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The Maryland House of Delegates has unanimously approved a measure that would toughen penalties for those caught drinking and driving with children in a car.
While things continue to escalate in Connecticut as the state has called for gun owners who have not registered their guns to surrender them, just a few states away, new laws in Maryland are doing something similar: Targeting citizens for gun confiscation.
Fire Weather Watch issued March 14 at 2:10AM EDT expiring March 14 at 6:00PM EDT in effect for: Allegany, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince Georges, Saint Marys, Washington, Baltimore City Fire Weather Watch issued March 13 at 10:50PM EDT expiring March 14 at 6:00PM EDT in effect for: ... (more)
TV 11 EDITORIAL. MARYLAND IS A STEP CLOSER TO JOINING 21 OTHER TATES -- STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA TO RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE.
Pelosi made the comment before a National Congress of American Indians event Thursday, stating that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office should not allow the NFL to keep the Redskins trademark.
The Maryland House of Delegates is scheduled to vote on a measure that would toughen penalties for those caught drinking and driving with children in a car.
The Maryland Senate on Thursday passed an approximately $39 billion budget that would raise state spending by about 3 percent, boost the pay of government employees and reduce the amount of money paid into the state pension system.
By Megan Brockett, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE Dozens of uniformed law enforcement officials from around Maryland showed up at the state capital on Thursday to push back against advancing efforts by some legislators to loosen the state's marijuana laws.
Our view: It's time for Maryland leaders to stop fighting people's right to a lawyer at bail hearings and work instead toward finding a way to provide it "After seven years of litigation, what's a few more months?" judges on the Maryland Court of Appeals apparently thought to themselves when issuing an order this week to yet again delay a ... (more)
A driver talking on his cellphone crashed into a Baltimore family's car, killing their 5-year-old son.
By DAVID DISHNEAU Associated Press Two teenage girls in southern Maryland bullied an apparently autistic 16-year-old boy into performing sexual acts and crashing through pond ice in episodes they... By DAVID DISHNEAU Associated Press Two teenage girls in southern Maryland bullied an apparently autistic 16-year-old boy into performing sexual acts ... (more)
Our view: Proposed alternative to litigation for birth injuries is promising but poses enough questions to warrant more study by the General Assembly Maryland's litigation-based system for compensating families whose children suffered from birth-related neurological industries doesn't work well for anyone.
The Maryland Senate advanced the state's $39 billion budget on Wednesday, finding a quick solution to fill a drop in projected revenues by using money in a long-term plan to strengthen the state's pension system.
Howard Dean, the former governor of Vermont, founded the organization in 2004. This is the organization's first gubernatorial endorsement for the 2014 political cycle.
An incredible 89.6 percent support allowing the medical use of marijuana if prescribed by a doctor while just 7.9 percent of adults in Maryland oppose it A slim majority of Marylanders believe that marijuana should be legal in their state.
Two delegates have proposed a resolution urging Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team's name to something not offensive to Native Americans.