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  • New bus service goes from silver line to Dulles

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new express bus service will take passengers between the just-opened stations on the silver line and Washington Dulles International Airport. Transportation officials say the new express bus service opened Saturday, the same day as the first five stations on the silver...

  • James River 'classroom' departs for final journey

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The final leg of a "floating classroom" along the 340-mile length of the James River is entering its final leg. Called the James River Expedition, the adventure involves 30 students from 17 high schools who collectively travel the James, starting from Iron Gate in western...

  • Key players in former governor's corruption case

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Here are some of the key players in the federal corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen McDonnell. Their trial begins Monday. BOB McDONNELL: The 71st governor of Virginia was a rising star in the Republican Party and was widely...

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.57 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying 5 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland was $3.57, down from $3.62 a week ago. The price of gas in the...

  • Maryland cemetery celebrating 250th anniversary

    REISTERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A cemetery in Reisterstown is celebrating its 250th anniversary. The Reisterstown Community Cemetery was founded in 1764 by John Reister, Reistertown's founder. A German immigrant, he operated an inn, and when he died in 1804 he was buried at the cemetery. On...

  • Police investigating homicide in SE Washington

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police are investigating a homicide in southeast Washington. The Metropolitan Police Department says officers were called Saturday around 12:15 a.m. to the 200 block of Savannah Street SE. Police say when they arrived they found a 25-year-old man with multiple gunshot...

  • Police arrest alleged police impersonator in Md.

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police say they've arrested a man who impersonated a police officer and attempted to kidnap a 12-year-old girl. Police say that they were called around 2:30 p.m. Friday to the 7300 block of Landover Road for a report of an attempted...

  • Police: Woman evicted from Md. home runs over man

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police say a woman being evicted from a Glen Burnie home ran over a man's leg twice and hit a county sheriff's deputy with her car. Authorities say 25-year-old Kalli Colleen Kassab became disorderly after she was asked to leave a Glen Burnie...

  • Md. State Fair announces new security measures

    TIMONIUM, Md. (AP) — Revelers heading to the Maryland State Fair this year will have to leave their backpacks home. The Maryland State Fair and Agricultural Society announced new security measures on Friday that include a ban on backpacks, coolers, large bags and wheeled carts in the...

  • AP source: Former AG subpoenaed in McDonnell trial

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. The person told the AP on Friday that Cuccinelli has...

  • NJ officer takes stand at his murder trial

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A New Jersey detective authorities say killed an Anne Arundel County man during a road rage incident told the jury he tried to defuse the situation before fatally shooting the man. Forty-one-year-old Joseph Walker took the stand on Friday and told jurors that he tried to...

  • 7 hurt in 3-vehicle crash; 1 car hits restaurant

    COCKEYSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police say seven people, including two who were eating outside a popular barbecue restaurant in Cockeysville, were hurt in a three-vehicle crash. It happened about 12:30 p.m. Friday at Andy Nelson's Barbecue Catering. Police say three vehicles,...

  • Rockefeller, Zinni elected to Williamsburg panel

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller has been elected to the board of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The West Virginia Democrat's addition to the board was announced by the Virginia historic attraction Friday. The foundation also said retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen....

  • Charges filed in stabbing at Navy barracks

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy has filed charges against one of its sailors for repeatedly stabbing another in a barracks near a naval hospital. The Navy said Friday that Petty Officer 3rd Class Wilbur Harwell is charged with attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a...

  • Candidate causes stir due to secessionist group

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The executive director of the Maryland Republican Party says he has asked an Anne Arundel County Council candidate to consider severing ties to a group with secessionist positions. Joe Cluster said he met with Michael Peroutka on Friday to ask him to consider...



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