| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:59 AM
A state lawyer determined there was nothing illegal about Maryland State Police deploying dozens of state workers from other agencies to help claw through a backlog of more than 35,000 background checks for gun buyers.
In a Monday "letter of advice"...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Commissioners hear call for rural representation
Officials with the Maryland Rural Counties Coalition on Tuesday updated the Washington County Board of Commissioners on the group’s annual activities.
Chairman Michael McKay, president of the...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Two corrections officers at the troubled Baltimore City Detention Center have resigned after being charged with crimes, authorities said Friday.
A Baltimore grand jury indicted corrections officer Sean Graves, inmate Michael Gordon, and a third man,...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Hancock man announces candidacy for House of Delegates
Ray Givens, a Hancock Republican who is running for the House of Delegates in the 2014 elections from Subdistrict 1C — an area comprising portions of Washington and Allegany counties —...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:30 PM
A man who spent two years on the run after being charged with child sex abuse and child pornography offenses asked for mercy Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court, but received the 50-year sentence sought by prosecutors.
Robert William Mulkern Jr.,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Maryland's lottery and casino industries generated $929.74 million for the state during the last fiscal year, the regulatory body that monitors both announced Wednesday.
Traditional lottery sales decreased 2.2 percent, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Gabrielle Cory of Leonardtown, Md., in St. Mary’s County, was named Miss Maryland Agriculture during opening-night festivities at the Maryland State Fair in Timonium.
Sponsored by the Maryland Farm Bureau and Maryland State Fair, the two-day...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Jon Galley, executive director of the North Region for the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services and former commissioner of Maryland’s prison system, announced Friday that he is retiring, effective Nov. 1.
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Del. LeRoy E. Myers Jr.’s push for charter home-rule government stalled last month when the Washington County Board of Commissioners took no action on his request to appoint a board to draft a charter that would then be voted on by county...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:06 PM
The aroma of grilled hamburgers and hot dogs blended with discussions of lower taxes and smaller government as the annual Washington County Republican Club picnic got under way Wednesday evening at the North American Rod and Gun Club.
| Jun 30, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Michael McKay, the President of the Board of County Commissioners in Allegany County, announced last week that he was going to run for the state’s House of Delegates from Subdistrict 1C, an area that encompasses parts of Allegany and Washington...