Veterans Play Kayak Football to Form Military Community

Disabled veterans join with active duty service men and women in the water in a kayaking football competition. The competition is sponsored by
Team River Runner which provides adaptive water sports to help veterans and active duty service members readjust to civilian life.

Medal of Honor Awarded to University of Maryland Alum

At a White House Ceremony on Thursday, U.S. Army Captain Florent Groberg (retired) received the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in a ceremony at the White House. Florent, a University of Maryland graduate, tackled a suicide bomber during a combat mission in Afghanistan’s Kunar Province.

Maryland Local Wines Win Awards

A celebration of Maryland’s wine industry last weekend made victory just a little sweeter thanks to some of the state’s tastiest grapes.

DC Underground Tunnel to Combat Flooding from Sewers

An underground tunnel is being built for a new sewer system to alleviate flooding in DC neighborhoods. The $157 million project is ahead of schedule, and will be completed next spring.

Maryland District Court Creates First Veterans Treatment Docket

BALTIMORE — Baltimore City District Court starts its first ever Veterans Treatment Dockets. These dockets focus on rehabilitation instead of incarceration for arrested veterans.

Baltimore Mayor Seeks to Build Relationships Within City

WASHINGTON — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake spoke at the National Press Club for the United States Conference of Mayors. She focused on developing healthy relationships between people and the police.

Storms Bring Heavy Rain and Destruction to Maryland

LAUREL — A rash of severe weather left a path of destruction in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties. Local residents and businesses are preparing for another round of storms this weekend.

Pope’s Speech to Congress Brings Hundreds To the National Mall

Visitors from across the country gathered at the National Mall on Thursday to hear Pope Francis’ unprecedented address to a joint session of Congress.