| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Local police departments in Maryland have received more than $12 million in excess equipment from the U.S. military — from a $400,000 "mine-resistant vehicle" to a set of a dozen spoons valued at $3.06 apiece — through a federal program that...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:37 PM
When developing countries need to deepen a canal for irrigation or navigation, they frequently call on Ellicott Dredges, a 129-year-old Baltimore-based maker of dredging equipment.
To sell their massive, multimillion-dollar machines abroad, Ellicott...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:10 PM
In a particularly naked bit of pandering, Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan appeared before the state Fraternal Order of Police this week as part of its process of determining its endorsement in the fall election and promised to exempt law...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:47 PM
HARRISBURG — While battles rage in New Jersey and other states over whether to allow Tesla Motors to sell cars within their borders, Pennsylvania has quickly and quietly approved an expansion of the automaker's entry into the market.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley joined U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez at a popular burrito restaurant in this Washington suburb Thursday to praise its higher-than-minimum wages and to call for a pay raise for other American workers.
The event at Boloco gave...
| 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 29, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Each day, the New London school board's special investigation into Terrence P. Carter's background has more ground to cover – as it emerged Tuesday that portions of his application essay for city school superintendent job were identical with the...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Two Maryland lawmakers said Friday they will ask a state Senate committee to explore the death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child who was in the care of a group home.
Another state senator who advocates for people with disabilities said the boy's...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Baltimore County State Del. Jon S. Cardin, who lost the primary campaign for attorney general, says he was the victim of the "most negative smear campaign in a Democratic Party primary in Maryland's modern history."
In a Facebook post this week,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Do-not-call violations and telemarketing abuses ranked as the fastest-growing consumer complaints last year, according to a report released Wednesday.
Three Maryland agencies participated in the annual survey by the Consumer Federation of America and...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein said Wednesday he plans to leave his post as secretary of the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where he drew criticism for the botched rollout of the state's health insurance exchange website.