| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Given that some sort of horrific, headline-grabbing school shooting now occurs in the United States at a rate of once a week, it's hard to argue against the idea that gun violence is as much a national pastime as baseball. Unlike baseball, however, the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Fifth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor.
When he campaigns in residential areas, Democrat Douglas F. Gansler practically sprints from door to door. He's trying to meet as many voters as he can. But it can appear he is chasing somebody....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:50 PM
First in a series of profiles of candidates for governor
Republican Larry Hogan isn't pledging to turn deep-blue Maryland red if he's elected governor. He doesn't even hold out much hope for purple. He just thinks that if he can win his party's primary,...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:47 PM
A North Carolina man was found guilty by a Howard County jury Thursday of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend outside her Columbia home last May.
After three hours and 45 minutes of deliberation, Ryan Patrick Matthias, 44, of Charlotte, N.C., was...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Redistricting since the last election has significantly altered the boundaries of Legislative District 35.
What was formerly an all-Harford County district encompassing Abingdon, Bel Air and the northern third of the county has been shifted eastward...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Three incumbent Republicans running for the three seats in the House of Delegates in District 7, which encompasses western Harford County and eastern Baltimore County, are being challenged in their party primary by two other candidates, one with Harford...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:50 PM
A little-noticed and highly technical Supreme Court decision is opening the way for dozens of federal inmates from Maryland to seek reduced sentences — even though trial judges found they had violent criminal pasts.
For some, the high court...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:44 PM
The two opponents of Del. Jon S. Cardin in his race for the Democratic nomination for attorney general chastised him during a debate Monday night for skipping almost 75 percent of his committee votes this year.
State Sen. Brian E. Frosh of Montgomery...
| May 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It appears that letter writer Ladd Everitt of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence espouses the view that graduates can only learn lessons from someone who agrees with their political stance and would support the unfortunate protests against Dr. Ben...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:25 PM
After the murderous rampage of 22-year-old angry virgin Elliot Rodger in Santa Barbara Friday night, a guy took to Twitter to say that not all men shared his hatred of women and his determination to take vengeance for being ignored by them.
| May 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It is unacceptable that we have recently lost three teenagers within one week and that we continue to give such incidents the same treatment time and time again ("Two more people shot in Baltimore amid rash of shootings," May 18).
Violence is not...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Three of the candidates to become Maryland's next attorney general said Thursday that they are opposed to the incumbent's suggestion to abolish the state prosecutor's office to save money.
Democrats Brian E. Frosh and Jon S. Cardin and Republican...