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  • Baltimore mayor holds education forum

    BALTIMORE (AP) — In advance of his first year as CEO of the Baltimore City School System, Dr. Gregory Thornton will host an education forum to greet parents and community members. Thornton will be joined by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Tuesday evening at Fort Worthington Elementary School in...

  • Would drilling hurt Md. tourism? Report unclear

    FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — A Towson University study of the potential economic impact of shale gas drilling in far western Maryland fails to answer what some critics said Monday is their biggest question: How would hydraulic fracturing for natural gas affect the tourism that accounts for a large...

  • Study charts health risks of Md. gas drilling

    FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — University of Maryland researchers say there's a high likelihood that shale gas production in far western Maryland would negatively affect air quality in the region. The report (http://bit.ly/1oKrWGI ) released Monday also found a high likelihood of negative impacts on...

  • Morgan State settles suit over vicious bat attack

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Morgan State University has agreed to a settlement with a Baltimore man who was partially blinded after being attacked on campus by a student who later told authorities he killed and cannibalized another man. Lawyers say the historically black university in Baltimore has agreed...

  • Man fatally shot in Towson alley

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police say a 30-year-old man was fatally shot in an alley near his Towson home. The shooting occurred Sunday night. Police say they got a call about shots fired and found 30-year-old Ramel Baker lying in an alley, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken...

  • Mayor to cut ribbon on rehabbed apartment complex

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is set to cut the ribbon on a new affordable housing complex in northwest Baltimore. The apartment complex was previously a blighted property known as Garrison Woods. The buildings have been rehabilitated and renamed Pangea Oaks Apartments. The...

  • Ocean City death no longer believed suspicious

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Ocean City police say the death of a man who was found unresponsive in a hotel room is no longer considered suspicious after an autopsy. Police said in a news release Sunday that the results of the autopsy are still pending, but investigators have determined that no foul...

  • Baltimore mayor talks policing on 'Meet the Press'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says police have to be careful when using military-style equipment like that seen on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, in the past week. Rawlings-Blake spoke Sunday on NBC's "Meet The Press." She said it would be "very unusual" to use...

  • Pa. man dead in motorcycle crash in Md.

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Baltimore County say a motorcycle driver from Pennsylvania is dead after a crash in Maryland. Officials say the crash happened Saturday around 2 p.m. in the area of Old York Road and Lentz Road in Parkton. Authorities say an initial investigation found the...

  • Md. officer-involved shooting being investigated

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting in Frederick involving a police officer who police say was struck by a car before firing his weapon. Police say it happened late Saturday on West Patrick Street. Police say officers observed a suspicious situation and that during the...

  • 2 arrested trying to get through BWI with guns

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say two people were arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport this week because loaded guns were found in their carry-on luggage. Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein says officers caught a man Thursday with a 9 mm handgun loaded with 10...

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.44 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying 4 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 $3.44, down from $3.48 a week ago. The price of gas in the state...

  • Manhattan Moment: Maryland's motor vehicle bureaucracy needs an overhaul

    My adventure with the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration began May 28, when a high school senior rammed into the side of my 1995 Jeep. I learned not only how strong was my Jeep, but how totally inefficient is Maryland's Department of Motor Vehicles.

  • VIDEO: Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley 'seriously considering' 2016 bid

    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Monday night he is seriously considering a run for president in 2016 that could potentially put him up against Democratic perceived frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

  • Strict anti-gun laws are costing blue states gunmakers' business

    Beretta USA announced last week that it will relocate from Maryland to Tennessee, explaining that stringent gun laws supported by Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley would make it nearly impossible for the company to manufacture or sell many of its products in the Old Line State.



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