| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:05 AM
At first, the soldier's behavior was puzzling. He appeared to be having hallucinations. He was anxious. He became belligerent.
A drug test identified the problem: The young man had become the latest service member at Fort Meade to experience an...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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....
| May 29, 2013
| 7:41 AM
May is Foster Care Awareness Month. Many Americans are unaware that nearly 500,000 youth are currently living in foster care and that 75 percent of them are between the ages of 12-21 years old. Each year about 300,000 youth age out of the foster care...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Michelle Obama encouraged the graduates of Bowie State University on Friday to live up to the legacy of their university's founders and the leaders of the civil rights movement by promoting the importance of education in the black community.
| 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...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Akua Zenzele, a community supervision agent in Southeast Baltimore who works with parolees, knows the first few days after being released from incarceration are crucial for former inmates.
Many are paroled with few resources and nowhere to go. Some...
| 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...