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  • 3 arrested in robbery of bus driver at Md. resort

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Ocean City Police have charged three men with robbing a municipal bus driver in Ocean City. Officers say on June 14, three men got on the bus and got into an argument with the driver. Police say the men assaulted the driver and robbed him of bus tickets. The driver was...

  • Md. man who broke up bar fight dies after assault

    ESSEX, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police say a man who was assaulted after he helped break up a fight outside an Essex bar has died. Officers say 59-year-old William Earl Law of Essex died Thursday at Shock Trauma, where he was taken after the Aug. 4 incident. Police say Law and several...

  • Pedestrian struck, killed; vehicle flees scene

    DUNDALK, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police are looking for the driver of a truck that struck and killed a homeless man in Dundalk. Officers received a call for a person struck early Monday. Police say 43-year-old Rommy Parsley was hit at North Point and Charlesmont roads. He was pronounced...

  • Md. girl, 16, faces adult trial in dad's slaying

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — A Howard County judge says a 16-year-old Ellicott City girl must be tried as an adult on charges including first-degree murder in her father's slaying. Circuit Judge William Tucker on Monday denied a defense motion seeking to move Morgan Arnold into the juvenile...

  • Parents reminded of school immunizations

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Public health officials are reminding parents to make sure their children have the required immunizations before school starts. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said in a news release on Monday that all kindergartners must have had two chickenpox, or varicella,...

  • Maryland reports gambling revenue for fiscal year

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's lottery and four casinos made $849.2 million for the state in the last fiscal year, a 2.4 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, the agency that oversees gambling in Maryland reported Monday. The increase comes as lottery sales dropped about 1.7 percent...

  • Maryland tax-free week begins

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — It's the start of a tax-free shopping holiday in Maryland. Sunday is the start of the annual Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week. That means qualifying clothing and footwear of $100 or less are exempt from the state's 6 percent sales tax. The tax free week runs through Saturday,...

  • 24 stuck on Six Flags ride in Md.

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Fire officials have been called to Six Flags America in Maryland after a roller coaster became stuck with 24 people on the ride. Prince George's County Fire officials were called to The Joker's Jinx roller coaster at the park just before 2:30 p.m. Sunday after it...

  • Annapolis reports first homicide of 2014

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Annapolis is reporting its first homicide of 2014. Police say they responded to a report of shots fired in the 1100 block of Madison Street at around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. When officers arrived they found a man on the ground near a bench at the baseball field. The man had...

  • 3 arrested for breaking into abandoned mall in Md.

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police in Frederick say they have arrested three people for breaking into the abandoned Frederick Towne Mall. Police say that around 3:30 a.m. Sunday an officer on patrol saw that one of the mall's doors had been pried open. Officers went inside the building and found and...

  • 1 teen dead in Harford County crash

    BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — One teenager is dead and two others hospitalized after a single-car crash in Harford County. The Harford County Sheriff's Office says it happened Sunday at about 1:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of Moores Mill Road in Bel Air. The Sheriff's Office says the driver of a silver 2002...

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.48 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying 5 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland was $3.48, down from $3.53 a week ago. The price of gas in the state...

  • Pedestrian fatally struck in Baltimore County

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Police in Baltimore County are looking for the driver of a white truck they say struck and killed a man in a hit-and-run. Police say the hit-and-run happened in the early morning hours of Saturday at North Point Road and Charlesmont Road. Police identified the deceased man as...

  • Golf carts, lawn mower stolen from Md. home

    SWANTON, Md. (AP) — State Police are trying to track down a pair of golf carts and a lawn mower that were stolen from two sheds in rural western Maryland. Authorities say the golf carts were stolen sometime between July 28 and Aug. 3. One is electric-powered and has a white fiberglass roof. The...

  • Man turns himself in after police standoff

    BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (AP) — Police say an armed man turned himself in after barricading himself inside a home in a Baltimore suburb for six hours. Anne Arundel County police say the man surrendered peacefully on Friday evening. Police were called to the home in Brooklyn Park around 12:50 p.m....



From the Weekly Standard

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