| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Ravens running back Ray Rice, who has campaigned passionately against bullying, is throwing his weight behind a Maryland bill that would make cyber-bullying a minor crime.
Rice alerted his online fan base Wednesday that he's supporting Baltimore...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:52 PM
The family of a Howard County girl who killed herself after months of harassment on social media sites asked Maryland lawmakers Thursday to pass a bill that would allow a jail term for a variety of acts known as "cyber-bullying."
Chris McComas, whose...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Advocates for animals packed an Annapolis hearing room Wednesday in support of a recently negotiated compromise bill that would undo a court ruling last year that declared pit bulls inherently dangerous and made its easier to sue their owners and their...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Del. Don H. Dwyer Jr., who faces alcohol-related charges in a powerboat crash off Pasadena that injured him and six others last August, has been moved off the House committee that handles legislation involving drunken driving and boating.
Dwyer, an Anne...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Legislation to ban assault weapons like the Bushmaster semi-automatic rifle used in the Newtown school massacre will be revived in Annapolis when the General Assembly convenes next month, according to leading lawmakers pushing to make the change.
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:45 AM
As an independent child advocate of almost 20 years in Maryland, I agree that we need to strengthen its reporting laws and extend the statue of limitations for victims to come forward ("Uncovering the abusers," Nov. 28). The John Merzbacher case is a...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Over the years, we have often disagreed with Del. Donald H. Dwyer Jr. on numerous matters of law and social justice. But it gives us no satisfaction to learn of the Anne Arundel Republican's involvement in a horrific boating accident Wednesday on the...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Despite Beretta's threats that the company would leave Maryland if new gun laws were passed and signed by Gov. Martin O'Malley, Beretta USA has no current plans to abandon its headquarters in Prince George's County.
In a statement sent to The Baltimore...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:42 PM
The entire undergraduate student bodies of the Johns Hopkins University and the U.S. Naval Academy combined. The population of Bel Air, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. The average attendance at a Hershey Bears hockey game (the highest in the AHL)....
| May 7, 2013
| 10:39 AM
When federal authorities announced a sweeping indictment alleging widespread corruption by 13 guards at the Baltimore City Detention Center, members of the House of Delegates Judiciary Committee were quick to call for a hearing so they could demand...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday that he would expand the use of technology to block cell phone calls in Maryland corrections facilities, part of a set of reforms designed to "root out corruption" after a federal indictment alleged widespread gang...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:40 AM
The evil that comes from a one-party state could not be more glaring than in the wake of the federal indictments over the corruption in the state-run Baltimore City Detention Center.
Gov. Martin O'Malley has attempted to turn the astonishing degree of...