| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank is on the board and Gov. Martin O'Malley offered his preliminary backing, but Maryland's role in a bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the Washington region remained largely undefined.
The nonprofit Washington 2024...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday put his support behind efforts to bring the 2024 Olympics to the greater Washington-D.C. area.
The term-limited governor added his voice to that of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray in backing the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:41 PM
— More than 100 relatives, friends and neighbors gathered for a candlelight vigil Friday night in the southeastern part of the city to honor the life of Morgan State freshman defensive lineman Marquese Meadow.
Mourners stood outside the home of...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:52 PM
— A proposal by a Maryland congressman to block the decriminalization of marijuana in the District of Columbia has devolved into a war of words — with some D.C. advocates calling on Washingtonians to boycott the beaches of the Eastern Shore...
| Jul 7, 2014
Last week, D.C. Vote, a 40,000-member advocacy group pushing for District of Columbia voting rights, called on supporters to boycott Eastern Shore vacation spots — including Ocean City — this summer. Outgoing D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray even...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Government officials involved in the multistate Chesapeake Bay cleanup pledged Monday to broaden and accelerate the long-running effort, including a vow to address the impacts of climate change on the ailing estuary.
Governors of Maryland, Pennsylvania,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Rep. Andy Harris plans to introduce an amendment Wednesday that would block the District of Columbia's effort to decriminalize marijuana.
The Cockeysville Republican and House Appropriations Committee member will attempt to attach the amendment to a...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Dear Pepco customers,
We, your neighbors in the Baltimore Gas & Electric service territory, have a sense of how you must feel. A giant national corporation is swooping into town with an offer to buy your hometown utility, one that has been deeply...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged $25 million in state capital funding to add capacity and reduce crowding on the metro system of Washington on Wednesday, as part of a joint investment with Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Maryland's two neighboring...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Baltimore-area venues would stage Olympic events under a Washington, D.C.-based group's plan to explore a bid to host the 2024 Summer Games.
"Our intention is to have this be the entire region," said Robert T. Sweeney, president of DC 2024. "Quite...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Maryland Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen will join with gun control campaigners and religious leaders in a rally against gun violence on the National Mall Saturday.
The advocates plan to march in silence at 11 a.m. from the Capitol to the Washington...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 1:42 PM
A group representing Baltimore-area food trucks have signed a letter of support for the Food Truck Association of Metropolitan Washington, which is fighting a set of new regulations it fears will hamper and even cripple its business.
Addressed to the...