| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Teachers in Harford County Public Schools make less than teachers in one of Maryland's poorest counties, Allegany County, Ryan Burbey, president of the Harford County Education Association, told members of the Harford County Board of Education at their...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Population is growing in the Central Maryland's suburban counties, though Baltimore City is losing residents, according a state review of U.S. Census data.
The Maryland Department of Planning said Thursday that between July 2012 and July 2013,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:41 PM
For the first time in recent memory, this year's exceptionally harsh winter may require some tweaking of Maryland's 180-day school calendar. State School Superintendent Lillian Lowery says she may grant waivers of up to five days to school districts...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:03 PM
A Maryland school superintendent wouldn't ordinarily give local systems a pass on the requirement that public school students go to school for 180 days a year.
But these have not been ordinary times.
The seemingly endless winter, with its unusual number...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:25 PM
An NAACP leader, a former Maryland State Police major, a candidate for governor and a mother seeking to help her son with epilepsy converged Thursday on Annapolis to support more liberal marijuana laws.
A number of bills, backed by lawmakers from a...
| 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...
| 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 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....
| 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...
| 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...