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  • SUV hits townhouse, causes natural gas leak

    EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — The Harford County Sheriff's Office says several homes were evacuated after an SUV crashed into a townhouse and severed a natural gas line, causing a leak. It happened about 11:40 a.m. Tuesday in Edgewood. Deputies say an SUV 42-year-old driven by Samuel O'Neill Dowling...

  • DC corrections officer charged with bribery

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a corrections officer at a Washington jail has been charged with smuggling a cellphone to an inmate for money. Fifty-one-year-old Darren Malry, an officer at the Correctional Treatment Facility, was arrested Monday and charged with bribery. He pleaded...

  • Dew Tour to return to Ocean City

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — The 2014 Dew Tour Beach Championships will kick off in Ocean City to mark its 10 anniversary with skateboarding and BMX competitions. The tour will return to Ocean City for the fourth year. It is scheduled for June 25-29. The Dew Tour will feature competitions,...

  • Toddler seriously injured by family dog

    ESSEX, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police say a 2-year-old boy was mauled by the family dog. Police and fire personnel were called to the Essex home about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Officers say they saw a toddler with serious injuries to his upper body. Police say the boy was in the home with the...

  • Death penalty case shifts focus to slain Ill. kids

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — An Illinois grandfather shook in the witness chair as he told jurors about discovering his 8-year-old granddaughter and her best friend dead from stab wounds in a park where they had been playing, an attack prosecutors say was committed by an ex-Marine now on trial for...

  • Driver gets 3 years in fatal crash on BW Parkway

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Hyattsville man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for the death of a passenger in his SUV after it rolled over on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Twenty-year-old Josue Balbino Ruiz Reyes had pleaded guilty in December to involuntary manslaughter...

  • Mitt Romney gives to McDonnell defense fund

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Newly released tax records show former Gov. Bob McDonnell's legal defense fund raised nearly $150,000 during the first quarter of this year, a sizeable haul that's still far short of the $1 million-plus the fund's founder has said is needed. Mitt Romney, the 2012...

  • Man who fled Md. to SC indicted for killing

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a man who fled from Maryland to South Carolina with one of his daughters on nine criminal counts, including killing the girl's mother and kidnapping the child. Among the charges the man faces in Monday's indictment in Baltimore County is...

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground probes lawn worker death

    EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — The Army says it's investigating the death of a grounds maintenance worker who was hurt while cutting grass at Aberdeen Proving Ground near Edgewood. Post spokesman Kelly Luster says 61-year-old Willie Stevenson was injured while using a riding mower near the Route 24...

  • Affidavit: 2 of 4 fire victims possibly stabbed

    PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Court documents indicate two of the four people found dead after a Petersburg house fire may have been fatally stabbed. Media outlets report that a detective said in a search warrant affidavit that he saw wounds on two victims consistent with puncture wounds, and a...

  • Gansler: Md. should study high-speed rail options

    BALTIMORE (AP) — State Attorney General Doug Gansler wants Maryland's government to take the initiative on building high-speed rail from Baltimore to Washington. The Democratic candidate for governor said that, if elected, he'll form a task force to develop recommendations on high-speed rail...

  • Baltimore archbishop to see canonizations

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori is traveling to Rome to see the canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. The diocese says Lori and about 40 Baltimore-area Catholics will be among 4 million people expected to watch the ceremony Sunday at the Vatican. Pope...

  • Bizarre behavior fuels questions in Va. killings

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Alexandria Police have never referred to Charles Severance as a suspect as they investigate three unsolved, possibly connected slayings in the city. But Severance has caught authorities' attention, and on Wednesday a West Virginia judge will hear arguments on whether...

  • Domino Sugar takes iconic Baltimore sign solar

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Domino Sugar is taking its iconic sign along Baltimore's harbor solar. Domino and its parent company ASR Group marked Earth Day on Tuesday by announcing that a new solar array installed at the refinery is expected to generate more energy than the sign uses. The...

  • Zoo launches 'endangered song' to help save tigers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Indie rock band Portugal. The Man and the Smithsonian's National Zoo released an "endangered song" Tuesday for Earth Day to demonstrate the dwindling number of about 400 Sumatran tigers left in the world. The new song, "Sumatran Tiger," was recorded on 400 polycarbonate...



From the Weekly Standard

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