Gov. Martin O'Malley and a group of faith leaders agreed Monday that thousands of immigrant children who have poured into the United States should be housed in foster homes and other small settings, not large centers as the federal government has proposed.
The man who shot his friend of 15 years in the chest, missing the bulletproof vest he was wearing and killing him, will be held without bail on charges of first degree murder, second degree murder and two gun charges.
But as the projected cost of the Red Line has ballooned from the Maryland Transit Administration's 2008 estimate of $1.63 billion to the current estimate of more than $2.67 billion, the project no longer appears to be affordable without hundreds of millions of dollars from Baltimore City. The financial impact on Baltimore City taxpayers is potentially enormous.
The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM employment and No. 3 for our "Talent Pipeline."
Indemnity Insurance Corp. founder Jeffrey B. Cohen fights everything. Now he faces the biggest battle of his life — his company has been seized by regulators and he's accused of plotting to kill a judge.
A powerful judicial panel voted Friday to slash sentences for thousands of prison inmates — hundreds of them from Maryland — a significant move toward softening severe punishments for federal drug crimes.
With talks on Iran's nuclear program likely to be extended, it's crucial that Congress continue to give the administration room to negotiate and not scuttle the chance for a deal with tough talk and unrealistic demands.
State and local officials in Maryland stressed Wednesday that they are working with the federal government to identify a shelter for Central American children crossing the U.S. border after at least four potential sites fell through, including one that was opposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
Gov. Martin O'Malley came under fire Wednesday for advocating for thousands of children entering the U.S. illegally while simultaneously trying to waive the White House off a potential shelter in Westminster, Md.
A decade ago, planners predicted that Laurel would see a surge in its population as civilian and enlisted military personnel, mainly from Virginia, were relocated to Fort Meade under the Base Realignment and Closure Act, or BRAC.
Maryland's Board of Public Works, a panel that includes the governor and other top state officials, did little to scrutinize millions in contracts it awarded in recent years to the financially strapped operator of a group home where a 10-year-old boy died this month, records show.
Anne Arundel County executive candidate George F. Johnson IV said Tuesday he won't fire the police and fire chiefs if he's elected. Rather, he'll take his time to evaluate the chiefs and all department heads.
Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering a run for president, raised just over $796,000 into two federal political committees in the second quarter of the year -- continuing steady fundraising progress even as speculation about 2016 continues to center on Hillary Clinton.
I have been locked up at Guantanamo Bay for 12 years, held without charge or trial. I've done nothing wrong; in 2009, I was unanimously cleared for release by six different branches of the US government, including the FBI and the CIA. Yet here I am, still detained. The US government says I do not have the right to be treated as human. It says that I have committed serious crimes which cannot be ignored. But, if that is true, all I ask for is proof. But the government cannot even offer me that.
Maryland lawmakers and child advocates called Monday for an investigation into regulators' oversight of a troubled group home operator, asking why the state continued to give the company millions in taxpayer dollars despite long-standing financial and regulatory problems.
The recent alignment of American and Iranian strategic interests, which last significantly occurred with the unseating of the Taliban in 2001, should not merely be viewed as a fleeting moment in which coordination — or even cooperation — between the two countries is possible. Rather, it should be taken as an opportunity to re-evaluate Iran's behavior as a state more generally and juxtapose it with the type of threat posed by ISIS.
Maryland hasn't had a new power plant of any significance built in over a decade — one reason it imports more electricity than almost any other state, racking up extra charges for consumers. But now new plants are coming.
Patrick DeGroodt, who oversaw the development of a communications system for the Army that allows soldiers on the battlefield to communicate with the same ease that the rest of us have with cellphones, has been named a finalist for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal.
WASHINGTON — Carroll County officials voiced swift opposition Friday to news that the federal government is eyeing a former military property near Westminster as a potential a shelter for immigrant children — underscoring the challenge the Obama administration faces as it tries to manage a surge of new arrivals.
By By John Fritze, Christian Alexandersen and Blair Ames and Baltimore Sun Media Group
A proposed liquefied natural gas facility in Calvert County could put nearby residents at "significant risk" if a fire or explosion occurs at the facility, according to a British consulting firm hired by opponents of the project to review its hazards.