Top 10 graphics from fall 2016

Our data lab team was hard at work this semester creating interactive graphics to complement stories focused on everything from politics to sports to economics. Check out some of their best work from this semester.

Top 9 social stories from fall 2016

Throughout the past semester, when Twitter was buzzing, the CNS crew was following along. Here are our favorite social stories from the fall 2016 semester.

What’s Mark Trumbo really worth to the Orioles?

After rejecting Baltimore’s qualifying offer of $17.2 million, Trumbo is on the free-agent market, likely looking for a multi-year deal worth more than $15-million-per-year.

Maryland’s growing older inmate population presents challenges to correctional system

BALTIMORE, Md. – Maryland, like nearly every other state, is seeing an upward tick in its aging population behind bars. A report by the Maryland Department of Legislative Services finds that prisoners aged 51 and older is the only age…

Will Trump boost Maryland’s transportation funding?

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland – While President-elect Donald Trump vowed to build a wall, Maryland lawmakers and officials are hopeful he will build up the state’s roads, tunnels and public transit.

FBI headquarters relocation to be announced in December

By SYDNEY TONIC and KIMBERLY ESCOBAR Capital News Service WASHINGTON – The final decision on the location of the new FBI headquarters is expected to be announced in December, and Maryland state and local officials are optimistic their state will…

At Some P.G. County Metro Stations, Majority of Nighttime Riders are Below Poverty Line

Metro leaders are considering cutting late night operating hours that could disproportionately affect people below the poverty line.

D.C. area has seen 22 earthquakes of 3.0 or greater in past 25 years

The widely-felt August 2011 earthquake in Virginia has inspired greater earthquake-preparedness measures around the Southeast U.S.

Langley Park Residents Say Brothels Operate in Plain Sight Yet Elude Police

law enforcement officials have said they’ve had trouble catching traffickers there, citing the language barrier, elusive perpetrators and scared victims.

Not Just Chicken Poop: Farmer Leads Effort to Convert Poultry Waste to Energy

In Pocomoke City, Jason Lambertson’s chicken farm is expected to show how anaerobic digesters can provide a renewable alternative energy source on the Eastern Shore and solve the Chesapeake Bay’s agricultural nutrient pollution problem from its very source — chicken waste.