| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:23 PM
An Anne Arundel County Circuit Court judge ruled Friday against the ACLU and several individuals who alleged former County Executive John R. Leopold and the police kept files on them in violation of public information laws.
Eleven individuals —...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Speed camera vendor Brekford Corp. on Friday made its first public statement since losing its exclusive deal to run Baltimore's massive and once-lucrative camera network -- casting the development as a positive step for the firm.
The Anne Arundel Co.-...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:25 AM
Yesterday New Jersey’s Republican Governor Chris Christie fired his deputy chief of staff for her role in “bridgegate,” a political scandal in the Garden State involving state officials closing lanes on the busy George Washington...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Two state legislators and the University System of Maryland chancellor say they support tougher penalties for hazing after a recent report detailed an extreme case at a Salisbury University fraternity chapter.
State Sen. Jamie Raskin said he will...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Carroll County commissioners have lost their case against several media organizations and now must decide whether to comply with a judge's order to turn over email lists or appeal.
The five commissioners plan to meet in closed session Thursday to...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Attorneys for Anne Arundel County and former County Executive John R. Leopold urged a judge Monday to throw out a lawsuit claiming the former executive improperly ordered police to compile "dossiers" on political rivals.
Leopold, a Republican,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Like Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Gov. Martin O’Malley has surrounded himself with top Democrats in his skybox at Ravens stadium over the past year. But the governor also has displayed a penchant for entertaining television stars — mixing...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:01 PM
As he runs for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has hosted politically influential guests — including lobbyists, campaign contributors and union leaders — in the state's skybox at the Redskins' stadium, records show.
Brown's guests during...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:11 PM
During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses.
City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's announcement of his selection of a running mate in next year's gubernatorial election — the well-qualified Del. Jolene Ivey of Prince George's County — is being overshadowed by a report over the weekend...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Marylanders who signed up for coverage through the state's new health insurance exchange did so under the condition that their information could be shared with law enforcement.
The policy sparked debate in the conservative blogosphere after the Weekly...