Maryland officials have announced federal approval of what they are calling the nation’s largest health reinsurance program to protect insurers from very high claims to hold down rates in the struggling individual market of the state’s health care exchange.
The Xaverian Brothers, a lay religious order headquartered in Baltimore that sponsors about a dozen schools across the United States, has identified the accused man as Brother Robert Flaherty.
MDTA spokesman Cpl. Edward Bartlinski told the Baltimore Sun that Sgt. Christopher Lamb was charged with interfering with security procedures at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The agency spokesman says Lamb is accused of boarding a Southwest Airlines flight on April 26 with his weapon.
The Montgomery County Board of Elections approved the candidacy of Nancy Floreen after she submitted thousands of signatures in order to appear as an independent on the ballot.
The football player’s father sided with the university president amid criticism over having axed a proposal to reform athletic health care.
Baltimore has received more than 40 applications for the top job in the city’s troubled police department.
A Baltimore County officer and former Baltimore city detective has resigned after being named in a high-profile police corruption trial.
A school opening in 2020 might feature the Mother Mary Lange’s name. It was originally supposed to be named for the late Cardinal William H. Keeler, accused of failing to act in the case of priests who abused children in Pennsylvania.
Silver Spring’s fourth annual restaurant week hopes to attract hungry newcomers to area restaurants. More than two dozen Montgomery County restaurants will participate.
Maryland students in kindergarten through fourth grade need two doses of the chickenpox vaccine. Also, students entering grades seven through 11 need Tdap and meningococcal vaccines.
A jury convicted 38-year-old Christopher Wigfall, who also is known as “Frank,” in February of two counts of heroin distribution and one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin.
At a public meeting Tuesday night at the Silver Spring Civic Center, concerned members of the public questioned Police Chief Tom Manger and Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy about the officer who shot and killed a man on June 11.
Work on the Brandywine Road Bridge has had to stop several times since July because of the wet weather, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration.
Since June, a total of six pedestrians were killed after being struck by vehicles, despite Montgomery County’s efforts to cut road fatalities in public safety education campaigns such as “Street Smart” and “Vision Zero.”
The owner of Tastee Diner, Gene Wilkes, says on-street parking restrictions on Norfolk and Woodmont avenues have strangled his business, cutting sales by an average of $1,000 a day since Aug. 13.
The proliferation of smartphones and social media have provided more avenues for online predators to target children. In the WTOP series, “Preventing Online Predators,” WTOP goes behind the screen with undercover detectives who work to identify and track down child predators on the internet and speaks to a family about how their teen daughter was targeted.