| 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...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:25 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of immigrants crossing the border illegally into the U.S. appears to be on the rise again after dropping during the recession.
The total number of immigrants living in this country unlawfully edged up from 11.3 million...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:40 AM
A Baltimore County lawmaker said Thursday that he plans to introduce legislation in the General Assembly that would bring to Maryland the “stand your ground” legal doctrine that became a central part of the debate over Florida’s...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:20 PM
A nonpartisan environmental group that calls itself the political voice for the environment released its annual score card of state lawmakers this month, with members of the Washington County delegation earning scores ranging from zero to 100 percent....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:35 PM
A select legislative committee has finished work on a proposal to amend the Kansas "Hard 50" prison sentence in the wake of a June U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
The panel of House and Senate judiciary leaders voted Monday to recommend the bill's...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:14 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a heated confrontation over domestic spying, members of Congress said Wednesday they never intended to allow the National Security Agency to build a database of every phone call in America. And they threatened to curtail the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:24 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is using his presidential pulpit to press the Republican-controlled House to embrace a path to citizenship for all 11 million people living illegally in the U.S., while a top Republican says those brought...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:21 PM
More than 100 people demonstrated Monday morning outside the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach to push for inclusion in federal immigration reform legislation of a pathway to American citizenship.
The protesters spent nearly two hours outside the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Del. Joseph F. Vallario Jr., the Prince George's County Democrat who chairs the House Judiciary Committee, is the frequent target of accusations that his public role and private interests conflict. That criticism usually boils down to a disagreement...