| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:47 PM
To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required.
But not to get a doctor's license.
Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
David R. Brinkley has no problem with being called an establishment Republican. He's the party's leader in the Maryland Senate, a master of the state budget process and a pragmatist adept at bringing tax dollars back from Democratic-dominated Annapolis to...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:05 PM
A $1 million investment from a state economic development fund, which officials called the largest in the fund's history, is luring software company Salsa Labs and its 50 employees to Maryland.
Salsa, which helps nonprofits carry out online fundraising...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:14 AM
A horse was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Frederick County early Tuesday morning, Maryland State Police said.
The animal was struck around the intersection of U.S. 15 and Auburn Road, police said. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene.
| Jun 15, 2014
| 6:06 PM
More than 46,500 ballots were cast in the first three days of early voting in the Maryland gubernatorial primary, according to the State Board of Elections.
The bulk of those came in the first two days, on Thursday and Friday, when 20,382 ballots and 17,...
| Jun 14, 2014
The public service video produced by the Maryland National Guard on sexual assault begins like others. There's footage of troops training in the field. A narrator warns of predators within the ranks. A succession of leaders discusses the impact of...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Carroll County officials said Tuesday the county will pay a $1 million penalty to get out of a deal to build a waste-to-energy incinerator with Frederick County.
In 2009, the previous Board of County Commissioners signed a pact with Frederick County and...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 6:38 AM
On May 3, a Taneytown couple will take their tango to the dance floor to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association's Greater Maryland Chapter.
Jennifer and Raul Fuentes will be one of 10 couples, and the only Carroll Countians, competing in this year'...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:16 PM
The mother of a Maryland man with Down syndrome who died in police custody last year told a Senate panel Tuesday that the federal government needs to spend more to train law enforcement on how to approach the disabled and mentally ill.
| May 3, 2014
| 12:34 PM
As prosecutors across Maryland wait for the new law that will remove criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana, they're taking a patchwork approach in the way they handle such cases.
In some counties, including Harford and Carroll,...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
| May 4, 2014
Maryland prosecutors are concerned that the new law eliminating criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana will result in an increase in "drugged driving" that police are ill-equipped to handle.
"It is inevitable that there will be...