Local non-profit sells jewelry to benefit dog rescues

Helping out shelter dogs in need is now easier, and more fashionable than ever. Pearls for Pups is a local non-profit run by a mom and her two daughters. They donate 100 percent of proceeds from their business to rescue shelters.

County Execs, Baltimore Mayor join in call for drug affordability board

As a social media campaign was launched on Wednesday, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh joined with the County Executives from Howard, Harford and Anne Arundel Counties in calling on state lawmakers to approve legislation creating a Prescription Drug Affordability Board to help bring down the cost of drugs.

Peak bloom date set for Washington’s cherry blossoms

The kick-off of Washington’s annual cherry blossom festival is now less than two weeks away. And along with local officials providing details of the many events scheduled during the festival came word many wait for at this time of year: when the blossoms will be in peak bloom.

Hagerstown crossing guard wins national honors

Hagerstown’s Sara Mason has been guiding school children across the street for a half-a-century. And it’s not gone unnoticed. Mason found herself in the spotlight after becoming a finalist for the annual America’s Best Crossing Guard Award.

Polynesian dancing helps one woman with overcoming health challenges

The temperatures outside the Chesapeake Arts Center in Anne Arundel County may still be chilly but inside, it’s strictly tropical when Meki’s Tamure Polynesian Arts Group meets to practice. And for one long-time member of the group, the years of dancing and being a part of the group have played a huge part in getting her life back, both physically and emotionally.

Coast Guard lieutenant appears in U.S. federal court on drug, gun charges

Federal prosecutors are calling him a domestic terrorist. Coast Guard Lieutenant Christopher Hasson, who lives in Silver Spring, appeared in U.S. Federal Court following his arrest on Friday, February 15, 2019, on drug and gun charges. Prosecutors say they found 15 guns and more than one thousand rounds of ammunition in Hasson’s home at the time of his arrest.

Maryland lawmakers looking to increase the age to buy tobacco products

State lawmakers are being asked to approve legislation that would raise the age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. If approved and signed into law, Maryland would become the seventh state to increase the age for purchasing tobacco products.

Howard County couple marks a marriage milestone and a first in Columbia

Madelaine and William Lamb recently celebrated more than a half-century of marriage. But, that anniversary was also a reminder of a barrier-breaking first for the couple and the city of Columbia.

Calvert County high school helps uncover a piece of Baltimore’s past

The site where the Baltimore Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond now sits links back in time to the days when African American slaves were freed after the Civil War. Students at a Calvert County High School helped in uncovering that piece of Baltimore’s past.

Maryland lawmakers look to increase the age to buy tobacco products

State lawmakers are being asked to approve legislation that would raise the age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. If approved and signed into law, Maryland would become the seventh state to increase the age for purchasing tobacco products.