| Oct 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Retired state police captain Leigh Maddox is absolutely right about Gov. Martin O'Malley's misplaced emphasis on law enforcement ("O'Malley is wrong: More arrests mean more crime," Oct. 7).
When it comes to drugs, an increase in arrests could actually...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Young people often criticized as whiny, entitled and irresponsible, may now have the most clout in one of the biggest overhauls of the country's health system ever.
Enrollment in President Barack Obama's landmark health reform plan began this week and...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Detectives are searching for the driver of a white car that struck and killed a homeless man in North Baltimore early this month.
Joseph Blake, 32, was killed Oct. 4 while walking in the 200 block of West North Avenue at about 12:38 a.m. Grainy...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:18 AM
The Harford County Council narrowly approved a $125,000 economic development loan to Independent Can Company and also passed an updated water and sewer master plan during its meeting last week.
The 10-year loan to Independent Can, an international...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Medicaid will undergo a major expansion under health reform. Charles Milligan, the state's deputy secretary for health care financing, explains who will qualify.
Who in Maryland qualifies for Medicaid under health reform and how do they enroll?
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Addressing a Harford County crowd interested in learning the latest social threats posed by chemical abuse, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Chip Cooke pointed out that synthetic drugs with names like "spice" and "bath salts," which...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:14 AM
The 300 Man March, Baltimore's latest effort to rally against the worsening toll of killings that has hit the city this summer, turns out to have been inaptly named. Significantly more people than that are reported to have shown up — twice that...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:27 PM
A U.S. District Court judge has released a Baltimore police officer caught in a drug dealing and tax-fraud investigation from federal custody until trial.
On Tuesday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher allowed Baltimore police officer Ashley...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Despite their potentially dangerous effects, synthetic drugs like "bath salts" and "spice" can be found at many Maryland gas stations, a Baltimore DEA special agent told a group at this year's Harford County drug symposium Wednesday.
The DEA has worked...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Medical bills and other expenses strained Race Rudd Sr.'s finances, so replacing his broken-down car was beyond his means.
In an imperfect arrangement, he relied on a friend to ferry him between his home in Odenton and his job as cook at the Hope House,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
A plan to open an Edgemere residential program for homeless women is stirring concern among some residents in southeastern Baltimore County, highlighting a struggle that advocates for the homeless say they face in finding space for hundreds of people in...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Thirteen insurers have submitted plans to offer health insurance on the state exchange, or marketplace where individuals can buy insurance under health care reform, that begins open enrollment in October.
The plans must still be certified by the state....