| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:38 PM
After serving a team suspension that wound up lasting seven months, Cody Journell was reinstated Friday to Virginia Tech’s football team, according to a statement from athletic director Jim Weaver.
Journell was suspended from all team...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:19 PM
As he has done during each budget address since taking office, Gov. Tom Corbett this year praised the Marcellus Shale gas industry as the linchpin of his economic and jobs policies.
Pennsylvania, he told the Legislature on Feb. 4, has become the nation'...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer.
The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler took the stage at a Baltimore forum this week trailing in the polls, his fundraising advantage erased and big challenges ahead in his campaign for governor.
"Let me start by defining who I am — or who I like...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler released details Wednesday night of his proposal to cut Maryland's corporate income tax to Virginia levels, saying that if he is elected governor he would decrease it gradually over a period of nine years.
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The final tally at Lehigh Valley International Airport stands at 19.2 inches for total snowfall from the nor'easter that arrived late Thursday night and ended about 4 a.m. Friday, leaving a major cleanup and continued cancellations and delays....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:50 PM
DAYTON, Ohio Legal challenges and a struggle to find lethal drugs have triggered a raging debate in states like Ohio over the proper way to execute condemned killers. The unavailability of certain drugs has led to changes in many death penalty states...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:44 AM
When Washington, D.C., and Montgomery County enacted 5-cent taxes on plastic bags handed out by grocery stores and other businesses, officials expected that the money the government collected as a result would quickly drop off as customers changed their...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan introduced Boyd Rutherford, a former Ehrlich administration Cabinet secretary, as his running mate Wednesday night at a rally at an Annapolis-area crab house.
Hogan, the Anne Arundel County resident who...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:00 AM
The Civil War casts a long shadow.
In the first year of that wrenching conflict, Maryland's lawmakers voted unanimously for a constitutional amendment to bar the federal government from abolishing slavery. Now, more than 150 years later, some...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 11:57 AM
At a time when income inequality is one of the nation's most-discussed issues, the tax that appears to have the best chance of being cut in heavily Democratic Maryland this year is one that is only paid by millionaires.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike...