| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Oppressive humidity and 90-degree temperatures had heat index values pushing 100 degrees Wednesday afternoon and posed risks of severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail in the afternoon and evening.
The heat index hit 105 degrees by 2 p....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:47 PM
To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required.
But not to get a doctor's license.
Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Severe storms were moving south and west of the Baltimore area Wednesday evening, expected to bring threats of hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.
A tornado watch has been issued for Allegany, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Garrett, Howard,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:11 PM
An alarming spike in heroin and other drug overdose deaths in Maryland has prompted what the state's health secretary calls an "all hands on deck" effort to investigate and treat addiction.
The number of drug- and alcohol-related deaths in Maryland...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:49 PM
A storm capable of producing a tornado passed through Calvert County and parts of southern Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties Thursday, prompting a tornado warning for about half an hour.
Dunkirk, Chesapeake Beach, North Beach and Prince...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Maryland's Democratic and Republican contenders for governor are sparing no effort to pull every last supporter to the polls Tuesday in a primary for which many voters aren't ready.
Likely voters can expect a barrage of phone calls and a flood of...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Maryland's congressional delegation cruised to victory in Tuesday's primary, leaving Democrats positioned to dominate the state's House seats even in a year that's shaping up to be promising for the Republicans nationally.
Six of eight incumbents...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:12 PM
A company that runs health care facilities for seniors in 17 states across the country is building its new headquarters in Baltimore County.
Compass Pointe Healthcare System expects to finish construction of the four-story building at the Bare Hills...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Dr. William Dando pleaded not guilty and is requesting a jury trial on charges he sexually assaulted a female patient at an urgent care center near Cumberland, according to court records updated Monday.
Dando appeared Tuesday in Allegany County...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Robert M.S. Menzies Sr., president and CEO of Easton Bank and Trust Co. and a civic leader, died Tuesday of multiple myeloma at his Easton home. He was 67.
The son of John T. Menzies Jr., former president of Crosse & Blackwell, and Priscilla Fuller...
| Jun 14, 2014
The public service video produced by the Maryland National Guard on sexual assault begins like others. There's footage of troops training in the field. A narrator warns of predators within the ranks. A succession of leaders discusses the impact of...