SLAIN BOWIE STATE STUDENT GRANTED HONORARY PROMOTION TO FIRST LIEUTENANT BY SECRETARY OF THE ARMY

Slain Bowie State ROTC student 2nd Lt. Richard W. Collins III was granted an honorary promotion on Wednesday by the secretary of the...

HOWARD COUNTY COUNCIL APPROVES FISCAL 2021 BUDGETS, SIGNS OFF ON SPENDING CUTS

The Howard County Council approved a 1.24% spending increase from last year for the fiscal 2021 operating and capital budgets Wednesday...

 
 
 

FOR WESTMINSTER ORCHARD, PICK-YOUR-OWN-STRAWBERRY SEASON IS UNLIKE ANY BEFORE THANKS TO COVID-19

Pick-your-own-strawberry season will look different from previous seasons, at least in the case of one Carroll County orchard, which...

CARROLL COUNTY REPORTS FOUR MORE COVID-19 DEATHS AMONG LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS

Another four residents of long-term care facilities in Carroll County have died of COVID-19, the county health department announced...

 
 
 

CONTINUING MARYLAND'S REOPENING, GOV. HOGAN LIFTS RESTRICTIONS ON OUTDOOR DINING, YOUTH SPORTS, CAMPS AND POOLS

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday the state would ease more restrictions he placed on businesses and gatherings due to the deadly...

MAN SHOT IN CENTRAL PARK HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOOD TWO BLOCKS FROM SUNDAY'S FATAL SHOOTING, BALTIMORE POLICE SAY

A man was shot in the leg Wednesday in Baltimore's Central Park Heights neighborhood, police say, about two blocks from where a 34-year-old...

 
 
 

DOUGLAS W. YOUNG, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND CRIMINOLOGIST, SENIOR FACULTY RESEARCHER, DIES

Douglas W. Young, a University of Maryland criminologist and senior faculty researcher, died of cancer May 12 at his Ruxton home. He...

REV. PETER L. HAYNES, RETIRED CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN PASTOR, DIES

The Rev. Peter L. Haynes, a retired Baltimore County Church of the Brethren pastor who composed music for worship, died of bone cancer...

 
 
 

HOGAN ADMINISTRATION DEFENDS SOUTH KOREAN TESTS, BLUE FLAME DEAL

Members of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's team on Wednesday defended two problematic business deals that are part of the state's response...

‘YOU'RE NOT THE NEW NORMAL. YOU'RE THE VACCINE': BALTIMORE'S JOHN WATERS ADDRESSES GRADUATES IN VIRTUAL COMMENCEMENT

The award-winning writer, director and artist spoke in front of a green screen Wednesday afternoon from the comfort of his Baltimore...

 
 
 

PROPOSAL TO SAVE WESTMINSTER'S FAMILY FITNESS CENTER INCLUDES RARE RATE INCREASE, STAFF CUTS

To help Westminster's Family Fitness Center become budget neutral, a city committee considered proposals to increase rates and fees...

ANY MARYLAND RESIDENT CAN GET COVID-19 TEST FOR FREE FRIDAY AT SIX FLAGS, GOVERNOR SAYS

Any Maryland resident who thinks they may have been exposed to COVID-19 can get a test for free Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at a...

 
 
 

MAN ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH VEHICLE THEFT AND CREDIT CARD FRAUD, HOWARD POLICE SAY

A Montgomery County man has been arrested and charged with numerous counts of vehicle theft and fraud since mid-March, Howard County...

POLICE INVESTIGATING ONE REOPEN ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY SOCIAL MEDIA POST AS A POSSIBLE THREAT; GROUP REMOVES MEMBER

The Anne Arundel County Police Department is investigating one Reopen Anne Arundel County Facebook post for three instances of a veiled...

 
 
 

SYKESVILLE MAKES TOP 10 IN BEST MAIN STREET OF AMERICA CONTEST

The Sykesville officials learned Tuesday morning that the town has been named a semifinalist in a national competition for the title...

BALTIMORE OFFICER INJURED IN FEDERAL HILL SHOOTING, ‘SAINT,' KNOWN FOR MUSICAL TALENT

The Baltimore police officer who was shot and wounded during a chase in Federal Hill Tuesday night is Officer Joshua Jackson, a 27-year-old...

 
 
 

MARYLAND REPORTS 736 NEW CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS AS HOSPITALIZATIONS CLIMB AGAIN

Maryland officials reported 736 new cases of the coronavirus Wednesday, bringing the state to 48,423 confirmed infections of COVID-19,...

MAN IN BALTIMORE COUNTY DIES FROM SHOOTING WEEKS LATER, POLICE SAY

Keynon Bryant, 28, died weeks later after being shot on May 15 in Baltimore County.

 
 
 

MARYLAND COMPANY TRIALS CORONAVIRUS VACCINE CANDIDATE IN AUSTRALIA

A U.S. biotechnology company began injecting a coronavirus vaccine candidate into people in Australia on Tuesday with hopes of releasing...

JPMORGAN CHASE INVESTS $1 MILLION IN SMALL BUSINESSES IN BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON AMID CORONAVIRUS

JPMorgan Chase will invest $1 million in small businesses in Baltimore and Washington hurt by the economic impact of the pandemic.

 
 
 



3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in basement

The police department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working to create one succeed, a new poll finds. Read more ...

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the chorus of notable high-profile athletes who have voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

The man originally claimed it was just $1,500, state police said. Read more ...

NASA chief "all in" for Tom Cruise to make a movie on a space station

NASA chief "all in" for Tom Cruise to make a movie on a space station

NASA is rolling out the International Space Station's red carpet for Tom Cruise to make a movie in orbit. Read more ...

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the... Read more ...

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Dozens of people protested in Sacramento Wednesday night against the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody. Read more ...

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Walt Disney World officials proposed a plan on Wednesday that would allow it to begin reopening theme parks on July 11. Read more ...

Virus fear alone not enough for mail balloting, Texas court says

Virus fear alone not enough for mail balloting, Texas court says

Texas officials fighting to block widespread mail-in voting during the pandemic claimed victory after the state's highest court ruled Wednesday that a lack of immunity to the... Read more ...