| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Democratic legislative leaders gave partial support Monday to a push to raise the minimum wage, with some reiterating unwillingness to impose a "one size fits all" increase across the state.
They provided few other clues as to how they will respond to...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Anne Arundel County police report major crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts.
| Feb 15, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has staked out a sizable lead in the Democratic contest for governor, but the primary race is far from decided as many voters have yet to pick a candidate, according to a new opinion poll for The Baltimore Sun.
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Democrats vying to be governor found reasons for optimism Sunday after a Baltimore Sun poll showed that 40 percent of primary voters had not settled on a candidate.
With four months until the June 24 primary election, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:15 PM
By a wide margin, Maryland voters want to raise the state's minimum wage to $10.10 a hour, a poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun shows.
A majority of voters in every region of the state supports that wage increase, and the proposal has near-unanimous...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Dan Millen remembers Darion Marcus Aguilar walking into his Rockville gun shop with an air of confidence and a wad of cash. Aguilar wanted a shotgun, which he said he planned to keep in his home for protection.
Aguilar's dress was nondescript, Millen...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:45 AM
For a few hours on a cold night last week, the center of the world could be found on stage in Laurel High's auditorium.
More than 200 people turned out for the school's annual International Night Jan. 24, a showcase of the food, music, dance and customs...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:19 PM
President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address Tuesday night to call for a renewed focus on families struggling through the nation's fickle economic recovery, repeatedly warning lawmakers that his administration intends to work around Congress...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Gun manufacturer Beretta USA announced Wednesday it would build its newest plant not in Maryland, but in Tennessee.
Last year, the centuries-old Italian gun-maker threatened to abandon plans to expand its U.S. headquarters in Prince George's County when...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:48 PM
From the Baltimore Sun op-ed page
Mark Newgent writes about education, nothing that with huge achievement gaps in our schools public education needs fundamental reforms.
Red Maryland Poll Still Open
The Red Maryland...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Cold temperatures were a factor in four more deaths in recent weeks, including that of a man in Baltimore, according to state health officials. That brings the death toll this winter to 11 across the state.
Recent cold-related deaths included two men in...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Firefighters from area stations returned early Friday to the site of Wednesday's fire at a Compton Avenue townhouse to fight a second blaze, according to Prince George's County Fire and EMS chief spokesman Mark Brady.
Friday's fire was extinguished in...