| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:10 AM
A University of Maryland, College Park freshman was arrested this week on charges of distributing child pornography and crossing state lines to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor, according to a criminal complaint.
The student, Akshay...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 8:59 AM
A 39-year-old Eastern Shore man accused of trying to run down a police officer in Cambridge, Md. over the weekend was arrested in Northeast Baltimore on Tuesday night, state police said.
Demetrice D. Demby was arrested at about 9:30 p.m. in the 2800...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 2:33 PM
When William Gunn sought medical care for his pit bull-Labrador retriever mix Smokey on a Sunday morning, one of her front paws was bleeding uncontrollably. The family's regular veterinarian was closed that day, and he didn't know where else to go, so...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:23 AM
A tragic fatal shooting of a 4-year-old boy who police said accidentally shot himself and his mother earlier this month in their Eastern Shore house has led to criminal charges filed against the father.
The boy, Jamal A. Woolford Jr., accidentally shot...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 3:28 PM
The Maryland affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure has awarded $2.2 million to 26 local health departments, hospitals and other programs to provide free mammograms, breast exams and diagnostic tests.
The money will also be used for support...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Washington County’s jobless rate for February was 9.2 percent, an increase from January’s adjusted rate of 9 percent, according to state figures released Friday.
In Washington County, 6,295 members of the labor force were without jobs in...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Instead of the confetti, balloons and good will that typically mark the end of the General Assembly's 90-day session, the legislature adjourned Monday with a toxic mixture of anger and disbelief that the Democratic-controlled body gridlocked and was...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 2:30 PM
A dispute that started three years ago when environmentalists accused an Eastern Shore chicken farm and one of the nation's largest poultry companies of polluting a stream that ultimately flows to the Chesapeake Bay comes to a head Tuesday in a...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Accusations fit prejudices more than the facts
To the editor:
George Michael’s column (Oct. 12) on President Obama’s record was only partially on target.
Michael gave credit to wacky conspiracy theories when he said, “By dropping more...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 1:34 PM
A 65-acre property in Washington County is one of two that has been permanently preserved by the State of Maryland.
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and the Board of Public Works approved the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) easement this week....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:27 AM
The boy did not want to take a shower. After being asked to wash up, the 10-year-old began throwing glass cookware in the kitchen, turned on the stove and started a small fire, according to state records. His foster father wound up in the hospital with...