After almost 20 years dealing with convicts, Major Craig Rowe could see the trend. “The majority of our crimes in Washington County are either directly related to or a byproduct of addiction, [whether] crime directly related to the heroin or ...Read More »
A bipartisan group of Senate leaders is backing legislation that would exempt family farms from Maryland’s estate tax. “When someone who owns a farm passes, so often the farm is lost to congestion, to sprawl,” said Senate President Thomas V. ...
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State Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Upper Shore, has turned his sights on another branch of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration. The top Republican in the upper chamber, Pipkin called Friday for the resignation of Transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley in the wake ...
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FROSTBURG — A female Frostburg State University student has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the stabbing of another female student. The indictment of 23-year-old Shanee Liggins of Waldorf was announced Monday. An Allegany County grand jury issued the ...Read More »
Maryland prison officials cannot be sued for having used a high-tech scanner in an effort to detect illicit drugs on their employees and independent contractors, a federal appeals court has ruled. In its 3-0 decision, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court ...Read More »
Maryland has retained its coveted AAA bond rating as it gears up to sell approximately $718 million worth of general obligation bonds at the next meeting of the Board of Public Works on Wednesday. Maryland Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp announced ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A panel on congressional redistricting in Maryland has scheduled the first of three of 12 hearings across the state. The Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Committee announced Wednesday that the first two will take place in western Maryland on July ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A group of state legislators from across the country are getting fed up with federal inaction on illegal immigration, so they’re taking it upon themselves to reform immigration law. Led by members of a group called State Legislators ...Read More »
In the four years since former Baltimore Raven Michael McCrary sued his business partners in a New Orleans redevelopment project for fraud, seven Baltimore City Circuit Court judges have presided over the tortuous litigation. The latest judge, W. Michel Pierson, ...Read More »