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Navy Yard Community Remembers the Victims of Shooting on Anniversary

Navy Yard Community Remembers the Victims of Shooting on Anniversary

Community members held a commemoration ceremony for the victims of the September 16, 2013 Navy Yard shooting in Washington, D.C.

PRESCRIPTION TAKE-BACK: It’s Legal Drugs Baltimore City Hopes to Get off the Streets.

PRESCRIPTION TAKE-BACK: It’s Legal Drugs Baltimore City Hopes to Get off the Streets.

Federal and local law enforcement officials recently joined with health officials to urge the public to safely dispose of no longer needed prescription drugs. It was part of this year's National Prescription Take-Back Day to keep others from stealing or abusing leftover prescription drugs.

FIREARMS UPDATE: A look at Maryland’s Tighter Gun Law One Year after Implementation

FIREARMS UPDATE: A look at Maryland’s Tighter Gun Law One Year after Implementation

Marylanders To Prevent Gun Violence joined together with elected officials to celebrate the one year anniversary of Maryland's Firearms Safety Act. However, a local gun-owner says it has hurt his bottom line.

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Right of States to Tax Out-of-State Income

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Right of States to Tax Out-of-State Income

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a case involving a Maryland couple who believe their out-of-state income should not be taxed by their state of residence.

Treating Maryland’s Juvenile Delinquents at Home More Effective, Less Costly Than Jails, Advocates Say

Treating Maryland’s Juvenile Delinquents at Home More Effective, Less Costly Than Jails, Advocates Say

Hundreds of millions of dollars set aside to build jails for juvenile delinquents in Maryland should be spent on community-based treatment programs for youth, according to a state review panel that tracks the needs of children under the Department of Juvenile Services. These community-based programs are cheaper to run and can help reduce re-incarceration rates in some youth offenders, studies show.

Sen. Cardin Holds Briefing with Civil Rights Leaders on Racial Profiling Bill

Sen. Cardin Holds Briefing with Civil Rights Leaders on Racial Profiling Bill

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin convenes with civil rights leaders to talk about the End Racial Profiling Act.

Defendants Who Fail to Come to Court Burden Maryland Judicial System

Defendants Who Fail to Come to Court Burden Maryland Judicial System

Maryland court employees and sheriff deputies have increased duties when individuals fail to appear during scheduled court cases.