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  • Police identify Rosedale slaying victims

    ROSEDALE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police have identified the two people slain in an apartment in Rosedale. Officers said Tuesday that 39-year-old Charles William Mitter and 26-year-old Tyray Avia Wise were attacked in their apartment early Monday. Mitter was pronounced deceased at the...

  • Testimony ends in federal online ballot tool case

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge said Tuesday that he expects to rule "very quickly" on a lawsuit seeking to force Maryland officials to implement an online ballot-marking tool for the blind, a case that could impact other states that don't use the tool. Lawyers for the National Federation of the Blind...

  • 2 arrested in slaying of Pa. man in Ocean City

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Ocean City Police have charged two men in the slaying of a Pennsylvania man. Officers found 37-year-old Justin Daniel Cancelliere (kan-sel-YARE'-ay) of North Whitehall, Pennsylvania, unconscious in the parking lot of a hotel early Sunday. Police say he was assaulted...

  • Harris: Subpoenas sent in health exchange probe

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal audit of Maryland's badly flawed health care exchange website has developed into a "full-blown" investigation, and subpoenas have been issued, a Maryland congressman said Tuesday. Rep. Andy Harris, Maryland's only Republican congressman, had asked the U.S. Department...

  • McAuliffe orders cuts to Virginia state agencies

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering state agency heads to come up with across-the-board budget cuts for the next two years in order to cope with a more than $880 million budget shortfall. McAuliffe's chief of staff, Paul Reagan, sent a memo to agency chiefs on Friday...

  • Warrant issued in threat over Israeli flag

    POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County Police have issued a warrant for a former restaurant employee who they say made phone threats to the restaurant's owner after he put up an Israeli flag. Police say on Aug. 6, the owner of Benny's Bar and Grill in Potomac hung up Israeli and American flags...

  • William and Mary announces $27M stadium renovation

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The College of William and Mary is embarking on a $27 million renovation of 89-year-old Zable Stadium. Officials said Tuesday that the Williamsburg school already has raised $22 million toward the project, which will be the first major structural alterations to the...

  • Man shot in confrontation with police identified

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Howard County police have identified the man who was fatally shot by officers after confronting them with a knife in an Ellicott City home. Sixty-one-year-old Hernan Milton Ossorio was shot Saturday by two officers. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say...

  • Auto supply firm to expand Va. manufacturing plant

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — International automotive supplier Continental is planning to invest about $150 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Newport News, creating 500 jobs. Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office said Tuesday that the investment will start up turbocharger production and increase...

  • Baltimore cabbie found shot in head

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore city police say they're investigating the shooting of a taxi driver in the northeast part of the city. They say the man was found shot in the head inside a Checker cab that was involved in a crash in the 4400 block of Asbury Avenue at about 1:40 a.m. Tuesday. He was...

  • Western Md. man dies after he was hit by train

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Hagerstown man has died more than a week after he was hit by a freight train. A sister of 58-year-old Michael Baker told The Herald-Mail (http://bit.ly/VLFGnO ) Monday that Baker died Sunday at a Baltimore hospital. Hagerstown police say Baker was he was struck by a...

  • National Aquarium developing seashore exhibit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The National Aquarium says it's adding an interactive exhibit where guests can explore the seashore without leaving the building in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. When it opens next spring, the "Living Seashore" exhibit will include crashing waves, sandy beaches and encounters with...

  • Virginia woman selected as White House Fellow

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant commander from Norfolk has been appointed to the 2014-2015 class of White House Fellows. The White House says Kate Higgins-Bloom is one of 15 selected for the program. Higgins-Bloom commanded a Coast Guard ship in the Middle East and led search and...

  • Md. casino worker must return list of high rollers

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge says a former employee of the Maryland Live Casino in Hanover must return a list of high rollers she allegedly took when she left to work at the new Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore. The Daily Record (http://bit.ly/1p6JNls ) reported in its Tuesday edition that the...

  • 2 Virginia-based banking companies to merge

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia-based banking companies have agreed to merge in a cash-and-stock-deal valued at more than $24 million. Danville-based American National Bankshares Inc. and Martinsville-based MainStreet Bankshares Inc. announced the merger Monday in a news release. The merger...



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