A lawsuit against Frederick County over a proposed rezoning that opponents say will lead to higher taxes, sprawl and environmental harm has been dismissed. But an attorney for the environmental groups and residents who filed the lawsuit said Friday that they can re-file once the county’s plan passes.
A mistrial has been declared in the campaign fraud trial against ex-presidential candidate John Edwards. Jurors on Thursday acquitted John Edwards of one of six counts involving him taking money from wealthy heiress Rachel “Bunny” Mellon. They told the judge they are deadlocked on the other five charges against him.
A judge in Baltimore has slashed the damages awarded in the death of a state prison inmate who was murdered aboard a prison bus in 2005.
Controversial decision. Maryland’s highest court unanimously rules to allow same-sex couples to divorce in the state.
A Howard County judge will order another evaluation of whether a man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital is competent to stand trial.
A controversy is brewing over your rights. City police now say you can record them on the job, but that’s not enough to satisfy a federal judge.
A former public defender who worked in New York and Washington will be sworn in as a judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.
Frederick County lawmakers have agreed to increase the potential fine for drivers who illegally pass a school bus.
A federal judge said Tuesday that the U.S. government must notify Occupy D.C. protesters if it intends to evict them from a downtown Washington park and remove their tents and other belongings.
Prosecutors are asking a judge to consider whether the murder case against a man charged with killing a Mercer University law school graduate was assigned to the right judge.
A Maryland driver who fled the scene of a single-vehicle crash in Olney that killed three of his passengers was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Attorneys arguing that Maryland’s history of racially-segregated higher education is ongoing used decades-old state reports to try to make their point as a federal trial begins.