| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Republican Larry Hogan entered the 38th annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake to the sound of his name being chanted.
Because his opponent in the governor's race had a funeral to attend, Hogan was largely uncontested as he worked the crowd of about...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON A major hauler of crude oil by rail has sued the state of Maryland to stop the public release of information about the shipments, according to court documents.
The suit was filed Wednesday, the same day the U.S. Department of Transportation...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:26 PM
A federal judge on Tuesday upheld Maryland's new ban on assault rifles and magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds, handing at least a temporary victory to state officials who say the measures could ward off mass shootings.
A collection of gun...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:20 PM
WASHINGTON Two loaded and two empty crude oil trains operate daily over Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in Maryland and Delaware, according a document submitted by the passenger railroad in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Add Gov. Martin O'Malley's name to the list of prominent Democrats who want Washington's National Football League team to change its name.
O'Malley's statement came in response to a question from Jorge Ramos on the Fusion satellite and cable channel...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:02 PM
As the University of Maryland’s athletic teams are winding down their membership in the Atlantic Coast Conference, the school is considerably ramping up legal efforts — and making new allegations — aimed at ending the 61-year partnership...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 8:45 AM
There may be no more enigmatic concept in politics than negative campaigning. Virtually no one publicly supports it, almost every non-shoe-in political principal uses it, and almost no two people mean the same thing when they refer to it.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Ask.fm, the anonymous question and answer-based social network linked to several teenage suicides, agreed to revamp its safety procedures in a deal brokered between the site and the Maryland Attorney General's Office.
The agreement is similar to one...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Consumers in Maryland should watch out for text messages alerting recipients that they've won a high-priced gift card to a store.
The messages are part of a widespread "smishing" scam, a combination of "SMS," or Short Message Service, and "phishing," the...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has staked out a sizable lead in the Democratic contest for governor, but the primary race is far from decided as many voters have yet to pick a candidate, according to a new opinion poll for The Baltimore Sun.
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's campaign for governor released its fourth television ad Wednesday, continuing its media strategy of remaining relentlessly positive and building his personal appeal.
The ad focuses on Brown's role as the adoptive parent of...