| Jul 4, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Within months of the first shots of what was to become America's Revolutionary War, Maryland mustered troops to join the Continental Army and help newly appointed general George Washington drive the British from Boston. But the willingness to support...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:27 PM
We thank the nameless graffiti artist in Carroll County who spray painted a denunciation of an aborted plan to house some of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who have crossed the southern U.S. border in recent months at a military facility near...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The parents of two young women killed in a 2012 coal train derailment in Ellicott City criticized CSX Transportation for the first time Tuesday — blaming the railroad for their daughters' deaths.
"The families and our attorneys are determined to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley came under fire Wednesday for advocating for thousands of children entering the U.S. illegally while simultaneously trying to wave the White House off a potential shelter in Westminster, Md.
CNN and others reported that O'Malley...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Driver advocacy organization AAA Mid-Atlantic, known for its roadside assistance and insurance and travel services, is moving headlong into a new market in Maryland: automotive repair and maintenance.
"It's a major retooling of our retail structure,"...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:15 AM
In disputing Vincent DeMarco's letter ("Tougher gun laws are helping reduce homicides in Baltimore," July 5) about the positive impact of Maryland's Firearms Safety Act of 2013 in reducing gun violence, Michael Peterson ("Gun control isn't the reason...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Erich "Mancow" Muller, a longtime Chicago radio personality known for his storied and often controversial career, filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court last week claiming a North Carolina man defrauded him out of $50,000 that was to be used to...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Stuart F. Oster, an environmental health specialist who worked for the Howard County Health Department, died June 28 of undetermined causes at his Ellicott City home. He was 55.
"We are waiting for the results of the toxicologist's report from the...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
David R. Brinkley has no problem with being called an establishment Republican. He's the party's leader in the Maryland Senate, a master of the state budget process and a pragmatist adept at bringing tax dollars back from Democratic-dominated Annapolis to...
| 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 15, 2014
| 6:06 PM
More than 46,500 ballots were cast in the first three days of early voting in the Maryland gubernatorial primary, according to the State Board of Elections.
The bulk of those came in the first two days, on Thursday and Friday, when 20,382 ballots and 17,...