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  • Trapped man rescued from collapsed building

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a man who was trapped when a rowhouse collapsed across the street from Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Fire and city officials say the man was removed from the rubble about 4:30 p.m. Monday and taken to a hospital. Fire Department spokesman Ian Brennan...

  • Feds open data center in western Maryland

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Your Social Security information has a new home. The Social Security Administration held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting Monday for a national data center amid wooded hills near Frederick that will replace a 34-year-old building at the agency's Baltimore-area headquarters,...

  • Driver killed, 2nd driver hurt in 2-vehicle crash

    OLNEY, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County Police say one driver was killed and another was injured in a head-on collision on Olney. It happened about 5:30 a.m. Monday on Olney-Laytonsville Road. Police say a pickup truck driven by 25-year-old Kenneth James Turner Jr. of Mount Jackson, Virginia, was...

  • 1 dead, 1 seriously injured in Annapolis shooting

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Annapolis police say a man is dead and a woman was seriously injured in a shooting in an Annapolis apartment. The shooting was reported about 7:40 a.m. Officers say they found 49-year-old Arthurdella Harris and 54-year-old Tony Smith suffering from gunshot wounds. Police...

  • Secret Service arrests man near Ethiopian Embassy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service has arrested a man who officers believe fired a gun near the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington. U.S. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said in an emailed statement that Secret Service officers received a report of shots fired near the embassy around...

  • Dad of 2 missing Md. kids pleads for Amber Alert

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — The father of two suburban Maryland children missing for more than three weeks is appealing to Gov. Martin O'Malley for help. Troy Turner of Clarksburg sent a letter to O'Malley on Monday morning saying he's seen no evidence ruling out that his children may be alive and...

  • Severance moved from Alexandria jail to Arlington

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Charles Severance, who is facing trial for three murders in the city of Alexandria, has been transferred from the city jail to Arlington County. The Alexandria Sheriff's office said Monday it arranged the transfer to avoid any appearance of conflict — one of Severance's...

  • Man arrested in Maryland woman's stabbing death

    DAVIDSONVILLE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police have arrested a Hyattsville man in the stabbing death of a woman and her dog. Police said Monday that evidence and witness statements link 37-year-old Terrence Robert Proctor to the March 2013 killing of 37-year-old Nicole Burgess. Burgess...

  • US ag chief announces funding during Va. visit

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The federal government is making up to $31.5 million available for projects to help low-income residents buy more fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the funding on Monday with Virginia first lady Dorothy McAuliffe...

  • Fort Lee soldiers to return following deployment

    PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Family and friends are preparing to welcome home members of the Fort Lee-based 111th Quartermaster Company. The soldiers have completed a six-month deployment to Afghanistan and Kuwait. They are scheduled to return to Fort Lee on Monday. A redeployment ceremony is...

  • DC's first modern streetcar now running

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia's first modern streetcar is now sharing the road with cars, bicyclists and pedestrians. The D.C. Streetcar began simulated service Monday morning along a 2.4-mile segment in the H Street Corridor in the city's Northeast. The streetcar vehicles are...

  • Sen. Cardin to address aerospace industry leaders

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a roundtable discussion on the aerospace industry in Maryland. The speech is scheduled for Monday in Greenbelt. The Maryland Democrat will talk about issues of concern to the aerospace business community. Cardin...

  • Virginia foods to be promoted at trade show

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia oysters, ham and other foods will be on display at a trade show in Miami in October. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says six Virginia firms will be exhibitors at the 18th Americas Food and Beverage Show. The show will be held Oct. 27...

  • Md. veteran-owned business program lauded

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. Chris Van Hollen are lauding a Montgomery County program that teaches veteran-owned businesses how to get federal contracts. The event Monday in Rockville recognizes the Veteran Institute for Procurement. The three-day program is sponsored by...

  • 3 hurt at Six Flags America as park lets out

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A fire department spokesman says three people were injured at Six Flags America during the first night of its Halloween event, Fright Fest. Prince George's County fire spokesman Mark Brady says officials were called in to handle a large crowd leaving the park around...



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