Officer Ryan Macklin, a six-year veteran of the force, was arrested on a charge of first-degree rape, second-degree rape, perverted practice, second-degree assault and a fourth-degree sex offense.
A Maryland lawmaker says President Donald Trump’s rhetoric has played a role in her decision to leave the Republican Party and become a Democrat.
The yet-to-be-identified officer was on duty and in uniform at the time of the alleged assault early Thursday morning, police spokeswoman Jennifer Donelan said during a press availability.
The state of Maryland has sought judicial review in the U.S. Court of Appeals regarding the EPA’s decision to deny Maryland’s Clean Air Act relief petition, according to Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh.
Five alleged members or associates of the Old York Money Gang have recently entered guilty pleas in a federal drug and racketeering investigation.
A Washington-area country club slated to hold several high-profile golf tournaments in the coming years has been cited for removing more than 20,000 square feet of tree canopy without a permit.
Smoke and water damage at Adventure Theatre added up to an estimated $500,000, with repairs paid for mostly by the theater’s corporate and private donors.
Another Maryland county council will consider ending a monthly tax charged to owners of mobile homes.
A teenager is dead after the car she was a passenger in was struck from behind after it pulled out of a driveway on Maryland Route 6 in Port Tobacco.
Drivers who block Baltimore intersections with their cars are now at risk of being fined for what’s known as “blocking the box.”
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.
We’re well into the college football season at this point and WTOP’s Dave Preston feels a chilly wind blowing.
One of the five employees of a Maryland newspaper killed during a mass shooting is set to be honored for her contributions to the local arts community.
A public library system in Maryland likely won’t have working computers for at least another two weeks as officials deal with the effects of a virus.
Wildlife officials in Maryland tracked a black bear cub for three days in order to tranquilize it and remove a bucket that had gotten stuck on its head.
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.
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.