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Prince George's County Circuit Judge Sean D. Wallace will be the first American to serve full-time on the United Nations Dispute Tribunal. (Contributed photo)
May 18, 2023

Prince George’s County judge will be first American to serve full time on UN tribunal

A Prince George's County judge is heading to Kenya, where he will become the first American to serve full-time on a UN tribunal, which handles employment issues.

May 17, 2023

BPW grants $800,000 to man wrongfully imprisoned 8 years

A man who served nearly eight years in prison for a rape he didn’t commit is set to receive more than $800,000 as compensation the Maryland Board of Public Works approved.

May 17, 2023

Jury awards $8.5M to Maryland woman after contracting genital herpes from ex-boyfriend

An Anne Arundel County jury awarded $8.5 million to a woman who contracted genital herpes from a former boyfriend, the woman's lawyer said.

May 17, 2023

Off the Record with Sloane Brown: Maryland State Comptroller Brooke Lierman

Maryland State Comptroller Brooke Lierman joins Sloane Brown to talk about how she's been settling into her new job — and what surprises she’s already encountered.

May 16, 2023

Speaking invite to prosecutor Leo Wise stirs turmoil in Baltimore law clubs

The email went out on Wednesday evening: Leo Wise, an assistant U.S. attorney known for major corruption prosecutions, would be the guest speaker at a June 1 memorial dinner for Baltimore’s law clubs. By the next morning, the dinner was scrapped and Charles Blomquist, a Baltimore circuit judge who had emailed his club’s members about […]

May 16, 2023

Bates-backed tougher gun penalties become law

Gov. Wes Moore signed into law Tuesday a group of gun control bills that included increased penalties for illegal gun possession, a policy that was advocated by Baltimore State’s Attorney Ivan Bates over the objection of criminal justice reform advocates. The policy, which was folded into a larger piece of legislation regulating guns, increases the […]

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore gives his first State of the State address, two weeks after being sworn as governor, on Feb. 1, 2023, in Annapolis. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 16, 2023

Moore signs gun restrictions, prompting immediate NRA suit

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore on Tuesday signed off on new restrictions for who can purchase guns and where people can bring them, immediately prompting a lawsuit from the Maryland State Rifle and Pistol Association, which assists the National Rifle Association at the state level.

May 15, 2023

Alsobrooks touts growing coalition days into Senate race

Less than one week into her campaign for U.S. Senate, Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks has a coalition of Democratic officials backing her.

State Sen. Clarence Lam, a Maryland Democrat who is a physician at Johns Hopkins, speaks during a news conference about a package of health care legislation on Jan. 31, 2023, in Annapolis. Lam has expressed concern about how well the state will be able get health insurance for up to 80,000 people in Maryland who are now on Medicaid but may not be eligible this spring. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
May 12, 2023

Audit finds delays, lack of oversight in state procurement upgrades under Hogan

A new audit revealed various deficiencies in the Maryland Office of State Procurement under former Gov. Larry Hogan.

Gov. Wes Moore and Lt. Gov. Aruna Miller. (Photo by Michael Charles/Capital News Service)
May 11, 2023

Will Moore be first governor in more than a century to not veto a bill?

It remains a question whether Gov. Wes Moore will become the first Maryland governor in more than 100 years to not veto a single bill.

May 9, 2023

Md. high court tosses lawsuit that challenged digital advertising tax

The Maryland Supreme Court threw out a lawsuit from a group of internet providers who challenged the state's first-in-the-nation digital ad tax.

May 9, 2023

Ravenell seeks full 4th Circuit review of conviction

Baltimore defense attorney Kenneth W. Ravenell is asking the entire 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to consider tossing his money-laundering conviction, the latest effort by the once-prominent lawyer to avoid federal prison. In a petition filed Tuesday, Ravenell asked the appeals court for an en banc review of last month‘s decision by a three-judge […]

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