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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Woman gets 4 years in restaurant robberies

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Gaithersburg woman has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for conspiring to rob four fast-food restaurants. Twenty-four-year-old Marvel Alegria was also ordered to pay nearly $25,000 in restitution at sentencing Tuesday in federal court in Baltimore. According...

  • Baltimore police investigate officers after arrest

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Five Baltimore Police officers were placed on administrative leave after making an arrest that involved hitting a man with a baton and using a stun gun, the police commissioner said Tuesday. The man, Jamar Kennedy, was charged with assault of a police officer following the...

  • O'Malley headed to Nevada this weekend

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is traveling to Nevada this weekend to campaign for Lucy Flores, who is running for lieutenant governor. The Nevada Democratic Party said Tuesday that O'Malley will be in Las Vegas for a barbecue at her campaign office on Saturday. It will be...

  • Park service OKs plan targeting battlefield deer

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The National Park Service is giving its approval to a plan that would have government sharpshooters kill more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia over the next five years. The agency announced its decision Tuesday on the...

  • 2 charged in fatal shootings of 2 men in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A bystander who was grabbed as a human shield was one of two people killed in gang shooting at a Baltimore bus stop, police said. Twenty-five-year-old surgical support technician Brandon Finney was waiting for a bus near Lexington Market Sunday night when two members of one...

  • Neighbors ask Md. town to quiet day care center

    MIDDLETOWN, Md. (AP) — Several neighbors of a Middletown day care center are asking the Town Council to make the place quiet down. Owner Hebba Hassanein (HEB'-ah HASS'-ah-nen) denied on Tuesday that the 60 children enrolled at the Valley School are excessively loud. She says she's willing to...

  • Md. officer charged in workers' comp fraud case

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Montgomery County police officer has been charged with perjury and workers' compensation fraud. Gilbert Payne was charged Tuesday in Baltimore City Circuit Court. The 40-year-old Payne didn't respond to a message seeking comment at his home Tuesday. Maryland's state...

  • Group seeks to resume car races at Md. airport

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A car-racing group in Cumberland wants to resume racing at the local airport next year. The Cumberland Times-News (http://bit.ly/1Caks3p) reported Tuesday that National Road Autosports has asked the Potomac Highlands Airport Authority to consider the request at its...

  • Allegany County sheriff's office to open

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Comptroller Peter Franchot is scheduled to speak at the grand opening of the new Allegany County Sheriff's Office. The event is scheduled for Tuesday in Cumberland. Sheriff Craig Robertson also is scheduled to talk about cost-saving measures taken to build the new...

  • Inmates at Md. prisons mark 5 tons of donated food

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Inmates and staff at a state prison near Hagerstown are celebrating the donation of five tons of inmate-grown produce to the Maryland Food Bank. The event Tuesday caps a successful growing season for pre-release inmates at the Maryland Correctional Training Center. The...

  • Woman struck, killed while crossing street

    ODENTON, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police say a woman was killed when she tried to cross a street in Odenton. It happened about 2 p.m. Monday on Annapolis Road. Police say 28-year-old Tamika Bailey of Severn was trying to cross the northbound lanes. Officers say she was hit by a car...

  • Maryland panel meets on pretrial reform

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — District of Columbia officials appeared before a Maryland commission on Monday to outline the benefits of making changes to the bail hearing process. The Maryland commission is weighing how to reduce the burden on court commissioners who decide whether someone is detained....



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