The National Park Service tentatively approved a plan Friday that envisions government sharpshooters killing more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia over the next five years to curb damage to plants and trees.
Officials say a motorcyclist has been taken to the hospital after colliding with a deer in Carroll County.
The National Park Service says government sharpshooters killed 156 white-tailed deer in the fifth year of a herd-reduction program at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont.
Identical bills to greatly expand Sunday hunting opportunities in western Maryland have passed both houses of the General Assembly.
A school in Anne Arundel County was closed Monday after deer cause damage inside the school.
The Department of Natural Resources says a second deer harvested in western Maryland has tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says hunters killed 10 percent more deer in 2013-14 than they did last season.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says bigger bag limits for deer hunters in most of the state are helping reduce crop damage.
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy was injured after his patrol vehicle hit a deer, overturned and landed in a ditch filled with water.
Two cheetahs at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo have met with some unexpected prey. The result was predictable.
Maryland deer hunters who use muzzle-loading firearms have another two weeks to fill their tags.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says hunters killed 2 percent more deer than last year during the two-week firearm season that ended Saturday.