Baltimore Police officers may have failed to properly document a more than a third of the arrests officers made for low-level, "quality of life" crimes, according to a report stemming from a 2010 lawsuit settlement over the agency's so-called zero tolerance policies
Legislation approved by the General Assembly would require campaigns to disclose the occupation and employer of political contributors who give $500 or more to a candidate during a four-year lection cycle
Maryland's high court on Tuesday blocked law enforcement agencies from collecting DNA samples at the time of arrest for suspects in violent crimes and burglaries, dealing a blow to one of Gov. Martin O'Malley's signature pieces of legislation.
Teachers, students, retailers and beverage industry lobbyists are preparing to make themselves heard Wednesday as the battle over raising Baltimore's bottle tax to fund school repairs moves to a skeptical City Council committee.
Baltimore's top cop warned Tuesday against "race-baiting" amid rising tensions across the nation, citing the Trayvon Martin case and cautioning that a video generating outrage on the Internet of a tourist being beaten and stripped in downtown Baltimore does not appear to depict a hate crime.
Maryland is poised to join a host of states that are requiring students to stay in school until their 18th birthday, a shift that President Barack Obama urged during his State of the Union address in January.
The Anne Arundel County Police Department's second in command said Monday night that he has asked the U.S. Justice Department to investigate alleged police misconduct related to a criminal indictment against County Executive John R. Leopold.
Baltimore police officers took four elementary school children out of a school in handcuffs on Thursday and charged them with assault in connection with a fracas that occurred 10 days ago in Morrell Park, authorities confirmed.
Baltimore police officers took four elementary school children out of a school in handcuffs on Thursday and charged them with assault in connection with a playground fracas in Morrell Park, authorities confirmed.
State education leaders say proposed legislation that would force local school systems to continue funding a federal tutoring program could derail their efforts to gain relief from the mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act.
The ACLU of Maryland called on the state Public Safety secretary to launch an audit of a local police department's use of the state criminal history database in order to determine whether information on Leopold's alleged "enemies list" was accessed and disseminated.
Maryland has no policies or laws for same-sex marriages that covers divorce. But it soon may. The Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear next month the appeal by two women whose request for an uncontested divorce was denied. A ruling could set a precedent that all Maryland judges must follow.
A former Anne Arundel County employee on Friday filed a $2.5 million lawsuit against County Executive John R. Leopold, claiming he discriminated against women who worked for him, forced employees to contribute to his campaign and retaliated against those who didn't comply.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland renewed calls Thursday for the Anne Arundel County Council to investigate County Executive John R. Leopold after revelations that a police database containing criminal records may have been illegally accessed at his behest to research opponents.
The Anne Arundel County Police Department acknowledged Wednesday that a statewide police criminal records database was accessed in order for County Executive John R. Leopold to investigate political foes.
About 80 percent of the girls committed to residential treatment centers in Maryland were accused of nothing more serious than a misdemeanor, according to Department of Juvenile Services statistics for 2010. For boys, that figure was around 50 percent. Officials are concerned by the disparity.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland trying to publicly open the files that Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold allegedly kept on his political enemies, the organization said Wednesday.
A plan to more than double Baltimore's bottle tax to help fund a massive renovation of the city's dilapidated schools is expected to be introduced to the City Council Monday — and both advocates and foes of the measure have planned rallies
A spray-paint artist arrested last year was found not guilty on Friday of peddling without a permit at Baltimore's Inner Harbor, a ruling that left the defendant without an opportunity to argue free speech issues.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake rejected her schools chief's proposal to borrow $1.2 billion to fix Baltimore's crumbling school buildings, touting her own more modest plan as realistic in her State of the City address Monday.