UPPER MARLBORO – A decision by a U.S. Appeals Court will allow construction on the Purple Line to continue.
UPPER MARLBORO - The FBI has has needed a new headquarters for over a decade. The J. Edgar Hoover Building on Pennsylvania Avenue is too small to house the entire agency, resulting in the staff being scattered across more than 40 annexes in the region. The aging building itself is also deteriorating.
COLLEGE PARK – A new agreement signed by county, community and business leaders aims to protect the estimated 10,000 low-income families who live along the route of the future Purple Line.
CALVERTON – A prescription for Albuterol, a generic drug used to treat asthma, used to cost just $11.
But in six months time, the price rose to $434 – an increase of more than 4,000 percent, according to a 2014 investigation by Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD-7) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Maryland lawmakers now hope to prevent such price gouging in the state.
LARGO – It was standing room only in Largo High School’s cafeteria Wednesday night as citizens from all over Maryland gathered for the Kirwan Commission public hearing to give voices to the educational needs through the state.
“This is it. This is how I’ll die.”
That’s what Tom Davey thought during the bleakest moments in the January 2015 Metrorail smoke incident that claimed the life of another passenger, Carol Glover.