| Jul 4, 2013
| 3:37 AM
The Army's Edgewood Chemical Biological Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground has placed an engineer on administrative leave after a civil rights organization accused him of having ties to white supremacy groups.
The Southern Poverty Law Center, a...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake endorsed Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown Monday at a West Baltimore bakery on Pennsylvania Avenue, picking a spot of significance to African-American history as she offered support for Brown's bid to become Maryland's...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Heading into the first official weekend of summer, Baltimore police officials were pleased with how crime was trending, and, it seemed, so were residents. Total crime was down and though killings continued at one of the highest rates in the nation,...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Hospitals and other health care interests spent more than $3.6 million on lobbying in Maryland during the first half of the year, more than any other industry, according to an analysis by Common Cause Maryland.
The group, which advocates for...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Come Monday, driving around Maryland will cost more — both at the gas pump and the toll plaza.
Marylanders will see a 3.5 cent rise in the state's gas tax — the first such increase in two decades — as well as toll rates that jump as...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 7:07 PM
The Maryland Senate gave final approval to Gov. Martin O'Malley's sweeping gun control bill Thursday night, sending the legislation to the governor for his promised signature.
O'Malley said in a statement that the bill strikes "a balance between...
| May 3, 2013
Probing questions at presidential news conferences sometimes have a way of getting their principals to reflect on their state of mind -- and at the same time the state their presidency, particularly when things aren't going well.
Back in 1995, when Bill...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 1:40 PM
A Laurel man who unsuccessfully attempted to carjack a North Laurel pastor at gunpoint, after police say the pastor grabbed his gun, pleaded guilty in Howard County Circuit Court on Tuesday, according to State's attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan.
| May 6, 2013
| 8:57 AM
In President Barack Obama's running argument with the Republicans in Congress over who's responsible for the legislative stalemate on Capitol Hill, he suffers self-inflicted wounds by continuing to run up the same white flag that undermined his own...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 10:41 AM
How could it be that even a single U.S. senator — no matter how opposed to gun control — could vote to hold up consideration of a proposal to require background checks for gun purchases? This is an idea not only embraced by something in the...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Do the people of the United States know that the U.S. Senate voted favorably on several amendments to the gun control bill? A majority of senators approved amendments requiring background checks for online and gun show purchases, providing special...
| May 14, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Last month, I received emails from two people I know but who don't know each other: one a close friend and Second Amendment supporter, and the other a regular reader who sends me news items she believes the "liberal media" are willfully suppressing....