| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The head of the state Senate committee that is leading an inquiry into what went wrong with Maryland's health exchange is planning to turn the probe over to state auditors — who would not release a report until summer at the earliest.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Allegations that a cabal of Black Guerrilla Family gang members effectively took over the Baltimore City Detention Center have prompted a rare out-of-session legislative hearing on the state's prison system.
The House Judiciary Committee scheduled a May...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 10:05 AM
The embarrassing and unfortunate financial failure of the Baltimore Grand Prix was caused by a pervasive culture of secrecy and privilege within City Hall and at Baltimore Racing Development.
Had more facts been available to the press and the public,...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 6:21 AM
If you spent any time around the Susquehanna River below the Conowingo Dam over the summer, you probably noticed some of the same wanted posters that caught my eye. On those posters is the likeness of a fish, with a warning to anyone who catches one not...
| Jun 22, 2014
In summers past, Patty Canavan's son would trim the weeds that rise freely along the railroad tracks behind her Plainfield house.
Her son is now grown and has moved away — and there are stalks that tower more than 10 feet tall, dwarfing her...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Hundreds of city workers and their allies packed the streets and sidewalks outside Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday morning, protesting what they say are predatory deals between the city and Wall Street banks.
The Fix LA coalition, which includes...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Hundreds of city workers and their allies packed the streets and sidewalks outside Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday morning, protesting "predatory fees" the city pays to Wall Street banks.
The Fix LA Coalition, which includes labor unions, clergy and...
| May 17, 2014
| 10:39 AM
The search for survivors of Turkey’s worst mining accident of modern times ended Saturday with the recovery of two more bodies, the country’s energy minister said, leaving the death toll in the Soma mine disaster at 301.
| Jan 22, 2014
Will County officials helped enroll 940 residents into the new federal health insurance system known as Obamacare in recent months, officials said.
The county health department's part in helping residents go online and choose a new health care plan...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Dennis Rodman is heading to North Korea again to see his pal Kim Jong Un, reportedly to talk about starting a basketball league.
The fact that it's Rodman and not, say, Magic Johnson or Michael Jordan makes it easy to dismiss the idea. And ordinarily...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:49 AM
LONDON --Jury selection began Monday in the phone hacking trial of two former top editors of Rupert Murdoch's now-shuttered News of the World tabloid and six other people, all accused in a scandal that reached into the top echelons of Britain's government...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:07 PM
While most Americans have been focusing on the recent problems surrounding the rollout of the new healthcare.gov website, another health insurance story has been largely overlooked. Last month, just as Medicare's open enrollment period was set to begin,...