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  • Baltimore ambulance involved in hit-and-run

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say they've made an arrest in a hit-and-run involving an ambulance early Thursday morning. Police tell WBAL-TV (http://bit.ly/1ptMzSm ) that they've arrested a person in the case but did not provide other details. Officials say two medics in the ambulance were...

  • FBI seeks man in rash of Md. bank robberies

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The FBI is seeking a fugitive wanted in five bank robberies and two attempted bank robberies in the Baltimore area over a three-week period. The FBI Violent Crimes Task Force says they suspect 51-year-old Earl Cousins in the robberies, which began on Sept. 2 at an M&T Bank in...

  • Baltimore woman arrested in girlfriend's killing

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have arrested a 25-year-old woman in her girlfriend's stabbing death. Police say they responded to a call about an unconscious person in a Baltimore apartment around 5 a.m. Tuesday. When they arrived, they found 24-year-old Tekeya Johnson in a bedroom, bleeding...

  • Delaney to speak at transportation summit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Rep. John Delaney is scheduled to speak at a transportation summit in Baltimore. The Greater Baltimore Committee Transportation Summit is scheduled for Thursday. Delaney, a Maryland Democrat, is the author of the Partnership to Build America Act. The bipartisan legislation...

  • Gas drilling public health risks get an airing

    OAKLAND, Md. (AP) — Garrett County residents are getting a chance to hear about the potential public health risks of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in their region. The local health department is hosting a presentation Thursday night on a study conducted by the University of Maryland...

  • Md. confirms severe respiratory illness in state

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's health department says it has confirmed the presence of an unusual respiratory illness in children in the state. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said in a news release Wednesday that the enterovirus 68 was identified in a specimen collected from a...

  • Md. to review OKCupid, Facebook consumer studies

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said Wednesday his office will review allegations by a University of Maryland law professor that Facebook and OKCupid violated a state law by manipulating customer data as part of company research. Gansler said his office received a...

  • Md. defense contractor's owners charged

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The operators of western Maryland defense contractor Quantell Inc. face federal charges they embezzled about $285,000 from employee benefit plans at Quantell and a second firm they controlled. Shaun and Joanne Tucker couldn't be reached for comment on the charges announced...

  • Md. revenue estimates down $405M for 2015 and 2016

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland officials have revised the state's revenue estimates downward by about $405 million for fiscal year 2015 and 2016. The Maryland Board of Revenue Estimates made the revision Wednesday. The state has about $177 million less than expected for the current fiscal...

  • New Md. Sunday hunting rules could come in Nov.

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it hopes to implement regulations allowing more Sunday hunting in western Maryland before the firearm deer season begins Nov. 29. The department previously said the rules might not take effect before Dec. 22 due to a...

  • Md. appeals court upholds wrongful conviction suit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal appeals court has revived a wrongful conviction lawsuit against the Baltimore mayor, the city's police department and three of its officers. On Wednesday, a three-judge panel ordered that the suit, filed by James Owens, who spent 20 years behind bars after he was...

  • Albino deer slain in western Maryland cemetery

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland Natural Resources Police say they're investigating the bow-and-arrow killing of an albino white-tailed deer in a Hagerstown cemetery. Spokeswoman Candy Thomson said Wednesday that officers have questioned two male juveniles and a 20-year-old man about the...

  • Pedestrian killed near Baltimore's new casino

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A pedestrian who was hit by a car near the new Horseshoe Casino in south Baltimore has died of his injuries. Baltimore City police say the man was hit shortly before 5 a.m. and was taken to the Shock Trauma Center. It was unclear whether he was in a crosswalk. His name and age...

  • Primary for governor lifted ad spending in Md.

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Democratic primary race between two well-funded candidates propelled Maryland to the sixth-highest amount of spending on political television ads in state-level races in the 2014 election cycle through Sept. 8. That's according to a state-by-state survey by the Center...

  • U-Md. turning city of Frederick into big classroom

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland is launching a sustainability program that will turn the city of Frederick into a giant classroom. Wednesday's meeting of faculty, students and public officials at City Hall marks the beginning of the two-semester Program for Action Learning in...



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