| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Carolyn Jacobi's broad-brimmed hat and cape stood out bright red against a gray afternoon recently at Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park in Elkridge, a combined pet and human cemetery, the latest stop in her 18-year national crusade for the buried dead and...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:01 AM
One day last summer, a former Navy reservist phoned police in Newport, R.I., to say someone was using a "microwave machine" to send vibrations through his body to keep him from sleeping.
Six weeks later, the same man took a shotgun into the Washington...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Among the many laws that went into effect Tuesday was one making more strict a prohibition against the use of hand held cell phones by people who are driving.
Though texting while driving and using a hand held cell phone while driving already had been...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley this week announced his longtime aide Jeanne Hitchcock will lead his lobbying efforts during his final year in office.
Hitchcock, who will also keep her role as secretary of appointments, will take over as chief legislative officer....
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Hundreds of politicos gathered in Prince George's County Saturday afternoon to mix and mingle at an annual event hosted by some of the state's most powerful Democratic lawmakers.
An afternoon downpour cut attendance at the annual barbecue, which for...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Andrew Cassilly recently announced his candidacy for the Bel Air seat in the Maryland House of Delegates, District 35B.
Cassilly is a lifelong resident of Harford County, graduating from Bel Air High School in 1984 and enlisting in the 29th light...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Former Harford County Councilman Bob Cassilly has filed as a candidate for Maryland Senate, District 34, representing the southern and eastern parts of the county.
Cassilly served on the Harford County Council until 2006, when he was called to active...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Of the 40 new taxes, fees and tolls the O'Malley-Brown administration has enacted, the most egregious is the so-called rain tax. It is a national embarrassment and a case study in ill-conceived public policy. Officially known as the "Stormwater Management...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Howard County State's Attorney Dario Broccolino has been named by Governor Martin O'Malley to a medical marijuana commission, according to a news release.
According to the release, Broccolino, who has served as the State's Attorney since 2008, is one of...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Hal and Chuck Donofrio deserve the praise they received for their innovative media program to reduce unwanted teen pregnancy ("Abstinence with an attitude," Sept. 9).
Their efforts began with an ideologically bipartisan effort of state legislators....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:45 AM
The latest unfortunate incident in a long line of police-involved shootings — the death of 25-year old Donte Bennett who was shot and killed by officers in the courtyard of Douglass Homes — speaks to the immediate need for mounted cameras to...