| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When Montgomery County Del. Heather Mizeur, who's running for governor, unveiled a proposal to tax and legalize sales of pot, most of the reactions from Maryland politicians were muted — with one Frederick County delegate providing a...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Two lasting memories of Nelson Mandela stood out to Kurt Schmoke.
The former mayor of Baltimore said Thursday evening that he was in the presence of Mandela on two occasions — in one, Mandela galvanized world leaders amid his inauguration as South...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:42 AM
The Maryland State Highway Administration announced that the ramp from the Inner Loop of the Baltimore Beltway to Frederick Road in Catonsville will be closed, beginning Thursday.
SHA crews are nearing completion of the second half of the new bridge and...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 11:18 AM
So I spoke to a lumberjack the other day.
How cool is that? And yet somehow, someone thinks I have the worst job in America.
That someone is CareerCast, an Internet site that ranks jobs every year from best to worst, 1 to 200. Newspaper reporter...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:00 AM
I've lived in Maryland for my entire life, and I didn't even know that Frederick County had its own holiday on November 23rd until this week.
On this week's episode of J. Doug at Night, House of Delegates candidate Darren Wigfield introduced us to the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:46 AM
A student life counselor and overnight aide supervising deaf children at the Maryland School for the Deaf groped two of his young charges, a Howard County jury found Wednesday.
Clarence Cepheus Taylor III, a 38-year-old deaf man who had worked at the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Bill Schroeder, owner of a bustling Italian grocery on Westminster's Main Street, doesn't know Rep. Chris Van Hollen's voting history or many of his positions. But he knows his Democratic congressman lives in Montgomery County.
And he finds it...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Leaders in the Maryland Republican Party are promoting the recent win in the Annapolis mayoral race as evidence the GOP can secure victories in Democratic strongholds.
Upbeat party members gathered Saturday in the state capital for their fall...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Ben's Cat wins $250,000 Fabulous Strike at Penn National
Maryland-based Ben's Cat repeated as winner of the $250,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap on Wednesday night at Penn National in Grantville, Pa., covering 6 furlongs in 1 minute, 9.74...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Rain falling down heavy at times is forecast throughout the day Tuesday, potentially turning to freezing rain north and west of Baltimore, after starting as a wintry mix in the early morning.
Traces of snow were reported in Essex, Glen Burnie and...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A New Market man fatally shot both his wife and their young son with one bullet last week, then turned his gun on himself, the Frederick County sheriff's office said Monday.
Police said Benyam Asefa 40, shot Barbara Giomarelli 42, who was holding their...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Turning up the heat on local politicians over a contentious stormwater fee, Maryland officials warned Carroll County that it faces fines of up to $10,000 per day for refusing to impose the mandatory pollution cleanup charge, and cautioned two other...