| Jan 9, 2013
| 9:47 AM
I am writing you to enlist your support in passing legislation to benefit Maryland veterans through the Veterans Trust Fund.
For those that do not know, the Veterans Trust Fund authorizes the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs to receive donations,...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 7:32 PM
After years of community opposition, state officials have abandoned plans to build a new Baltimore jail for juveniles charged as adults, citing declines in youth crimes as they unveiled a plan Wednesday to send more teens to treatment programs and...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 10:02 AM
A year ago, if you'd asked David Moore to generalize about homeless people, he'd have said most were probably addicted to drugs or alcohol, lacking in ambition and unworthy of the general public's trust.
Then he became homeless himself.
"I'll be honest...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 8:10 PM
A state task force studying gun access laws for people with mental illnesses has proposed authorizing police to seize firearms from individuals deemed a credible threat to themselves or others.
Such seizures, the panel said Wednesday, would take place...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy has awarded the first Donald O. Fedder Memorial Fellowship to Michelle Campbell, a fifth-year student from Have de Grace.
The award supports the training and development of a graduate student whose work...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Residents living in and around North Laurel's Beechcrest Mobile Home Park lashed out at Howard County officials Thursday, saying they were not properly notified of the county's plans to build an apartment complex for the chronically homeless.
| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Devontay Hudson moved from one foster home to another for years, but last month he was adopted by a Millford Mill family — another symbol of a statewide initiative that has sharply reduced the number of children in foster care.
The Gilman School...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Baltimore police said the man killed in Monday's double shooting in West Baltimore was the father of the 11-year-old boy also injured in the attack.
Ralph Timmons, 34, was fatally shot in the 1900 block of Bentalou St. on Monday night, police said...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Under heavy rain on a beat-up street in East Baltimore Tuesday, the heads of city government kicked off an intensive, weeklong program designed to address violence, drug trafficking and other stubborn problems that have plagued the Oliver neighborhood....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:42 AM
A 37-year-old Edgewood man was arrested on gun and drug distribution charges in Ocean City on Tuesday following a two-year investigation by local law enforcement agencies, which have been battling a spike in heroin and prescription drug abuse across the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:30 AM
I applaud the efforts of the University of Maryland in obtaining the funding needed to increase their mental health services ("UM adds funding for mental health," April 3). While money is important, it isn't everything. National statistics tell us there...
| Apr 2, 2013
The day after her ex-husband's funeral in January, Sabrina Lumpkin started calling every public official she could think of, trying to get someone to pay attention.
Warren Lumpkin, 34, had died in a Southwest Baltimore house of heart complications...