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Montgomery Mulls Bill to Ban Natural Hair Discrimination

Residents in Montgomery County are weighing in on a new bill that clarifies the county’s anti-discrimination law to include hair.The CROWN Act — Creating...

Report: Courts Chipping Away at Backlog of Asbestos Cases

Maryland's court system is slowly chipping away at the prodigious backlog of asbestos-related litigation, according to a report prepared this week for the General...

Hogan Wants Resolution by End of the Month on Payments to Exonerees

The state of Maryland will make compensation offers to five men who spent decades in prison for crimes they did not commit, Gov. Lawrence...

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on D.C. Sniper’s Life Sentences

By HORUS ALASThe Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday over whether “D.C. sniper” Lee Boyd Malvo’s juvenile life sentences without parole in Virginia violated...

Medical Cannabis Commission Seeks Outside Review of License Process

The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission will hire an independent firm to investigate concerns about a new application process for marijuana growers and processors that...

It’s a Braveboy New World in Prince George’s County

Prince George’s County’s new prosecutor, Aisha Braveboy (D), has jumped into the State’s Attorney’s office with both feet, seizing the reins of the county’s criminal...

Supreme Court to Weigh Va. Life Sentences in D.C. Sniper Case

By HORUS ALASThe U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday over whether to uphold Virginia’s life sentences without parole imposed on Washington, D.C.,...

In Latest E-Cig Attack, Montgomery County Sues JUUL

Montgomery County says JUUL Labs – with fruity-flavored, easily concealable nicotine cartridges – has caused a severe public nuisance that local governments have few...

Hate Bias Incidents in Maryland Drop But Concerns Remain

A new report compiled by Maryland law enforcement agencies shows the number of statewide hate bias incidents in 2018 dropped to 375, down about...

Slow Your Roll: Police to Launch Speed Enforcement on I-495 This Weekend

Those with lead feet, beware: Maryland State Police will be cracking down on speeding and aggressive driving this weekend ahead of Columbus Day.Authorities said...