Federal Policing Grants Brought Both Real and Paper Cops to Maryland

WASHINGTON – Federal money for community policing in Maryland bought video cameras for patrol cars, computers that can instantly e-mail from car to car and software that speeds report writing back at the office

Before Spending Years on Their Lawsuit, Workers Spent Their Lives at the Kelly

CUMBERLAND – For many of the workers who have spent more than a decade pressing a toxic exposure lawsuit against Goodyear, working at “the Kelly” was a family affair

Maryland, Virginia Appeal to Supreme Court in Potomac River Rights Dispute

WASHINGTON – Attorneys for Maryland and Virginia made their final pitches Wednesday to a Supreme Court special master in a long-running feud over access to the Potomac River

Sex Offender Registry Goes Online, Easing Access but Raising Privacy Concerns

WASHINGTON – Maryland officials will post the state’s sex offender registry online Monday, allowing anyone in the world to look up the name, address and picture of more than 2,000 convicts

Maryland Prison Population Growth Slows, But Still Outpaces National Average

WASHINGTON – The growth of Maryland’s prison population dropped sharply last year, but still grew at almost three times the national average for state prisons, according to statistics released by the Justice Department this week

Suburban Governments OK Nation’s First Regional Emergency Plan, Post-9/11

WASHINGTON – Washington-area governments gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a plan that would let regional decision-makers huddle within an hour of an emergency — compared to the seven hours it took on Sept

Anti-Terrorism Grant Reaches Across State, Baltimore Gets Biggest Share

WASHINGTON – Local jurisdictions are slated to get 87 percent of a $2

Kirwan Says He is Prevented from Revealing Deferred Compensation Plan Details

WASHINGTON – William “Brit” Kirwan says he cannot reveal the amount of deferred compensation he will receive as University System of Maryland chancellor because state officials worry it could affect a separate lawsuit