Maryland Prohibits Conversion Therapy For Gay Youth

US | Grace Carr
Maryland banned gay conversion therapy Tuesday, a move that has been met with cheers of victory from gay and LGBTQ members of the community.(Shutterstock/Novikov Aleksey)

‘A victory in our fight’

Special Ed Advocate: Over 80 Percent Of Special Education Students Shouldn't Be There

Education | Rob Shimshock
Pictured is an empty classroom with chairs and desks. (Shutterstock/hxdbzxy) | How Many Students Belong In Special Ed?

‘School systems conceal actual performance through grade inflation’

Baltimore Fishermen Worried About Losing Food Stamp Revenue

US | Thomas Phippen
Fisherman aboard the commercial crabbing boat "Foxy Roxy" holds a Blue Crabs while crabbing on the Chesapeake Bay August 3, 2005 in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

‘I don’t think it’s going to be any good for us crabbers’

Maryland Democratic Candidate For Governor Dies Suddenly

Politics | Henry Rodgers
Screen Shot:Youtube:Kevin Kamenetz:WMAR-2 News

‘In a state of shock’

Vaping Hysteria Causes School To Remove Bathroom Doors

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr
A man smokes an electronic cigarette vaporizer, also known as an e-cigarette, in Toronto, August 7, 2015. Many of the world's junior miners are laying down their picks and shovels to start new ventures ranging from egg exporting to e-cigarette company, as they as try to survive a crash in metals prices by shifting away from exploration. Picture taken on August 7, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

‘A violation of our privacy’

Public School Official Under Fire For Raising Employee’s Salary By EIGHT Times Normal Rate

Education | Rob Shimshock
Hands hold dollar bills. (Shutterstock/dindumphoto) | UMich Funnels $11 Million Into Diversity

‘This is a reckless disregard for taxpayer dollars’

School Takes Alarming Step To Stop Vaping By Removing Bathroom Doors

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr
A Maryland school is facing criticism over privacy concerns after removing the doors from their bathrooms in an attempt to stop teens from vaping.(Credit: Prostock-studio/Shutterstock)

‘A violation of our privacy’

Hidden Camera Sends Maryland School District Into Panic

Education | Rob Shimshock

‘We believe this was placed to gather information’

Thousands Fined For Driving Too Slowly In The Left Lane

US | Ethan Barton
Thousands of people who drove too slowly in the left lane or committed related violations in Virginia have been issued a $100 fine, according to a Monday report. (Shutterstock/sirtravelalot)

$100 for driving too slowly

All Maryland Casino Money Could Go To Education, If New Measure Enacted

Education | Rob Shimshock
Out of focus blurry image of casino equipment. Blurred slot machines in a casino. Illuminated in blue. (Shutterstock/Belish)

Maryland revenue is fungible

Employees At This School Just Keep Getting Arrested

Education | Rob Shimshock
Pictured is a desk in a classroom. (Shutterstock/ABO PHOTOGRAPHY) |

‘We have had enough’

Adnan Syed Of 'Serial' Fame Wins New Trial

Politics | Kevin Daley
Convicted murderer Adnan Syed arrives at the Baltimore City Circuit Courthouse in Baltimore, Maryland February 5, 2016. Syed, 35, was convicted in 2000 of kidnapping and strangling his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, 18, and is serving a life sentence. He is seeking a retrial based on new evidence about his case amid questions about the fairness of his conviction raised by the popular "Serial" podcast. REUTERS/Carlos Barria -

Court faults lawyer for failing to call alibi witness

Supreme Court Struggles For A Solution In Dem Gerrymander Case

Politics | Kevin Daley
Demonstrators rally with cut-outs of congressional districts in front of the Supreme court before oral arguments on Benisek v. Lamone, a redistricting case on whether Democratic lawmakers in Maryland unlawfully drew a congressional district in a way that would prevent a Republican candidate from winning, in Washington, U.S., March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts | SCOTUS No Closer On Partisan Gerrymanders

The Court wants to do something — but it has no idea what

Supreme Court May Strike Down Democratic Gerrymander In Maryland

Politics | Kevin Daley
Demonstrators rally during oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford, a case about partisan gerrymandering in electoral districts, at the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Courts may start policing partisan gerrymanders

Vaping Advocates Stress Nicotine Not The Enemy In Fight Against Smoking Deaths

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr
Harm reduction advocates are criticizing lawmakers in New York state for conflating combustible tobacco with vaping in their latest effort to restrict access.(farvatar/Shutterstock)

‘People smoke for nicotine, but they die from the tar’

16-Year-Old School Shooting Victim Taken Off Life Support

US | Amber Randall
Emergency personnel and law enforcement officers stand outside Great Mills High School following a shooting on Tuesday morning in St. Mary's County, Maryland, U.S., March 20, 2018. REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz

‘Rest easy sweetheart’