| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Maria Carmen's 6-year-old daughter last spent a morning at home with her father on a Wednesday in October before he went to work.
On the way to his construction job, he was pulled over for speeding on Eastern Avenue — a routine traffic stop that...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Opponents of Maryland's gun laws are falling all over themselves to offer I-told-you-sos after the gun manufacturer Beretta announced it would be building a new plant in Tennessee rather than Maryland. Beretta had warned the state that this would happen...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:40 AM
The room was packed in the basement of the Bloomsbury Community Center in Catonsville as Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz discussed public education, public safety and reinvesting in public infrastructure with a crowd of about 50 over coffee...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:24 AM
Carroll County Public Schools will be closed Wednesday due to inclement weather, according to a message on the school system website.
Offices, including Central Office, will be closed.
Carroll County remains under a winter storm warning until 1 p.m....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:15 AM
In his final State of the County speech, Harford County Executive David Craig reminded residents of his 8 1/2-year legacy of building schools, improving public safety and saving taxpayer dollars by making government leaner.
"What do I hope people will...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Two Maryland departments that have taken their share of knocks got some good news Thursday as they were among the big winners in a competition between agencies over which are doing the best job of conserving energy.
Underscoring his personal interest...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:49 AM
There has been a confirmed shooting at the Columbia mall. a PIO will be on scene shortly. No updates or new details yet. — Howard County Police (@HCPDNews) January 25, 2014
| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
State officials say they have blocked service at the Baltimore City Detention Center for the contraband cellphones that have long fueled gang activity there.
Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to announce Friday the recent activation of a "managed...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The long arm of a crane towered above the old brick structure, a wrecking ball dangling below from a cable. A crowd of about 100 looked on, counting down.
A machinery operator pulled a lever and the ball fell with a crash, signaling the end of a long,...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 6:01 PM
In a shoebox of a courtroom at Baltimore's central booking facility on a recent day, Judge Nicole Pastore Klein worked swiftly to determine the price of freedom for men and women accused of crimes. Attempting to disarm a police officer: $150,000....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Baltimore is poised to pay a $200,000 settlement to the family of a Marine veteran killed outside a Mount Vernon nightclub by an off-duty police officer in June 2010.
Though Gahiji Tshamba was not on the job when he shot 32-year-old Tyrone Brown 12...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Harford County fire and EMS officials are seeking county approval to lower the retirement age for members of volunteer fire and ambulance companies from 55 to 50 years old.
"This is the primary retention tool for volunteer firefighters," Tony Bennett,...