Thousands rally in DC for March for Our Lives

Just days after the fatal shooting at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County in Southern Maryland, more than 100 students from the high school joined with hundreds of thousands of others from around the country in taking to the streets of Washington, D.C. last Saturday for the March for Our Lives.

Thousands of DMV students stage walkout for stricter gun regulation and greater school security

Students from Montgomery County’s Winston Churchill High School joined with thousands of other students from around the area on Wednesday in a walk-out, 17-minute silent protest and open call to the White House and Congress for better protections for students in school and additional gun control legislation.

Local health officials say risk of getting the flu is still high

About this time of year the flu bug starts winding down. But this year is proving to be one of the worst for Maryland, and the rest of the country,with new cases of the flu still coming in at a high rate.

Hundreds gather to honor slain Baltimore City Detective Sean Suiter

Hundreds of officers and members of the community gathered alongside the friends and family of Baltimore City Police Detective Sean Suiter during the officer’s funeral and burial on Wednesday.

House committee seeks input on opioid crisis in visit to Baltimore

Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform gathered at John’s Hopkins Hospital with Maryland leaders to discuss solutions to the nation’s opioid epidemic.

Maryland senators introduce legislation to protect TPS recipients

With time running out on more than 400,000 residents in the United States under Temporary Protected Status, Maryland Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin have introduced legislation that would allow TPS recipients to apply for legal permanent residency after three years.

MDOT and SHA remind motorists safety is first during holiday travel

More than 1 million Marylanders are expected to hit the road during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. And the Maryland Department of Transportation, together with the State Highway Administration, is reminding motorists to be extra careful for the sake of the drivers and the workers out on the road.

Advocates demonstrate on Capitol Hill for additional funding to fight opioid addiction

Dozens of protestors gathered outside House Speaker Paul Ryan’s office, as well as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday. The group demanded additional funding for help treating addiction and the opioid epidemic.

National Archives kicks off new Vietnam War exhibit with helicopter display

The National Archives is preparing to open a new exhibit honoring veterans and memories of the Vietnam War. To kickoff the new exhibition, the museum showcased three helicopters flown during the Vietnam War.

Home landscaping project aims to help improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay

Carroll County is among more than a dozen jurisdictions in the region taking part in the Bay-Wise program. Residents who live within a half-mile of a river, stream or storm drain are encouraged to improve the water quality through smarter gardening.