Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday he believes there are strong grounds to appeal a ruling by Maryland’s highest court that struck down a part of a state law allowing police to collect DNA from people charged with a violent crime, burglary or attempts to commit those crimes.
The Supreme Court won’t let a woman sue a Maryland church for retaliation after she complained of sexual harassment from its pastor.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says it hasn’t decided whether to appeal a federal judge’s approval of an agreement between the owners of the Sparrows Point steel plant and environmental regulators over monitoring of the site for toxic contaminants.
Maryland is asking a federal judge to keep the state’s gun permit law in place while they appeal his ruling that it is unconstitutional.
The family of a student with special needs who filed a million dollar lawsuit against the city school system wants a new trial.
The White House has made a new plea for Alan Gross’ release but frosty relations between the U.S. and Cuba and an internal power struggle in the island nation means his freedom is far from certain.
His side of the story. The only man suspected in the disappearance of a Maryland woman in Aruba finally talks about what happened the day she vanished.
Jailed in Cuba. The campaign to get a Maryland man set free moves in a new direction.
A man convicted of fatally stabbing a Johns Hopkins researcher during a robbery has appealed his conviction. John Wagner was convicted in August of stabbing 23-year-old Stephen Pitcairn to death. Pitcairn was walking home from Penn Station, talking on a cell phone to his mother when he was killed in July 2010.
The Maryland man suspected in the disappearance of his friend is staying put in an Aruban prison for now. A panel of three judges denied Gary Giordano’s appeal for release Wednesday afternoon.
Cuba’s Supreme Court has set a July 22 date to consider an appeal by U.S. contractor Alan Gross, who was sentenced to 15 years in prison on charges of illegally importing communications equipment, state television announced Thursday.
The Reverend Jesse Jackson appealed to Cuba on Tuesday to release an American contractor facing a possible 20-year sentence on charges of trying to undermine the government, saying granting him freedom on humanitarian grounds could open the door for better relations.