| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and gun-control advocates launched an offensive Thursday to protect his proposed ban on assault-type weapons from a House committee's efforts to scale it back.
"Military-style assault weapons belong on the battlefield, NOT on the...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Central Maryland is under a high wind watch starting Saturday morning, with gusts expected to reach 60 mph during the day. The forecast prompted utility Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to warn of possible power outages.
Rain is forecast to usher in the...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Some Annapolis lawmakers have gotten in the Easter spirit a little early. A bill that would curtail millions in renewable-energy subsidies for mostly out-of-state paper mills comes to the Senate floor Monday, after being killed last week and then revived...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:23 PM
State police are investigating the possible killing of an inmate Tuesday night at a prison in Hagerstown, the fifth such incident at a state prison in six months.
State police said the victim was a 22-year-old inmate at the Maryland Correctional...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:37 PM
A strong low-pressure system causing blizzards across the Midwest is forecast to bring potential white-out conditions in Western Maryland and damaging winds across the Baltimore area Friday and Saturday.
Heavy snow combined with strong winds could create...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Winter officially arrived with the solstice at 6:12 Friday morning, and along with it came a brisk wind in the Baltimore area and snow in Western Maryland.
The day's high at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport came at midnight,...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:00 AM
A deal environmentalists thought had been worked out to stop mostly out-of-state paper mills from cashing in on Maryland's renewable energy law by burning so-called "black liquor" has come unglued. The state's only paper plant in Allegany County has...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:41 PM
State highway officials are urging motorists heading north and west for the holidays to be cautious, given winter weather conditions expected in some areas in the coming days.
The weather could complicate holiday travel and celebration plans as people...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Hundreds of pro-gun activists again swarmed Annapolis on Tuesday in hopes of turning the tide against gun control.
Polls show that banning assault weapons and requiring a license to buy a handgun have broad support among Marylanders, but gun rights...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:06 PM
As much as a quarter inch of ice could coat surfaces in Western Maryland on Tuesday, making for "extremely hazardous" travel conditions, according to the National Weather Service. Precipitation is expected liquid in Central Maryland, though, raising...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:30 PM
The region had a taste of a white Christmas early this week, and forecasters predicted another chance of wintry weather on Wednesday.
According to the National Weather Service, a storm system will begin moving into the Baltimore area Wednesday morning,...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:49 PM
The Baltimore City Detention Center had the nation's second-highest rate of sexual contact between jail staff and inmates, according to a U.S. Department of Justice study released less than a month after federal prosecutors accused corrections officers at...