trial for the man at the center of a nearly 15-year-old murder-for-hire case in Baltimore County has been postponed until June.