In the Christian world, it is Good Friday. And many are marking the day with a church service.
A national humanist group is asking a federal judge in Baltimore to hold the elected leaders of a rural Maryland county in contempt and fine them $30,000 for violating his order barring them from opening meetings with sectarian prayers.
Many Maryland families are celebrating the true meaning of Christmas.
Prosecutors say a Virginia man who planned a mass killing at the Washington headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group should spend 45 years in prison for his plot.
Christians around the world prepare for Easter with Good Friday services. In Baltimore the faithful marked the day with worship and prayer.
A privately owned signboard at Maple Homestead in Frederick shares a Christian message to passers-by and stands despite intolerance.
Mixing with the drone of work, boat motors, mosquitoes and seagulls will soon be the voices of praise, worship and song when Smith Island hosts its annual summer camp meeting.
A family from Frederick is moving to Nicaragua to serve as missionaries. They will work at a camplike,160-acre ministry center established by the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism. They will run youth camps and help Nicaraguans spread their ministry.
A teenager who fell while climbing an outdoor rock wall at a Christian retreat center in western Maryland appears to have suffered only minor bruises despite initial concerns that he had a head injury.
Area parishioners are honoring the birth of Jesus.