| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:31 AM
A prominent opponent of same-sex marriage and other gay rights initiatives in Annapolis for the last two decades is officially retiring from the state legislature next year -- capping a long career in which his stance on gay issues has increasingly put...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:19 PM
On Monday, as Kevin Maxwell pondered challenges awaiting as new CEO of Prince George's County schools, he reflected upon his seven-year tenure as Anne Arundel County Public Schools superintendent, saying he's proudest of programs he implemented, yet...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, making her most extensive comments on the wave of violence that has shaken the city, said Wednesday that she was “sad about the state of our community” and pleaded with residents to help detectives solve cases....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, making her most extensive comments on the wave of violence that has shaken the city, said Wednesday that she was "sad about the state of our community" and pleaded with residents to help detectives solve cases.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Gun owners can anonymously turn in a weapon and, in return, receive a Visa gift card worth up to $200 at the city's Gift Cards for Guns program, Saturday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Laurel Armory/Anderson and Murphy Community Center.
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:17 PM
A coalition of civil liberties and immigrant-rights advocates led by Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland wants to strengthen a provision in the Senate's sweeping immigration bill that would prohibit law enforcement agencies from racial profiling.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Anne Arundel County school officials expressed surprise and disappointment at the sudden resignation of Superintendent Kevin Maxwell, this week and said they'll meet Saturday in a closed session to start the process of finding his replacement.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:55 PM
The American clock brings us to the 50th anniversaries of two extraordinary events involving two extraordinary women, Gloria Richardson Dandridge and Madalyn Murray O'Hair — both strong-willed champions of liberty and disturbers of the status quo,...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:28 PM
If Baltimore native Leland Shelton had bothered to check his email in the hectic day before graduation, he might have avoided a shock during commencement.
There he was, one of 500 men in a black cap and gown this week at Morehouse College in Atlanta,...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Baltimore officials plan to give $100,000 to the family of man shot and killed by police in a North Baltimore alley four years ago.
The city spending panel, the Board of Estimates, is expected on Wednesday to approve the payment to settle a multimillion-...
| May 17, 2013
The Howard County NAACP Youth Council sponsors a spring flea market and yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at Ridgely's Run Community Center, 8400 Mission Road in Jessup. Antiques, jewelry, toys, clothing, household items, sports...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:25 AM
LGBT advocacy groups may have another day to wait before receiving news of the Supreme Court's position on same-sex marriage, but that doesn't mean they're staying silent.
Unhappy with the court's decision on the Voting Rights Act, a coalition of...