Fort Detrick To Run Criminal Checks On VisitorsFort Detrick says it will run criminal background checks on visitors under new security measures the U.S. military is implementing at all its bases.
Board Explores Background Checks In Wake Of Former Md. Doctor Convicted Of RapeRegulators allowed a doctor to practice in Maryland despite a past rape conviction. His case is now putting a spotlight on the lack of required background checks for all of Maryland's physicians.
Law Enforcers To Help With Gun Background ChecksMaryland State Police says officers from several law enforcement agencies will help troopers conduct background checks for people applying to buy guns.
Massive Backlog: Police Background Checks Delay Md. Gun PurchasesState police are dealing with a massive backlog as they try to process thousands of background checks on people waiting to buy handguns in Maryland. And in some cases, that delay has helped guns fall into the hands of people who shouldn't have them.
Md. Moves To Sanction Foster Care ProviderMaryland officials are moving to suspend new placements by the state's second-largest foster care provider after finding that it put children at risk by failing to track background checks, training and other requirements for foster parents.