The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police lost track of 761 state-owned firearms it issued to volunteer trainers in hunter education programs, creating a "public safety risk" and a potential misuse of federal money, according to a recent audit by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Baltimore is one of two cities selected to test an immigration policy adopted by the Obama administration that would freeze deportations of illegal immigrations who have no criminal records, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday.
By By Brian Bennett and John Fritze and Tribune Washington Bureau
Citing improved driver behavior, Baltimore County police will remove speed cameras from the areas near Lansdowne, Sparrows Point and Eastern Technical high schools and transfer the cameras to three other spots in the county, including one near Catonsville High School.
Spray-paint artist Mark Chase typically spends his summers in Ocean City along the boardwalk where he creates sci-fi landscapes in a matter of minutes, spraying and smudging to pulsating music as crowds gather. He earns his living as a showman, taking tips for his work. But his most important performance this year may be in Baltimore's federal court, where he's waging a constitutional battle that could change the face of the boardwalk..