| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:15 AM
A mysterious case of police officers losing control of their squad cars has been solved, leading to the recall of 355,000 Ford Crown Victorias -- including the Police Interceptor version -- Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Cars.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 12:33 PM
WASHINGTON -- The only Republican member of Maryland's congressional delegation -- and the only veteran -- said Tuesday he currently does not support U.S. military intervention in Syria.
"The decision to engage militarily is one of the most serious a...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Calling "campus violence a reality" to prepare for, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore announced plans Thursday to spend $60,000 on the Clark Kent of teacher supplies: an innocuous-looking white board that can stop bullets.
The high-tech tablet...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday kicked off an autumn-long series of appearances intended to highlight his record over the past seven years and to set the stage for the final year of his administration.
O'Malley has scheduled five "policy forums"...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Singles player Ryan Davidson of Virginia Beach and the Suffolk doubles tandem of captain Brian Rowe and Jan Talian won Friday to give Rowe’s squad a 2-1 win over Montgomery County (Md.) at 5.0-plus – the highest rating contested – in the...
| Jun 24, 2013
Maryland, which has seen improvements in childhood education and health in recent years, ranks No. 10 in the country for overall child well-being, according to a report released today by the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Despite the high...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:54 AM
A special prosecutor has determined that the use of deadly force by New River Valley law enforcement was justified in the shooting death of a Christiansburg man in April.
Robert Kevin Hughes, 41, was shot and killed by law enforcement April 10 as...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Congressional Republicans are stepping up their rhetoric on federal employee pay, positioning the issue as a central bargaining chip in negotiations next month over raising the debt ceiling and keeping the government open.
House GOP leaders will hold...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller testified Wednesday that Maryland's shortage of funds for transportation projects is a crisis that needs to be addressed now.
Appearing before the Senate Budget & Taxation Committee, Miller said his proposed...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Drivers who plan to travel Interstate 81 in Montgomery County in upcoming days may experience delays due to scheduled nighttime detours and lane closures.
According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, a southbound detour will take place on...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:17 PM
A House of Delegates committee approved a plan Monday to raise taxes on gasoline by 3.8 cents July 1 as part of broader revenue package to pay for transportation projects.
The rise in the gas tax, which would be followed by more increases over the next...