The Office of the State Fire Marshal is honoring law enforcement officers whose work led to the convictions of eight people for setting 42 fires in western Maryland last year.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is extending the Western Maryland Rail Trail by bypassing a tunnel that’s home to a colony of federally endangered Indiana bats.
A western Maryland physician charged with sexually assaulting a patient at a walk-in clinic in LaVale last month served more than 3 1/2 years in prison for raping a Florida woman at gunpoint in 1986, public records show.
Towson University researchers are preparing to release their full study of the prospective economic impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland.
The Maryland Agriculture Department is promoting an ice cream trail stretching from western Maryland to the Eastern Shore.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is giving his blessing to more Sunday hunting in western Maryland despite opposition from birdwatchers and horseback riders.
The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad says it’s acquiring a 65-year-old steam locomotive from the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore.
A New York man who fled to England after a slaying in western Maryland has been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2006 shooting.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is advising western Maryland residents to take measures to avoid unwelcome visits from hungry black bears.
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Larry Hogan is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a campaign swing through western Maryland.
The Maryland Department of Agriculture says it’s reducing its gypsy moth spraying to about 5,200 acres this year, down from more than 12,000 acres in 2013.
Four western Maryland residents face criminal charges for blocking a Cumberland courthouse entrance to protest Dominion Resources’ plan to export natural gas.