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  • Md. auditors: flaws in DDA verification process

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's Developmental Disabilities Administration has not made much progress since last October on verifying that consumers actually received the services they're supposed to get, according to a follow-up review released Tuesday. The Maryland General Assembly's Office...

  • Report issued on DC girl's disappearance

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A review of interactions between the District of Columbia government and the family of a missing 8-year-old girl has recommended more than two dozen policy changes but concluded that none of those reforms would have prevented her disappearance. Relisha Rudd was last seen on...

  • 10 traffic deaths in Va. during Labor Day weekend

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say 10 people died in traffic accidents over the four-day Labor Day weekend. That's up from the nine fatalities recorded during the same holiday period in 2013. State police said Tuesday that four of the victims weren't wearing seatbelts. Alcohol was...

  • Woman killed, young daughter hurt crossing road

    RIVERDALE, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police say a woman was killed and her 3-year-old daughter was injured when they were hit by a car trying to cross a road in Riverdale. It happened about 4:20 p.m. Monday on Riverdale Road. Police say 31-year-old Thelma Fernandez Flores of Riverdale...

  • Boyfriend charged in pregnant woman's death

    ROSEDALE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police have charged a man with fatally stabbing his girlfriend, who was 9 months pregnant. Thirty-two-year-old Kenneth Walter Worrell III was arrested last week and charged with first-degree murder in the death of 33-year-old Summer Shemida Smith. He is...

  • Correction: Truck Drives Through House story

    LIBERTYTOWN, Md. (AP) — In a story Sept. 1 about a truck driving through a house, The Associated Press reported erroneously the newspaper that reported the information. The information was reported by The News-Post in Frederick, not The Carroll County Times. A corrected version of the story is...

  • 7 injured when apartment deck collapses in Towson

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County officials say seven people are injured after the deck of an apartment building collapsed in Towson. Rescuers were called to the building Monday evening after the incident at the Colony at Kenilworth Apartments. The deck had been attached to a second story...

  • Searchers recover body of missing Va. boater

    NEW KENT, Va. (AP) — Searchers have recovered the body of a man who disappeared after jumping from a boat into the Pamunkey River. New Kent County sheriff's chief deputy Joe McLaughlin tells media outlets that the body of William G. Hodges was found Monday morning along the eastern shoreline,...

  • Delmarva Power asks customers to save power

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Delmarva Power is asking customers in Delaware and Maryland to conserve energy as high temperatures are expected to push into the upper 90s in some areas. The company issued a notice late Monday calling for customers to conserve power Tuesday. It will be a "peak savings...

  • NJ Gov. Christie to attend fundraiser for Hogan

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to attend a fundraiser this month for Republican Larry Hogan, who is running for governor of Maryland. Hogan's campaign announced the Sept. 17 fundraiser on Tuesday. It is scheduled to take place in Bethesda in Montgomery County....

  • Md. doctor surrenders license after sex charge

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A western Maryland physician at the center of a medical licensing scandal is surrendering his license to practice medicine to resolve charges that he molested a female patient. Attorneys for Dr. William Dando and the Allegany County State's Attorney's office announced the...

  • Police make arrest in killing at Md. restaurant

    BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police say they have arrested a 26-year-old man for killing a fellow employee at a Popeye's restaurant in Brooklyn Park. Police said Tuesday that they have arrested Moises Gomez-Castillo of Brooklyn, Maryland. He is charged with first- and...

  • Alaska Airlines adds Baltimore flights to Seattle

    LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is celebrating the addition of new service to Seattle. On Tuesday, Alaska Airlines is starting new service between BWI and Seattle. The airline is adding a daily nonstop flight from Seattle to Baltimore and a...

  • Water main break closes 1 Metro entrance in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A water main break has closed one entrance to the Farragut North metro station in downtown Washington. A Metro spokesman says the Connecticut Avenue entrance was closed Tuesday morning due to the water main break. The other two Farragut North entrances were open. Metro says...

  • Ex-House majority leader joins investment bank

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has a new job as vice chairman and managing director of a global independent investment bank. New York-based Moelis & Company announced Cantor's appointment Tuesday in a news release. Cantor lost his re-election bid in the June...



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    Just before the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the reelection campaign for Mitch McConnell of Kentucky announced its campaign manager, Jesse Benton, was resigning. Benton was leaving the...

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