Deadly encounters between police and the communities they serve have put a renewed focus on the use of body cameras on police. Lawmakers in Maryland have given a temporary reprieve on the state's wiretapping laws while a commission comes up with clearer rules.
Thousands of children who fled Central American violence have been relocated to the D.C. area, and this wave of immigration is seriously testing the resources of organizations that help such kids navigate life in the United States.
Juries in Maryland still have a say in handing out one sentence: life without parole. Should that power belong only to the judge? Or does it make sense to maintain the status quo? The state Senate has decided that it isn't ready to take a stance on the issue.
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