| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Gun advocates have been crying for close to two years about how long it takes the Maryland State Police to conduct background checks for prospective gun buyers. The delays have lengthened with the passage earlier this year of Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Now that Chris Davis is assured the starting spot at first base on the American League All-Star team, another obvious question is lingering.
Will he represent the AL in the Home Run Derby?
Official word is supposed to come Monday, when New York...
| Dec 21, 2012
In the Newtown massacre, as in all such tragic events in a free and open society, both the news and social media went all-out to provide the fullest coverage of what happened and why. The latter is not yet fully known. In too many instances, though, the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Carroll County Public Schools joined with local law enforcement agencies Friday to announce the Adopt-A-School Program, which aims to increase school security and enhance health and safety instruction with the participation of police officers....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 6:56 AM
With a sharper focus on school security in the weeks following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, administrators at Laurel High School said their priority is always the safety of students and staff, and the school works regularly with Laurel Police to...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:05 AM
The horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut stunned a nation and left everyone wondering how they could be of help.
School children across our country wanted to do something to help the survivors and the "Snowflakes for Sandy Hook"...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley, a Democrat, said this morning that he considering introducing a gun control package in the upcoming legislation session and reiterated his opposition to assault weapons like the one used in the Newtown massacre.
"I think you can...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he will likely introduce a gun control package in the coming legislative session and reiterated his opposition to assault weapons like the one used in the Newtown massacre.
The Democratic governor said he has directed...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 1:48 PM
A Calvert County elementary school student was suspended last week for bringing a toy gun onto a school bus to show a friend, according to a lawyer representing his family.
At a two-hour meeting Friday between officials, the boy, his parents and the...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Maryland's new gun control law will not head to voters now that organizers of a petition drive to halt the law failed to turn in any signatures before Friday night's deadline.
"This means there were no successful petitions this year," Stephen Ackerman...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:55 AM
As the world watched the tragedy unfold late last year in Newtown, Conn., Bob and Michele Gay, Maryland natives, lived through what Michele would later refer to as called a "long, difficult, numb sort of day."
Their 7-year-old daughter, Josephine "Joey"...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The world recently learned of the astounding story of the three women who were found alive in a house in Cleveland after being kidnapped on the streets about 10 years ago. Two of the women were teenagers when they disappeared. I’ve never been...