| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Rescued from a hot U-Haul truck with more than a dozen others in July 2013, 9-year-old pit bull mix Layla was so depressed in her pen that Howard County Animal Shelter workers brought her up front for some human companionship.
And Katelin Rowley,...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A 45-year-old man armed with a knife and suffering from self-inflicted stab wounds died Wednesday after he charged at Howard County police officers, who shot him in his Ellicott City home, police said.
The incident occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m. in...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Maryland's unemployment rate shot up in July when employers cut 9,000 jobs — one of the largest losses in the country, the federal government said Monday.
The estimate from the U.S. Department of Labor suggests a slowdown in Maryland's economy,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Does the EDM scene have a drug problem?
The question, which has followed the increasingly mainstream electronic dance music genre for years, is being raised again in the wake of the deaths of two males, ages 20 and 17, who attended an all-day EDM show...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:04 PM
A North Carolina man died and 20 people were hospitalized due to apparent drug overdoses during a pop and dance music festival in Maryland, authorities said on Saturday.
Tyler Fox Viscardi, 20, of Raleigh, North Carolina, died after being taken to the...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:21 PM
A second person has died of a suspected drug overdose following a Maryland pop and dance music festival that left another dead and more than a dozen hospitalized with drug-related illnesses, police said on Sunday.
The person, a 17-year-old from...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:56 PM
The medical system charged with caring for Maryland's veterans is seeking help from private physicians in the Baltimore region to address a primary-care backlog that has become one of the worst in the nation, federal officials said Monday.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:43 PM
On the night that 10-year-old Damaud Martin died at a troubled group home in Anne Arundel County, there were not enough staffers to handle the care specified for its severely disabled residents, according to the nurse on duty at the time.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday.
Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert at...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley worked the room at one of Maryland's biggest political events of the year Thursday, grinning for photos, slapping the backs of fellow politicians and causing bottlenecks wherever he stopped.
Most years, the governor sticks around...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Vivian "Millie" Bailey is once again up to her well-polished trick of not acting her age.
With one quick phone call from her home in Running Brook, the 96-year-old community activist recently arranged to check off an entry that's been on her to-do...