Communicating through a disaster

One of the first casualties of natural and man-made disasters is often the ability to communicate. Local first responders, governments, businesses and utilities are preparing for "the next time."

Friday - 03/21/2014, 04:04am EDT

Prince George's partners with SHA for litter blitz

Prince George's County partners with State Highway Administration to fight litter

Friday - 03/21/2014, 03:20am EDT

Board of Public Works approves tire dump cleanup

The Board of Public Works has approved funding to remove up to 200,000 tires from a dump in Crownsville.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 03:15am EDT

Cousins charged with fatal shooting in Annapolis

Detectives arrested 24-year-old Tahzay Brown of Glen Burnie on Sunday and 25-year-old Todd Brown of Annapolis on Tuesday.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 03:14am EDT

Man charged with 2 slayings waives extradition

The Washington County Sheriff's Office says a man charged with fatally stabbing his grandparents has waived extradition from Virginia.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 03:10am EDT

Md. Senate passes distracted driving bill

The Maryland Senate has passed a measure to increase penalties for distracted driving, known as "Jake's Law."

Friday - 03/21/2014, 03:09am EDT

Legislative meeting to resolve minimum wage holdup

O'Malley's staff, legislators meeting to discuss disability issue halting minimum wage bill

Friday - 03/21/2014, 03:00am EDT

'House of Cards' drama: Will tax credits keep show's filming in Maryland?

Netflix's political drama series "House of Cards" is experiencing some drama of its own in Maryland as lawmakers work to make tax credits for the show worth its while.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 02:36am EDT

3 sentenced in 2011 death of student

Three men convicted in the robbery and murder of Alonzo Guyton, a Howard University student who was also a former Marine, were sentenced on Thursday.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 12:10am EDT

Sykesville, Md. school locked down

South Carroll High School, in Sykesville, Md., was on lockdown following an incident at the school.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 10:15pm EDT

Naval Academy midshipman not guilty in sex assault

Ex-Naval Academy football player not guilty of sex assault in closely watched military case

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Arrest following residential burglary attempt in Chevy Chase

Police have arrested a suspect following an attempted residential burglary Thursday morning in Chevy Chase.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 07:18pm EDT

2 charged in shooting death of cab driver

Man, teen charged in shooting death of Annapolis cab driver

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 05:30pm EDT

AP names Linderman reporter in Baltimore

AP appoints Juliet Linderman, federal courts reporter in New Orleans, as Baltimore reporter

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Man pleads guilty to killing his grandparents

Md. man pleads guilty to killing his grandparents, is sentenced to life in prison

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 04:00pm EDT

NJ provost named Notre Dame of Maryland president

Provost at Saint Peter's University in NJ named president of Notre Dame of Maryland

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 03:47pm EDT

Local family gelato business opens D.C. factory

A local family gelato business is expanding to a 4,000-square-foot factory and tasting room in D.C.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 03:12pm EDT

Md. Senate approves raising estate tax exemption

Maryland Senate approves raising estate tax exemption; bill goes to governor's desk

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 02:03pm EDT

First day of spring: Things to look forward to this season

Winter is finally over and many area residents couldn't be happier to kick the season of snow to the ice-encrusted curb.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 12:58pm EDT

Taxi strikes girl on way to school in District Heights

A 9-year-old girl is recovering after a taxi involved in a crash ran up onto a sidewalk and struck her as she walked to school in Prince George's County Thursday.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 12:18pm EDT
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