3:41 AM AKST, December 4, 2012
Postal inspectors focus on Calif.-Md. delivery of drugs: Search warrants unsealed last week offer a glimpse into a long-standing — and growing — smuggling practice: mailing drugs from California to Maryland.
93,000 young adults in Md. are unemployed: In Maryland, 93,000 teens and young adults are neither working nor in school, a trend that threatens future financial stability and predicts chronic joblessness, advocates said. Around the nation, unemployment among those ages 16 to 24 is the highest in the country since World War II, a report shows.
Morgan shooting suspect had drugs, per court documents: The Washington man accused of shooting a Morgan State University football player Friday was carrying 16 baggies of suspected marijuana when he was arrested, according to court documents.
Military limits on lead exposure are outdated, report says: Researchers commissioned by the Defense Department said Monday that decades-old limits on lead exposure are inadequate to protect the health of workers on military firing ranges.
GOP rejects tax hikes, pushes cuts in 'fiscal cliff' offer: Republicans proposed steep spending cuts on Monday but gave no ground on President Barack Obama's call to raise taxes on the wealthiest in their first formal proposal to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff."
RAVENS: Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs confirmed that he has a torn right biceps, but emphasized he is seeking a second opinion on the extent of the injury.
Mike Preston: Maybe John Harbaugh is too intimidated by offensive coordinator Cam Cameron or has too much loyalty, but enough is enough. Just give Ray Rice the damn ball.
ORIOLES: In what has become somewhat of a tradition in the first full day of baseball's winter meetings, plenty of rumors swirled around Nashville, Tenn., but little news surfaced.
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Susan Reimer: Royal baby advice for Will and Kate: Perhaps the worst part about being a first-time mother is all the advice you get from well-meaning aunts. But this is really over-the-top. Kate has complete strangers giving her very public advice on the Internet while simultaneously trying to be cleverer than the one before.
Maryland zoo welcomes new lioness, giraffe: Badu the lioness and Kesi the giraffe have taken up permanent residence at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Both critters are going on public display for the first time this week.Read more arts and entertainment coverage.