Archive for '2016'

Under new legislation, proof of child-care abilities shifts for blind parents

Under new legislation, proof of child-care abilities shifts for blind parents

Under a recent bill, in cases assessing a parent's ability to care for their child, judges and claimants will need to follow new procedures before introducing a person's disability in court.

Growing Number of Maryland High School Students Earning College Course Credit

Growing Number of Maryland High School Students Earning College Course Credit

More high school students in Maryland are earning college credit through Dual Enrollment courses within their high schools and local community colleges.

Ride-hailing Services Raise Questions About Safety

Ride-hailing Services Raise Questions About Safety

After a Michigan Uber driver's deadly killing spree in February, local incidents, less severe incidents shine a light on how confusing the ride-booking industry is.

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

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.

‘A Thankless Job’

‘A Thankless Job’

Baltimore Animal Control officers spend their days helping a city full of dogs, cats and other critters. When animals need help, officers are there.

State’s ongoing island reclamation project troubles nearby property owner

State’s ongoing island reclamation project troubles nearby property owner

The project's third phase will affect the owner of a nearby island.

Healing Through Body Art

Healing Through Body Art

When you think of body art, you might think of carnivals, tattoos or kid’s parties but one area artist uses the art form to make a difference in the lives of others.

VIVITROL: A Drug Saving Lives

VIVITROL: A Drug Saving Lives

A western Maryland detention center is the first in the country to use a new drug...to combat drug addiction.

ANIMAL CRUELTY: FBI tracking abuse cases

ANIMAL CRUELTY: FBI tracking abuse cases

After years of proven studies, the FBI announced this year they are tracking animal abuse cases because of its link to other crimes.