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  • 2 arrested after burglary, police chase in Md.

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police have arrested two men they say led them on a vehicle chase into Baltimore after a burglary at a Glen Burnie store. It happened about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday at Bart's Sports World. Police responding to a 911 calls saw pickup truck that appeared to...

  • Baltimore agrees to stop disabilities questions

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has reached an agreement with Baltimore that will require the city to cease hiring practices the federal government deems discriminatory toward applicants with disabilities. The department announced a consent decree on Wednesday that bans the city...

  • Toll lanes to be converted on Dulles road

    CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Drivers who don't have E-ZPass will soon have fewer toll lanes to choose from in the Dulles Toll Road. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which operates the road, announced Wednesday that it will convert 19 lanes into "E-ZPass only" lanes. The unattended lanes...

  • 4 teen boys charged with setting fire at school

    LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County fire officials say four teenage boys have been charged with setting fire to a classroom trailer at an elementary school in Laurel. The fire occurred on June 30 at Deerfield Run Elementary School. Fire officials said Wednesday that the teens were...

  • Virginia students improve, beat US average on ACT

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia students continue to improve and exceed the national average on the ACT college admissions exam, the Virginia Department of Education reported Wednesday. The department said Virginia public school students scored an average of 22.6 on the test this year. That tops...

  • Metro pays $4.2 million to settle lawsuit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington area's Metro transit authority has paid $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit that accused it of awarding a no-bid technology contract. The U.S. Attorney's office announced the settlement on Wednesday. A former Metro employee filed the lawsuit under the False Claims...

  • Lynchburg-area schools screening for Ebola

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Liberty University is screening international students for the Ebola virus. Media outlets report that students received questionnaires this week regarding visits to any West African villages. Liberty also plans to monitor the students for 21 days. Other colleges in the...

  • Court rejects class-action for Va. gas lawsuits

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court says five lawsuits filed by Southwest Virginia landowners against two energy companies don't qualify for class-action status. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Tuesday that the U.S. District Court abused...

  • Virginia wildlife center to release 3 bald eaglets

    CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Three bald eaglets rescued in May following storms are being released back into the wild. The Wildlife Center of Virginia plans to release the eaglets on Wednesday at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. A storm blew two of the eaglets out of their nest near...

  • Autopsy set for body pulled from Baltimore harbor

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say an autopsy will be performed on a 21-year-old man whose body was found floating in the city's Inner Harbor. The body of Vashon Christopher Jr. was pulled from the water on Monday afternoon near M&T Bank Stadium. Christopher lived in northeast Baltimore.

  • Police: Drunk, naked motorcyclist hits 2 cars

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Arlington County police say a drunk, naked man crashed into two cars while riding a motorcycle before fleeing into some woods. The crashes occurred on Friday night in Arlington. Police say 42-year-old Roland Hitchens wasn't wearing any clothes when police found him close...

  • Md. man charged in former girlfriend's slaying

    LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — A Greenbelt man has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of his former girlfriend in Landover. Prince George's County police say 39-year-old Tor Chiumba Campbell was arrested on Tuesday, a day after the slaying of Shauntelle Lewis. Police say Campbell and Lewis had recently...

  • Allegany woman charged in husband's fatal stabbing

    LONACONING, Md. (AP) — An Allegany County woman is facing a second-degree murder charge in the fatal stabbing of her husband. Investigators say 28-year-old Jessyca Kimble stabbed her 29-year-old husband, Edward Kimble, with a steak knife during a fight at their home near Lonaconing on Tuesday...

  • 17 ag operations in Virginia get federal funds

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Seventeen agricultural operations in Virginia will receive federal funding aimed at expanding their operations and creating new products. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday it has awarded $25 million in grants to 247 businesses nationwide. In Virginia, nine of...

  • Emerald ash borer detected in 4 more Va. counties

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Agriculture officials say the emerald ash borer has been detected in four more counties in Virginia. The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said Tuesday the highly destructive beetle is now in Alleghany, Bath, Fauquier and Page counties. The emerald ash borer...



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