| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:56 PM
A bill aimed at preventing guns from being sold to people legally barred from owning them drew fire Tuesday night in Annapolis, as gun rights advocates charged the measure would simply let state authorities drag out sales now delayed for months because of...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:32 PM
An Allegany County jury has convicted an inmate at Western Correctional Institution in the fatal beating of his cellmate.
Corgiss Ross, 45, was found guilty in the November 2012 murder of Malcolm Jerrod "Rod" Pridget, a prosecutor said Monday. Pridget...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Robert Joseph Shockley, a former Loch Raven Elementary School principal, died of cancer Jan. 13 at Metropolitan Hospital in Miami. The former Towson resident was 92.
Born in Greensboro in Caroline County, he was the son of William Harvey Shockley, who...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 2:04 AM
Looking to get the new year off on the right foot?
Maryland state parks are offering 24 guided walks on New Year's Day as part of the third-annual national First Day Hike program presented by America's State Parks and the American Hiking Society....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:28 AM
The blistering cold that descended on the region in the second week of January contributed to one death, state health officials reported.
The Allegany County man was 65 or older, according to officials who did not release any more information. That...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Two Baltimore-area schools, Western School of Technology and Environmental Science in Baltimore County and Linthicum Elementary in Anne Arundel County, were among the six named state Blue Ribbon winners on Wednesday.
The designation, which is given by...
| Oct 8, 2013
Maryland's four casinos pulled in $65.3 million in revenue for September, a drop from $71 million the month before, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Monday.
Two of Maryland casinos — Casino at Ocean Downs and Rocky Gap Casino...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:20 PM
A Baltimore County English teacher who the state superintendent said "personifies the cutting edge Maryland educator" was named Maryland's 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year, state education officials announced Friday.
Sean McComb, of Patapsco High School &...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:45 PM
With the 10th year of the modern Maryland bear hunt approaching, state bear biologist Harry Spiker, who has managed the hunt since its return after a 51-year absence, reflected in an interview with The Baltimore Sun on what happened when the hunt...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Maryland's annual black bear hunt went into overtime Saturday, and some might look at the outcome as a moral victory for the hairy, soon-to-be hibernating creatures.
For the first time since the hunt was revived in 2004 after a 51-year hiatus, hunters...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:59 AM
A state lawyer determined there was nothing illegal about Maryland State Police deploying dozens of state workers from other agencies to help claw through a backlog of more than 35,000 background checks for gun buyers.
In a Monday "letter of advice"...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Two corrections officers at the troubled Baltimore City Detention Center have resigned after being charged with crimes, authorities said Friday.
A Baltimore grand jury indicted corrections officer Sean Graves, inmate Michael Gordon, and a third man,...