Stories tagged: Maryland
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 3:38 p.m.
Appeals court upholds new trial for subject of ‘Serial’
A Maryland appeals court on Thursday upheld a ruling granting a new trial to a man whose conviction in the murder of his high school sweetheart became the subject of …
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 1:34 p.m.
Justices struggle with partisan redistricting again
Dealing with an issue that could affect elections across the country, Supreme Court justices wrestled Wednesday with how far states may go to craft electoral districts that give the majority …
Fri., March 23, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
Maryland school shooting victim dies
A teenage girl who was shot when a classmate opened fire inside their Maryland high school has died, authorities said Friday.
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
Teen shoots girl in Maryland school, dies in confrontation
A teenager armed with a handgun shot and critically wounded a girl inside a Maryland school Tuesday and the shooter was killed when a school resource officer confronted him moments …
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 8:37 a.m.
Suspect wounded, SUV stopped after shooting at NSA gate
One person was wounded in a shooting Wednesday morning outside the National Security Agency campus at Fort Meade.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Maryland lawmaker proposes ‘Jared Kushner Act’ to protect delinquent tenants
A Maryland lawmaker has introduced a bill named for President Donald Trump’s son-in-law that is intended to stop judges from ordering the arrest of tenants who owe their landlords up …
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 10:26 a.m.
Chelsea Manning confirms U.S. Senate run
Chelsea Manning on Sunday confirmed via Twitter that she is a candidate for U.S. Senate.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 8:57 p.m.
Chelsea Manning files for U.S. Senate bid in Maryland
Chelsea Manning intends to run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, returning the transgender former soldier to the spotlight after her conviction for leaking classified documents and her early release …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
Supreme Court won’t review Maryland’s law banning sales of ‘assault weapons’
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a Maryland law banning the sale of semiautomatic guns with certain military-style features.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
Women’s Top 25: A’ja Wilson scores 32 as South Carolina defeats Maryland
A’ja Wilson had a career-high 32 points and 12 rebounds, and defending NCAA champion South Carolina withstood a late charge by No. 15 Maryland to escape with a 94-86 victory …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
Widow of Maryland workplace shooting victim says he feared co-worker
The widow of a man killed in a workplace shooting in Maryland said Thursday that her husband was so concerned about the gunman’s explosive temper that he brought it up …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Suspect in Maryland office park shooting arrested
A man with a lengthy criminal past who showed up for work at a countertop company on Wednesday and shot five of his co-workers has been arrested, authorities said. Three …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Judge: Maryland can act against drug price-gouging, for now
An effort by drug makers to block Maryland’s first-in-the-nation law against pharmaceutical price gouging was denied by a federal judge on Friday.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
Pregnant teacher found dead; boyfriend charged with murder
A pregnant Maryland teacher who was missing for more than a week has been found dead in a shallow grave, and her boyfriend is charged with her slaying, police said …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
Confederate memorial removed from outside Maryland court
Photos posted on a Howard County executive’s Facebook page show the memorial outside the Circuit Court in Ellicott City being removed Monday night and placed onto a truck.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
Teen suspect in school rape case pleads to child porn charge
One of two Hispanic teens who entered the country illegally and were later charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in a restroom at their suburban Washington high school entered a …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Possible hitch in Maryland pot licenses
Several of the independent experts hired to review applications to open medical marijuana businesses in Maryland had ties to companies whose materials they reviewed, according to records obtained by the …
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Woman caught with loaded gun at Maryland airport says her son placed it in her purse
A Virginia woman who was arrested Thursday at Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport in Maryland when she tried to board a flight carrying a loaded pistol told officials that her son …
Mon., May 15, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Barron Trump to attend private St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Maryland this fall
Barron Trump, the 11-year-old son of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, will attend the private St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland, this fall after he moves …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Army helicopter crashes into Maryland golf course
An Army helicopter with three crew members on board went down on a Maryland golf course Monday, authorities and witnesses said. One person said he saw the chopper “spinning” before …
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 6:59 p.m.
Rescuers pluck passengers from stuck roller coaster
BALTIMORE – An amusement park roller coaster featuring a “cobra roll,” “sidewinder loop,” and “countless swift reversals” stalled Thursday evening outside of Washington, D.C., leaving 24 riders stuck 100 feet …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
Maryland Zoo’s 2 grizzly bear cubs from Montana get names: Nova and Nita
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore now has names for its two grizzly bear cubs that came to the zoo from Montana.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Maryland teen planned violent attack at her school, authorities say
A shotgun, ammunition and bomb-making materials were found at the Maryland home of an 18-year-old student planning an attack at her high school, authorities announced Monday.
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate after rape allegation
A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped in a bathroom there by two classmates, including one who …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
Attorney for suspect in Maryland school rape case says client is wrongly accused
Henry Sanchez Milian, one of two suspects charged in the rape of a 14-year-old girl in a bathroom at a Maryland high school did not do what he is accused …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
High school rape gets drawn into immigration debate
As officials reported that one of two students charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in a Maryland high school bathroom entered the United States illegally, the crime became part of …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Administration files notice it will appeal ruling against second version of travel ban
The Trump administration filed court papers Friday hoping to salvage its second version of a travel ban after two judges in separate cases this week found that it probably violated …
Sat., March 11, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
Maryland to join Washington’s lawsuit against Trump travel ban
Maryland’s attorney general says he plans to use newfound power to sue the federal government by joining a Washington state lawsuit trying to upend President Donald Trump’s new travel ban.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
Uncle of boy killed over missing birthday cake gets 10 years
The uncle of a 9-year-old boy who was fatally beaten over a missing piece of birthday cake has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for handcuffing him to a chair …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
U.S. appeals court upholds Maryland assault weapons ban
A federal appeals court has upheld Maryland’s ban on 45 assault weapons and a 10-round limit on gun magazines. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, issued …