The owners of the five pit bull mix dogs involved in an attack on another dog who died from her injuries are appealing a county decision that labelled the pit bulls as “dangerous.” If the board determines the dogs are dangerous, they could be euthanized.
The Montgomery County Council will vote on a zoning text amendment that would change the rules on the size and location of telecommunications towers in the county — and opposition hasn’t waned leading up to Tuesday’s vote.
As Marylanders prepare to head to the polls, WTOP headed to Frederick County, Maryland, to find out what’s at stake for residents and local party leaders with under a month left until the 2018 elections.
Typically, field representatives will call after a form has been sent to your home and the bureau didn’t get a response, Edwards said. The calls are done year round and collect information used in a variety of ways.
While Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and his Democratic challenger Ben Jealous crisscross Maryland and trade barbs ahead of the upcoming election, the residents of Baltimore City go about their lives with a steady drumbeat of grim news reports in the background. As part of the series, “Voter Voices,” WTOP talked to voters at Baltimore’s famed Lexington Market about what they want to hear the candidates discuss on the campaign trail.
The breeding and research program at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center — a partnership between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Geological Survey — is coming to an end. The 75 whooping cranes raised and cared for there will be sent to wildlife centers and zoos. See photos.
The club was consumed in huge fire caused by a decorated Christmas tree in December 2015. Damages came to $9 million.
The event encourages communities to make walking to school safer and more appealing to kids and their families. And while many parents like the idea, they still have concerns about safety.
In the second chapter of WTOP’s Voter Voices series, Howard County voters speak about their concerns, priorities and what’s on their mind as the governor’s race fast approaches.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan unveiled the “Safe Schools Maryland” tip line Wednesday, where students across the state can report possible threats anonymously. There’s also a smartphone app.
Three times in a 40-day span, people trying to enter the U.S. at Dulles Airport have been declared impostors by Customs and Border Protection officials.
The change in Montgomery County means homes that had building permits issued before January 2008 must have detectors if they have a gas-operated appliance or an attached garage.
The regulations are intended to promote agricultural businesses in the county while relieving development pressure on farmers.
Maryland’s new “red flag law” has gone into effect and supporters predict that it will save lives.
In the series, “Voter Voices,” WTOP asked registered voters across Maryland what issues concerned them, and who would be getting their vote in the upcoming election for governor. From the crowds checking out the parade of horses at the Frederick County Fairgrounds to the shoppers looking for the freshest fish at Lexington Market in Baltimore City, Maryland residents were asked about what matters to them as they get set to vote in the general election on Nov. 6. First stop: Montgomery County.