Starting Wednesday, you can no longer be arrested in Maryland for possessing a small amount of marijuana. But how the rest of that interaction with police plays out might depend on what jurisdiction you're in.
New grandmother and former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton has decided to stay home in New York with daughter Chelsea today.
One of the daughters of Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan rises to his defense in a new television ad released Friday by her father's campaign, criticizing Democrat Anthony Brown for what she calls an attempt to "frighten women" on women's health issues.
The U.S. Supreme Court is meeting on Monday for the first time since June, and could make a decision to hear a new same-sex marriage case.
Maryland is now facing a $405 million revenue shortfall over this year and next, largely the result of sluggish job growth, stagnant incomes and a weak housing market, state officials reported Wednesday.
Eric Holder, an unapologetic liberal voice and one of President Barack Obama's closest allies, said on Thursday he would step down as U.S. attorney general after a term marked by advances in civil rights and frequent battles with ...
Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young came under fire Wednesday as critics charged that he pushed his favored candidate through a committee appointed to fill a vacant council seat.
Sen. Ben Cardin has joined a coalition of civil rights groups in pressing the Obama administration to finish a years-old review of its guidance on racial profiling, an effort supporters say should be a priority following this summer's upheaval in Ferguson, Mo.
The candidates for lieutenant governor agreed on Wednesday to debate one another, but reached no deal on when or where the political showdown would be.
Democratic Rep. John Delaney is airing the first general election television ad in his bid for a second term, focusing on a bipartisan infrastructure bill that has become his signature legislative effort, campaign aides said Wednesday.
The committee tasked with filing a vacant City Council seat listened to more than four hours of testimony Tuesday evening from 14 candidates with a wide range of experiences.
Ben Carson is sending new signals that he may seek the GOP nomination in 2016 after all.
Running a medical marijuana operation could cost each grower more than $125,000 a year in fees, a sum so steep some officials believe it may shut out small businesses.
Doug Ulman, a Howard County native and founder of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, has been named president and CEO of Pelotonia, a cycling organization that raises money for cancer research, according to officials of the Ohio-based organization.
Chelsea Manning, the U.S. Army private convicted of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, is suing the federal government to receive appropriate medical care for the gender disorder she was diagnosed with in 2010, the ACLU said on Tuesday.
Gov. Martin O'Malley is stepping up his involvement in the race for governor, starting with visits to campaign offices for Democratic nominee Anthony G. Brown Tuesday evening and Wednesday.
With less than seven weeks until the general election, two upcoming candidate forums aim to help Howard County voters make informed choices about which candidates to support.
William A. Fogle Jr., who served as Mayor William Donald Schaefer's executive assistant and all-purpose troubleshooter and later became secretary of the Maryland Department of Licensing and Regulation, died Wednesday at his Glen Rock, Pa., farm of complications from a stroke. He was 79.
Candidates for Maryland governor unleashed dueling attack ads Monday, heightening a negative contest that has been marked by name-calling and hostility.
The political action committee of Maryland's branch of the National Organization for Women gave Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown its unqualified endorsement Monday, bolstering Brown's efforts to make women's health a top issue in his race against Republican rival Larry Hogan.
More than 600 Marylanders marched with hundreds of thousands of others in New York City Sunday in support of stronger action to address climate change, according to organizers of the state effort.
Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning analysts say the image-damaged league can't afford to ignore even if the threat proves hollow.