AP

Officer’s trial reveals problems within Baltimore police

The trial of an officer cleared in the arrest of a young black man who died from injuries suffered in police custody revealed deep systemic problems within the Baltimore Police Department: Officers are inadequately trained and routinely ignore rules and regulations designed to keep people safe.

More Maryland News | State board: Baltimore Dev. Corp violated open meetings act | More Local News
Latest
Local
Most Shared
  • Deaf 11-year-old is among nation’s top spellers

    An 11-year-old boy, who was born deaf, earned the right to take the stage with 281 others in the preliminary rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

  • McAuliffe responds to FBI inquiry: Donation was legal

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe told reporters Tuesday that he has done nothing wrong and that an investigation into his 2013 gubernatorial campaign won’t hurt his longtime friend Hillary Clinton’s run for the White House.

  • 4 causes of landscaping erosion and how to control it

    Uncontrolled water flow creates myriad costly disasters for homeowners. Here are some guidelines to help you deal with potential water problems.

  • Md. officials remind passengers to buckle up this summer

    On the eve of the summer driving season, the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration is offering simple advice: Wear a seat belt no matter what seat a passenger chooses.

  • Magic returns to Enchanted Forest

    The Enchanted Forest theme park closed for good in the 1990s. But the owner of a nearby farm has relocated, and preserved, many of its features ensuring that a new generation of kids will be able to enjoy the quirky structures. See photos and video of the local landmark's new home.

  • Beal adds 'Samurai' to his resume

    Wizards guard Bradley Beal made a visit to Japan to support the continued growth of basketball in the country. Read to see more about his daily adventures.

  • A meal kit designed to treat diabetes

    Meal delivery kits have revolutionized the way food-lovers with demanding schedules get a gourmet dinner on the table in a matter of minutes. But the latest in the meal-by-mail phenomenon promises benefits beyond saving time.

Sections

Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial in sex case

Bill Cosby was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report.

Friends, Romans: Help restore Rome’s ruins, monuments

Rome is seeking all the sponsors it can find to fund the monumental job of restoring and maintaining its hundreds of fountains, statues, archaeological sites and historic palazzos.

Canceled weddings are more common than you think

It’s wedding season, and while some couples are prepping for the joyous occasion, others are calling it quits. And if a couple doesn’t cancel in time, they have to deal with a lot more than heartbreak.

More concerns raised about quality of American sunscreens

The Environmental Working Group is out with its annual ratings and says most of the sunscreens available in this country are not nearly as good as they should be.

Thunder, Warriors set up for blockbuster Game 4

After a dominant Thunder victory Sunday night, Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals could well decide the series … and the season.

Moody Blues frontman plays Birchmere

WTOP caught up with Justin Hayward - the famous Moody frontman, guitarist and songwriter - who will be performing this weekend. He explains the band's "live magic."

Bill Nye gives NASA space telescope some selfie love

Bill Nye the Science Guy and actor Robert Picardo visit NASA Goddard in Greenbelt.

Stock Market Data delayed approx 15 min.

DOW +213.12 17,706.05
NASDAQ +95.27 4,861.06
S&P 500 +28.02 2,076.06