More Maryland Articles

  • Md. university offers federal workers discount

    ADELPHI, Md. (AP) — University of Maryland University College is aiming to boost enrollment with a tuition discount for out-of-state federal employees and their families. Officials at the Adelphi-based school that focuses on online education and caters to working adults say federal workers,...

  • Police: Midshipman charged with assault

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police say a 22-year-old Naval Academy midshipman has been charged with assault after threatening a cab driver with a butter knife. Police say the cabbie picked up two men from an Annapolis bar early Sunday, but when they arrived at Bay Head Road the...

  • EPA seeks more info on western Md., Superfund site

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it wants to learn the extent of groundwater pollution from a Superfund site in Hagerstown. The agency is asking the mayor and City Council on Tuesday to let it install detector devices in surface water at several city parks....

  • Workers remove ospreys' nest, birds rebuild

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A pair of ospreys whose nest had been removed by state transportation workers because it was blocking a traffic camera rebuilt the nest, only to have it removed again. The back-and-forth between the migratory birds and the Maryland Transportation Authority began Friday...

  • Baltimore Sen. Jones-Rodwell to retire at term end

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Sen. Verna Jones-Rodwell, a Democrat who has represented a Baltimore district for 15 years, will retire when her term ends in January. Jones-Rodwell, the deputy majority whip and chairwoman of the city's senate delegation, announced Monday in Baltimore that she is ending...

  • Maryland spent $90M on health exchange tech

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A breakdown of spending on Maryland's troubled health exchange shows that more than $90 million of the nearly $130 million cost so far has gone toward technology expenses. Officials, including Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, who was in charge of...

  • Cybersecurity company moves from WV to Md.

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A cybersecurity startup company has moved to Frederick, Md., from West Virginia. Maryland officials announced Monday that Luminal has been awarded $600,000 from InvestMaryland, a partnership between the state government and venture capital firms. Luminal seeks to...

  • Charges pending after woman injured in Md. crash

    LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Howard County police say charges are pending after a crash in Laurel over the weekend that seriously injured a woman. Police say driver was arrested after the crash Saturday night because officers suspected he was under the influence. Police say drunken driving charges are...

  • Md. won't automatically hold immigrants for feds

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's governor says a state jail in Baltimore will no longer automatically comply with federal requests to hold immigrants past their release date for possible deportation. Gov. Martin O'Malley says the Baltimore City Detention Center will now consider the severity of...

  • Sheriff's office: Woman mixed cleaners, died

    BERLIN, Md. (AP) — The Worcester County Sheriff's Office says a 75-year-old woman died after cleaning her home in Berlin. Officials say the woman was cleaning her bathroom at her home at the Lake Haven Trailer Park on Sunday, when she mixed a cleaning product that may have had ammonia in it...

  • Boat ramp near Sharpsburg, Md., closing for days

    SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) — The National Park Service says it's cutting off vehicle access to a Potomac River boat ramp near Sharpsburg for more than a week to replace a bridge over the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. The agency says the road leading to the Big Slackwater boat ramp in the C&O Canal...

  • Firefighters battle 2-alarm blaze in Timonium

    TIMONIUM, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire in Timonium where at least three townhomes caught fire. Firefighters were called to the 600 block of Dunloy Court where the fire broke out late Sunday afternoon. Homes nearby have been evacuated. There are no...

  • Pedestrian struck in Md. crash near disabled car

    LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Howard County police say a woman is seriously injured after her disabled vehicle was struck by another vehicle in Laurel. Investigators say a Pontiac van was disabled on the shoulder of Route 29 on Saturday night. The driver, 50-year-old Debra Watson of Silver Spring, got...

  • 3 injured after party in Potomac

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County Police say three people were injured after a party in Potomac. Police say they were called to a home on Alloway Court around 1 a.m. Saturday for a report of a stabbing. An investigation revealed that a party had been held at the home earlier in the...

  • Md. man fined in connection with striped bass

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Lanham man has been fined $2,000 after pleading guilty to catching more than 200 undersized striped bass during a fishing trip. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says 34-year-old Jose R. Amaya Chicas pleaded guilty Friday in Annapolis District Court and was...



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