Isaac strengthened as it swirled toward vulnerable Haiti on Friday evening, threatening to bring punishing rains to people still without homes after the 2010 earthquake, but unlikely to gain enough steam to strike as a hurricane.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is asking federal officials for drought aid for 13 of the state’s 23 counties.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded $1.8 million for cleanup costs in St. Mary’s County following Hurricane Irene.
Maryland and federal emergency management officials have begun a series of briefings for Hurricane Irene disaster aid applicants.
Twenty-four states, the District of Columbia and Amtrak are vying for $2.4 billion in federal aid that became available when Florida’s governor canceled a high-speed rail project in his state, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Wednesday.
Maryland correctional officials say a convicted murderer came to the aid of a female prison worker when she was assaulted by another inmate at the medium-security Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
A tornado touched down nearly three months ago in Northeast Baltimore. The tornado was so devastating, the U.S. government is offering financial aid.
A former aide to the late Sen. Edward Kennedy has been found guilty by a federal jury of stealing more than $75,000 from the Senate by giving himself unauthorized salary and bonuses.