O'Malley May Commute 4 Death Row Sentences Before Hogan Takes OfficeWith only two months left before Republican Larry Hogan takes office, Gov. Martin O'Malley might take action to commute the sentences of four men who remain on Maryland's death row.
Wellness Program Required For Md. State EmployeesState employees will now be required to participate in a wellness program as part of their health insurance or pay a $50 annual penalty.
Senate Votes To Increase Penalty For HazingMaryland's Senate has agreed to boost the penalty for college hazing from $500 to $5,000. The bill is now headed to the Senate.
House OKs Added Penalty To Crimes Done Before KidsA measure to create an added penalty for crimes of violence committed in front of children has passed the Maryland House of Delegates.
Keidel: The NFL, 'N' Word, And CensorshipThe NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It's probably the most delicate and toxic topic we'll ever discuss in sports.
Senators Want To Raise Max Penalty For MurderTwo senators say 30 years in prison isn't long enough for someone who commits a ghastly murder. But right now, that's the maximum for defendants convicted of second-degree murder, according to Maryland law.
Maryland Appeals $50M+ Penalty Over Leaving The ACCJudges in North Carolina were asked Thursday to bow out of a role in deciding whether to slow down the big-money game of musical chairs involving universities, athletic conferences and billions of dollars in broadcast revenues.
Carroll Co. Allots $3M To Quit Incinerator DealThe Carroll County Board of Commissioners has voted to set aside $3 million for a penalty for leaving a proposed waste-to-energy incinerator project with Frederick County.
Frederick County Fined Thousands For Wastewater FlapThe 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.
Steve Davis: NFL Sticks It To RedskinsThis tells me NFL owners must really dislike Daniel Snyder because basically they banded together to stick it to him, and help themselves at the same time.
Backers Of WikiLeaks Suspect Seek More Defense AidA support group for the Army private suspected of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks says it'll need to raise more money than anticipated to pay for his defense.
Md. Authorities Charge 6 Men With Taking OystersMaryland Natural Resources police have charged six men with removing oysters from an oyster sanctuary in the Corsica River.