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How a wrongly imprisoned Maryland man got his life back

By Julie Depenbrock BALTIMORE, Maryland — They called him Mandela. Some inmates knew it was a nickname. Some didn’t. Either way, it didn’t matter much to...
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Prison gang investigation results in indictment of correctional officer and inmates

By: Alex Flum BALTIMORE, Maryland--More than two dozen people have been indicted following a year-long investigation into gang activity at state prisons. Those arrested include...

Proposed legislation aims to stop online sex trafficking

By CONNER HOYT and MICHAEL BRICE-SADDLER WASHINGTON - Last year, Maryland had the 13th-most sex trafficking cases in the country with 161, according to the...

Graduate Students Gather to Protest HR 1, the Tax Cut and...

Graduate students at the University of Maryland gathered last week in protest of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act bill that was recently passed...

Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay defenders hold breath, wait on Senate

By J.F. MEILS, ALEX MANN and JULIE DEPENBROCK WASHINGTON — If the Senate does not restore a deep, House-passed cut in federal funding to the...

UMD awarded a $6 million dollar grant to fund research in...

By Ariel Guillory Several professors, along with a team of researchers from various organizations and universities were awarded a $6.0 million NIH grant this summer to...

Trump administration dives into fish fight with conservationists

By CHANGEZ ALI WASHINGTON - An unprecedented Trump administration decision over the summer that overruled an interstate fishing commission has drawn the ire of critics...

Computer science teacher Samir Paul joins District 16 delegate race

By H.R. Fletcher, Jr. @FletchDC BETHESDA, MARYLAND - Samir Paul, a computer science teacher at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, is making his...

Maryland senators introduce bill to aid “temporary status” immigrants

By HELEN PARSHALL WASHINGTON - Maryland Democratic Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen joined immigrants rights activists on Thursday to unveil new legislation to...

Montgomery school challenges students in two languages

By CONNER HOYT SILVER SPRING, Maryland ––– Step into Edwin Amaya’s fifth-grade math class at Kemp Mill Elementary School and you may find yourself overwhelmed,...

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Supreme Court hears arguments on wedding cake controversy

By: Natalie Grim WASHINGTON--The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday over whether a baker in Colorado should be compelled to fill an order from a same...