From Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, 302 petitions have been filed across the state, with Anne Arundel, Harford and Baltimore counties having the most orders, said Montgomery County Sheriff Darren Popkin.
As Maryland’s newest strategy to avert school violence — an anonymous tip system — gets off the ground, other states have seen a surge in reports after school shootings and other incidents of mass violence.
The owners of Great Panes Art Glass Studio on Ellicott City’s main street rebuilt after a 2016 flood, but after a second flood earlier this year destroyed their studio again, they want out but are stuck in limbo.
More than a year after a controversial end-of-life law went into effect in the District, advocacy groups say they are now seeing a higher public response to its efforts to ensure D.C. residents know the law exists.
Lawmakers and advocates are pushing for an increase in funding to conservation programs across the U.S. including ones that help the Chesapeake Bay cleanup in the 2018 Farm Bill.
According to the USDA, Maryland’s program access index – a measurement of how well states are reaching eligible people – was about 94 percent in 2017. The high numbers earned the state a $1.1 million performance bonus for the food supplement program.
Even before a sudden move by Senate Republicans Friday to request an FBI probe of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and the state’s two senators were calling for just such an investigation.
The Equal Rights Amendment, first introduced to Congress in 1923, appears to have a new chance at becoming part of the Constitution. It only takes one additional state to ratify the amendment, which guarantees gender equality on the federal level, and all bets are on Virginia.
Contestants from Montgomery County talk about competing on “Ninja Warrior” and what’s next. See photos.
Statues of Thurgood Marshall and three companions are being sent away from Lawyers Mall in Annapolis, and it’s for their own good — a project to repair underground lines will close the mall for a year or two.
Recent presidents developed norms about using their pardoning power: deploy it sparingly, approve applicants through an official process and delay controversial pardons. President Donald Trump has abided by none of these rules.
The white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last year brought “everything to the surface,” Gertrude Evans said. “… I mean you see (racism), you see it.”
Throughout the 20th century, black and white communities in Easton developed into the largely middle-class households they are today, but as parallel, segregated worlds. Lines started to blur once segregation ended. But as much as Easton and its neighbor Unionville may want to move past the deeply unequal relationships that etched their past, they can never quite escape them.
“It took until this past January for white men to not have a supermajority in terms of membership in the House of Delegates,” said Roem, a former journalist.
Concerned residents have rallied to restore, record and maintain the history of the many laid to rest. See photos.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.