A new study says black workers in Baltimore earn far less than whites, regardless of industry. The study says blacks in the city earned about half of what white workers earned, a median of $38,688 compared to $76,992.
The bill was proposed to the city council on Monday and would increase the city’s 1.5 percent transfer tax to 2.1 percent. It would also increase the recordation tax from 1 percent to 1.4 percent.
The board of trustees of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange voted Monday to take initial steps toward applying for a federal waiver that would allow the state to experiment with a new way of stabilizing its Obamacare-born individual marketplace.
An Amtrak train struck and killed a person in Prince George’s County Monday afternoon, and the incident caused rail service suspensions through rush hour.
Baltimore officials say a plan to curb hospitalizations and emergency department visits related to older adults falling has been announced.
Health officials in Maryland have reported two more cases of severe bleeding problems in users of synthetic marijuana, bringing the state’s total to three patients so far.
Maryland’s largest teacher’s union, The Maryland State Education Association, is officially endorsing Ben Jealous for governor.
Montgomery County’s council is considering a $373,000 special appropriation. It would be restricted to those who can’t afford their own legal help and those who do not have a conviction for “serious” crimes.
Prince George’s County police said a video-recording device was found in an administrative office of a school building. The device was found Monday morning by the person who works in the office, and police are considering that person a victim.
The car that the teen was driving went off the road and stuck a pole, said police, who are asking for the public’s help in figuring out the reason.
Roads are being cleared, but the heavy rain Sunday night and Monday morning caused many problems in the D.C. area, including blocked roads and half-submerged cars. Thunderstorms gave way to localized flash flooding Monday and caused large pools of standing water in the D.C. area.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The board of trustees for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange has voted to move forward with a federal application for a reinsurance program. The board voted Monday to proceed with the program…
Prince George’s County police have identified the two people who died after their car crashed into a utility pole in Capitol Heights, Maryland, Sunday.
Prince George’s County police have identified the 22-year-old driver who died in a head-on crash in Glenn Dale early Monday morning.
The Orioles great will visit the Eastern European country April 21-26 to encourage young athletes to play baseball. Ripken will host skills clinics for players as well as meet with coaches and Czech dignitaries to speak about the sport.
It’s been 50 years since parts of D.C., erupted in a wave of rioting, looting and arson, in the wake of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. WTOP takes an in-depth look at what happened and what people remember.