| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:46 PM
Ten years ago, a woman who wanted her children to live in a drug-free environment, and who called police on those who would have it otherwise, was killed when a man tied to the local drug trade kicked in the front door of her home in Oliver and set it...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 6:40 PM
In the midst of one of many tributes to former state Sen. Clarence M. Mitchell III at his memorial service in an Upton church Sunday night, hundreds of family members, friends and fellow politicians broke out into an impromptu singing of the hymn "Lift...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:54 PM
About 100 U.S. Secret Service agents will take part in a two-day ethics training this week to be overseen by professors at the Johns Hopkins University — a response to the widening prostitution scandal that began in Colombia, agency and university...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:41 PM
Former Major League Soccer midfielder Santino Quaranta has spoken before about a story that is both disturbing and uplifting -- signing with MLS when he was 16, battling abuse of cocaine and painkillers, becoming sober, returning to the game and playing...
| May 21, 2012
| 11:56 AM
A study suggesting that the sophistication of congressional floor speeches has declined by a full grade level since 2005 ranks Reps. Chris Van Hollen and John Sarbanes as the most eloquent -- or verbose, depending on perspective -- members of Maryland&...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Despite well-known challengers and widespread dissatisfaction with Washington, most of Maryland's incumbents in the House of Representatives appear to be cruising to re-election — a result of convoluted congressional districts and large Democratic...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, who has represented Maryland's 6th District for nearly two decades, lost his bid for an 11th term Tuesday to a Democratic businessman who cast the closely watched race as a battle of different economic visions for the...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 12:57 PM
George K. McKinney, who was the first African-American to be appointed U.S. marshal for the District of Maryland, and whose career in federal service spanned more than four decades, died June 17 of leukemia at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 77.
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:47 PM
As state attorneys general across the country consider whether to settle with big banks over shoddy and illegal foreclosure practices, some Marylanders are urging Douglas F. Gansler not to sign on the dotted line.
Their efforts are part of a nationwide...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:56 PM
With the presidential election in full swing and Congress mired in gridlock, President Barack Obama used his third State of the Union address Tuesday to sound a populist message on the economy, outlining a series of policies he said would give the...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:24 PM
About 1,000 Baltimore-area residents are expected to receive thousands of dollars each under a landmark $175 million settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and Wells Fargo over accusations of discriminatory lending practices.
Under the terms...