National Fossil Day Hosted at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History

National Fossil Day Hosted at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History

Several students from around the region gathered at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to celebrate National Fossil Day.

Hotel Associations Hope Spending Bill Provides Stability

Hotel Associations Hope Spending Bill Provides Stability

With their close proximity to the federal government, Maryland hotels have been hit especially hard by the reduction in government travel spending.

Officials Urge Drivers to Avoid Giving to Panhandlers

Officials Urge Drivers to Avoid Giving to Panhandlers

Montgomery County officials urge drivers to stop giving money to panhandlers, and instead make a donation by texting the word 'SHARE' to a designated homeless aid organization in the county.

Charitable DC Diaper Bank Reaches Milestone

Charitable DC Diaper Bank Reaches Milestone

The DC Diaper Bank distributed it's 500,000th diaper and celebrated three years of incorporation on the 27th Annual Montgomery County Community Service Day.

Revenge Porn Bill Would Criminalize Online Sexual Harassment

Revenge Porn Bill Would Criminalize Online Sexual Harassment

Posting explicit pictures of an ex on the web -- commonly referred to as 'revenge porn' -- could soon be illegal in Maryland.

Veterans’ Stories of War Preserved by Maryland Teenagers

Veterans’ Stories of War Preserved by Maryland Teenagers

Students from Suitland High School and Prince George's County Community College are partnering with veterans to pass along their tales of battle on the front lines, and keep their memories alive through the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.

Inmates Prepare Food for Holiday Charity

Inmates Prepare Food for Holiday Charity

Inmates at the Maryland Correctional Enterprises Meat Plant are prepare turkeys and other foods for the annual Bea Gaddy Thanksgiving Dinner in Baltimore. Inmates from Baltimore appreciate the opportunity to give back to a charity they remember from growing up in the city.

University of Maryland Students Raise Money for Typhoon Victims

University of Maryland Students Raise Money for Typhoon Victims

Students in UMCP's Filipino Cultural Association have organized a Typhoon Haiyan Benefit Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Stamp Student Union Grand Ballroom to raise money for the Philippines Red Cross.

Amazon to Open Giant Distribution Center in Old GM Plant in Baltimore

Amazon to Open Giant Distribution Center in Old GM Plant in Baltimore

Online retail giant Amazon.com plans to open a distribution center in Baltimore, bringing 1,000 new jobs

Carroll County High School Students Get Lesson In Driver Safety

Carroll County High School Students Get Lesson In Driver Safety

Carroll County high school students completed a driving course and field sobriety tests while wearing Fatal Vision Simulation goggles at the MDPS Crime Prevention Institute to learn the dangers of drinking and driving.