Maryland uses these emoji…

Despite being near the water, Marylanders use ocean creature emoji less than the average American.

Washington Wizards Reimagined as Harry Potter Characters

If John Wall is Harry Potter, which Washington Wizards are Snape, Dumbledore and Voldemort?

Five Key Takeaways From Martin O’Malley’s Third Quarter Fundraising Report

New presidential campaign fundraising totals were released last week that show Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders continue to dominate former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley in the money race. The third quarter numbers revealed some trends – most of them discouraging – of the O’Malley campaign.

Take a Virtual Tour of Maryland’s Famous Haunts

Maryland has its fair share of haunts: A bloodthirsty goat-human hybrid, haunted Victorian ruins, and a remote hill where cars mysteriously roll uphill are among many legends native Marylanders have passed down over generations.

Increase in Number of Domestic Violence Crimes Reported in Maryland in 2013

Recent changes in Maryland Law led to a more expansive definition of domestic violence crimes. Prior to 2013, only cases between husband, wife, or cohabitant were reported.

Candidates Crowd Field for 2016 Baltimore Mayoral Election

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will not be running, but nine other candidates have announced or filed to run for Baltimore mayor in 2016.

Reactions: Baltimore mayor will not seek re-election

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called a press conference Friday morning and made a formal announcement that she would not seek re-election and focus her attention on healing the city in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death.

Freddie Gray’s case settled for $6.4 million, surpassing the $5.9 million Eric Garner settlement

The settlement was reached five months after Gray, 25, died from a neck injury while in police custody.