ANNAPOLIS (AP) — Students and alumni from Maryland’s four historically black colleges rallied Wednesday for resolution to a 13-year-old federal lawsuit over disparities in academic programs, prompting a presidential candidate to pledge to create a fund to increase HBCU spending by $50 billio…

ANNAPOLIS — The Capital Gazette shooting trial has been rescheduled for early March, just as court documents with information ranging from references to DNA testing to notes about the defendant’s veterinary history recently became publicly available.

ANNAPOLIS (AP) — Maryland lawmakers outlined plans on Wednesday for increasing school construction funding by $2.2 billion, as part of a larger push to increase education funding by billions of dollars.

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UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A man who had been cutting in a line for chicken sandwiches at a crowded Popeyes restaurant in Maryland was stabbed to death by another customer who confronted him, police said Tuesday.

WASHINGTON — Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., criticized what he called the Trump administration’s isolationist foreign policy and called for greater collaboration with American allies in a discussion on defense and international affairs at the Brookings Institution Thursday.

ANNAPOLIS — Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Michael Wachs postponed the Capital Gazette shooting trial Wednesday, after the defense asked for more time to review information provided by the prosecution’s mental health expert witnesses.

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has developed a new conservation tool to identify opportunities for the beneficial use of clean dredged sediments.

ANNAPOLIS (AP) — Exelon Corp., the energy company that runs the Conowingo Dam, will invest more than $200 million in environmental projects, according to an agreement announced Tuesday by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man pleaded guilty Monday in the slayings of five employees at an Annapolis newspaper, and a jury is expected to hear testimony next month about whether he was not responsible by reason of insanity.

BALTIMORE — Three days of commemorations for the late Rep. Elijah Cummings concluded Friday, Oct. 25, with a funeral service marked by eloquence, tears, laughter and pointed political commentary at New Psalmist Baptist Church.

WASHINGTON — Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) announced the recent award of nearly $250,000 for new research focused on the resiliency of the Chesapeake Bay through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise research program.