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  • Hood College marks Civil Rights Act anniversary

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Students and faculty of Hood College are leading a ceremonial "March on Frederick" to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Police expected several hundred people to participate in Friday's walk from Harry Grove Stadium near Interstate 70 through the...

  • Man who robbed 7 convenience stores sentenced

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A man who robbed seven Baltimore convenience stores at gunpoint during an eight-day crime spree has been sentenced to nine years in prison. Twenty-four-year-old Monte Glascoe of Baltimore was also ordered to pay more than $2,600 in restitution at sentencing Thursday in federal...

  • Va. governor putting together ethics commission

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is putting together a new ethics commission and asking it to come up with concrete proposals on how to improve Virginia's image in the wake of a former governor's corruption conviction. "Our ethics laws have no teeth," McAuliffe said Thursday...

  • Board finds Hogan didn't account for poll

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland State Board of Elections has found that Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan should have disclosed the value of a poll conducted by a group he created before he decided to run for governor. However, the board decided Thursday not to impose a fine....

  • Hogan calls for wider probe in Md. health exchange

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Larry Hogan called for a wider investigation of Maryland's flawed health care exchange website on Thursday with a focus on political donations from companies and state contracts they received. Hogan said he asked state and federal...

  • Chicken at Food Safety Summit source of illness

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Experts who attended the Food Safety Summit in Baltimore in April should have skipped lunch. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene released a report on Thursday that says the chicken Marsala served at a buffet lunch on April 9 during the 2014 Food Safety Summit...

  • Rush-hour shootout puts western Md. city on alert

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Police followed a trail of shell casings and watched home security video Thursday to trace a rush-hour shootout between two vehicles that careened through at least eight blocks of densely packed homes. Investigators had no one in custody but said they recovered two guns...

  • Man sentenced for possessing homemade explosives

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for possessing improvised explosive devices in his Glen Burnie home. Todd Wheeler of Glen Burnie had pleaded guilty in May to being a prohibited person in possession of firearms, including IEDs. He was...

  • Man found in trash truck, suffers minor injuries

    JESSUP, Md. (AP) — Firefighters searched through 15 tons of trash after a man who was found in a load of trash in a truck claimed that several of his relatives might be in trash at a landfill. Lt. Russ Davies, Anne Arundel County Fire Department spokesman, tells The Capital of Annapolis that...

  • Report: Officer justified in teen's fatal shooting

    LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A state police investigation has found that a Purcellville officer was justified in fatally shooting a teenager armed with a knife. At a press conference Thursday, Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney released a Virginia State Police report into the May 24 shooting of...

  • Fugitive from Va. arrested in Colo.

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service says it has captured a fugitive from Virginia in Colorado. The service says Terrence Lee was caught at an apartment building in Pueblo, Colorado. Lee's capture was announced on Thursday. Lee was wanted by police in Norfolk, Virginia for aggravated...

  • Counselor charged in sex assault of disabled man

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police say a residential counselor at an assisted living facility has been charged with sexually assaulting a developmentally disabled man at the facility. Sixty-three-year-old Gary Toft of Baltimore was arrested this week and charged with perverted practice and three...

  • Md. man gets 35 years in separate burglary cases

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Frederick man convicted in separate burglaries is set to spend 35 years in prison after his most recent sentencing. Fifty-year-old Donald Leroy Stone was sentenced Wednesday to the maximum of 10 years for stealing jewelry, electronics and other items from a woman's home....

  • Virginia airport to expand disability parking

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport is expanding parking outside the main terminal for people with disabilities. The airport says parking compliant with the Americans with Disabilities will be expanded within the curbside passenger loading and unloading areas. The work will...

  • 1 man dead, another injured in Md. double-shooting

    ELKTON, Md. (AP) — The Cecil County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal double-shooting in the town of Elkton. The sheriff's office said Thursday that deputies responded to a shots-fired call Wednesday night. They found a man who had been shot multiple times in an Elkton neighborhood and...



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