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  • Another charged in probe of Va. officer's death

    GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A fifth person faces gang-related charges linked to the death of a Waynesboro reserve police officer. Media outlets report that 23-year-old Kweli Uhuru of Front Royal is charged with felony gang participation. Uhuru also is known as Travis Leon Bell. Uhuru is being held...

  • 2 brothers sentenced for dealing in cocaine base

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Two brothers have been sentenced for their roles in a plot to sell cocaine base in Baltimore and Annapolis. Thirty-seven-year-old Ernst Harmon of Annapolis was given a term of more than 16 years in prison. Forty-year-old Dontaye Harmon of Baltimore received a 10-year term....

  • Former hospital tech charged with raping patient

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Police have charged a former hospital technician with raping a 37-year-old patient. Arlington County Police said Monday that 30-year-old Roy Anthony Jones of Washington was working as a CT scan technician at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington when the alleged attack...

  • FBI identifies man shot, killed in Owings Mills

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The FBI is identifying a man officials say was shot and killed by agents last week in a shopping area in Owings Mills. FBI officials identified the man Monday as 34-year-old Jameel O. Harrison. The agency said it won't release any further details because there's an...

  • Police: Kayaker shot on Md. creek

    PASADENA, Md. (AP) — Maryland Natural Resources Police say a northern Virginia kayaker was shot as he paddled on an Anne Arundel County creek. Police say the 56-year-old Reston, Va., man told police he was on Bodkin Creek at dusk Saturday when he saw a bonfire and heard what sounded like a...

  • Tax refund fraud is a big frustration for victims

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Laura Hankins knew something was wrong when she filed her daughter's tax return and it was rejected hours later: An identity thief already had sent in a return using the 19-year-old's personal information. "This is the first time in her life she has ever filed income...

  • Judge rejects request to dismiss Chris Brown case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown's assault case is going forward after a judge in Washington on Monday rejected a request to dismiss it. Lawyers for the Grammy-award-winning singer had argued the case should be dismissed because prosecutors abused the grand jury process to prepare for...

  • DC police: Officer fatally shoots armed man

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police say an officer shot and killed a man who refused to put down a gun near a southeast Washington elementary school. Police say they received a report of a man with a gun walking by Plummer Elementary School in with a gun on Sunday night. When officers arrived,...

  • Md. police: Man attacks 2 joggers on park path

    WALKERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a man assaulted two women jogging on a park path in Frederick County. Police say the man grabbed a 37-year-old woman from behind as she jogged in Walkersville Community Park on Sunday afternoon. The woman fought back as the man tried to pull...

  • Lab tests pet DNA to help solve crimes

    As far as crime laboratories go, it is not very impressive-looking. And it is not very big, with a permanent staff of just three forensic scientists and a few interns. But the work product that comes out of the Veterinarian Forensic Lab at the University of California, Davis is important, and it...

  • Couple robbed in casino parking garage

    HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Police say two people were robbed as they sat in a parked car in the garage for the Maryland Live! casino in Hanover. Anne Arundel County police say the robbery occurred shortly before 7 a.m. on Saturday. Police say the male victim had been at the casino and was sitting...

  • Officer who shot armed man was 9-year veteran

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police say an officer who shot and killed an armed man is a nine-year law enforcement veteran. Police identified the officer on Sunday as Officer Brian Newcomer, who works in patrol in the third district. Police say Newcomer was one of two...

  • PG police officer struck; 2 men wounded by gunfire

    CLINTON, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police say an officer was struck by a car during an encounter with a two men suspected of forcing their way into a home. Police say two officers fired at the car as it drove toward the officer who was hit and sped away. Both men inside the car were...

  • Joe Arpaio does it his way as the controversial sheriff of Arizona's Maricopa County

    PHOENIX — Sitting behind his desk at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, a metal Glock pin glistening on his tie, Joe Arpaio brags, "My office is twice the size of the governor's." On the wall hangs a picture of the sheriff standing with a grinning Barack Obama, as if the president himself...

  • Woman, brother sentenced in bank fraud plot

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A brother and sister from Cambridge have been sentenced for bank fraud in a scheme in which they used relatives' identifying information to get mortgages. Fifty-nine-year-old Jill Dail was sentenced to 16 months in prison. Forty-nine-year-old Jeffrey Scott Dail was sentenced...



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