Maryland joins suit against recovery-drug maker as opioid overdoses rise

Health department reports more than 900 opioid-related deaths in Maryland for the first half of this year — a large jump.

Freddie Gray’s Death, Ensuing Unrest, Spark Legislative Agenda

Gray’s death and the civil unrest that followed brought a spotlight to issues that Baltimore has faced for years.

Maryland Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill After Debate Over Amendments

While the bill passed unanimously by a vote of 46-0 Thursday, senators from both sides of the aisle voiced concerns about the legislation.

ABORTION RALLY: SCOTUS hearing on abortion brings out opponents and supporters

As the remaining eight members of the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments about a Texas law which imposes restrictions on the state’s abortion providers, supporters and opponents made their voices heard outside the court.

Maryland District Court Creates First Veterans Treatment Docket

BALTIMORE — Baltimore City District Court starts its first ever Veterans Treatment Dockets. These dockets focus on rehabilitation instead of incarceration for arrested veterans.

Anti-gun Violence in Maryland

Approaching the two year anniversary of the Maryland Firearm Safety Act, state officials discuss the next steps in keeping Marylanders safe.

General Assembly’s Proposed Reforms Focus on Police Conduct, Drug Crime Sentencing

Hogan to Sign Body Camera Legislation, Spokeswoman Says

Local Rabbi Barry Fruendel Pleads Guilty to 52 Counts of Voyeurism

Local rabbi and college instructor Rabbi Barry Freundel plead guilty to 52 misdemeanor charges of voyeurism after being charged with filming women as they undressed in preparation for ritual baths at the Kesher Israel Synagogue in Washington.

House Judiciary Committee Visits District Court Ahead of Session’s Work on Pretrial System

Delegates will review program that provides attorneys for defendants’ initial appearances

DC Ferguson: Protesters Respond to Decision in Ferguson

Following the decision by a Ferguson, Missouri grand jury not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown, protests popped up around the country including Washington, D.C.