Maryland expects to reduce its backlog of 6,500 untested rape kits within five years. (Ellsworth Air Force Base)

MD to Crack Rape Kit Backlog with New Law, Funds

By: Diane Bernard, Public News Service ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Millions of dollars are set to help police departments in Maryland

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An electronic toll gantry on Route 200, the InterCounty Connector. Photo by Doug Kerr with Flickr Creative Commons License.

Maryland uses surveillance, data to track motorists, traffic

By: Eric Myers, Capital News Service Motorists in Maryland may be aware of the cameras that enforce speed and red-light

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College of Southern Maryland (CSM) students complete their Continuing Education and Workforce Development Healthcare programs to become clinical medical assistants, certified nursing assistants, geriatric nursing assistants, dental assistants, electrocardiogram technicians, phlebotomy technicians and certified medicine aides.

Healthcare Pinning Ceremony Recognizes 70 CSM Graduates

News Release, College of Southern Maryland The College of Southern Maryland recognized 70 students Dec. 10 for completing their Continuing

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Spat on shell from the Horn Point Oyster Hatchery is shot by high pressure hose from the Popa Francis into the Tred Avon River sanctuary in Maryland. (Dave Harp)

Oyster farms make slight improvement in water quality

By: Timothy B. Wheeler, Bayjournal.com Researchers found clearer water right next to aquaculture, but had hard time quantifying changes farther

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Sarah Benish, a graduate student at the University of Maryland in the atmospheric and oceanic science department, is on track to get her doctorate utilizing the Regional Atmospheric Measurement Modeling and Prediction Program or RAMMPP for her research. Benish actually has her pilot's license, and her love of flying is something that attracted her to this research project. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Benish)

UMD flights help the state understand air quality

By: Greta Easthom, Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — As soon as the Cessna twin-piston airplane touches down on the

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