A recently developed DNA tool has already led to a murder charge in Maryland. Police think it will be useful in investigations to come.
Governor Larry Hogan signed seven bills while two of his vetoes were overridden. Meanwhile, Maryland joined 19 other states to sue the federal government over citizenship questions on the 2020 census.
Determined to pass meaningful legislation in the wake of the Parkland and Great Mills high school shootings, Maryland lawmakers are considering a measure to put an armed school resource officer in every public school. The bill comes as part of a four-bill package being rushed through the General Assembly as session nears end.
As overdose deaths in the state rise, Md. lawmakers want to make clear that calling for help won’t incriminate anyone involved in a medical emergency.
Maryland prosecutors will be able to go after the crime of solicitation to murder – no matter how long after the act, and for a felony – if a bipartisan bill passes.
Legislation that would make knowingly failing to report child abuse a crime in Maryland was passed by the Senate, but faces some skepticism in the House.
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The Maryland Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill that would further incentivize oyster shell recycling. “This bill continues to promote a very viable shell recovery program that’s been in existence for five years,” said Sen. Stephen…
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — A significant spike in juvenile crime from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on school days has led to a push by the state’s juvenile justice agency to shift school start and finish times. The department is advocating…