| Sep 25, 2012
| 9:45 AM
When I read the letter in the Saturday edition of The Sun "Pregnant pigs treated humanely" (Sept. 22), I had to laugh out loud when I read the name of the person who wrote the letter. Rick Berman is a well-known hired gun who uses front groups, such as...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 10:52 AM
As Maryland lawmakers reconvene in a special session in Annapolis on Thursday to grapple with whether to expand gambling, they have an opportunity to address another burning issue: a recent Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that puts dogs and families at...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:27 PM
The General Assembly deadlocked Tuesday night over legislation that would have overruled a widely criticized court decision labeling pit bulls as inherently dangerous, apparently killing the bill in this summer's special session.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:40 PM
The Humane Society of the United States is offering a $5,000 reward for information in the case of a cat that was shot with an arrow in Anne Arundel County. The cat, a 1- or 2-year-old now named Xena, was found wounded by a 2-foot-long arrow on Riva...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:18 PM
At Baltimore County's animal shelter this week, dozens of animals were waiting for someone to adopt them. Among them were Cisco, a year-old pit bull terrier, a bulldog named Ivan and Sugar Pie, a tricolor cat.
But judging by shelter statistics,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Predation by free-roaming cats is a serious matter, and it deserves our careful attention ("House cats: the destructive invasive species purring on your lap," Feb. 25). The Humane Society of the United States values both cats and wildlife. Yet it is...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:05 AM
There's a lot happening in Clarksville on Dec. 16.
You are invited to join Prayers and Squares, the quilting group at Triadelphia Seventh-day Adventist Church, for an afternoon of fun, fellowship and good deeds.
You need not be an expert quilter....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Senate and House negotiators reached a compromise Monday on legislation that would overturn a court decision that pit bulls are "inherently dangerous."
The Senate ratified the deal unanimously. The House will vote on it later in the day. Gov. Martin O'...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:23 PM
House Speaker Michael E. Busch said a compromise bill intended to reverse a court decision singling out pit bulls as an "inherently dangerous" breed died on the House floor because it just didn't have the votes.
It is extremely rare for a conference...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Three days after the General Assembly ended its 2013 legislative session, there's already a call to bring lawmakers back to Annapolis for what would be their fourth special session in a two-year span.
Del. Benjamin F. Kramer, a Montgomery County...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:19 PM
The scars across 16-year-old Dominic Solesky's face are faint, but that doesn't stop people from asking where he got them.
The Towson High School junior and his family have told the story many times. Six years ago, Dominic was mauled by a pit bull named...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 5:26 PM
A compromise in the General Assembly over legislation to undo a court ruling that declared pit bulls inherently dangerous has unraveled, turning what had appeared to be a settled issue into a dogfight between two veteran legislators.
The breakdown in the...