| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Population is growing in the Central Maryland's suburban counties, though Baltimore City is losing residents, according a state review of U.S. Census data.
The Maryland Department of Planning said Thursday that between July 2012 and July 2013,...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Four Maryland employees made about $255,000 in improper purchases — including guitars, plane tickets and toy soldiers — with state credit cards intended for business spending, a state audit of the program found.
The audit concluded that...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I disagree with Rep. John Delaney that Cove Point should be approved as a liquid natural gas export facility ("Natural gas is the right choice for the U.S.," April 2).
The harm that will come from such approval is immeasurable and the brunt will be...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Carroll County officials said Tuesday the county will pay a $1 million penalty to get out of a deal to build a waste-to-energy incinerator with Frederick County.
In 2009, the previous Board of County Commissioners signed a pact with Frederick County and...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:46 AM
With one day left for candidates to file for the 2014 election, four men had signed up as of Monday to challenge Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz.
The former chairman of the county Republican Party and the father of a dog-bite victim are...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A Crofton resident was convicted Wednesday of killing a man whose body was found in the trunk of a car in 2012. Prosecutors said they will seek a life sentence without parole when Michael Stahlnecker, 51, is sentenced in May.
Stahlnecker was convicted...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Maryland must spend as much as $30.5 million more to provide Medicaid coverage to Marylanders because the state's glitch-riddled health exchange website can't tell whether they are still eligible.
It's another problem exacerbated by the software that has...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:09 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed increase in Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10 cleared its first hurdle Monday night as a House committee approved the bill and rejected a proposal to set a different standard for rural areas.
The House Economic Matters...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Meteorologists and utility officials cautioned of possible power outages Wednesday night as wind gusts up to 50 mph blow through the region, along with possible thunderstorms and then a burst of cold air.
The combination of high winds and saturated soil...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:02 AM
The head of the state Senate committee that is leading an inquiry into what wrong with Maryland's health exchange is planning to turn the probe over to state auditors — who would not release a report until summer at the earliest.
Sen. Thomas M....
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Democrats vying to be governor found reasons for optimism Sunday after a Baltimore Sun poll showed that 40 percent of primary voters had not settled on a candidate.
With four months until the June 24 primary election, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown...