: Joaquinia Marie LaJeuness, 28, has been indicted on charges of child abuse and related counts stemming from what Howard County police allege was abuse of Elijah Izale LaJeuness that took place five months before his death.
: Baltimore police canvassed the East Baltimore neighborhood where the elderly woman was fatally stabbed and set on fire, hoping to generate tips in a case that has officials and residents outraged. Police said Monday that they have no suspects in the case.
: Hundreds of Piscataways gathered beneath the State House dome in Annapolis Monday as Gov. Martin O'Malley issued executive orders formally recognizing the Native American tribe as a distinct people. It is the first time Maryland has given formal recognition to a tribe.
: State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein spent the last year chipping away at his anonymity and his campaign promises, quietly overhauling operations and implementing new initiatives. Still, his first year was marked by growing pains.