Three wrongfully convicted men each awarded $2.9 million in damages

The Board of Public Works approved compensation for three wrongfully convicted men.
Alfred Chestnut, Andrew Stewart Jr., and Ransom Watkins were each given $2.9 million in damages for spending more than three decades in prison due to convictions for a 1983 murder of a Baltimore middle schooler. They were exonerated in November.

Maryland lawmaker introduces bill to educate youth on potential risks of gambling

Legislation in the Maryland General Assembly would ask high school health teachers to include the dangers of problem gambling in their curriculum.

Maryland bills aim to restrict kratom

Kratom, a substance that users told lawmakers they take as a pain and addiction treatment, would see more stringent regulation in Maryland under legislation making its way through the General Assembly.