- The head of the Senate committee that is leading an inquiry into what went wrong with Maryland's health exchange is planning to turn the probe over to state auditors — who would not release a report until summer at the earliest.
- Allegations that a cabal of Black Guerrilla Family gang members effectively took over the Baltimore City Detention Center have prompted a rare out-of-session legislative hearing on the state's prison system.
- The wanted posters along the river point out the differences between the invading flathead, and our more familiar channel and bullhead catfish. True to its name, the flathead has a broader, flatter head, and a much bigger mouth for its size than more familiar Susquehanna catfish. Though the differences are immediately apparent to those of us who fish, to most folks, catfish are singularly ugly and the distinctions are of little consequence.