Frederick County is putting more eyes on drivers who don’t stop for school buses. The county will be the first in Maryland to install cameras on buses.
The Maryland Department of the Environment says Frederick County has agreed to pay a $9,600 penalty for allowing excessive levels of contaminants in wastewater released into the Potomac River in 2010 and 2011.
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.