One of Wes Moore’s biggest anti-poverty ideas won’t pass this year

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore (D) described his first legislative loss with a wide smile and optimism about the rest of his proposals.

By Erin CoxMarch 20, 2023

School voucher program in jeopardy as Md. lawmakers disagree on spending

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore (D) wants to phase out state-financed, private-school scholarships created by former Republican governor Larry Hogan.

By Ovetta WigginsMarch 20, 2023

Ex-employee charged with killing security-company owner outside skating rink

A witness said Omar Delonte Smith had been fired from the company and claimed to be upset that he had not received his last paycheck

By Jasmine HiltonMarch 16, 2023

Maryland Senate votes to ease path for child sex abuse victims to sue

The vote came as the state's attorney general prepares to release a four-year probe of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, detailing 600 victims of clergy sexual abuse over 80 years.

By Erin CoxMarch 16, 2023

Fleeing homicide suspect left his phone next to the body, police say

Police in Montgomery County charged two cousins in the fatal shooting in downtown Silver Spring.

By Dan MorseMarch 16, 2023

5 things to know about Md.’s marijuana bills halfway through session

The 100-page bill being considered by the legislature marks the end of nearly decade-long journey toward legalization.

By Ovetta WigginsMarch 16, 2023

Video captures woman swiping dog from Maryland porch, police say

Prince George’s County police released footage of five-year-old Canela, a female dachshund, being taken from outside a home.

By Jasmine HiltonMarch 15, 2023

Montgomery executive pitches property tax increase to fund school needs

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich pitched a 10cent property tax increase that would raise over $220 million for schools.

By Nicole AsburyMarch 15, 2023

Gov. Wes Moore calls for phasing out new gas-powered car sales by 2035

The accelerating shift away from gasoline in Maryland is aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

By Ovetta WigginsMarch 14, 2023

Two shot in Md.; one victim ran to Suitland High for help, police say

Police said the shooting is believed to have occurred at an apartment complex, though they were called to Suitland High School after one victim ran there.

By Jasmine HiltonMarch 14, 2023

Judge issues warrant for Roy McGrath, Hogan’s former chief of staff

A federal judge issued a bench warrant after McGrath did not appear in court Monday. He faces fraud and embezzlement charges.

By Ovetta WigginsMarch 13, 2023

Police release new details of deadly Capitol Hill shooting

Police on Monday afternoon identified one victim as Othaniel Gaither, a 34-year-old from Southeast Washington.

By Emily DaviesMarch 13, 2023

Marilyn Goldwater, Maryland delegate and health care champion, dies at 95

The former emergency-room nurse spent 24 years over three decades in the Maryland House of Delegates.

By Emily LangerMarch 13, 2023

Local Md. officials plead for state aid as pandemic rent relief wanes

In Montgomery County, the number of evictions scheduled in January and February increased more than 350 percent year-over-year, to 771, sheriff's office data shows.

By Katie ShepherdMarch 13, 2023

Judges skeptical of Maryland’s permit requirement for handguns

Because of a recent Supreme Court ruling, judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit suggested Maryland's regulation might need to be scrapped.

By Rachel WeinerMarch 10, 2023

With $200M spent on stalled Beltway relief project, Md.'s next step unclear

Maryland spent $200 million on Beltway congestion relief. It was supposed to cost taxpayers nothing.

By Erin Cox and Luz LazoMarch 10, 2023

Police identify victim in tanker truck explosion in Frederick, Md.

The victim is Ronald Leroy Heiston Jr., 58, of Smithsburg, Maryland, police said.

By Jasmine HiltonMarch 10, 2023

A financial penalty for not teaching gender identity? Md. bill would impose one.

The legislation puts Annapolis in the middle of an escalating national debate over what children should learn and how to teach it.

By Ovetta Wiggins and Nicole AsburyMarch 10, 2023

Toll road operator withdraws from plan to develop Beltway, I-270 toll lanes

It’s a potentially insurmountable setback to a $6 billion plan first announced in 2017 by Maryland’s previous governor, Republican Larry Hogan.

By Erin Cox and Luz LazoMarch 9, 2023

Maryland revenue estimated to shrink by $477 million

Maryland also failed to recover from pandemic job losses as quickly as the rest of the country.

By Erin CoxMarch 9, 2023