| Mar 2, 2015
| 6:41 PM
A Senate committee unanimously recommended the confirmation of Gov. Larry Hogan's choice to be transportation secretary Monday night after bringing him back for a second round of questioning.
The vote came after Pete Rahn, a former top transportation...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:32 PM
Maryland senators peppered the governor's acting transportation secretary with so many questions Monday night that his confirmation hearing will be delayed for a week.
A Senate panel voted to bring back Pete K. Rahn for another round next Monday, and...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 5:07 PM
Opposing sides in the debate over whether Maryland should require employers to provide paid sick leave met Tuesday in a clash that pitted calls for fairness against a defense of the rights of employers.
The two camps, including business owners on both...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:12 PM
The Affordable Care Act is not so affordable for many Marylanders, according to a new survey.
The landmark law that was supposed to make insurance available to hundreds of thousands of people without coverage is costing Marylanders so much more in...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:52 PM
When state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh learned last Friday that she was invited by the White House to sit with first lady Michelle Obama during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, one of her first thoughts was about what was she going to wear....
| Jan 26, 2015
| 3:44 PM
State lawmakers are gearing up for a fight over paid sick leave, as a nationwide campaign highlighted by President Barack Obama during his recent visit to Baltimore gains a hearing in Annapolis.
Advocates began calling on the state two years ago to...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Stacy Smith always stops by 2 Chic Boutique in Pigtown to scour the racks of discount designer clothes before she shops anywhere else.
The consignment shop is bursting with suits, skirts, gowns and accessories with labels to melt a fashionista's heart:...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Sen. Bobby Zirkin, who cast the pivotal vote in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee to repeal Maryland's death penalty, will take over the chairmanship of that panel, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller announced Wednesday.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The 85-cc engine of the Honda dirt bike belches as the bareheaded rider accelerates down Fayette Street through West Baltimore.
With a bicep tattoo of a 12 O'Clock Boy — a rider holding a wheelie, straight up — the biker leans forward,...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Low-income Baltimore residents can get help in applying for energy assistance grants from Baltimore Gas and Electric representatives at an expo on Saturday.
The expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Coppin State University's Talon Center, 500...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 3:41 PM
After enduring a series of hills in the second half of the course, Brian Rosenberg slowed when he reached mile 20 of Saturday's Baltimore Marathon.
But once he saw Camden Yards in the distance around mile 24, Rosenberg let out a burst of speed as he...