The Kushner Cos., a firm run by White House adviser Jared Kushner's family, just purchased 6,000 properties in Maryland and Virginia, adding to an already sizable real estate holding in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Anton Black, a 19-year-old African-American who was a former high school track and football star, budding actor and fashion model, died during an encounter with three white officers last year in Greensboro, Maryland. His family wants to know why a medical examiner’s report has yet to be filed.
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh says members of the City Council will receive more background information on her pick to become police commissioner when he is formally nominated next week — including a resume he previously declined to make public.
The 13 bald eagles were found lifeless on a Maryland farm more than two years ago, many with wings splayed, bodies intact, and talons clenched. Tests showed that the birds were poisoned, as officials suspected. What remains unsolved is who did it.
The first two parts of this series described local terrorist incidents in 1966 and the first half of 1967 that were all led by Francis Raymond (Xavier) Edwards, a North Laurel-based leader of the Ku Klux Klan, who was a master at manipulating the media and garnering publicity for himself.
A decade after the Pentagon began confronting rape in the ranks, the U.S. military frequently fails to protect or provide justice to the children of service members when they are sexually assaulted by other children on base, an Associated Press investigation has found.
The Board of County Commissioners allocated a handful of extra staff positions for Carroll County government on Thursday after having approved about $500,000 for the jobs earlier in the budget process.
The Carroll County State's Attorney's Office and the county's public safety department asked for additional funding that would allow each to hire additional employees, while the Carroll County Circuit Court and the Arc of Carroll County asked for money to adjust employee salaries.
The effectiveness of a new Maryland law banning pet shops from selling dogs raised in "puppy mills" is in questionafter the U.S. Department of Agriculture stripped an online database of animal welfare reports from its website.
A group of five National Security Agency contractors falsified their time sheets to claim that they had worked almost 200 days that agency investigators concluded they in fact had not, according to the agency's inspector general.
Five former Aberdeen Police Department employees have filed a federal lawsuit against the Mayor and City Council, the city's former mayor and its former city manager claiming they were treated unfairly compared to other city employees regarding the payment of unused sick leave upon their retirements.
The captain of the Spirit of Baltimore had worked three days on his own boat and was feeling tired late one August night when he guided the 119-foot ship on a midnight party cruise through the Inner Harbor, Coast Guard investigators said.
Three days after the election, Ernest Walker, a 47-year-old black U.S. Army veteran, said a Chili's restaurant manager in Texas took away the free meal he had been given in honor of Veterans Day, because an elderly white man in a Donald Trump T-shirt questioned Mr. Walker's service based on his race. Sounds vindictive, doesn't it? But if the past is any prologue, we are looking toward a new era of vindictiveness, spawned from the top down.
You might like to see the press ridiculed by Donald Trump or kept at arm's length by Hillary Clinton, but all of us lose when we are forced to vote with as little information as we have about these two elderly candidates.
When a glitch in phone company systems left Baltimore without 911 service for over an hour, The Baltimore Sun wanted to know how often similar outages occur. Public records made it clear that the outage wasn't unique, but much information about problems with 911 is confidential, making it difficult to figure out just how often the emergency phone system is out of action.
Baltimore County school board member Ann Miller has filed a formal request last week under public information law for detailed information about the school system's performance before she takes a vote on whether to renew the superintendent's contract.
For the 12th year in a row, your state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) enthusiastically supported the trophy killing of black of bears in Western Maryland for those 2 percent of Marylanders who hunt for sport. It's time to urge Gov. Hogan to stop the needless killing.
The publisher of Wikipedia fought to keep its challenge to alleged National Security Agency snooping on its users alive Friday, with lawyers arguing that it is time for federal courts to take another look at how the government gathers in information traveling across the Internet.
As the fall terms opens at the Naval Academy, officials continue to refine policies and programs to combat problem drinking — an issue that has plagued the school for years. Officials also are encouraging midshipmen to develop their own programs to promote responsible drinking; the alcohol and drug education officer works with several dozen midshipmen. The school also continues to limit Breathalyzer testing, especially for students who are over the age of 21, in an effort to ensure that
The city's longest-serving agency head, with 13 years at the helm of the nation's fifth-largest Public Housing Authority, makes about $214,000 per year, according to an agency spokeswoman. But it's not the whole story.