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New Gun Safety Law Prompts Hundreds of Protective Orders

By Natalie JonesIn the three months since its implementation, Maryland’s “red flag” gun safety law has prompted more than 300 protective orders across the...

Judge Rules Against 2020 Census Question on Citizenship Challenged by Maryland Attorney General

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a citizenship question should not be included in the 2020 Census, in a lawsuit joined by Maryland Attorney...

Unintentional Intoxication Deaths Top 1,800 in First 9 Months of 2018

More than 1,800 Marylanders died unintentionally from drug- and alcohol-related intoxication deaths in the first nine months of 2018, state statistics show.The Maryland Department...

Delegate’s Chief of Staff Charged for Misleading Robocall in 2018 GOP Primary

Del. Richard K. Impallaria’s campaign released a robocall in June that purported to highlight the House of Delegates minority whip’s support for the transgender...

Hogan Promises Money, Programs to Address Crime in Baltimore

Listing some of the recent headline-grabbing stories of crime and death in Baltimore, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. announced a list of new initiatives...

Juvenile Justice Reform, Tracking Illegal Guns Top Priorities for Braveboy

Seeking to reduce the number of young people who go off course early in life jeopardizing their chances for success as adults, Prince George’s...

Ball Picks Double Trailblazer to Serve as Howard Co. Police Chief

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball (D), who made history when he was elected to be the county’s first African-American chief executive, will make history...

Hopkins Report Promoting Campus Police Force Paints Bleak Picture of Baltimore Crime

Spurred by a relentless rise in Baltimore City’s violent crime rate – and even raising the specter of an on-campus shooter – Johns Hopkins...

Lawyer, Activist Mike Pretl Dies

Michael A. Pretl, a lawyer and progressive activist who has been associated with several high-profile causes through the years, died on Christmas Day following...

Bail Reform Falling Short of Goals

In the cinder-block group cells at the Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center, you might find a defendant accused of murder sitting beside a...