Public Safety

Metro Yellow Line Investigation

Lawmakers and Metro riders are looking to the NTSB for answers for what caused the deadly incident on the Yellow Line last week.

Maryland Reforms Juvenile Probation System with ‘Graduated Responses’ Decision-Making Tool

Maryland’s Department of Juvenile Services is developing an objective decision-making tool called a ‘system of graduated responses’ and plans to run a full pilot program in January.

Purple Line Controvery, Democratic Party Wants the Line.

Local and state democrats make a push for the construction of METRO’s Purple Line. It’s a project that republican Larry Hogan has said he’ll do away with if selected as Maryland’s governor.

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler Issues University Sexual Misconduct Report

Maryland’s top lawyer presents a plan of action saying it’s time to step up awareness about the problem of sexual assault on college campuses around the state of Maryland.

Cheaper Gas May Drive More to Hit the Road for Thanksgiving, AAA Says

ANNAPOLIS–Low gas prices, increased police presence, suspended roadwork and toll booth failsafes may provide motorists cheaper, safer and quicker Thanksgiving travel across Maryland. The Maryland Transportation Authority expects a 1 percent increase in road traffic during the holiday travel period,…

New Crosswalk Signal for a Safer College Park

The State Highway Administration has put a new speed limit, crosswalk and fence in place along a dangerous stretch of US Route 1 in College Park in an effort to keep the public safe.

Parents Join With School Children for Annual Walk to School Day

Thousands of schools across the country teamed up to inspire parents and children to walk to school in honor of National Walk to School Day.