| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:55 PM
As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs whether to strike down Maryland's controversial DNA collection law, the House of Delegates on Thursday voted to extend it.
The 2009 law allows police to collect DNA samples from people arrested for certain violent...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Maryland's practice of collecting genetic information from people arrested — but not convicted — on serious charges took the national stage Tuesday, as the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on what Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. called "perhaps the...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
In a Maryland case that's garnered the attention of the other 49 states, the federal Department of Justice and the national science community, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether to restrict police in collecting DNA to solve...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Even as the U.S Supreme Court reviews Maryland's law on police collection of DNA samples, many law enforcement agencies in the state are collecting and holding genetic material from murder victims and people never convicted of crimes.
| May 25, 2011
| 9:01 PM
Driven by a sizable baby boomer population nearing retirement age, Maryland, like the rest of the nation, grew older in the past decade, but Baltimore bucked the trend, attracting more young adults as the number of its middle-age and retiree residents...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:36 AM
A summer heat wave expected to last through the weekend is now blamed for seven deaths across Maryland, and public officials called Monday for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to act quickly to repair power outages or risk more deaths.
Four people died...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:51 AM
Four heat-related deaths were reported to state health officials on Independence Day, three of them in Baltimore, bringing the death toll from the recent stretch of heat and storms to 11.
Two men over age 65 and one man between the ages of 45 and 65 died...
| Jun 15, 2011
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Brent Steven Musgrove, 36, of the 1900 block of Perryman Road, was arrested Monday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with possession of a drug other than...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 1:28 PM
On Maryland's Eastern Shore, everything leads back to chickens.
The poultry industry is the largest piece of a key sector of the local economy — agriculture — and its reach is broad: from the truckers who move products and the many farmers...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:30 AM
The Maryland Department of the Environment has announced enforcement actions for the following businesses:
MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program enforces mandatory requirements to reduce lead paint risk in rental...
| May 10, 2012
| 8:08 AM
The lower Eastern Shore, the driest part of Maryland this year, saw the most significant rainfall from the system that moved through Wednesday.
Amateur weather watchers reported rainfall levels up to 1.23 inches in Wicomico County and 1.03 inches in...
| May 11, 2012
| 11:15 AM
The Daily Times and The Baltimore Sun published an article in their May 9th editions reporting criticism by a Washington-based environmental extremist group of a so-called "cozy relationship" between Governor O'Malley and an attorney for our own Perdue,...