University of Maryland Student Arrested in Child Pornography Sting

A University of Maryland freshman was arrested this week on charges of distributing child pornography and crossing state lines to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor, according to a criminal complaint.

Spay Neuter: Legislators Propose Bill to Reduce Homeless Animal Problem

ANNAPOLIS — Supporters of legislation creating a special fund to support spay/neuter services in the state through a surcharge on registration fees paid by the makers of pet food sold in Maryland, made their case before the House Environmental Matters Committee Thursday.

Student CSI: Metro Area Students Prepare for Jobs in Forensic Science

Students from throughout the metropolitan Washington area tried their hand at solving crime and found it’s much different than what’s portrayed by television crime scene investigators.

NIH Sequestration: Federal Deadline Looming, Risks Are High for Health Care

BETHESDA — As the clock ticks down to the March 1 sequestration deadline on Capitol Hill the National Institutes of Health prepares for a possible loss of more than $1 billion.

Bankrupt Baltimore: Mayor Rawlings-Blake Reveals Baltimore’s Dire Financial Forecast

The city of Baltimore is headed for bankruptcy if it doesn’t make the necessary reforms to avoid it, according to a 10-year financial forecast Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake commissioned from an outside consulting firm.

Line Dancing: Bowie Woman Turns Lay Off Into Dream Job

GLENARDEN — Find out how one local woman turned a lay off into a dream job.

Laurel Flood: Woman Drowned, Patuxent River Waters Still on the Rise

Anne Arundel County Police reported that at least one woman drowned as water flooded a homeless campsite just off the Patuxent River Thursday.

Old Pucks: Maryland Seniors Get Fit On the Ice Playing Hockey

Find out the surprising way some seniors have chosen to get in shape.