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Rate of Opioid Deaths Slowing Overall, But Fentanyl Deaths Surged in 2018

The number of overdose deaths in Maryland increased by 5 percent last year – driven by an increase in the number of deaths from...

Raskin: Trump ‘Declares Himself Above and Beyond the Law’

After a full day of partisan sniping on Capitol Hill, the House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt...

Del. Hettleman Responds to Article on Rape Kits

Thank you for bringing attention to the important issues around the handling of rape kits in the May 7 article, “Thousands of Rape Kits Untested.” I...

UMMS Board Chair, Two Members Resign

The chair of the University of Maryland Medical System board resigned Tuesday as an additional contract with a board member was disclosed publicly.Stephen Burch,...

New Law Still Leaves Thousands of Rape Kits Untested

A law requiring law enforcement agencies to submit qualified rape kits for testing within 30 days of receipt will become effective in January 2020,...

To Stop Violence, Bill Would Fund Victims’ Services

When a patient arrives at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore with a violent injury, there’s a decent chance they’ve been the...

Pugh Resigns, New Mayor Says ‘Baltimore’s Best Days Are Ahead of Us’

Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh (D), beset by multiple scandals, resigned Thursday afternoon.Pugh's attorney, Steven D. Silverman, read a statement announcing her decision in...

Delegate’s Former Chief of Staff Convicted of Elections Law Violations

A Maryland delegate’s former chief of staff was convicted Tuesday of violating Maryland election laws.Tyler Walch, former chief of staff for Del. Richard Impallaria...

174 Bills Signed Into Law, Including Stacey’s Law and Others to Honor Marylanders

Mike Seaton clutched a photo of his daughter, Stacey Lynne, as he walked through the State House on Tuesday morning.It was taken in the...

Hogan Taps Montgomery Corrections Chief for State Public Safety Post

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) on Monday announced that he has nominated Robert L. Green to be the next secretary of the Maryland Department of...