The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the results recently of the young-of-year striped bass survey, which tracks reproduction of the species in the Chesapeake Bay. The 2019 juvenile striped bass index is 3.4, below the 66-year average of 11.6, according to a DNR press release.
The operators of a coal-fired power plant in southern Charles County have agreed to remove piles of waste material being stored outdoors after a state inspection found multiple permit violations on the site, but denied that they had failed to notify the Maryland Department of the Environment…
Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday that he was “furious” about the traffic backups around the Chesapeake Bay bridge in recent weeks that have resulted from a resurfacing project on the westbound span’s far right lane.
Elijah Cummings became known to the nation as a Democratic leader in Congress. But his roots in public service are in Annapolis, where he is being remembered fondly by officials from both parties.
Monday may have been recognized nationwide as Columbus Day, but for the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland the holiday was another opportunity to raise awareness and encourage every individual in every community to celebrate reading and financial literacy as part of an annual program calle…
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday over whether “D.C. sniper” Lee Boyd Malvo’s juvenile life sentences without parole in Virginia violated the constitutional prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment and thus should not stand.
Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources reported 2,341 crab-related violations across the state from 2013 through 2018. There were 27 types of infractions ranging from undersized crab possession to illegal harvesting methods.
A 19-year-old Indian Head man was indicted and arrested on a first-degree murder charge alleging that he killed Thomas Edward Douglass, 63, in a fatal car accident in Mechanicsville last spring.
The volunteers at the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department recently received national recognition for a fire safety video that they hope will help save lives in Charles County and beyond.
Melwood Veterans Services unveiled its new high ropes challenge course Saturday, inviting recent graduates from its Operation Tohidu program for veterans recovering from service-related trauma to be among the first to use it.
The school spirit at Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary in Waldorf was on fire Thursday as several dozen dragons participated in a rededication ceremony for their newly renovated and modernized learning dungeon, a $24 million project which has nearly doubled in size from 47,000 square feet to now…
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office announced that the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy celebrated the graduation of eight correctional officers — including two from Charles County — from the Corrections Entrance Level Training Program, Session 62, at a ceremony held Oct. 4 at Chop…
House Majority Leader Rep. Steny Hoyer convened a roundtable discussion Oct. 8 at the county’s health department offices in White Plains to hear firsthand about the many shortcomings surrounding black maternal health care.
Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has shared his support for a congressional impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, saying at one point that the allegations are “troubling and disturbing.”