| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Grotech Ventures will be the first venture capital firm to invest in Maryland startup companies using $12 million in state money as part of the InvestMaryland program, state economic development officials said Wednesday.
The firm was selected based on...
| May 3, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Departing Maryland center Alex Len underwent surgery for a partial stress fracture in his left ankle that was diagnosed after he declared for the NBA draft, according to his agent.
The injury -- and subsequent surgery performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:18 AM
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate will hold a confirmation hearing on Gina McCarthy, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Over her decades of public service, Ms. McCarthy has demonstrated a strong commitment to...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Steven Leibowitz is trying to run as fast as he can, but the trail is muddy and tree roots are hiding under the soil, slowing him down. Now there's a stream blocking his path, with no way to cross, save a few widely spaced rocks. But Leibowitz can't...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Two people were killed on Route 75 in Frederick on Monday afternoon when a tractor trailer loaded with oranges overturned and collided with the pickup truck they were riding in, according to Maryland State Police.
Three people were also injured, one of...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Not even being arrested on federal fraud charges and placed under strict house arrest could keep Amiee Arora from cooking up new schemes.
The Washington man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a pair of plots — including one that netted him and a partner...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Whenever proponents of Maryland's new congressional districts make their pitch, there is something missing: the map itself. The gerrymandered map of Maryland's congressional districts produced by Gov. Martin O'Malley and a majority of the General Assembly...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:57 PM
At this time of year, it is an unfortunate fact of nature that a deer in the headlights often becomes a highway casualty.
What happens afterward is a story of renewal involving wood chips, horse manure and state workers, like Tyrone Henderson, with...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 3:48 PM
SHADY GROVE — As she hurried to a Metro station after shaking hands with Democratic congressional candidate John Delaney, Lawrencia Atakora said she'd support him because of his positions on the issues. But she quickly added another factor...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Maryland is throwing a business competition to encourage startups to take root in the state -- the event is called the Invest Maryland Challenge. The prizes total $300,000 in grants and business services.
So far, the competition has attracted 37...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:23 PM
First of three articles about state ballot issues
On some level, Oscar Moreno knew growing up that his family did not have permission to live in the United States.
But it wasn't until now, as the 17-year-old Baltimore Polytechnic Institute senior...