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  • Pole dance on OC boardwalk raises eyebrows

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A weekend street performance by a pole dancer on the Ocean City Boardwalk is, not surprisingly, getting some attention. Ocean City officials say they received numerous complaints that the performance by woman in a bikini on a portable stripper pole is inappropriate for...

  • BWI parking lots flooded in record rainfall

    LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — A record rainfall at BWI has led to flooding at the airport's parking lots and nearby roads. National Weather Service meteorologist Heather Sheffield said that by 5 p.m. Tuesday, 6.27 inches of rain at fallen at the airport since 8 a.m. She says that breaks a record...

  • Officials begin removing names from sex registry

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Corrections officials say they have started the process of removing more than 800 names from Maryland's Sex Offender Registry. The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said Tuesday that other sex offenders are also being reviewed for possible removal for...

  • Baltimore gears up for Star-Spangled Spectacular

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Tall ships, a Blue Angels air show and a majestic fireworks display will be among the highlights of a weeklong celebration of the 200th anniversary of the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner. The weeklong, multi-million-dollar celebration begins Sept. 10, and will feature...

  • Feds investigate Johns Hopkins assault response

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins University is among a growing number of schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual assault complaints. An email from the Baltimore school's president on Tuesday alerted students and faculty that the U.S. Department of Education's Office for...

  • Flags ordered to half-staff in memory of general

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff in memory of a general who served at Aberdeen Proving Ground and was killed in Afghanistan. O'Malley ordered the U.S. and Maryland state flags be lowered from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, the day Maj....

  • Johns Hopkins president says feds to probe school's handling of sexual assault complaints

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins president says feds to probe school's handling of sexual assault complaints.

  • Maryland releases survey on college drinking

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — About 47 percent of Maryland college students who responded to a survey on alcohol consumption engaged in binge drinking during the month before they were asked, according to a survey released Tuesday. In the first Maryland College Alcohol Survey, binge drinking was...

  • Federal judge upholds Md. gun-control law

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled a Maryland ban on 45 assault weapons and a limit on gun magazines to 10 rounds is constitutional. U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake released the ruling on Tuesday in Baltimore. Maryland lawmakers approved the sweeping gun-control law last year...

  • Attorney: Manning not receiving hormone therapy

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and an attorney say convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning isn't receiving medical treatment for her gender identity condition as previously approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. The ACLU and Manning's civilian attorney...

  • Trial postponed for girl accused in dad's slaying

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — The trial of a 16-year-old girl charged with first-degree murder in her father's slaying has been postponed. The trial for Morgan Arnold of Ellicott City had been scheduled to begin Aug. 18. She is accused of plotting with her boyfriend to kill 58-year-old Dennis Lane....

  • Baltimore and CSX to split landslide repair costs

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The city and a transportation company will share the cost of rebuilding a retaining wall along a railroad track that collapsed earlier this year and swallowed cars, a sidewalk and a streetlight. The memorandum of understanding between the city and CSX Corp. will go before the...

  • Deaths of 3 in Md. car ruled accidental heatstroke

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Hagerstown woman and her two young daughters found dead in her stifling car in a school employee parking lot died from accidental heatstroke, the state medical examiner's office said Tuesday. The formal cause of death was hyperthermia and environmental heat exposure,...

  • Maryland medical examiner rules deaths of woman, 2 daughters in car accidental heatstroke

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland medical examiner rules deaths of woman, 2 daughters in car accidental heatstroke.

  • Hogan: End state income taxes on police pensions

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republican Larry Hogan is pledging to eliminate the state income tax on law-enforcement pensions, if he is elected governor. Hogan is making the proposal Tuesday. He is speaking to the Maryland Fraternal Order of Police in Solomons, Maryland. Hogan's campaign estimates...



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