The U.S. Agriculture Department says a zoo near Thurmont has agreed to pay $12,000 to settle allegations of numerous violations from 2007 to 2011.
The NCAA has announced sanctions against Penn State’s football program for the alleged cover-up of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.
Two Maryland state senators urged state regulators on Thursday to fine Pepco and Baltimore Gas and Electric more than $100 million each for the long power outages residents suffered during and after a powerful summer storm that swept across the state in late June.
A judge in Cumberland has reversed a $50,000 fine against a wastewater processing company.
The Hagerstown Suns minor league baseball team faces a $3,500 fine stemming from the death of a ballpark worker.
Several thousand drivers are off the hook after the city admits a big speed camera mistake.
A Maryland man convicted of killing a caged kitten will spend a week in jail and perform community service for an animal welfare group.
Crews in Baltimore are working to install more motion-activated cameras in areas where illegal dumping continues to be a problem.
Prosecutors are asking that the wife of former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson to pay a $15,000 fine in full before she reports to prison next month.
Prosecutors say former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson has the money to pay a $100,000 fine related to his extortion conviction before he heads to prison.
Frederick County lawmakers have agreed to increase the potential fine for drivers who illegally pass a school bus.
A man who rang up $4 million for himself by rigging Washington-area pay phones he owned to robotically dial toll-free numbers so he could collect a 50-cent fee has been sentenced to three months in prison and a fine of $20,000.