Bail reform supporters take their fight to the steps of the Maryland State House
arlier in the year, the Maryland Court of Appeals unanimously voted to change the standard used to determine if an individual should be required to pay a cash bail. Supporters of bail reform rallied Tuesday in Annapolis, saying Senate Bill 983 would undermine the Court of Appeals ruling.
Battle over requiring helmets for female lacrosse players
Protective helmets are often required for bicyclists, bikers and some sports, like football. But when it comes to lacrosse young men and boys who play the sport are required to wear them but girls and women usually are not. And some suggest it may time to change those rules.
Lady Terps prep for road to third consecutive tournament title
Coach Brenda Frese and her Lady Terps prepare for competition in the 24th Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. Maryland sits as the No.2 seed and will go head to head against No.10 Minnesota in their first matchup of the tourney. If the Terps bring the championship back to College Park, they will become the first Big Ten school to win three straight conference titles.
Lady Terps snag the win against Minnesota in the tourney
In their first game of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, Maryland faced off against Minnesota, and came out with the victory, their second win by double-digits this year against the Golden Gophers.
Lawmakers lay passing bills aside for a night to pass the rock
COLLEGE PARK– Maryland state lawmakers are sometimes known for playing hardball, but for one night during the 90-day session, they faced off against each other in a game of basketball.
Maryland Comptroller hosts taxpayer security summit to address tax fraud
Maryland comptroller Peter Franchot, certified public accountants, and other state officials, gathered at the University of Baltimore to discuss tax fraud. They addressed discrepancies in tax refunds, how to better detect fraudulent filing, and how taxpayers can protect themselves against identity theft.
MTA looking to boost ridership with help from Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco
BALTIMORE –Maryland Transit Administration officials unveil new buses to encourage and promote ridership throughout Baltimore. Back in October of 2015, Governor Larry Hogan introduced his BaltimoreLink plan, which will revamp bus routes and improve connections to Amtrak, MARC, and the light rail.
State and feds team up to promote work zone safety
The Maryland Department of Transportation along with the State High Administration teamed up with the U.S. Department of Transportation to kick off Work Zone Awareness Week.
State lawmakers put passing bills aside for an annual game of roundball
COLLEGE PARK–Maryland state lawmakers are sometimes known for playing hardball but for one night during the 90-day session they face off against each other in a game of roundball.
Terrapin Three-Peat for UMD women’s basketball team
For the third straight year, Maryland won the Big10 Women’s Basketball Tournament, this time with a mix of veteran experience and a youthful bench.