| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:42 AM
COLUMBIA, Md. — Three people were killed during a shooting Saturday at a mall in suburban Maryland, including the suspected gunman, authorities said.
The shooting was reported to 911 at 11:15 a.m., police said, and one of the three killed was...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown canceled plans to testify in favor of the O’Malley administration’s domestic violence bills Tuesday in order to be with his ailing father in New York.
The lieutenant governor’s office said Dr. Roy Brown, 89,...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:30 AM
David Zaslav will remain at the head of Discovery Communications through the end of 2019, under a new contract unveiled Friday by the Silver Spring, Md., owner of the Discovery, TLC, and Investigation Discovery cable networks.
The move suggests the board...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Baltimore’s budget director said Tuesday he’s applied for a vacant seat on the Montgomery County Council — and will resign his position here if he is named to the council.
Andrew W. Kleine, 44, of Silver Spring, is among the...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Students at the University of Maryland, College Park could have the cost of sex-change surgery covered by their health insurance next school year, joining a nationwide trend of private- and public-sector employers offering the benefit.
| Jan 15, 2014
Doc and Sandra Barstow, of Bel Air, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cora Violet Barstow, to Thomas Drew Baldwin, son of Thomas and Janice Baldwin of Winston-Salem, N.C.
The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Bel Air High School and a 2011...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Consumers stuck in limbo, unable to access the state's glitch-prone online health exchange, will be allowed to get coverage through the plans they want under an agreement that state officials worked out with insurance companies.
Gov. Martin O'Malley...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Discovery Communications is boosting its digital chief, JB Perrette, to the role of president of Discovery Networks International.
Perrette will replace Mark Hollinger, a 23-year Discovery veteran who last fall said that he would be stepping down. The...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:57 AM
Though New Year's Eve is less than a week away, even last-minute party planners have time to add a Maryland sparkling wine to their celebrations.
With seven of the state's 56 wineries producing America's version of champagne, the local wine industry has...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:33 AM
A global law firm with origins in Baltimore was one of five Maryland-based businesses to make the Human Rights Campaign's 2014 "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality" list.
DLA Piper, which owes part of its name to Baltimore-based predecessor Piper &...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I answer your pet questions every week, but you ought to have your turn, as well. Today, I offer some of your comments on recent columns and my responses.
YOUR TURN: A friend was staying in my home who was familiar with my 11-year-old dog, Duke. At...