Bryn Stole covers Maryland government and politics for The Baltimore Sun. He has been an investigative reporter and Washington correspondent for The Advocate in New Orleans, and covered crime and criminal justice for that paper. He was also a staff writer at The Greenwood Commonwealth in Mississippi.
Maryland is selling the Spring Grove psychiatric hospital and its 175-acre Catonsville campus to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County for $1 even though the state has struggled for years with a lack of psychiatric facilities and services, particularly for people facing criminal charges or held in state prisons.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's administration proposes transferring the Spring Grove Hospital Center and its desirable 175-acre campus to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County for $1, a move that could shutter the centuries-old psychiatric facility.
Maryland gubernatorial candidate Wes Moore, dogged by accusations of embellishing his childhood ties to Baltimore, said Friday he stands behind his words in a decade of media appearances and a best-selling autobiography.