Colorado baker goes to Supreme Court over same-sex discrimination suit

In 2012, Denver area baker Jack Phillips turned down a request to make a custom wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado. The case finally reached the Supreme Court and protesters and supporters were out in full force.

Increased animal abuse in Baltimore viewed as indicator of growing crime problem

It’s no secret that Baltimore is battling a rising violent crime problem but it’s not just the humans who are paying the price. Animal abuse in the city is up as well and many say there’s a direct link between the two.

TURKEY DONATION: Maryland Food Bank prepares for holiday needs

As the holidays draw near, so does the overwhelming need for food across Maryland. But food insecurity isn’t just a problem once a year.

Veteran Baltimore police detective killed, search for gunman underway

A Baltimore City veteran homicide detective is the latest victim in the city’s rising violent crime problem. Detective Sean Suiter was shot while investigating another murder in the western part of the city on Wednesday and died at Shock Trauma Thursday afternoon. The search continues for a suspect.

Maryland honors veterans at Welcome Centers throughout November

For the first time, Veteran’s Appreciation in Maryland has been extended to the entire month of November. State agencies, Maryland Public Television, and the U.S. Naval Academy have teamed up to create exhibits to honor it across the state.

Maryland Zoo elephants celebrate Halloween with a tasty tradition

The 35th annual “Zoo Boo” Halloween event at the Maryland Zoo brought the return of the Elephant Pumpkin Smash. The Pumpkin Smash was fun for the audience and delicious for the elephants.

Religions intersect at annual conference to fight domestic violence

The 5th Annual Maryland Interfaith Domestic Violence Conference brought together clergy, law enforcement, and community advocates to learn how to stop domestic violence from a place in the church.

Frederick transgender student helps to change county policy

After months of debate from the community, Frederick County Public Schools officially enacted a policy to allow transgender and gender non-conforming students to be treated as the gender they conform to while in schools.

Red Cross relief efforts extend to Maryland

From blood drives to deployment, the Red Cross has been organizing relief efforts for disasters across the country- and that includes contributions from the Maryland-D.C. region.

MD public schools eating fresh and local for farm to school week

Caroline County students joined the ranks of Maryland schools celebrating Farm to School Week across the state this week. Students enjoyed both preparing and eating entirely homegrown lunches while learning to support their local businesses.