2017

Baltimore shooting victim turns his personal tragedy into a positive program for young boys

More than two decades after nearly losing his own life, a Baltimore man has created a unique program aimed at helping middle school boys discover who they can be. Damion Cooper uses yoga and martial arts to teach young men how to cope with stress and anger.

Cherry Blossom Festival crowds talk gifts from Japan, other countries

People at the National Cherry Blossom Festival parade share their thoughts on the best gifts the United States has received from other countries. And what “gifts” they’d rather have sent back.

Maryland lawmakers back U.S. strike on Syria, but many worried about what’s next

WASHINGTON – Maryland lawmakers on Friday supported the Trump administration’s decision to launch an airstrike on a Syrian airfield in response to that government’s recent chemical weapons attack. But most called on President Donald Trump to consult with Congress and…

House debates child-marriage restrictions

A bill that would ban marriage involving people younger than 18 in all circumstances cleared a major hurdle in the House of Delegates Friday and is set to receive a final vote.

Potter fans cast the next live-action Disney flick

In response to Disney’s live-action “Beauty and the Beast” remake starring Emma Watson, fans at D.C. PotterCon fancast which Potter alum they could see starring in a live-action Disney remake.

Baltimore says its final goodbye to Cardinal William Keeler

Thousands gathered to honor the life and legacy of Cardinal William Keeler, Baltimore’s 14th archbishop, who led the Maryland Catholic community for more than twenty years. Tuesday was the last public viewing before Keeler’s body was laid to rest at the Baltimore Basilica.

Senate Dems push bills in time to override likely vetoes

Democrats in the Maryland Senate on Tuesday passed several pieces of legislation that are largely opposed by Gov. Larry Hogan, most notably a bill that would regulate the parameters for school evaluations and another that would require the state to fund Planned Parenthood should federal funding for that program be lost.

Meet Maryland’s Superfoods: Elderberries

Each week, CNS will introduce you to a new “superfood” that is grown, raised, produced and sold in Maryland. This week’s superfood: Elderberries.

For Maryland Twitter users, the Lenten struggle is real

Maryland Twitter users voice the struggles with the 40-day self-sacrificial lead-up to Easter.

Kids talk: St. Patrick’s Day, leprechauns and pots of gold

Kids at the Annapolis St. Patrick’s Day parade talk leprechauns – how to catch them and what to do with their gold.