Local store gives old materials new life

On Baltimore’s Federal Hill there’s an art shop collecting items that others might otherwise toss away proving that one man’s trash can truly be another’s treasure.

Seven women paint new careers as artists

Local women find a new passion and new friends through their art.

White Nationalists posters appear on UMCP buildings

Police at the University of Maryland are investigating the posting of white nationalist fliers that were found on March 13 on at least four campus buildings.

U.S. Senate committee holds hearing for deputy attorney general post

Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein was drilled by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about what he would do if he were given the second highest ranking post in the Department of Justice. Rosenstein is President Trump’s nominee to be Deputy U.S. Attorney General.

Metro’s Finance Committee approves budget with service cuts, fare hikes

Metro’s revised $1.8 billion budget was approved Thursday by the the Board’s Finance Committee. It now awaits approval by the full Metro board. The budget includes cuts which will likely mean a reduction in service and higher fares for riders.

Cherry Blossoms see early peak bloom in Washington

The National Park Service says because of the unusually warm weather the cherry blossom trees will likely bloom earlier than expected this year.

Maryland lawmakers asked to expand protective order criteria

More efforts at the State House to provide help for domestic violence victims around the state by changing how the law interprets the word “abuse.”

Maryland House Judiciary Committee hears new sexual assault legislation

The House Judiciary Committee hears testimony on the Repeat Sexual Predator Prevention Act of 2017, legislation that’s intended to strengthen prosecutors’ cases in sexual assault trials.

Montgomery County says no change in policy despite presidential executive order on immigration

SILVER SPRING, Maryland–They are refugees, undocumented and documented immigrants, and residents with green cards. But Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett says the county has no plans to change its policies when it comes to how they are all treated, despite…

INAUGURATION PROTESTS: Demonstrators rally at the inauguration of Donald Trump

WASHINGTON — As Donald Trump was being sworn in as the country’s 45th president, protesters hit the streets and confronted police in a number of skirmishes throughout the day.