| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The Maryland Racing Commission took an important step this week agreeing to join other Eastern states in a set of regulations for the amounts and kinds of medications that can be used at the track. But there is still more that needs to be done to ensure...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Harford County Executive David R. Craig, a leading Republican candidate for governor, called Tuesday for a sweeping rollback of Maryland's environmental laws, saying measures passed by the state's leaders have failed to clean up the Chesapeake Bay....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Four months after two South Laurel residents were found slain inside their home, Prince George’s County police have charged a Laurel man they say was the female victim’s paramour.
Thurston Lamont Yerby, 47, of the 11000 block of South...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Maryland racetracks will share uniform drug testing rules with seven other states in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast after the state's racing commission gave final approval Tuesday to the new regional plan for thoroughbreds and standardbreds.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:52 PM
A federal judge on Friday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's right to impose a pollution "diet" for the Chesapeake Bay, rejecting a legal challenge to the restoration effort from farmers' and builders' groups.
U.S. District Judge Sylvia H....
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:44 AM
The Food and Drug Administration's plans to streamline the approval process for "breakthrough" drugs that treat life-threatening diseases is great news for patients and has enormous potential for our pharmaceutical industry, already in the midst of an...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Nelson Bernard Clifford has been tried in three separate rape cases in recent years. Each time, he was linked through DNA to the scene and his accuser said she had been bound, blindfolded and attacked.
And each time, the 35-year-old was acquitted...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Robert L. Bogomolny, who announced his retirement this week as president of the University of Baltimore, has not always had the smoothest tenure, having stoked tensions at times both in the city and the academic community. But history will judge him...
| Sep 3, 2013
Industrialist Jean Paul Getty once compared manure to money in that both have to be "spread around." But in Maryland, we know that too much spreading of manure is costly, and the trick is to find more cost-effective ways of dealing with it.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:47 PM
The Baltimore Police Department will get more than $500,000 in federal grants to reduce a significant backlog in processing DNA evidence, according to Maryland's two U.S. senators.
The grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice through the DNA...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigation into Saturday night's fatal shooting of a break-in suspect who police and the victim's family and friends believe may have been under the influence of a synthetic drug similar to those...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:58 AM
We've all heard of arthritis in the knees and even the hips. But many people may not know the thumb is prone to the joint disease as well. Neil Zimmerman, hand surgeon at the Curtis National Hand Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, said the most...