Inspector general investigating decision to relocate FBI headquarters to Maryland
A federal watchdog is investigating how the Biden administration chose the site for a new FBI headquarters following a contentious competition marked by allegations of conflict of interest from the bureau’s director.
Baltimore Archdiocese files for bankruptcy before new law on abuse lawsuits takes effect
The Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore on Friday filed for Chapter 11 reorganization days before a new state law goes into effect removing the statute of limitations on child sex abuse claims and allowing victims to sue their abusers decades after the fact.
A Trump supporter indicted in Georgia is also charged with assaulting an FBI agent in Maryland
A Donald Trump supporter who surrendered to Georgia authorities on charges he conspired with the former president and other allies to overturn Trump’s 2020 election loss is also facing federal charges that he assaulted an FBI agent in Maryland.
Spartans pregame ceremony honors 3 killed in campus shooting
Michigan State women’s basketball players wiped away tears as they stood shoulder to shoulder during a moment of silence before losing to No. 8 Maryland 66-61 on Saturday, less than a week after three students were killed in a shooting on campus.
1000 year floods? Let’s get real
Five years ago today, we were suffering the stunning realization that Hurricane Harvey had dumped 30-50″ of rain on southeast Texas--in fact, an area of flooding happened that would cover the entire state of New Jersey. Nine Trillion gallons of water fell from that storm and while I called it “Biblical” proportions, we know that storm easily made the list of 1,000 year floods. In fact, consulting group MetStat declared Harvey to be a one in 500,000 years flood event. That’s right, the odds of a Harvey are twice in one million years, according to their research. And you were here for it. But given the odds of you even being a live human being are one in 400 Trillion, this starts to make some sense, doesn’t it?