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Frank DeFilippo: Living With the Surveillance-Industrial Complex

The spy plane over Baltimore has assumed the properties of God. It is everywhere. It can see everything.So if God sees every sparrow, as...

City Civilian Review Board Leaders Press for More Power to Investigate Police

Two leaders of Baltimore’s Civilian Review Board told a state commission investigating police corruption Thursday that changes are needed to create more robust civilian...

Former State Delegate Pleads Guilty in Federal Court, May Face Prison

Four years ago, Tawanna P. Gaines received the Casper R. Taylor Jr. Founder’s Award, an honor given each year to sitting members of the...

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.,...