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Three decades after killing his son, Lawrence Banks is charged with murdering his daughter. We examined the cases in between.

How did Lawrence Banks, convicted of killing his son and another man, avoid longer punishment and up reconnecting with his daughter? In this episode, Baltimore Sun police reporter Jessica Anderson joins Newsroom Edition host Pamela Wood to retrace her reporting and research into the suspect’s past.

Longing for a child and faced with infertility, couple looks to foster care

A multimedia story and podcast about what it means to be a mother and one woman's long journey to become one.

Is Gov. Larry Hogan as bipartisan as he claims?

Podcast: State House bureau reporters Pamela Wood and Luke Broadwater tackle the question presently looming over Annapolis and its out-of-session lawmakers: How bipartisan is Gov. Larry Hogan without another term to campaign for?

Since you asked: Four Baltimore stories inspired by your curiosity

This week, you’re the producer, as breaking news and transportation reporter Colin Campbell shares four stories inspired by Sun readers' curiosity.

Reporting from Baltimore's immigrant communities during a week of warnings

Baltimore Sun reporter Thalia Juarez discusses Baltimore's immigrant community and debunks common myths and misconceptions about immigration.

What to do, where to go and what to see this summer in Baltimore

Reporters from the Baltimore Sun's features desk share their top recommendations for your summer calendars.

Behind the scenes of 'Cops and Robbers' with Justin Fenton (bonus episode)

In this bonus episode of Newsroom Edition, hear more about the reporting process of 'Cops and Robbers,' Justin Fenton's three-part investigative series.

Justin Fenton discusses key takeaways from his 'Cops and Robbers' Gun Trace Task Force series

New findings from Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton reveal how rogue members of the Gun Trace Task Force thrived in the police department for so long.

Demystifying the opioid crisis: Myths, misconceptions and misnomers

A new book published by two Baltimore-based public health experts seeks to eradicate the "state of confusion" that exists over opioid addiction.

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Demystifying the opioid crisis: Myths, misconceptions and misnomers

A new book published by two Baltimore-based public health experts seeks to eradicate the "state of confusion" that exists over opioid addiction.

After two catastrophic floods in three years, Ellicott City reckons with its future

After two disastrous floods in three years, residents and business owners contemplate what's next.

It's crab feast season in Maryland. How the industry is doing and how to host your own.

On this episode: The future of Maryland crabs, the state of their habitat in the Chesapeake Bay and what you need to know before hosting a summer cookout.

Should the Preakness stay in Baltimore?

The battle over keeping the Preakness in Baltimore has ignited a divisive political conflict that’s quietly been brewing, mostly out of public view, for years.

The Ravens’ big gamble on Lamar Jackson and other offseason storylines you should follow

The Ravens' decisions during the offseason could have season-defining consequences before it even begins, as the "Lamar Jackson-era" of the team has commenced.

Pugh’s legacy and what to expect from Baltimore’s next leader

How will history remember Pugh? Baltimore Sun reporters Luke Broadwater and Ian Duncan join Pamela Wood to discuss the many shades of Pugh’s legacy. Then, editorial page editor Andy Green joins to comment on the kind of leader the city seeks to move it forward.

Questions we still have after the FBI’s raid of Mayor Catherine Pugh’s home and office

The raids of multiple properties connected to Mayor Catherine Pugh Thursday by federal law enforcement agents confirmed that federal as well as state officials were investigating Pugh’s activities. What we know, and what pieces of information are still missing.

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What started the Baltimore riot? A reporter explains the updated — but still incomplete — answer.

On the first episode of Roughly Speaking: Newsroom Edition, Baltimore Sun reporters Pamela Wood and Kevin Rector discuss new information released by the Maryland Transit Administration that relates to the April 2015 unrest following Freddie Gray's death.

Remembering Maryland's House of Delegates Speaker Michael E. Busch

Baltimore Sun State House reporters Luke Broadwater and Pamela Wood talk with Goucher College pollster Mileah Kromer about the legacy of House of Delegates Speaker Michael Busch, who passed away April 7, a day before the end of the 2019 legislative session.

Overriding Gov. Hogan's vetoes, the failure of medically assisted suicide and the 'joint chiefs' in Annapolis

Baltimore Sun State House reporter Luke Broadwater and Goucher College pollster Mileah Kromer discuss the Democratic-controlled legislature's override of Gov. Larry Hogan's vetoes last week. Plus, an interview with two of the most influential, but lesser known, voices in Annapolis.

The University of Maryland Medical System scandal, the fight to save the Preakness and the youngest lawmakers in Annapolis

Sen. Sarah Elfreth, 30, an Anne Arundel Democrat and Del. Julian Ivey, 23, a Prince George's County Democrat, join Luke and Mileah and discuss everything from oysters and gun legislation to the biggest lessons they've learned from their first session in office.

'Healthy Holly,' crossover day, and Sen. Bill Ferguson

In this episode, Baltimore Sun State House reporters Luke Broadwater and Pamela Wood discuss about the intense scrutiny facing the University of Maryland Medical System, the flurry of legislation moving in the General Assembly on "crossover day," and sit down with Sen. Bill Ferguson.

Medically assisted suicide, the handgun review board, and Del. Eric Luedtke

The issues are heating up this week in Annapolis as lawmakers scramble to finalize bills as the "Crossover" deadline nears. In this episode, the latest on the state's effort to repeal the Handgun Permit Review Board, the so-called "aid-in-dying" bill and more from Del. Eric Luedtke.

Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford: National GOP must engage minorities and move beyond 'hardcore right'

As Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan considers challenging Trump, his lieutenant has advice for Republicans elsewhere on how to replicate their campaign's success.

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Unspecified gender option sought for Maryland IDs; sexual assault waiver investigation gets results

Journalist Luke Broadwater and pollster Mileah Kromer talk about what it's like to be a State House reporter and spotlight some of the key debates in the Maryland General Assembly.

Goucher Poll, a possible new Bay Bridge, Del. Shelly Hettleman

Baltimore Sun reporter Luke Broadwater and Goucher College pollster Mileah Kromer go in-depth on the Goucher Poll results on key issues before Maryland lawmakers, including whether to raise the minimum wage, legalize marijuana and ban tobacco for people younger than 21.

The great Labor Day school fight, tougher gun laws, Del. Vanessa Atterbeary

What's behind the school calendar debate and where it could be heading.

One of the worst Supreme Court decisions ever

A look back at Plessy v. Ferguson, one of the worst Supreme Court decisions in history. The court upheld a Louisiana law that required racial separation on passenger trains, preserving and furthering segregation ("separate but equal") throughout the nation well into the 20th Century.

Roughly Speaking: Government Edition: Hogan's State of the State, gun laws and Sen. Justin Ready

Reporter Luke Broadwater and Goucher College pollster Dr. Mileah Kromer talk about tax cuts, gun laws and Gov. Larry Hogan's "State of the State" speech, before interviewing State Sen. Justin Ready, a Carroll County Republican.

Roughly Speaking: Government Edition: Anton Black, criminal justice and Sen. Jill P. Carter

Listen to episode 4 of reporter Luke Broadwater and pollster Mileah Kromer's podcast series.

Podcast: Turning Baltimore's abandoned houses and vacant lots into affordable homes

One of the organizations helping to turn Baltimore's abandoned houses and vacant lots into affordable housing is Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake. In this episode, Dan visits two neighborhoods where Habitat has completed projects.

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