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  • Auto safety regulators move toward vehicle-to-vehicle communication

    Auto safety regulators move toward vehicle-to-vehicle communication
    Cars of the future will know when they're about to get hit — and how to speak up about it. U.S. auto safety regulators on Monday took the first steps toward mandating that automakers build cars that talk to one another. They would speak in short-...
  • NHTSA investigates reports of sudden Honda Accord airbag deployment

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a probe looking whether airbags are deploying unexpectedly when a door is shut in the 2008 Honda Accord. Federal safety regulators say they have heard from 28 drivers reporting the problem....
  • Orlando lawyer Mark O'Mara bows out of Zimmerman v. NBC defamation case

    Orlando lawyer Mark O'Mara bows out of Zimmerman v. NBC defamation case
    SANFORD — Orlando lawyer Mark O'Mara on Thursday took another step away from his most famous client, George Zimmerman, by bowing out of a defamation suit against NBCUniversal Media. O'Mara was co-counsel for Zimmerman when the former Neighborhood...
  • State highlights agencies that cut energy use

    Two Maryland departments that have  taken their share of knocks got some good news Thursday as they were among the big winners in a competition between agencies over which are doing the best job of conserving energy. Underscoring his personal interest...
  • Illicit jail phone calls now blocked, state says

    Illicit jail phone calls now blocked, state says
    State officials say they have blocked service at the Baltimore City Detention Center for the contraband cellphones that have long fueled gang activity there. Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to announce Friday the recent activation of a "managed...
  • Alternatives for Doran rail crossing considered

    Alternatives for Doran rail crossing considered
    Los Angeles County transportation officials presented several alternatives this week for a new overpass and other road work in the San Fernando Corridor that would pave the way for the closure of one of the most dangerous street-level crossings in the...
  • Rash of crimes in Southeast Baltimore sparks new debate over public safety

    Rash of crimes in Southeast Baltimore sparks new debate over public safety
    A recent spate of high-profile crimes in the area around Patterson Park has sparked new and warring commentary over the perennial issues of public safety and inequality in Baltimore. It started this week with a blog post titled "Baltimore City, You're...
  • Immigration program aimed at criminals deports many with no record

    Immigration program aimed at criminals deports many with no record
    Maria Carmen's 6-year-old daughter last spent a morning at home with her father on a Wednesday in October before he went to work. On the way to his construction job, he was pulled over for speeding on Eastern Avenue — a routine traffic stop that...
  • Neighborhood Watch session in Annapolis focuses on human trafficking

    Neighborhood Watch session in Annapolis focuses on human trafficking
    The next Annapolis Neighborhood Watch meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Annapolis Police Headquarters, 199 Taylor Avenue. The meeting topic is human trafficking, and retired Detective Jeffrey Hartlove will speak about a...
  • O'Malley seeks answers from DHS on immigration program

    O'Malley seeks answers from DHS on immigration program
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Tuesday demanded that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security explain why federal officials are deporting a higher share of noncriminals from Maryland than from most other states under a controversial immigration program called...
  • Maryland lawmakers decriminalize marijuana

    Maryland lawmakers decriminalize marijuana
    Possession of small amounts of marijuana will no longer be a crime in Maryland under a law passed Monday and sent to Gov. Martin O'Malley for his expected signature. Adults caught with less than 10 grams of pot will get a citation that will be treated...