“Firearms suicides tend to be very compulsive acts,” according to the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research. That may explain why areas with more firearms have higher suicide rates.
HEALTH • BY AMBER LARKINS Capital News Service Watch video about this initiative at the end of the article. Gov. Martin O’Malley wants to end childhood hunger in the United States
ENVIRONMENT • BY JESSICA WILDE Capital News Service Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind energy bill is on its way to his desk for a signature, having passed in the House
EDUCATION • BY DARLENE REYES President Barack Obama’s June 15 statement on immigration policy, not surprisingly, evoked mixed responses, but it has also caused some confusion for local
ENVIRONMENT • BY KIRSTY GROFF One week from today, one Takoma Park resident may discover she has won the opportunity to travel to Rio de Janeiro to cover
HEALTH • BY JOSH COOPER, CNS Scroll to bottom to see interactive map. Some Maryland residents see drinking raw milk as a normal part of a healthy diet. The
ENERGY • ELLEN STODOLA, CNS Republicans and Democrats are at odds in the General Assembly over whether Maryland should pursue offshore wind or natural gas fracking as a
TRANSPORTATION • BY TIM EBNER, CNS Scroll down for an interactive map of the path of the proposed Purple Line. Proposed construction on the Purple Line will not begin
MUSIC • BY ED LEVY
April 29 will mark the last public performance by the eclectic indie folk duo disappear fear, comprised of sisters
TRANSPORTATION • BY MALI KRANTZ, CNS Gov. Martin O'Malley defended his proposed six percent sales tax on gasoline before House and Senate committees Wednesday, saying Maryland needs to address
IMMIGRATION • BY MALI KRANTZ One morning last week, Jorge Steven Acuna, a 19-year-old aspiring surgeon, was preparing for another day of school at Montgomery College in Germantown. Moments later, U.S.
EDUCATION • BY ROB BOCK, CNS In a roundtable discussion today at the U.S. Department of Education, Maryland's best teachers evaluated and discussed innovative ways to recruit, prepare,
MARYLAND • BY MARK MILLER, CNS When the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area logged a population increase last decade, the most dramatic changes came in outlying counties like Charles
EYE ON ANNAPOLIS • BY MALI KRANTZ, CNS Prohibiting cars that run solely on gas from parking at electric vehicle charging stations is elitist, according to Maryland Sen.
IMMIGRATION • BY JAMIE FORZATO, CNS Florinda Lorenzo-Desimilian was a stay-at-home mom in Prince George's County. She was in need of extra income so she started selling phone
MARYLAND • BY KATELIN WANGBERG, CNS A Baltimore federal judge has ruled that Maryland's handgun permit law, restricting handguns to homes, is unconstitutional. In his opinion, Judge Benson
EYE ON ANNAPOLIS • KELSEY MILLER, CNS Grabbing another person's neck to stop their breathing -- an act usually associated with domestic violence cases — is extremely difficult
POLITICS • BY MARK MILLER, CNS
FAMILY • BY TOM MCPARLAND, CNS Even as Gov. Martin O'Malley capped a major legislative victory Thursday by signing a bill that allows same-sex couples in Maryland to
HEALTH • BY LIZZY MCLELLAN, CNS At Murray Hill Middle School in Laurel, nutrition information is posted to a bulletin board for students to peruse as they stand