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  • 3-year-old girl fatally shot in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a 3-year-old sitting on her porch with her family was killed in a drive-by shooting. Officers say two adults were injured. Police say about 4 p.m. Friday, a car pulled up to a group of people standing outside the child's home. Officers say someone inside...

  • Man gets 11 years for Dundalk bank robbery

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man who pleaded guilty to robbing a Dunalk bank at gunpoint has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison. Twenty-year-old Darrius Washington was sentenced Friday in federal court in Baltimore. According to his plea agreement, Washington and 20-year-old Janaya...

  • Plan targeting 2,800 battlefield deer progresses

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The National Park Service tentatively approved a plan Friday that envisions government sharpshooters killing more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia over the next five years to curb damage to plants and trees. The agency...

  • 2 fishermen plead guilty to illegal harvesting

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Two Tilghman Island fishermen have pleaded guilty to illegally harvesting and selling more than 185,000 pounds of striped bass. Forty-one-year-old Michael D. Hayden and 42-year-old William Lednum entered the pleas Friday in federal court in Baltimore. They face a maximum...

  • Woman killed in crash involving police cadet

    LANHAM, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Prince George's County involving an SUV driven by a cadet. It happened about 8:30 a.m. Friday on Interstate 495 in Lanham. Troopers say 18-year-old Sebastian Reyes, a cadet in the commercial vehicle...

  • Submarine Squadron 6 gets new commander

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Norfolk-based submarine squadron has a new commanding officer. Capt. Paul Snodgrass became the commander of Submarine Squadron Six on Friday. He's taking over for Capt. Blake Converse, who will become the chief of staff for Submarine Force Atlantic. Converse had been in...

  • Defense bill requires study on Md. wind farm

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A proposal to build a wind farm on Maryland's Eastern Shore within 56 miles of the U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River could still be delayed and potentially jeopardized, despite Gov. Martin O'Malley's veto of a bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly that would have...

  • Va. mother charged after son found in street

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Police in Newport News have charged a woman whose son was found wandering in a street alone. Media outlets reports 25-year-old Kristy McClemmy was charged with felony child neglect Friday. Police spokeswoman Holly McPherson says officers found the 5-year-old boy in a...

  • Army extends comment period in Md. trail dispute

    SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers is giving people more time to comment on a disputed plan to fence off part of a popular Silver Spring running trail near an old Army landfill. Officials said Friday they will accept comments through Sept. 11 regarding the Ireland Trail near...

  • Ticket sales for Va. fair begin online in August

    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — Advance tickets for the 2014 State Fair of Virginia are set to go on sale in a few weeks. The Virginia Farm Bureau says discounted online ticket sales are set to begin Aug. 11 and run through Sept. 23. The fair will take place Sept. 26 through Oct. 5 at The Meadow Event...

  • ACLU re-elects officers in Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia's board of directors has re-elected Jeffrey Kerr to another term as president. The ACLU on Friday also announced the re-election of its vice president, treasurer and secretary. The ACLU says four new members also were elected...

  • Allegany County develops solar regulations

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Allegany County officials are in the early stages of developing solar energy system regulations. The Cumberland Times-News (http://bit.ly/WRcsoP ) reports that a proposed solar energy facility in the county has prompted local officials to start working on regulations....

  • Fort Detrick holds anti-terrorism awareness month

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Law enforcement and Army officials at Fort Detrick are working to raise awareness about terrorism threats. The Frederick News-Post (http://bit.ly/1najji5 ) reports that their efforts are part of the annual Anti-terrorism Awareness Month. It was designated by the Department...

  • 8 Va. teens plead no contest in school vandalism

    HENRICO, Va. (AP) — Eight teenagers have been ordered to perform 100 hours of community service for a prank at a Henrico County high school. The students pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of misdemeanor vandalism Thursday. A trespassing charge was dropped. Media outlets report the...

  • More using public transportation on Lower Shore

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore says more people are using public transportation in the region. The council's Shore Transit Division announced it saw a 6.8 percent increase over fiscal year 2013 in residents using its transportation services. For fiscal...



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