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  • Man pleads guilty in slaying of friend's wife

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A California man has pleaded guilty to his role in the slaying of a friend's wife in Maryland. Thirty-year-old Dellando Campbell of Lemoore pleaded guilty to interstate domestic violence resulting in the death of a spouse Monday in federal court in Baltimore. According to his...

  • DC asks stay of order that struck down handgun ban

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for the District of Columbia asked a federal judge on Monday to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying handguns outside the home. Attorney General Irvin Nathan filed a motion on behalf of the city and Police Chief Cathy Lanier, asking for a stay...

  • Free window decals warn of hot car danger for kids

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — After numerous children have died in hot cars, an automobile industry trade group is offering free window decals to remind people that children should never be left alone in vehicles. The Washington-based Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers said Monday it's offering the...

  • Warner: Export-Import Bank supports Va. port jobs

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Warner traveled to Hampton Roads to rally support for reauthorizing the U.S. Export-Import Bank, saying it helps support thousands of port-related jobs in the area and helps companies in all corners of the state compete in the global marketplace. The...

  • Grants for pre-K expansion announced

    PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — The recipients of grants to expand pre-kindergarten in Maryland have been announced. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Charlene Dukes, the president of the Maryland Board of Education and Dallas Dance, the Baltimore County superintendent of schools announced the $4.3 million in...

  • More active oversight planned for Deep Creek Lake

    MCHENRY, Md. (AP) — A draft management plan for the Deep Creek Lake watershed seeks better coordination among government agencies and private parties whose interests converge at the western Maryland vacation destination. The Department of Natural Resources and the Garrett County Commissioners...

  • First morning rush on Silver Line runs smoothly

    McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Nearly 10,000 people have used Metro's five new Silver Line stations during the morning rush hour. The transit agency reported Monday that operations ran smoothly during the first weekday operations for the $2.9 billion Silver Line, which opened to passengers on Saturday....

  • Witness list released in McDonnell trial

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have filed a list of 61 potential witnesses in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife. Among those on the witness list are Maureen McDonnell and the couple's three children, Sean, Rachel and Bobby. The witness list and...

  • Former Naval Academy superintendent dies at 77

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Arizona Sen. John McCain is praising former Naval Academy Superintendent Charles Larson, who died over the weekend, as a great man. McCain, who graduated in the same class as Larson at the academy in 1958, said in a statement Sunday that it has been a privilege and an...

  • MD--Mid-Atlantic Daybook

    Associated Press Mid-Atlantic Daybook for Monday, July 28. MID-ATLANTIC The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep The Associated Press in mind when news develops. Contact the...

  • Va. stalking suspect arrested a 2nd time in W.Va.

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant earlier this month in West Virginia has been arrested a second time after authorities said he failed to turn himself in on stalking charges in Danville. Media outlets report 30-year-old Berkley Allen Furgurson of...

  • Virginia motorist gets 2 years in pedestrian death

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Henrico County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to two years in prison in a pedestrian's hit-and-run death. Media outlets report a Richmond circuit judge sentenced 52-year-old Barry E. Mallory to the maximum 10 years in prison but suspended eight years of that....

  • Banjo, fiddle contests set for Va. state fair

    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — The State Fair of Virginia is seeking banjo players and fiddlers for a contest. The fair's open and youth fiddle and banjo contests will be held on Oct. 4 in the Triple Crown Amphitheater at Meadow Event Park in Caroline County. Registration will take place on the day of...

  • Frederick, Md., mayor touts city's gains

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick Mayor Randy McClement is highlighting transportation and development in his annual State of the City address. McClement is making his speech Monday night with the city's downtown MARC station as a backdrop. The station is at one end of a bicycle route his...

  • Hearings set this week on Corcoran Gallery merger

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Court hearings will begin this week on the proposed merger of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and its college with George Washington University and the National Gallery of Art. A D.C. judge decided last week that nine current students, faculty and staff members can challenge the...



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