| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:41 AM
The results of primary elections in Maryland on Tuesday bode well for LGBT rights -- at least according to Equality Maryland, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights organization.
Of 93 candidates endorsed by the group in...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Democrat Anthony G. Brown took the stage at a Democratic unity event Thursday night and planted a kiss squarely on his former political rival, Del. Heather Mizeur.
It was, after all, a “kiss and make up” party to mend the wounds from the...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Maryland joins at least a dozen other states Tuesday in banning the sale of 190-proof grain alcohol, a measure that lawmakers hope will help to reduce sexual assaults and binge drinking among college students.
The bill is one of more than 200 that go...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:41 PM
James Rogers Miller Jr., a former state delegate from Montgomery County who spent 15 years as a federal district judge in Baltimore, died of congestive heart failure June 25 at HeartFields Assisted Living at Easton. He was 83.
"Judge Miller was an...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has strengthened his lead in the fiercely contested Democratic primary for governor and enters the campaign's final two weeks with a 2-1 advantage over his closest competitor, according to a new poll for The Baltimore Sun.
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Cory McCray spent his 18th birthday in a Baltimore jail cell. Antonio Hayes was raised by his grandmother when his mother's drug addiction got too bad. Brooke Lierman grew up in the affluent suburbs of Montgomery County, the daughter of a renowned...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Law enforcement agencies across Maryland are no longer required to collect and report the race of drivers in traffic stops to the state because legislators didn't notice a 3-year-old law expiring.
Police, sheriff's departments and other similar agencies...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:15 AM
As a former teacher and as a teacher educator who has observed classrooms in almost every school system in Maryland, I feel I'm qualified to make the following comments, even though negativity toward Howard County Public School System and its teachers...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Maryland Democrats have scheduled an "unity" rally to for next week mend fissures exposed by the party's rancorous primary contest.
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler is expected to attend. Gansler finished second in the acrimonious fight for the ...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:13 AM
Environmental groups have gone to court in an attempt to force state regulators to strengthen orders given to Baltimore City and three of Maryland's largest counties to curtail their storm-water pollution.
A hearing was scheduled in Prince George's...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:39 PM
The Maryland State Highway Administration plans to lower the speed limit and add median fencing and a new traffic light on U.S. 1 near the University of Maryland, College Park, after a startling number of pedestrian deaths on the road.