The western Maryland town of Hancock is rescinding an ordinance that put time limits on front-yard campaign signs after the American Civil Liberties Union objected on First Amendment grounds.
Activists want Baltimore City Police to stop using Tasers after the death of a teenager inside a hospital. They’re demanding a full review of police procedures as the commissioner announced a plan to give a Taser to every uniformed officer.
Cracking down on curfews. Baltimore City may soon impose a tough new curfew for teens. City leaders say they want to keep kids off the streets but opponents say the new restrictions may be unconstitutional.
A Baltimore City lawsuit settlement sparks major police policy and training reforms that affect everyone with a cell phone camera.
Some of Maryland’s local jails still shackle female inmates as they’re giving birth–a harmful and unnecessary practice, women’s advocates say.
Ocean City is settling a free-speech challenge of the town’s noise ordinance by a boardwalk violinist.
The ACLU calls attention to the Baltimore Police Department’s use of “stop and frisk” after records show the tactic isn’t getting the results you’d expect.
The American Civil Liberties Union says a state senator is seeking to limit local police involvement in immigration enforcement.
Get behind the wheel in Maryland, and there’s a good chance you’re being followed. Not in the traditional sense, but by license plate readers.
A rapidly growing network of police cameras is capturing, storing and sharing data on license plates, making it possible to stitch together people’s movements whether they are stuck in a commute, making tracks to the beach or up to no good.
Josh Welch got in trouble for something he did in school. Now it seems a lot of people Josh doesn’t know want to be his friend.
The Maryland House Judiciary Committee is considering a bill that would allow law enforcement officials to obtain location records from mobile devices without a search warran