"Under construction" may be a sign of progress to many, but bare soil at a building site poses a serious threat to the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries if allowed to wash away in a rainstorm.
The Environmental Protection Agency has praised Maryland's efforts to curb farm animal pollution of the Chesapeake Bay, calling them "robust and well-implemented." But the laudatory federal press release Monday omitted any mention of compliance and inspection shortcomings that agency officials...
Maryland's highest court cleared the way Friday for a new trial of a man convicted in 1976 of murdering a Harford County couple.
Two men and a woman were arrested in North Baltimore and charged with handgun and drug violations, city police announced Friday.
Maryland lawmakers vowed Thursday to investigate and clamp down on companies that "buy" lawsuit settlements after learning that hundreds of lead-poisoning victims in Baltimore had signed away their court-approved rights to long-term financial support in return for quick cash worth only a fraction...
Possibly aided by June's record wet weather, invasive zebra mussels have found their way down the Chesapeake Bay as far as Middle River, not far from Baltimore.
Maryland's fledgling oyster farming industry is seeing its growth hampered by government red tape and permitting delays, several aquaculture business owners told state and federal officials Tuesday.
With many Maryland landlords failing to respond to the state's expanded effort to curb childhood lead poisoning, officials are mass-mailing pointed reminders this summer to tens of thousands of property owners to register their rental units or risk being fined.