| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:48 AM
It's the old "fair share" argument, but this time it holds even less water than usual.
The Maryland State Education Association, the union that bargains on behalf of K-12 teachers throughout Maryland, wants to force all teachers — members or not ...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 5:56 PM
An Allegany County man shot Thursday night by state troopers as he opened fire on members of his family has died of his wounds, police said Friday.
Samuel E. George was pronounced dead at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, according to police. Internal and...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 6:05 AM
A phase-out of renewable energy subsidies for paper mills has cleared the Maryland Senate, though with a provision that guarantees the state's only paper plant in Allegany County would continue to receive payments underwritten by taxpayers....
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Legislation that would have phased out millions in ratepayer-financed subsidies for mostly out-of-state paper mills died in a House committee Friday, just a day after the Senate passed a companion measure.
The House version of the so-called "black...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:12 PM
In a move to open thousands of middle-class jobs to former offenders, the General Assembly gave final approval Wednesday to legislation that would allow Maryland casinos to hire some people currently banned because of criminal records.
The Senate voted...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun-control bill is expected to undergo a long and heated debate in the House late Tuesday afternoon as delegates begin considering Maryland's first major piece of gun control legislation in two decades.
The state Senate in...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 5:50 PM
About 10 a.m. Saturday, hunters in a remote wooded area of Allegany County in Western Maryland came across a gruesome and bizarre scene.
A man's body, dressed in underwear, jeans and brown boots, was decomposing on the ground, with what appeared to be...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Frostburg and the mountains of western Allegany County are under a freeze warning Monday night into Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
It is one of Maryland's first freezes of the season, as the coming winter cold marches east and into...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Maryland's annual bear hunt will begin Oct. 22 with more hunters and the highest quota of bears allowed killed since the hunt was reinstituted after a 50-year hiatus in 2004.
According to Harry Spiker, the bear biologist who runs the hunt for the...