The state Board of Education has upheld the county's board decision to suspend a student known as the "Pop-Tart kid."
This roundup of crime briefs from around the area isn't meant to be a comprehensive compilation of Maryland crime news, but a snapshot of some of the newsworthy incidents from across our region.
Harford County Public Schools and two area colleges will open late Wednesday following freezing rain and ice that fell Tuesday evening.
Milder temperatures and rain showers are forecast Wednesday before a cold front brings back frigid temperatures and heavy snow overnight through Thursday.
A gunman believed responsible for a string of recent shooting incidents in public spaces — including one involving shots fired at the National Security Agency in Fort Meade — has been taken in custody, the FBI confirmed early Wednesday.
The decision by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski to retire in 2016 has created an unexpected contest not only for her coveted seat, but it could put several House districts in play for the first time in more than a decade.
A proposal to put slot machines at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has moved from just plain impossible to a nearly impossible long shot.
Gov. Larry Hogan's campaign pledge to repeal Maryland's so-called rain tax got a Senate hearing Tuesday, where a Republican county executive, a parade of business owners, and even one Democratic senator called the mandatory pollution cleanup fees unfair, burdensome and unnecessary.
With a chance to clinch at least second place in the Big Ten with a sixth straight victory, 10th-ranked Maryland seemed to have lost its momentum midway through the second half Tuesday night against the league's worst team at the Rutgers Athletic Center.
The U.S. attorney's office has filed criminal charges against the former CEO of a West Pratt Street mental health clinic that allege that he embezzled $50,000 meant for employee pensions and withheld hundreds of thousands of dollars in payroll taxes that were diverted to company executives'...
Officials at John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center unveiled three new and revamped campus buildings Tuesday that they say will bring new and improved services related to emergency care, cancer care and imaging.
As the General Assembly weighs statewide standards on police body cameras, local law enforcement agencies are pushing to keep the public from seeing the resulting videos.
In a men's lacrosse game between No. 15 Towson and Navy beset by a chilly rain, 39 combined turnovers and just 15 goals on 69 shots, perhaps it's fitting that the matchup ended on a broken play.
It took only 12 words on Adam Jones' Twitter timeline last month to remind everyone that all was not right in Orioleland over the offseason.
With a snowstorm in the forecast that could be the biggest in March in two decades, local governments are breaking their winter weather response budgets, and some are running low on salt.
Baltimore County police have charged a Lutherville-Timonium man after an eight-vehicle wreck in Hunt Valley on Monday.
State auditors on Tuesday commended Maryland's Developmental Disabilities Administration for correcting years of recurring spending problems and said the agency had made "substantial progress" in collecting federal reimbursements more quickly.
Starting Thursday, Grand Cru is going on hiatus.
A man was killed and a 17-year-old boy was injured in separate shootings Tuesday in Baltimore, police said.
The Walters Art Museum announced Tuesday that it has achieved an important financial milestone by wrapping up a $30 million fundraising campaign that began just two weeks before the 2008 stock market collapse.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter tried to find some positives after Tuesday's 15-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers to begin the Grapefruit League season.
One man and two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of three Catonsville High School students on Feb. 24, Baltimore County Police spokesman Cpl. John Wachter said in a statement.
Additional weekday MARC train service will be added to the Camden Line next week as part of an initiative to boost connections between University of Maryland's campuses in Baltimore and College Park, the Maryland Transit Administration said Tuesday.
A police officer in Wicomico County fatally shot a Salisbury man who authorities said attempted to grab his gun during a struggle with the officer.
Baltimore will lose the headquarters of OneMain Financial Holdings after Citigroup agreed to sell the personal finance company to Springleaf Holdings in a $4.25 billion deal.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake could decide "within weeks" whether or not to run for the U.S. Senate seat held by the retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, according to a mayoral aide.
Lawmakers in Annapolis are wading once again into the heated debate over whether to allow "fracking," or hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, in Maryland.
Howard Bancorp will acquire the parent of Patapsco Bank in a $10 million deal that would create one of the largest locally owned banks in the region, the two institutions announced Tuesday.
New Jersey-based buyer owns Loch Raven Village
So much for the notion of the Kennedy Center as an fusty old institution. Among the more than 2,000 performances planned for 2015-2016 is a season-opening, multidisciplinary skateboarding festival, complete with specially constructed skating area in the center's grounds. Local...
The National Park Service is predicting a peak bloom for Washington's cherry blossom trees between April 11-14.
WASHINGTON -- Retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who has become a star among conservative Republicans, announced Tuesday he is formally exploring a run for president in 2016.
After a recent streak of delays and closings, all of Maryland's public school systems opened on time Tuesday, but two will close early due to impending weather.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he will not run for Senate in 2016, taking himself out of what could be a messy Democratic primary race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski.
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's startling announcement Monday that she will not seek re-election in 2016 after more than four decades in elected office set off a political free-for-all as Maryland's most powerful politicians began to position themselves for the opportunity to run for a rare open...
Barbara A. Mikulski, a 4-foot-11 social worker from Highlandtown, helped stop a highway that threatened Southeast Baltimore. She broke into politics when women on Baltimore's City Council were still called girls — and rose to become a U.S. senator, a leader of the Appropriations Committee...
A Senate committee unanimously recommended the confirmation of Gov. Larry Hogan's choice to be transportation secretary Monday night after bringing him back for a second round of questioning.
By the time Barbara Mikulski ran for Congress in 1976, you could see the scorched earth of the battles she and others had fought against a federal highway plan that would have turned downtown Baltimore and some of its best neighborhoods into an ugly savannah of concrete.
If the Orioles’ 15-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday afternoon served any purpose, it was to be an abrupt reminder that the rebuilding of right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez won’t happen overnight.
By the end of his junior year of high school, Jared Nickens knew he had a decision to make.