baltimoresun.comEnd of an era: 50-year-old whooping crane breeding program coming to a close at Maryland's Patuxent refugeThe era of the whooping crane at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel is ending. The Trump administration cut the 50-year-old crane breeding program's $1.5 million budget, and by the end of the year, the birds' squawks will no longer be heard at the Patuxent Research Refuge.8
baltimoresun.comThe hidden agenda of the EPA 'transparency rule'On the surface, the proposed EPA 'transparency rule' sounds harmless, even open-minded, doesn’t it? After all, transparency is an important principle of good science. But, the truth is, President Trump and his band of climate changers, has pulled a fast one. Here’s why.
baltimoresun.comU.S. House again votes to restrict federal enforcement of Chesapeake Bay cleanupFor the second time in a year, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to restrict the federal government from penalizing states for missing pollution-reduction goals. The measure was again pushed by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., who accuses the EPA of "hijacking states’ water quality strategies."
baltimoresun.comGrand jury indicts teens accused of hate crimes at Glenelg High SchoolA Howard County grand jury on Wednesday handed down a seven-count indictment against each of the four Glenelg High School students who were charged with hate crimes after swastikas and racial epithets were found scrawled on the school’s property in May.1
baltimoresun.comCapital Gazette editor Rob Hiaasen identified as victim of shooting at newspaperRob Hiaasen's wryly observant writing style and his generous mentoring of young journalists assured him of a role in several newsrooms, from The Baltimore Sun to, most recently, The Capital Gazette, where he tragically was killed along with colleagues on Thursday.
baltimoresun.comMaryland Workers and Legal Medical MarijuanaAs Maryland's Medical Cannabis Program continues ramping up its implementation, a common question concerns whether or not an employee can be terminated for using medical marijuana, even though its use is legal in the state. For purposes of this article, the assumption is that the employee/patient is enrolled through a state that has decriminalized medical marijuana, that the patient has been diagnosed with a qualifying medical condition approved by that state, and that the patient has received a physician's recommendation for the use of medical marijuana to treat the symptoms associated with their diagnosis. One last matter before we dive ...
baltimoresun.comPolice commissioner: Slain Baltimore detective was to testify in case of indicted officersBaltimore homicide Detective Sean Suiter was shot and killed with his own gun and there was evidence of a struggle between Suiter and his killer, Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said Wednesday.
baltimoresun.comWoman climbs through Columbia McDonald's drive-thru window to steal food, drink, moneyA woman was caught on surveillance video peeking into the drive-thru window of a Columbia McDonald’s around 1 a.m. on Nov. 5, leaning in to fill up a soft drink — then climbing in through the window and stealing cash and a large box of food from the fast food restaurant, Howard County police said.