More Maryland Articles

  • Police: Baltimore toddler was homicide victim

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a toddler whose mother reported that she suffered a playground injury was actually a homicide victim. Police said Friday that 2-year-old London Clayborne died of blunt force trauma. The girl died in early May. Police say her mother flagged down an officer...

  • Visits to Md. national parks down slightly

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says 6.6 million people visited national parks in Maryland in 2013. Those tourists spent $212 million, supporting 2,689 jobs in the state. Those numbers are all down slightly from 2012, when about 40,000 more people visited Maryland parks, spent $4.5...

  • Eastern Shore now connected to Md. radio system

    EASTON, Md. (AP) — The Eastern Shore is now connected to a statewide radio system linking first responders in Maryland. Gov. Martin O'Malley made a ceremonial call on Friday on the Maryland First Responders Interoperable Radio System Team. There are 11 state agencies and three federal law...

  • Md. man sentenced in gun theft

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Keymar man is starting a 10-year federal prison sentence for possessing stolen guns he took from a Frederick sporting-goods store. Twenty-three-year-old Christopher Stevens Jr. was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. He pleaded guilty in January to...

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.62 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying four 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 $3.62, down from $3.66 a week ago. The price of gas in the...

  • Baltimore Co. solves 2 cold-case homicides

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore County Police say DNA evidence has helped them solve two cold-case homicides dating back to the 1990s. In both cases, police said Friday that the suspects can't be charged because they are dead. Thirty-two-year-old Karen Delores Brown was found dead near the Liberty...

  • Pandora Jewelry moves regional HQ to Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The American headquarters of Pandora Jewelry is moving to Baltimore. The company, known for its charm bracelets, plans to move about 600 jobs from its current headquarters in Columbia to downtown Baltimore some time in the first quarter of 2015. The move will make Copenhagen,...

  • Top kayak paddlers prep for worlds in western Md.

    McHENRY, Md. (AP) — Top paddlers from four countries are practicing on a western Maryland whitewater course for the Canoe Slalom World Championships to be held there in September. Friday's training schedule in McHenry features kayakers and canoeists from the United States, France, Slovakia and...

  • Brown details proposals to help veterans

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says he would exempt military retirement income from state income taxes for the majority of veterans. Brown, Maryland's Democratic nominee for governor and a 30-year Army veteran, spoke at an American Legion Convention in Ocean City on Thursday....

  • Man wearing bulletproof vest is fatally shot

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a man was fatally shot despite wearing a bulletproof vest — and the slaying was captured on video. Police have arrested 30-year-old Mark-Anthony Ramiro in Wednesday's fatal shooting of 28-year-old Darnell Mitchell in the Westport neighborhood of south...

  • Man charged in sex sting is living in US illegally

    LEONARDTOWN, Md. (AP) — Police in St. Mary's County say they've arrested a Frederick resident who offered to pay for sex with an undercover officer posing online as a 16-year-old girl. The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office says the suspect, 30-year-old Hermegildo Escamilla-Granados, is living...

  • New path to ease access to Md.-W.Va. bridge

    OLDTOWN, Md. (AP) — Bicyclists and hikers in western Maryland will soon have an easier time getting across the Potomac River into Paw Paw, West Virginia. The State Highway Administration and the National Park Service are adding a bicycle and pedestrian path along Maryland Route 51 leading up to...

  • Elijah Cummings: The Democrats' first line of defense against Republican attacks

    There is no better manifestation of the rancorous partisan gridlock that has gripped Congress in recent years than the parties' proxy war between Reps. Elijah Cummings and Darrell Issa.

  • EXography: North Dakota, Texas top state economic growth since end of the Great Recession of 2008

    Last month, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released its newest annual data on each state's real gross domestic product, running through 2013. Among other things, the numbers reveal important insights into how each state fared in the period following the Great Recession — and possibly...



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