HazMat Team Gives All-Clear At Greenbelt Federal Courthouse After 'Possible Hazardous Substance' FoundOfficials have given the all-clear at the federal courthouse in Greenbelt Monday afternoon after a substance that was believed to have been possibly hazardous was found.
Woman Appeals 20-Year Prison Sentence For $800K Ponzi Scheme To Pay For 'Hoodoo' RitualsA Maryland investment adviser is appealing her conviction and 20-year prison sentence for defrauding investors out of millions of dollars, some of which she spent on astrological gems, cosmetic medical procedures and religious rituals in India.
'It Would Be Kind Of Sad' | Maryland Woman Hand-Raising Monarch Butterflies Worries Trump's New Order Could Put Species At RiskHand-raising monarch butterflies in the midst of a global extinction crisis, Laura Moore and her neighbors gather round in her suburban Maryland yard to launch a butterfly newly emerged from its chrysalis. Eager to play his part, 3-year-old Thomas Powell flaps his arms and exclaims, "I'm flying! I'm flying!"
Maryland Entomologist Working To Understand, Control Threats To Honey Bee PopulationHoney bees are vital to our way of life -- with major impacts on what we eat and our economy. But a parasite has been infesting colonies across the country and now there's another threat looming overseas.
Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Bettie Jenifer's MurderPolice released this composite sketch of the suspected gunman on Friday.
Alleged Dark Web Child Pornography Facilitator Extradited To US To Face Federal ChargesIrish authorities extradited Eric Eoin Marques, 33, to the United States, to face federal charges that he allegedly conspired to advertise and distribute child pornography on the dark web.
Silver Spring Man Convicted Of Bank Fraud Conspiracy, Identity TheftA federal jury convicted Emmanuel Kusi Appiah, 47, of Silver Spring, Md., on Tuesday for a years-long bank fraud conspiracy with losses of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Federal Contractor Employee Faces Up To 10 Years For Bribery, Not Reporting Positive Urinalysis ResultsA Maryland man was arrested Tuesday on federal charges alleging that he accepted bribes and illegal gratuities in connection with his employment with a federal contractor, in which he administered urinalysis tests to individuals on federal probation, supervised release and pre-trial supervision.
Judge Refuses To Throw Out NAACP's Lawsuit Over 2020 CensusA federal judge in Maryland is allowing the NAACP to pursue its claim that the U.S. Census Bureau has insufficient funds to properly conduct the 2020 Census, risking a massive undercount.
Man Sentenced For Making Child Porn With Three Girls Ages 2-4The federal jury who heard evidence during his three-day trial in September 2018 found him guilty on each of the 18 counts after less than 30 minutes of deliberation.
Judge Hearing Testimony On 2020 Cenus Citizenship Question A federal judge in Maryland is hearing testimony for a trial involving the Trump administration's addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Government Urges Judge To Toss NAACP Lawsuit Over CensusGovernment attorneys have urged a federal judge in Maryland to throw out a lawsuit that claims inadequate funding and staffing for the U.S. Census Bureau will lead to a massive undercount of blacks and other racial and ethnic minorities in 2020.
Maryland Man Sentenced To Prison For Scamming ElderlyA Maryland man has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison for scamming dozens of elderly people out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by convincing them that they needed to pay taxes or fees to collect lottery or sweepstakes prizes.
U.S. Air Force Member Pleads Guilty To Abusive Sexual Contact With ChildAn Airman in the U.S. Air Force pleaded guilty Wednesday to abusive sexual contact with a child.
Catholic Archdiocese Of Washington Assistant Superintendent Indicted On Mail Fraud ChargesA federal grand jury has indicted Kenneth Patrick Gaughan, 40, of Washington, D.C., on mail fraud charges coming from a scheme to embezzle funds from the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington.