Maryland

Fifth-graders get behind-the-scenes look at court system in mock trial

A jury sat waiting to hear opening arguments in Carroll County Circuit Court's Courtroom 10. The case was that of theft and second-degree burglary, the state alleging Otto Slugworth broke into a chocolate factory, stealing...

Man injured in drive-by shooting in Northwest Baltimore

A man was injured in a drive-by shooting in Northwest Baltimore on Wednesday evening, police said. The man took himself to Sinai Hospital around 6:25 p.m. There, he told police he was driving on Park Heights Avenue when a suspect...

Man arrested in pharmacy robberies in Baltimore and Howard counties

An Ellicott City man who had been arrested recently in Baltimore County in connection with a pharmacy robbery was charged in Howard County in connection with pharmacy robberies there, police said Wednesday. Timothy Smallwood is...

Former Rep. Lawrence J. Hogan Sr. services scheduled for Saturday

Funeral services for former Rep. Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., father of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, will be held Saturday in Annapolis. The elder Hogan, 88, died last week at Anne Arundel County Medical Center after a stroke. A Mass of...

Baltimore officials want fixes, not fines, from landlords

Housing inspectors in Baltimore have issued more than $34.8 million in fines and late fees to property owners since 2010. But the city has collected less than a quarter of that money, The Baltimore Sun has found. The Sun reviewed...

Maryland attorney April Doss will work on Senate Russia probe

Former National Security Agency lawyer and Marylander April Doss has been hired to serve as special counsel to the Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election, her law firm said...

New survey says Baltimore doctors' salaries among lowest in the country

Baltimore area doctors earn on average some of the lowest salaries in the country, according to a new survey by Doximity, a social network of health care professionals. The compensation report found that on average physicians...

New Windsor man guilty of first-degree murder

A jury found a New Windsor man guilty of murdering a woman who lived at his house last summer. Robert Theodore Bosley, 39, was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder, first-degree assault, conspiracy to commit first-degree...

Third trial ordered for man acquitted in death of Phylicia Barnes

Maryland's highest court has ruled that the accused killer of Phylicia Barnes can be tried for a third time, saying a judge who acquitted him "was totally without authority to act." Baltimore prosecutors have said...

Howard elementary schools redistricting draws parental input

A community forum to discuss the inevitable redistricting of Howard County elementary schools left parents hoping for a smoother transition compared to the 2013 middle school redistricting, which some say resolved few...

Author, entrepreneur, Clinton adviser Alec Ross announces bid for governor

Alec Ross, an author, entrepreneur and former Hillary Clinton adviser, announced Wednesday he will run for the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan in the 2018 Maryland gubernatorial election...

Baltimore high school students plan 'pop up' restaurant in Remington

A group of a dozen Baltimore high school students examined a stainless steel refrigerator and industrial grill this week inside an empty kitchen at a Remington food hall, where they are turning their school project into an actual...

Maryland high schools ranked first by U.S. News and World Report

Maryland high schools have been ranked the best in the nation for the third year in a row by U.S. News and World Report. Florida finished second and California third in the rankings released this week based on Advanced Placement...

Bulle Rock Golf Course to be sold, owner says

Undeveloped land around course is also on the block, as homebuilding remains stalled

Man charged in 2014 killing of 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott

A man has been charged in the 2014 fatal shooting of 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott as part of a broader drug conspiracy case in which he and six others were indicted Wednesday, federal prosecutors and Baltimore Police said. The...