A 43-year-old man was found dead in his home in Parkton on Monday night after allegedly assaulting three family members — including both of his parents with a metal pipe — and then barricading himself inside with a rifle, Baltimore County Police said.
The dean of Maryland's congressional delegation and a prominent voice in the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, said on Monday that she supports giving President Barack Obama authorization to strike Syria.
A bus tour that began in Newtown on the sixth-month anniversary of the school shooting came to Baltimore Saturday where a small group of ministers, legislators and activists gathered to call on Congress to pass legislation to reduce gun violence.
The nation has made progress toward the dream of racial equality envisioned by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., President Barack Obama told tens of thousands on the National Mall on Wednesday, but creating economic opportunity for millions of Americans remains "our great unfinished business."
Gov. Martin O'Malley used a brief speech as part of Wednesday's 50th anniversary of the March on Washington to tie the civil rights movement to a wide range of domestic policy issues, from gun control and immigration to education, gay marriage and the economy.
Harford County school officials are proceeding with their implementation of fees for playing sports and participating in extracurricular activities, and have adjusted school bus routes countywide, but a county councilman and his fellow citizens are seeking ways to stop them from going further.
The first-ever memorial to the "civil rights foot soldiers" who attended the 1963 March on Washington will be unveiled in Annapolis on Wednesday, the 50th anniversary of the march and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
Seventy years ago, Pasadena resident William Tiernan was an 18-year-old sailor in the British Merchant Navy, participating in one of World War II's most dangerous assignments, the Russian Arctic Convoy.
Northeast Baltimore residents are appealing a city zoning decision allowing a Royal Farms store and gas station to be built in Hamilton, saying the store would create traffic hazards and disrupt the residential neighborhood.
Using funds meant to help poor families find affordable places to live, Baltimore's public housing agency has paid nearly $6.8 million to satisfy long-standing court judgments against it for lead poisoning suffered by six former residents when they were young children years ago.
The two-story mural on a north Baltimore house is the work of the city's "Wall Hunters," a group made of artists and a housing activist seeking to publicly shame absentee landlords and elected officials into addressing the issue of vacant homes. The visual vigilantes, who have put up about a dozen murals across the city the summer, risk trespassing and vandalism arrests because they act without the owners' knowledge or consent.
By By Justin George, Ian Duncan and Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun
The president's proposal to unwind Fannie May and Freddie Mac, similar to a bipartisan bill in the Senate, points the way toward meaningful reform in housing policy that doesn't eliminate the government's role in making homeownership possible for the middle class.
Frustrated by a lack of solutions from Annapolis and Washington D.C., longtime Harford County resident Mike Blizzard a Republican, has announced his candidacy for the Maryland House of Delegates seat in district 34A covering Harford County's Route 40 corridor.
Maryland gun dealers released more than two dozen firearms to people barred from owning guns because of their criminal records — a consequence of the state's inability to keep up with background checks, officials said Thursday.
The relatives of five people who were killed in a Baltimore house fire last year sued a landlord and the city housing authority in Circuit Court on Wednesday, claiming their failure to fix a faulty furnace or install smoke detectors led to the fatal blaze.
State Sen. Brian E. Frosh, a veteran Montgomery County Democrat known for his work on gun laws and the environment, announced his candidacy for attorney general Tuesday, saying he wants to be "the people's lawyer."