Metro Roundup: New Cars, Leaking Water and Safety Concerns

Metro Roundup: New Cars, Leaking Water and Safety Concerns

This week Metro saw its share of highs and lows. Although the transit agency announced the debut date for its new cars, it also faced criticism about worker and passenger safety following a slew of incidents.

No Suprises for Maryland in 2014 US Census Bureau Data

No Suprises for Maryland in 2014 US Census Bureau Data

There weren’t any surprises for Maryland when the United States Census Bureau released its population estimates for 2014.

Pope Francis Will Visit White House in September

Pope Francis Will Visit White House in September

Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church, will visit the White House during his trip to the United States later this year.

Fourth Annual Maryland International Film Festival Begins Thursday

Fourth Annual Maryland International Film Festival Begins Thursday

The fourth annual Maryland International Film Festival will take place Thursday through Saturday with screenings and after-parties in downtown Hagerstown.

Metro Roundup: Death, Rifts and Money Problems

Metro Roundup: Death, Rifts and Money Problems

WASHINGTON--Metro’s week was anything but good. The transit agency faced a tough few days, during which it suspended its search for a new leader, asked its board for permission to obtain a big loan and saw a police-involved fatality.

U.S. Geological Survey Reports Animal Waste as Major Pollutant in Eastern Shore Watershed

U.S. Geological Survey Reports Animal Waste as Major Pollutant in Eastern Shore Watershed

The U.S. Geological Survey reported Thursday that the Eastern Shore is being polluted largely by an excess amount of nutrients from inorganic fertilizers and manure - in other words, animal waste.

Prince George’s County Pothole Blitz

Prince George’s County Pothole Blitz

The winter weather appears to have finally cleared up but not without leaving its mark on the roads. Potholes have been wreaking havoc throughout the region and Prince George’s County’s Department of Public Works is working to patch up the problem.

Old Testament, New Law: Marylanders May Find Forgiveness in ‘Second Chance’ Bill

Old Testament, New Law: Marylanders May Find Forgiveness in ‘Second Chance’ Bill

Marylanders with nonviolent criminal records might not have to part the seas to have a second chance, thanks to a state Senate bill designed to allow them to shield certain offenses from their records after a period of no criminal activity.

Maryland Makes Top Ten List for Strict Gun Laws

Maryland Makes Top Ten List for Strict Gun Laws

Maryland ranks seventh among the states for laws that help keep guns out of the hands of criminals, according to the 2015 Brady Campaign.

Anthony Brown Announces Run for Congress

Anthony Brown Announces Run for Congress

Former Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announced his candidacy for Maryland’s 4th Congressional District on Thursday, joining former Prince George’s State’s Attorney Glenn Ivey as declared candidates in the Democratic primary field.