| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:51 PM
As the state is poised to add several new casinos and possibly table games such as poker, the University of Maryland School of Medicine said Thursday that it would create a center aimed at training thousands of health professionals to help gambling...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:45 PM
A 28-year-old Columbia man sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison for murdering two people in Howard County in 2007 was found dead and bloodied in his Allegany County prison cell early Thursday morning, according to Maryland State Police....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:45 PM
The only thing colder and stiffer than the crowd bundled up near a Washington fountain early Saturday morning was a woodchuck standing on its hind legs on a small wooden platform.
Potomac Phil, you see, is stuffed. Or more precisely, taxidermied.
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:34 PM
A Western Maryland paper mill and several others in the region have collected millions of dollars over the past eight years by taking advantage of an obscure provision in a state law that is supposed to encourage the development of wind, solar and other...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Several thousand Marylanders went to Annapolis to voice their opinions on gun control Wednesday as the General Assembly began considering Gov. Martin O'Malley's sweeping proposal to impose new limits on the purchase of firearms.
At a hearing before a...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:22 PM
A serial rapist serving several life sentences in a maximum-security state prison has died in the hospital after being assaulted by another inmate, Maryland State Police said Wednesday.
Michael Armstead, 53, was assaulted Nov. 27 at the North Branch...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Western Maryland is under a winter storm watch going into the weekend, with the possibility of white-out conditions and more than 6 inches of snow. That precipitation isn't expected to reach Baltimore -- but a blast of frigid wind is.
A winter storm...