Politics

Marylanders Head To Polls In Presidential Primary Election; Nearly 823K Ballots CastVoters who didn't cast their ballots by mail headed to the polls Tuesday to take part in the state's primary election.
Election Guide: Maryland Holds First Mail-In Primary On June 2Maryland will hold its first mail-in primary on Tuesday, June 2. 
Maryland Lawmakers Form Police Accountability WorkgroupMaryland lawmakers on Saturday announced a group of legislators to address issues concerning police accountability.
'Inflammatory Rhetoric Isn't Going To Help': Gov. Hogan On President Trump's Tweets About George Floyd ProtestsPresident Donald Trump's tweets about the protests in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd in police custody drew some criticism Friday, after he called protestors "thugs" and tweeted "when the looting starts, the shooting starts."
'It's Still Not Helping Everybody': Hogan Lays Part Of Blame For Unemployment Issues With Federal GovernmentGov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday addressed the continued hurdles some Marylanders have had trying to get unemployment benefits, saying that while the state has processed more than 400,000 unemployment claims, the system is "still not helping everybody."
14 US Attorneys General, Including Frosh, File Brief Calling For End To Immigration Arrests At State CourthousesMore than a dozen attorneys general, including Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, have filed a brief in a case out of Massachusetts that stops federal immigration arrests from happening in or around state courthouses without a warrant or court order.

Business

What Happens When You Don't Pay Rent?Missed rent and mortgage payments can have a domino effect that hurts communities and depresses the economy.
Coronavirus Latest: Baltimore County Speeding Up Permit Process For Restaurants Wanting To Set Up Outdoor Table ServiceOfficials in Baltimore County said they're speeding up the permitting process for restaurants hoping to set up outdoor table service in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Reopening Maryland: Restaurants With Outdoor Dining Open Up For Customers FridayRestaurants with outdoor dining are ready to reopen in Maryland when the latest coronavirus restrictions are lifted at 5 p.m. Friday -- just in time for the weekend.
Gov. Hogan Hopes Ocean City, Maryland Visitors Do A 'Better Job' Social Distancing This WeekendAs more restrictions are set to be lifted at 5 p.m. Friday, including the reopening of restaurants with outdoor dining, Gov. Larry Hogan hopes people continue to social distance and avoid large crowds.
Reopening Maryland: Bengie's Drive-In Hopes To Open Next WeekBengie's Drive-In is getting ready to reopen following the green light from Maryland's governor lifting more coronavirus restrictions and allowing outdoor theaters to reopen Friday.
Protesters Boo, Yell 'Fascist' And 'Nazi' At Montgomery County Executive Marc Erlich During Coronavirus Press ConferenceMontgomery County Executive Marc Erlich was interrupted during a press conference Thursday afternoon by protesters who were upset the county hadn't reopened along with the state earlier this month.

Entertainment

Health

Coronavirus In Maryland: Hospitalizations Fall Again As Total Cases Top 54KAs the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases reported in Maryland tops 54,000, the number of people currently being hospitalized due to the virus continues to drop, data released by the state Tuesday morning showed.
7 Inmates Have Died Due To Coronavirus; 507 Cases Tied To State-Run Correctional SystemMore than 500 confirmed cases of the coronavirus have been tied to the state-run correctional system, officials said Monday.
Reopening Maryland: Health Officials Worry The COVID-19 Could Spread As Crowds Gather At The Beach, Summer EventsAs the state continues to loosen coronavirus restrictions, health officials are worried about the spread of COVID-19 as crowds head to the beach and other summer destinations where they will be in close proximity with others. 
'Game-Changer': UMD Scientists Create More Accurate, Faster COVID-19 TestScientists from the University of Maryland School of Medicine have created a first-of-its-kind coronavirus test that uses colors to detect the virus with far greater accuracy than current tests.
Six Flags Coronavirus Testing Expanded In Maryland, No Appointment NeededCoronavirus testing at Six Flags America in Prince George's County will be expanded to two days a week -- on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate Dropped By 60% From Peak As More Than 357K Tests Taken Across StateMaryland's COVID-19 positivity rate has dropped 60% from its peak and the state increased testing by 117% in May, according to statistics released by the governor's office.