State Police fired six shots near the State House - one that lodged in the door of a government building - as they chased a food delivery truck that allegedly rammed a police cruiser and tried to run down a trooper. An Eastern Shore man was arrested after the truck was forced off the road in Glen Burnie.
A 9-year-old boy who suffered lead poisoning while living in public housing was awarded $630,000 from the Baltimore Housing Authority by a circuit court jury.
Black and Decker chief executive Nolan D. Archibald had his pay cut 40 percent - to $2.3 million - last year after a decline in profit and stock price.
Tough restrictions on blue crab harvesting were approved by Maryland's Department of Natural Resources, though the agency backed off plans to limit imports of out-of-state crabs.
The Maryland Board of Education said it may not be able to allow local systems to opt out of the MSPAP test for eighth-graders due to federal regulations.
The House of Delegates approved a measure banning open containers of alcoholic beverages in vehicles on the road.
"This is a question of living or dying. So we invade because we want to live." -- Col. Gal Hirsch, chief of operations for Israeli army's central command.