| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler will push Friday for a higher minimum wage, joining a growing chorus of state officials calling for better pay for Maryland's lowest-earning workers.
Gansler, a Democrat who plans to run for governor, is one of the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:05 PM
As Baltimore City Council grapples once again with whether to levy a small fee on plastic and paper shopping bags, groups on both sides of the policy debate already are tossing out conflicting information on whether fees work, and even whether single-...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:39 AM
While the political winds seem to be propelling the first comprehensive immigration reform in more than a quarter-century, every day our broken immigration system takes a cruel and little-noticed toll on countless hardworking, law-abiding individuals...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The state will be raising the speed limit from 55 mph to 60 mph next month on the Intercounty Connector, Maryland's first all-electronic toll road.
The decision Monday by the Maryland Transportation Authority came after more than six months of study...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Uncertainty over the economy contributed to a nearly 27 percent drop last year in venture capital funding for young companies in Maryland, Washington and Northern Virginia, the first decrease since 2009, according to a new report from...
| Jan 14, 2013
Eileen H. "Pat" van Breemen, an advocate for children suffering from learning disabilities and a Wicomico County political activist, died Tuesday, from multiple organ failures, at her Salisbury home.
She had recently celebrated her 88th birthday.
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:19 PM
The publisher of The Daily Record announced Thursday that a former editor at several Maryland newspapers will become editor of the Baltimore-based business and legal affairs newspaper on Jan. 14.
David B. Simon, 36, will replace Tom Linthicum, who...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal crash overnight in Gaithersburg.
Police say a Honda Civic was driving south on Snouffer School Road just after 12 a.m. Sunday when it crossed into the northbound lanes. The car struck a 2009 Nissan. ...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 11:15 AM
When celebrity couple Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds were wed in a secret ceremony this year, the actors skipped the splashy Hollywood venue.
Instead, their reported 17th-century location in South Carolina boasted an onsite mansion, gardens and a working...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:15 PM
A Chinese national selling plastic bags, restaurant supplies and other merchandise from China out of a warehouse in Baltimore was sentenced to 16 months in prison Wednesday for dodging customs duties on the imported products, according to the Maryland U....
| Dec 4, 2012
| 1:59 PM
A Montgomery County official has asked the Maryland Transportation Authority to halve the "outrageous" tolls on the Intercounty Connector to boost traffic on what he calls an "underused" highway.
County Councilmember Phil Andrews, a long-time ICC...