| Jun 1, 2013
| 1:48 PM
A Calvert County elementary school student was suspended last week for bringing a toy gun onto a school bus to show a friend, according to a lawyer representing his family.
At a two-hour meeting Friday between officials, the boy, his parents and the...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Two winning Powerball tickets — one from Baltimore City, one from Calvert County, and each with a second-tier prize of $1 million — were pulled from Wednesday night's drawing, said the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency on Thursday....
| May 26, 2013
| 2:01 PM
As the hospital ship USNS Comfort motored up the Chesapeake Bay, Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Josh Cackowski was eager to see his son — and anxious about how the 18-month-old might react to him.
Cackowski had celebrated Jakob's first birthday...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Baltimore schools chief Andrés Alonso went to Annapolis last year seeking approval for a bold $2 billion plan to replace many of the city system's crumbling buildings. The idea didn't even make it out of committee.
Prospects still looked bleak in...
| May 25, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Another summer, another agonizing season of Bay Bridge traffic.
Admired, cursed and studied, Maryland's sole Chesapeake Bay crossing is being eyeballed again as state engineers try to determine how many years remain in its girders and suspension...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown became the first candidate to join the 2014 Maryland governor's race Friday with a call to close the gap between rich and poor in education, health and economic opportunity.
Before a crowd at Prince George's Community College...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Vastly outnumbered and constantly thwarted by Democrats, Republicans in the House of Delegates ousted longtime Minority Leader Anthony J. O'Donnell Tuesday and replaced him with Anne Arundel County Del. Nicholaus R. Kipke.
After a meeting that dragged...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
A generational shift within the Maryland Republican Party picked up steam Tuesday as a veteran GOP senator called an end to her legislative career and a conservative favorite launched an audacious challenge to an incumbent Democratic congressman.
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:48 AM
It's the old "fair share" argument, but this time it holds even less water than usual.
The Maryland State Education Association, the union that bargains on behalf of K-12 teachers throughout Maryland, wants to force all teachers — members or not ...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:14 PM
A tornado touched down in the Largo area of Prince George's County during storms that passed through the region Friday, the National Weather Service confirmed Monday. Meteorologists had previously confirmed another tornado in Northern Virginia.
| May 31, 2013
| 12:06 PM
There's a brick home in Highlandtown, on a prominent corner of Eastern Avenue, that has become a contradiction.
Parts of it are more than 100 years old — varying shades of brick and mortar show where additions have been hewn to the primary...