Md. Senator Leading Push For National 'Blue Alert' To Protect PoliceProtecting the police officers who protect us. A Maryland senator is leading a push to crack down on criminals who target police.
Hogan Backs Bill To Examine Corrections SystemGov. Larry Hogan is backing a measure to form a council to work on ways to cut spending on corrections and reduce recidivism.
Winter Weather System May Bring Rain To Baltimore, D.C. AreaForecasters say a winter weather system moving toward the East Coast may only bring rain to the Washington and Baltimore areas.
Baltimore City 911 Center Experiences Delays Answering Calls; System Now FixedMajor issues with the city's 911 call center. Officials were experiencing delays answering emergency calls.
Health Care System To Break Ground On New BuildingCompass Pointe Healthcare System has begun construction on its new Baltimore-based national headquarters.
Lawmakers Seeking Stop-Gap Answer To Bail ProblemLawmakers are looking for a stop-gap measure to fix problems with Maryland's bail system, starting this spring. Sen. Joseph Getty, R-Carroll, said they're hung up on disagreements about how dramatic these short-term changes should be.
Md. Senate Panel Makes Budget DecisionsMaryland senators on a key state spending panel voted Friday to plug a budget hole by using more money initially planned to strengthen the finances of the state pension system.
Changes Pursued In U.S. Security Clearance SystemThe decision to grant a security clearance to a man who later killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was made without a review of a critical police report, but background investigators still followed the correct standards, the top federal personnel management official told a Senate panel Thursday.
Md. Submits Plan To Update All-Payer Health SystemMaryland has submitted a plan to the federal government to modernize the state's all-payer rate setting system for hospital services, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday.
Hagerstown Police Moving To Encrypted Radio SystemHagerstown Police Chief Mark Holtzman says the department is moving to a fully encrypted radio system because the proliferation of wireless technology allows criminals to listen on their cell phones.
Environmental Group Wants More Done To Clean Up City Sewer SystemThere are charges that Baltimore City has broken its promise to clean up the harbor. The city pledged $1 billion to stop sewage leaks from pouring into the water.
'Flushable' Wipes Clog Ocean City's Sewer SystemThe growing use of flushable wipes is causing headaches for the people who run Ocean City's sewer system.