The General Assembly has voted unanimously to name June 28 “Freedom of the Press Day” in Maryland to honor the five victims who died in the Capital Gazette shooting in Annapolis on that date last year.
Rachael Pacella doesn’t know if proposed legislation requiring rifles and shotguns to be regulated like handguns would prevent another mass shooting, like the one she survived in June in Annapolis. But, Pacella told state legislators, if stricter laws stop even one more death, that would be enough.
Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch on Tuesday named five recipients of the Speaker’s Medallion, the chamber’s highest honor: The victims of the Capital-Gazette shooting, Wendi Winters, Rebecca Smith, Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen and John McNamara.
The first responders at an active assailant workshop in Annapolis on Thursday didn't have to look far for examples to learn from - there was the Capital Gazette shooting in June, the Rite Aid shooting in Harford County in September and on Wednesday the nightclub shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Jarrod Ramos' attorney has requested a hearing for a "good cause" extension, which would give him more time to consider a potential plea of not criminally responsible by reason of insanity. He is charged in the deaths of five Capital Gazette employees.
Jarrod Ramos, the Laurel man accused of blasting his way into the Capital Gazette newsroom last month and killing five staff members, was scheduled to make his first appearance in Anne Arundel Circuit Court on Monday but the hearing was taken off the docket.
Prosecutors have asked jail officials to give them regular access to letters Capital Gazette killing suspect Jarrod Ramos sends or receives, but on Thursday his attorneys said the move violates his rights and that they intend to fight it.
The Senate resolution cites the history of the Capital Gazette — which dates back to 1727 — as one of the oldest newspapers in the United States. It also honors the institution of journalism as a cornerstone of American democracy.
In the wake of the Capital-Gazette shootings, what happened to other buildings where mass shootings took place? There is no template for dealing with them. It's largely up to owners and the affected community.
Desperate to do something in the face of such horror, Michael Kirby — a renowned chalk artist who lends his talents to the Madonnari Arts Festival each September — brought his chalk kits to South High Street in Little Italy, where he has created lifelike portraits of each of the victims.
Trif Alatzas, publisher and editor in chief of The Baltimore Sun Media Group, called for staff in Annapolis, Carroll and Baltimore to hold a moment of silence exactly a week after a man shot five Capital Gazette employees in the Annapolis newsroom.
Though Maryland has some of the most restrictive gun laws in the country, none of them could have prevented the massacre of five people in the Annapolis Capital newsroom Thursday. The weapon police say was used, a pump-action rifle, isn't regulated by state law.
A new fundraiser has been set up for those interested in donating to the families, victims and survivors of the mass shooting at The Annapolis Capital Gazette, the newspaper’s owner announced Friday. A scholarship fund has also been set up for journalism students at the University of Maryland.
The Orioles remembered Thursday's victims of the mass shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom with a memorial in the press box at the newspaper's seat and a moment of silence before Friday's game against the Los Angeles Angels.
The 38-year-old Laurel man accused of gunning down five employees of The Capital on Thursday swore a “legal oath” in court documents to kill a writer for the Annapolis newspaper. Yet he legally purchased the pump-action shotgun he allegedly used in the rampage, authorities said Friday.
Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland flag lowered to half-staff Friday, and a pair of candlelight vigils are planned for Friday night in Annapolis to honor the victims of the mass shooting at the Capital Gazette.