Maryland’s first stand-alone in-patient addiction center breaks ground

Ground was ceremonially broken Tuesday in Linthicum Heights in Anne Arundel County for the Maryland House Detox which will become the state’s first stand alone in-patient detox center when it opens this coming spring.

Students urge state lawmakers to raise tobacco age of sale to 21

Students joined with advocates at Damascus High School on the Great American Smokeout Day. They say they’re hoping to jump-start a movement to raise the legal age of sale of tobacco products in Maryland from 18 years to 21 years.

Congressional Democrats vow to keep U.S. in the fight against carbon emissions

The United States is the only member of the United Nations to reject the Paris Climate Agreement. Congressional democrats, including Maryland Senator Ben Cardin and Congressman Steny Hoyer, say this could not only be detrimental to the planet, but to America’s economy and national security, too.

Hundreds rally on Capitol Hill to support DREAM Act

DACA recipients and their supporters turned out by the hundreds on Capitol Hill Thursday demanding that Congress enact legislation to reinstate the program that prevents the deportation of undocumented young people.

Deadly Edgewood workplace shooting 911 calls released

Two weeks after the deadly shooting in Harford County that led to a multi-state manhunt, the 911 calls are being released. The suspect, Radee Prince, remains behind bars in Delaware.

Sen. McCain talks about service, leadership and political crisis with midshipmen

Senator John McCain spoke to the brigade of midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy Monday about service, leadership while also weighing in on the current political crisis in Washington.

Prince George’s County non-emergency call center celebrates 5 years

The Prince George’s County 311 Call Center is celebrating its 5 year anniversary during National Customer Service Week. Over the last 5 years, the center has handled over one million non-emergency service requests by phone, email, letter, walk-in and through its online tool.

Harford County multiple murder suspect caught, held on $2.1 million bail

It all began Wednesday morning before the business day started at Advanced Granite Solutions in Harford County. Police say that’s when Radee Prince, a recent employee at the business, opened fire killing three people and injuring two more. By Wednesday evening tips from the public helped with bringing Prince into custody.

UMD Hate Bias Incidents at Dining Hall

University of Maryland Police reports three separate hate bias incidents occurred at the North Campus dining hall in the last two weeks. Some students we spoke with say this is adding to the growing frustration on campus. UMPD is offering a $2,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect.

UMD student waits over a week to hear from family in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria

University of Maryland sophomore Gabriela Anglada was hundreds of miles away from her home of San Juan, Puerto Rico when Hurricane Maria hit. After speaking to her family that night, she could not reach them for 10 days. Now, Anglada is busy raising money to help with the Puerto Rico relief effort.