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  • Hogan calls for wider probe in Md. health exchange

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Larry Hogan called for a wider investigation of Maryland's flawed health care exchange website on Thursday with a focus on political donations from companies and state contracts they received. Hogan said he asked state and federal...

  • Rush-hour shootout puts western Md. city on alert

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Police followed a trail of shell casings and watched home security video Thursday to trace a rush-hour shootout between two vehicles that careened through at least eight blocks of densely packed homes. Investigators had no one in custody but said they recovered two guns...

  • Man sentenced for possessing homemade explosives

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for possessing improvised explosive devices in his Glen Burnie home. Todd Wheeler of Glen Burnie had pleaded guilty in May to being a prohibited person in possession of firearms, including IEDs. He was...

  • Man found in trash truck, suffers minor injuries

    JESSUP, Md. (AP) — Firefighters searched through 15 tons of trash after a man who was found in a load of trash in a truck claimed that several of his relatives might be in trash at a landfill. Lt. Russ Davies, Anne Arundel County Fire Department spokesman, tells The Capital of Annapolis that...

  • Report: Officer justified in teen's fatal shooting

    LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A state police investigation has found that a Purcellville officer was justified in fatally shooting a teenager armed with a knife. At a press conference Thursday, Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney released a Virginia State Police report into the May 24 shooting of...

  • Fugitive from Va. arrested in Colo.

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service says it has captured a fugitive from Virginia in Colorado. The service says Terrence Lee was caught at an apartment building in Pueblo, Colorado. Lee's capture was announced on Thursday. Lee was wanted by police in Norfolk, Virginia for aggravated...

  • Counselor charged in sex assault of disabled man

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police say a residential counselor at an assisted living facility has been charged with sexually assaulting a developmentally disabled man at the facility. Sixty-three-year-old Gary Toft of Baltimore was arrested this week and charged with perverted practice and three...

  • Md. man gets 35 years in separate burglary cases

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Frederick man convicted in separate burglaries is set to spend 35 years in prison after his most recent sentencing. Fifty-year-old Donald Leroy Stone was sentenced Wednesday to the maximum of 10 years for stealing jewelry, electronics and other items from a woman's home....

  • Virginia airport to expand disability parking

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport is expanding parking outside the main terminal for people with disabilities. The airport says parking compliant with the Americans with Disabilities will be expanded within the curbside passenger loading and unloading areas. The work will...

  • 1 man dead, another injured in Md. double-shooting

    ELKTON, Md. (AP) — The Cecil County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal double-shooting in the town of Elkton. The sheriff's office said Thursday that deputies responded to a shots-fired call Wednesday night. They found a man who had been shot multiple times in an Elkton neighborhood and...

  • VIDEO: Ken Burns discusses Roosevelt family documentary

    Filmmaker Ken Burns discusses his new PBS documentary series "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon. The seven-part, 14-hour film began Sept. 14th and covers the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt from Theodore’s birth in 1858 to...

  • VIDEO: Nader, Norquist seek common ground at luncheon

    Consumer advocate Ralph Nader and anti-tax activist Grover Norquist spoke on issues where the left and right can come together at a National Press Club luncheon on Sept. 4, 2014.



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