| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:00 AM
A deal environmentalists thought had been worked out to stop mostly out-of-state paper mills from cashing in on Maryland's renewable energy law by burning so-called "black liquor" has come unglued. The state's only paper plant in Allegany County has...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:59 AM
With three weeks left in the General Assembly session, Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders have begun the painstaking process of rounding up the votes to raise taxes on gasoline — a move so unpopular it hasn't been done here since 1992....
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Casinos could give free cash to table game players under a bill passed by the House of Delegates Thursday. The measure now heads to the state Senate.
Proponents said the change is necessary to allow Maryland casinos to compete with in what Del. Eric...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Hurricane Sandy left the Lehigh Valley and Poconos regions in the dark and with a few less trees but with little damage compared to the beating suffered in neighboring New Jersey.
The only death reported by local emergency and police officials as of...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 4:06 PM
With just two days left until polls open on Election Day, all sides of Maryland's fiercely contested ballot questions are turning to their final task: getting their supporters into the voting booth.
To accomplish that goal, the campaigns have recruited...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:12 AM
WASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control.
"The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:39 AM
Friday recap: Virginia State Police have identified the gunman who they say killed a Virginia Tech police officer and himself Thursday.
Investigators say Ross Truett Ashley of Radford shot and killed officer Deriek Crouse, and then took his own life....
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Virginia Tech shooting: The investigation into the Virginia Tech shooting stops short of labeling the murder-suicide "random."...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Authorities Friday identified the gunman in the murder-suicide on the campus of Virginia Tech as 22-year-old Ross Truett Ashley, a student at a nearby college....
| Dec 18, 2011
| 4:24 AM
It's going to be a merry Christmas for Air Force veteran Stephen Berger of Carbon County. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs finally awarded him full disability benefits, retroactive to last year. I wrote a few weeks ago about Berger's......