Valerie Bradt Hymes, a WJZ-TV news reporter who covered the assassination attempt of presidential candidate George Wallace, died Aug. 16 at Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was 91.
A Massachusetts judge has ruled that a once-powerful Roman Catholic cardinal is not competent to stand trial on charges he sexually assaulted a teenage boy decades ago. The judge dismissed the case against the 93-year-old Theodore McCarrick on Wednesday because both prosecutors and defense attorneys agree he suffers from dementia.
The prisoner, Randy Morris, 38, escaped the transport van around 8:30 a.m. near Dorsey Run Road and Route 32, and was apprehended later around 6 p.m.
Maryland and most of its localities recently received nearly $24 million as the 2023 installments of payments for settlements aimed at abating the opioid crisis, the office of state Attorney General Anthony G. Brown announced Wednesday.
The first prehistoric "bone bed" discovered in Maryland since 1887 is nestled behind a business park in Laurel.
The former Laurel police chief accused in a string of arsons around Maryland was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for the fires he set in Howard County.
With no Baltimore candidates so far in Maryland's 2024 U.S. Senate race, the area's Democratic voters may be a coveted wild card.
The new University of Maryland Laurel Medical Center is poised to open early next month to serve Laurel’s 30,000-some residents and their neighbors with emergency, preventive and behavioral health care, as well as some specialty procedures, but only on an outpatient basis.
Racing at Laurel Park could resume Saturday after a consultant hired by the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association found only modest problems with the track’s dirt surface during his inspection Wednesday morning.
An inspection of the Laurel Park surface could allow horse racing to return as soon as Friday following a deal struck days after two horses were euthanized at the Maryland racetrack.
The Maryland Jockey Club on Friday indefinitely suspended racing at Laurel Park, a day after two horses suffered fatal injuries in races.
The six construction workers who died together Wednesday afternoon after two cars collided on the Baltimore Beltway had differing paths to a common workplace.
A jockey from Puerto Rico tied the record for most wins in a single card at Laurel Park on Friday.
David Crawford put flame to one couple's home twice, according to prosecutors, inflicting devastating losses on the family while eerily maintaining friendly contact with them.
Former Laurel police chief David Crawford, who is charged with intentionally igniting a dozen retaliatory fires throughout central Maryland over a decade, is standing trial for the first time in Howard County.
94-year-old Lilly Malnik, of Clarksville, has gone viral on TikTok by sharing first-person accounts of her Holocaust experiences.
DNA tests from early 2021 linked Howard Jackson Bradberry, Jr. to the 1982 kidnapping of Columbia resident Laney Lee McGadney, according to the Office of the State’s Attorney for Howard County.
A 16-year-old boy from Washington D.C. was identified as the gunshot victim found in the backseat of a burned-out car in Laurel, Anne Arundel County Police announced Tuesday.
Anne Arundel County Police arrested a Laurel man on a warrant for misdemeanor offenses alleging he discharged a gun in the food court at Arundel Mills Mall in October, causing shoppers to panic as the mall was evacuated.
At Fort Meade, where the work is often secret and stressful, a new center opens to ease the mental toll.
With the work of a dozen artists, "A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration" at the Baltimore Museum of Art explores the exodus of some 6 million Black Americans who left the South to resettle in northern cities.
Supporters had hoped construction could begin next summer to revamp the historic Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. But the Maryland Stadium Authority says that timetable "is no longer realistic.”
A federal judge sentenced a Laurel man to 17 years in prison Thursday after finding he distributed large amounts of cocaine, fentanyl and marijuana through the U.S. Postal Service, mailing them from post offices in California to multiple locations in Maryland.
Investigators discovered charred remains in the backseat of a burned-out car 100 yards off the road in the area of Brock Bridge Road and Tribeca Trail.
The two-week murder trial against a Laurel man accused of fatally stabbing 28-year-old Deontae Swingler at a birthday party in Severn last year ended Friday afternoon after jurors spent roughly an hour and a half deliberating several homicide counts.
High concentrations of blue-green algae have been found in the T. Howard Duckett Reservoir, the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission said Thursday.
I-95 was partially closed for more than six hours after the crash, according to state police.
A Baltimore County jury convicted a Laurel man of first-degree murder Tuesday for the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Zeshaan Toppa in October 2020.
Riss was known for his trademark coaching maxims and a perpetually upbeat attitude, mindsets he embodied during his more than year-long battle with cancer following his diagnosis in June 2021.
Anne Arundel County Police identified a 23-year-old Columbia man as a suspect in three armed robberies throughout the summer, and arrested him Thursday after he and his fiancé attempted to trade in a suspect vehicle at a Howard County car dealership.