| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:16 PM
A former employee at the Maryland School for the Deaf was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for sexually abusing two girls at the school.
Clarence Cepheus Taylor III, 38, showed no emotion as Howard County Circuit Judge William V. Tucker...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 11:57 AM
At a time when income inequality is one of the nation's most-discussed issues, the tax that appears to have the best chance of being cut in heavily Democratic Maryland this year is one that is only paid by millionaires.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:24 PM
The field of candidates vying to represent Carroll County in the House of Delegates just became more crowded.
Westminster Mayor Kevin Utz is the latest candidate to file for one of three District 5 seats.
Utz, who filed Jan. 31, is now one of seven...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Law enforcement agencies across Maryland have launched a joint investigation to find the source of a deadly variant of heroin that has claimed dozens of lives in recent months and sent outreach workers scrambling to warn addicts.
Authorities say the...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:47 AM
Three local roads, including two in Harford County, have been shut down in both directions as motorists tackle a Wednesday morning commute hampered by a wintry mix.
The state Department of Transportation said debris on MD 165 has closed the roadway in...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A Crofton resident was convicted Wednesday of killing a man whose body was found in the trunk of a car in 2012. Prosecutors said they will seek a life sentence without parole when Michael Stahlnecker, 51, is sentenced in May.
Stahlnecker was convicted...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, a leading candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, sharply criticized one of his rivals Wednesday for supporting a proposal to cut Maryland's corporate income tax.
The Brown campaign released a statement saying...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:14 AM
A disabled vehicle on the Baltimore Washington Parkway South in Laurel prior to MD 198 has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 8:59 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:46 AM
Mike Martin, of Sykesville, started playing hockey at the age of 20 for one reason.
"The Olympics had everything to do with it," said Martin, who was inspired by the USA hockey team's 4-3 win over the heavily-favored Soviet Union team — a game now...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Forecasters are expecting 6-10 inches of snow across most of the Baltimore area, with chances that sleet and rain could mix in along Interstate 95 and keep accumulations at the lower end of that range.
The National Weather Service is forecasting 6-8...
| Feb 14, 2014
Sunday, Feb. 16
Dance concert Misako Ballet Company presents "Spring Collage" at 2 p.m. at the Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road in Columbia. Concert will showcase diverse cultures and styles of dance. Tickets are $15....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown asked state lawmakers Wednesday to endorse a key plank in his platform for governor: increasing access to pre-kindergarten classes.
State legislators are weighing a small expansion of Maryland's program, which already...