On a recent Friday night in the Baltimore Police Department's high-tech Watch Center, an urgent but vague tip came in — a murder witness was in danger. The tipster had overheard a conversation but knew only the witness's nickname and a hunch regarding the name of the street where the killing had taken place.
A new Maryland law, unanimously approved by the General Assembly, was signed into law by the governor Wednesday as first lady Michelle Obama looked on. It requires agencies to expedite the processing for veterans of 70 professional licenses, including for nurses, paramedics and teachers.
First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to visit the Naval Academy and the State House today as she praises a new Maryland law as setting a national standard for legislation to help veterans get professional credentials, the White House said.
I was just walking down Boylston Street this past Wednesday, less than a block away from the exact spot where a city sidewalk turned into the side of tragedy during Monday¿s Boston Marathon, one of this country¿s premier sporting events.
Maryland could be come one of a handful of states that grant special driver's licenses to illegal immigrants under legislation garnering strong support in Annapolis. The bill would expand and extend an existing two-tiered driver's license system to include more than 100,000 people whose immigration status currently prevents them from applying for a license. Gov. Martin O'Malley also backs the plan, which now moves to the House of Delegates.
It is reasonable to expect a small airport to be modernized over the years to accommodate new technology, but it isn't necessarily reasonable to expect people living near it to tolerate major increases in noise.