Maryland

Maryland's legendary-yet-forgotten Elktonia Beach will soon be given proper treatment after the five-acre property was recently confirmed to be getting developed into a history-themed waterfront park in Annapolis.

Electronic road signs are not in place for recreational use in the form of joking around, especially if said message happens to be a racial slur like the one that appeared on U.S. Route 40 in Maryland recently in a case that's now being investigated as a hate crime.

One of the longest-running publications that also happens to serve a predominately Black audience is 'The Baltimore Sun,' and they've recently went public to acknowledge a past history of racism that's gone ignored for the newspaper's entire 185 years in print. That is, until now.

In a very sad turn of events, it appears that Hyattsville, Maryland Mayor Kevin Ward chose to end his life earlier this week by way of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.

Professional boxer Danny Kelly, Jr. was killed on Christmas Eve while traveling with his family on the road in what is said to be a possible road rage incident.

A Maryland home was accidentally burned to the ground by an owner trying to get rid of a snake infestation, officials said.

A high school teacher from Maryland has earned the Varkey Foundation’s $1 million Global Teacher Prize, selected from more than 8,000 nominations of educators from 121 countries worldwide.

A historic Black cemetery in Maryland is at the center of a development dispute, first after it was turned into an apartment complex parking lot and currently due to a property firm that may be looking to exploit the grounds even further.

Personal-finance website WalletHub came up with tons of interesting facts while researching America's most fun states in 2021, which was comprised using 26 key metrics (movie costs, accessibility of national parks, casinos per capita, etc.) to compare the 50 states. 

Maryland opened just three polling stations for Tuesday’s special congressional election after mailing ballots to every registered voter as the coronavirus pandemic dramatically reshaped the race between Democrat Kweisi Mfume and Republican Kimberly Klacik. The state’s Board of Elections sent out roughly 484,000 ballots after Republican Gov. Larry Hogan issued a proclamation last month requiring […]

A federal judge just threw out a lawsuit that challenged Maryland’s new pet policy.  The new law bans the sale of dogs and cats from retail pet stores, instead it encourages them to showcase dogs at local shelters and breeders. Pet stores say this ban will put them out of business.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — At a time when states are debating the removal of Confederate monuments, Maryland unveiled bronze statues of famed abolitionists Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass during a ceremony Monday night in the Maryland State House. The life-sized statues were dedicated during a special joint session of the Maryland General Assembly in the […]