As Gov. Martin O'Malley has extended a welcoming hand to immigrant children fleeing Central America, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown and Republican rival Larry Hogan have staked out starkly different positions on whether he is handling the influx wisely.
Elizabeth C. Bellavance, educator, social activist and patron of the academic and arts communities, died July 24 of cancer at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond, Va. She was 77.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
WASHINGTON -- Citing "very serious" concerns about the project's impact on Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski tucked language into a military spending bill that would delay the construction of a massive wind farm on the Eastern Shore.
The Coast Guard has rescinded a plan to hire contractors to manage an increased workload at a facility in West Virginia after the American Federation of Government Employees complained that doing so would violate federal law.
WASHINGTON — Criticism of President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Social Security Administration appeared to evaporate Thursday at a confirmation hearing that featured few questions about controversial service cuts and recent allegations of mismanagement.
Wednesday is Baltimore's 285th birthday. Or is it? A quick Google search definitively declares July 30, 1729 as the day Baltimore was founded, but historians like Fred Shoken say deciding what day to celebrate the city's birth is a little more complicated.
The General Services Administration released a long anticipated list of sites on Tuesday it said could accommodate the FBI's requirements for a new home to replace the 39-year-old J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington. Two of the properties are in Maryland — one in Greenbelt, the other in Landover — and a third is in Springfield, Va.
Harford County government and the county's volunteer fire and EMS companies are discussing proposed changes to a county-funded retirement program for the volunteer firemen, including lowering age of eligibility to receive benefits.
Maryland religious leaders issued a call for families to offer foster care to immigrant children from Central America who may be on their way to Maryland as part of a national influx of unaccompanied minors fleeing violence there.
Zhenchun "Ted" Huang, a longtime resident of a Clarksville subdivision, pleaded guilty this month to federal charges that he tried to fraudulently obtain electronic devices that can be used in fabricating missile detectors. Former neighbors in the suburban development were shocked.
As dozens of supporters and opponents looked on, Maryland's top elected officials gave a key approval Wednesday to developing a natural gas export facility in southern Maryland that some fear could threaten nearby residents' safety and the environment.
In a full reversal of existing state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans.
Beretta USA, the American arm of an iconic Italian gun maker, said Tuesday that it would move all of its U.S. manufacturing activities from Prince George's County to Tennessee because of the gun control law the Maryland General Assembly passed in 2013.