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  • Police: Woman evicted from Md. home runs over man

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police say a woman being evicted from a Glen Burnie home ran over a man's leg twice and hit a county sheriff's deputy with her car. Authorities say 25-year-old Kalli Colleen Kassab became disorderly after she was asked to leave a Glen Burnie...

  • Md. State Fair announces new security measures

    TIMONIUM, Md. (AP) — Revelers heading to the Maryland State Fair this year will have to leave their backpacks home. The Maryland State Fair and Agricultural Society announced new security measures on Friday that include a ban on backpacks, coolers, large bags and wheeled carts in the...

  • AP source: Former AG subpoenaed in McDonnell trial

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. The person told the AP on Friday that Cuccinelli has...

  • NJ officer takes stand at his murder trial

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A New Jersey detective authorities say killed an Anne Arundel County man during a road rage incident told the jury he tried to defuse the situation before fatally shooting the man. Forty-one-year-old Joseph Walker took the stand on Friday and told jurors that he tried to...

  • 7 hurt in 3-vehicle crash; 1 car hits restaurant

    COCKEYSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police say seven people, including two who were eating outside a popular barbecue restaurant in Cockeysville, were hurt in a three-vehicle crash. It happened about 12:30 p.m. Friday at Andy Nelson's Barbecue Catering. Police say three vehicles,...

  • Rockefeller, Zinni elected to Williamsburg panel

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller has been elected to the board of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The West Virginia Democrat's addition to the board was announced by the Virginia historic attraction Friday. The foundation also said retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen....

  • Charges filed in stabbing at Navy barracks

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy has filed charges against one of its sailors for repeatedly stabbing another in a barracks near a naval hospital. The Navy said Friday that Petty Officer 3rd Class Wilbur Harwell is charged with attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a...

  • Candidate causes stir due to secessionist group

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The executive director of the Maryland Republican Party says he has asked an Anne Arundel County Council candidate to consider severing ties to a group with secessionist positions. Joe Cluster said he met with Michael Peroutka on Friday to ask him to consider...

  • Navy IDs sailor who died in fall as RI man

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy has identified a 21-year-old sailor who fell to his death from a sixth-floor balcony of a barracks at Naval Station Norfolk. Morgan Louis Hayman of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, was killed Tuesday after the Navy said he got into an altercation at Wall Manor, a barracks...

  • Judge revokes bond of DC officer

    LANHAM, Md. (AP) — A Prince George's County judge revoked the bond of a Metropolitan Police Department officer charged with trying to kill his wife for violating a stay-away order by sending her text messages and initiating visits. During his trial testimony this week, Samson Lawrence said he...

  • Virginia keeping drug used in botched executions

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — One of the drugs used in three recent botched executions across the country will remain part of Virginia's lethal injection protocol, a spokesman for the prison system said Friday. Larry Traylor said the Department of Corrections is not considering eliminating midazolam...

  • British man charged in government computer hacking

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A British man has been charged with hacking into computers belonging to the Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Sentencing Commission and an FBI laboratory, among others. A grand jury in Alexandria indicted 29-year-old Lauri Love of Stradishall, England,...

  • Del. man allegedly cross-dressed to rob Md. bank

    RISING SUN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a Delaware man held up a bank in Rising Sun while dressed as a woman. Police charged 34-year-old Kent Buckson of Bear on Thursday with armed robbery of a National Penn Bank branch involving a theft of less than $10,000. Buckson was in custody...

  • Bethesda, Rockville on snobbiest small cities list

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A real estate website has named two Montgomery County cities among the top 10 snobbiest small cities in America. The real estate website Movoto.com ranked Bethesda second on its list. Rockville tied for number eight with Encinitas, California. Movoto says to create its list...

  • Northbound I-81 in SW Virginia shut for repairs

    SALEM, Va. (AP) — A vehicle fire on Interstate 81 in southwest Virginia has forced the two northbound lanes to be closed for emergency asphalt repairs. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the fire occurred about 5 a.m. Friday near mile marker 167 in Botetourt County, heavily...



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