| May 27, 2013
| 7:30 PM
A month after a federal indictment alleged widespread corruption at the Baltimore City Detention Center, Gov. Martin O'Malley on Monday announced a new task force charged with pushing the inquisition further.
O'Malley said in a statement "there is...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Harford County's fire and emergency medical companies and the county government are digging in and planning their own responses in the escalating battle between a union that won recognition rights for paid medics last year and about 20 employees who...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Col. Phil Kasten, chief deputy of the Carroll County Sheriff's Office, announced his candidacy for sheriff in a news release Wednesday, nearly two weeks after Sheriff Ken Tregoning said he would not run for reelection in 2014.
Kasten, 39, becomes the...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:45 PM
As managing director of the Baltimore Rock Opera Society (BROS), I've been keenly aware of several recent developments in the relationship between the arts and culture community and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration. Actions taken by city...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Corrections officials are investigating whether an inmate at the Baltimore City Detention Center has been using a contraband cellphone to post photos and updates on Facebook and Instagram online accounts.
The Maryland Department of Public Safety and...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Baltimore police have charged a man in the Christmas Day beating of Kenni Shaw, though it was not announced for several days as the city's gay community remained on edge amid fears of violence.
Shaw says he was attacked because he is gay, though police...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Monday broad details of a plan that would give Maryland among the nation's strictest gun laws.
No one could buy a handgun without first passing a training course and providing fingerprints to a police database. That...
| 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 2, 2013
| 9:17 AM
For the first time in decades, Census Bureau data suggest that the population of Washington, D.C., has surpassed that of Baltimore. The District gained more than 13,000 new residents between July 2011 and July 2012, for a total of 632,323. Baltimore's...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 9:23 AM
The public and the Harford County Council will get their first detailed explanation Tuesday of the county's plan to establish a new department to oversee some aspects of the county's private fire and emergency medical services system.
A briefing on...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:11 PM
A Baltimore circuit judge denied another bail request Friday for the blogger who held a publicized standoff with city police this month that was broadcast live to thousands of listeners.
Judge Lynn K. Stewart said Frank James MacArthur, also known...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Longtime Carroll County Sheriff Ken Tregoning announced Thursday that he will not seek reelection in 2014 after completing his 16th year in office.
Tregoning said a combination of factors led him to decide against running for reelection in 2014,...