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  • Annual crab bake has less star power than usual

    CRISFIELD, Md. (AP) — An all-you-can-eat seafood festival that often draws Maryland's leading political candidates has wrapped up, with a little less star power than usual. The 38th Annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake was held Wednesday afternoon in Crisfield. This year was unusual...

  • Police investigate murder-suicide in Hughesville

    HUGHESVILLE, Md. (AP) — Police are investigating a murder-suicide in Hughesville. The Charles County Sheriff's Office says 37-year-old Damian Harley and a woman were found dead of gunshot wounds shortly before noon Wednesday inside Harley's home. Police haven't released the woman's name,...

  • Ex-teacher charged with trying to pay for teen sex

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A former teacher has been charged with trying to pay an intermediary for sex with teenage boys. Baltimore County police say they don't have any evidence that 58-year-old Charles Beaver has physically abused any children. Beaver is a retired Carroll County public school...

  • Man arrested for eluding NSA police on Md. highway

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a National Security Agency police officer was injured when a driver fled a traffic stop and initiated a highway chase. Police say 32-year-old Darnell David Hawkins Jr. was stopped by NSA officers Wednesday morning as he approached a checkpoint...

  • Md. works to find shelter for immigrant children

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration is working to find temporary shelter in Maryland to help immigrant children who have been crossing the border from Central America without due process. The Maryland Department of Human Services issued a statement of need on Monday to...

  • Hogan: Eliminate income tax on military pensions

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Republican Larry Hogan says he would push to eliminate Maryland's income tax on military pensions, if he is elected governor. Hogan spoke Wednesday to the Maryland American Legion's annual convention in Ocean City. He says veterans deserve much better than they have...

  • Weather Service investigates possible Md. twister

    CROWNSVILLE, Md. (AP) — The National Weather Service is investigating whether a tornado may have touched down in Anne Arundel County during Tuesday's storms. Meteorologist Ken Widelski with the weather service's Sterling, Virginia, office, said Wednesday that radar during the storm and...

  • O'Malley reports $796K raised for PAC

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering running for president in 2016, reported Tuesday that his political action committee raised about $796,000 in the second quarter of this year. The second-quarter amount, which represents funds raised from April through...

  • Md. panel discusses pretrial reforms

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A panel devoted to overseeing a program providing all criminal defendants in Maryland with an attorney during initial appearances met on Tuesday to discuss a game plan for developing reforms. The 23-member Commission to Reform Maryland's Pretrial System met Tuesday...

  • Families of 2 killed in derailment mull lawsuit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A day after federal officials released investigative documents about a fatal Maryland train derailment, the parents of two 19-year-old women who were killed in the incident criticized CSX Corporation and federal transportation officials and said they are considering a lawsuit...

  • Relatives, friends remember boy killed at camp

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The mother of a 12-year-old boy who died after a tree fell on him during a storm at a Christian summer camp calls him "a light to everyone who knew him." Antoinette Bens released a statement Tuesday as relatives and friends gathered at New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore...

  • 2 dead, 1 missing in separate boat accidents

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Two boaters are dead and a third is missing following two separate accidents in the Baltimore area, the Coast Guard said Tuesday. The Guard's Baltimore detachment said it has suspended its search pending further developments for 40-year-old John Jones after he failed to...

  • Md. officials provide update on health exchange

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A computer glitch with Connecticut's health exchange will be corrected in the version Maryland will be using as the state revamps its own troubled website with Connecticut's technology, Maryland's information technology secretary assured lawmakers Tuesday. As Maryland...

  • Woman, 85, killed in Rock Hall house fire

    ROCK HALL, Md. (AP) — Maryland fire investigators say an 85-year-old woman was killed in a house fire in Rock Hall. The fire broke out shortly before 4 a.m. Tuesday in a two-story home in the small Kent County community. The State Fire Marshal's office says the home sustained heavy damage...

  • Frederick County, Md., sheriff joins border tour

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland sheriff known for his tough stance on illegal immigration says he's visiting the U.S-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at the influx of unaccompanied children entering the United States. Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins said Monday he's joining...



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