Travelers trying to fly in or out of the Washington-Baltimore region are in for another headache Tuesday because of winter weather. The flight tracking service FlightAware shows that more than 220 flights in and out of Reagan National Airport have been canceled.
WBOC-TV Salisbury, Tue, Jan 27 2015 @ 07:26 AM
The Hyattsville father who reportedly took his 5-month-old baby from her mother by force turned himself in Tuesday night. Montgomery County Police have arrested and charged a Hyattsville man accused of taking his 5-month-old baby, prompting Tuesday's Amber Alert.
Patch.com, Wed, Jan 28 2015 @ 05:07 PM
Abraham Kamara of Silver Spring, who has videos on YouTube under the names "Honest Abe" and "Honest Business", has been sentenced to nine years in prison for possessing marijuana with the intent to distribute and fleeing and eluding police. Kamara was driving a box truck last April when an officer tried to pull him over because the truck's registration had been suspended.
WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 08:59 PM
Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Secretary Mike Gill announced Thursday that Benjamin H. Wu, an internationally recognized technology policy expert with more than 25 years of experience and management leadership, has been named Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development . In his new role, Wu will act as the Chief Operating Officer, responsible for overseeing the Department's charge of attracting companies to the State, working with in-state companies to help them expand and add jobs, connecting companies with resources and partners and driving tourism, film and the arts.
WBOC-TV Salisbury, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 06:58 PM
Montgomery County police say a missing Gaithersburg woman has been found in Springfield mental hospital, where she was admitted as a Jane Doe. ,br> Betty Jean Queen, 69, had been missing for a month, but during that time was arrested for disorderly conduct and assaulting an officer.
WJLA-TV Arlington, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 06:19 PM
Parents in Montgomery County are invited to attend information session on the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers assessment on PARCC Night on Monday. At the event, parents can learn about the PARCC assessment and how Montgomery County Public Schools is preparing students for the tests.
Patch.com, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 04:58 PM
Opponents of building a Purple Line, including members of the Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, held a fundraiser for Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan two weeks before Hogan was sworn in and as he considers whether to continue the light-rail project in Montgomery and Prince George's counties, according to campaign records and an event attendee. Ben Ross, a longtime Purple Line supporter, said he began researching Hogan's campaign contribution records after Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal , another longtime Purple Line advocate, tweeted Jan. 9 that he'd heard about the fundraiser at the Maryland Association of Counties' winter conference on the Eastern Shore.
The Washington Post, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 02:27 PM
Members of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland on Thursday criticized Gov. Larry Hogan's budget proposal for cuts to education and health care. The opposition illustrates a major point of contention that will play out this legislative session between the Democratic-controlled Legislature and a new Republican governor who campaigned on bringing fiscal restraint to state government in his upset victory in November in a heavily Democratic state.
WBOC-TV Salisbury, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 01:36 PM