A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday said police can routinely take DNA from people they arrest, equating a DNA cheek swab to other common jailhouse procedures like fingerprinting.
Authorities have charged a 20-year-old Maryland man in the fatal shooting last year of an 18-year-old high school student.
The school is leaving the ACC for the Big Ten. The ACC sued the school in November to make it pay its $52 million exit fee. Maryland sued the ACC last month in a Maryland court, calling the fee invalid.
Authorities have charged a Lanham man with attempted murder after they say he stabbed another man during an argument about a picture that had been posted on the Internet.
The names of people who file for peace or protective orders will be removed from and no longer included in online Maryland court records, a move that victims' rights advocates support.
A Maryland court on Friday upheld a petition forcing a referendum this fall on the state's congressional map.
For the second time in a week, a Prince George's County officer is facing criminal charges, police said Friday.
A student at the University of Maryland, College Park who in March was hospitalized after campus police said he threatened in online messages to go on a shooting rampage is now facing additional charges from the incident.
After months of refusals to disclose verifiable information, Mayor Vincent C. Gray last week gave a D.C. Council oversight committee documents showing he hired and gave a raise to campaign consultant Cherita Whiting after she had lied about a felony conviction on a 2010 job application to work for council member Phil Mendelson.