| Nov 28, 2011
| 4:58 PM
A Baltimore jury will hear opening statements Tuesday in a criminal case filed against a former gubernatorial aide charged with violating election laws by allegedly orchestrating a campaign to suppress black votes.
The aide to former Gov. Robert L....
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:30 PM
A plan by former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s campaign manager to suppress black votes in Baltimore and Prince George's County was hatched shortly before 3 p.m. on a desperate, hectic Election Day last year, prosecutors alleged Tuesday in Baltimore...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 5:54 PM
The nation's top trucking regulators said Wednesday that their agency is moving to prevent companies that have been shut down for repeated safety violations from staying in business by changing their names, a recurring problem in the industry.
| Nov 29, 2011
| 8:29 PM
Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein hosted a summit Tuesday about witness intimidation where police, prosecutors and witness assistance providers could discuss the best ways to protect and support victims and witnesses of crime.
| Dec 2, 2011
| 3:13 PM
The 89-year-old mother of Alan Gross, the Maryland man who is serving 15 years in a Cuban prison after taking cellphones, laptop computers and satellite equipment into the communist nation, released a video statement Thursday appealing to President Raúl...
| Dec 4, 2011
In little more than a week, the widely anticipated public grand opening of the new 63,000-square-foot Charles E. Miller Branch & Historical Center is scheduled for Dec. 17. Individuals and families are welcome to attend.
The opening celebration starts...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 6:16 PM
There’s more than 40 miles that separate Baltimore from Washington.
In Washington, Elizabeth Warren has undergone some merciless grilling by members of Congress about the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau she is setting up.
| Sep 26, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Jury selection in the federal bribery and extortion trial of Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie and two Shoppers Food Warehouse executives opened Monday with the judge reading aloud a who's who in state politics.
Gov. Martin O'Malley, Senate President Thomas...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 5:03 PM
With rain coming down Tuesday afternoon, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings picked up a bullhorn and looked toward more than 100 people protesting proposed U.S. Postal Service cutbacks in Catonsville.
"I refuse to take you for granted," he told the cheering crowd,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 2:36 PM
The first step in stopping invasive species from hitching a ride into the Chesapeake Bay aboard cargo ships is determining how to make massive ballast tanks an inhospitable environment.
Maryland scientists hope they will find the answer aboard a new $2.7...
| Oct 4, 2011
The federal agency overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac failed to stop abuses by the mortgage giants' network of foreclosure attorneys for years before problems surfaced in news accounts, according to a report released Tuesday.
The inspector general for...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:38 PM
University of Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese said she was heartbroken that a chemotherapy drug used to treat her 3-year-old son, Tyler, for leukemia was in short supply and possibly unavailable.
When she discovered that some companies...