On Thursday, tapes of Jackson's confession were shown in court as part of a pretrial hearing. The videos showed that Jackson told police he had been motivated to kill black men because of his intense hatred of interracial dating.
For Johntel Greene, the moment came during the formal roll call, when representatives of each state stood on the floor of the Democratic National Convention to cast their votes for the presidential nomination.
City officials want to install a gunfire detection system to help Baltimore police pinpoint where shootings are happening, technology that a previous police commissioner called a "horrible, horrible failure."
Martin O'Malley, the former Maryland governor who dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination this month, reemerged on Monday to make an endorsement in Pennsylvania's potentially competitive Senate contest.
President Barack Obama signed an executive order in 2015 directing agencies to allow federal workers to take six weeks of paid leave to care for a newborn child and urged states and cities to follow suit. Progress has been slow, but momentum is building.
This month, five countries and eight U.S. states — including Maryland — announced a pledge for all new passenger cars sold by 2050 to be zero emission vehicles. This was a big symbolic announcement. Indeed, transportation accounts for 25 to 30 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. and Europe, and most of these emissions are from the oil we burn in our vehicles.
Republicans are fielding the best candidates in a generation, but Donald Trump is poised to make them chumps by association. He has no chance of becoming president, but he has the huge potential to deny his alleged party a White House victory in 2016. And when that happens, he will of course stay a celebrity, but he will have traded his fame for infamy.
Making predictions in science fiction movies — and newspaper columns — is risky business. But here are a few for 2015, including those on the presidential aspirations of Martin O'Malley, Ben Carson and Robert Ehrlich.
WASHINGTON — A policy unveiled by Gov. Martin O'Malley that was intended to reduce the number of non-criminal immigrants deported from the Baltimore jail is facing scrutiny from advocates who say it contains loopholes so large it will inevitably fall short of that goal.
Much is being made of former President Bill Clinton's swearing-in of New York's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at their side at City Hall. The cameo apparently sought to declare Democratic harmony in Gotham, that supposed bastion of liberalism.
Robert V. Hess, who turned his experience as a disabled veterans thrift store manager into a career as a homelessness solutions expert, died of liver cancer Dec. 24 at his home in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. The former Perry Hall resident was 57.
Baltimore police say they stopped citizens 123,000 times last year but found only nine handguns — a figure civil rights advocates say is so implausible that it raises questions about whether the agency is actually monitoring the conduct of officers on the streets.