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  • Frederick, Md., deputy acquitted of assault

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Frederick County sheriff's deputy has been acquitted on a charge of assaulting a man outside a downtown Hagerstown bar. A Washington County judge found 44-year-old Kevin White of Hagerstown not guilty Tuesday after a nearly 10-hour bench trial. The 13-year-veteran of...

  • Carroll exits Frederick, Md., incinerator deal

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The future of proposed, waste-to-energy incinerator near Frederick is in question after Carroll County pulled out of the project. The Frederick County Commissioners said Tuesday that the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority is allowing Carroll County to exit a...

  • SUV hits townhouse, causes natural gas leak

    EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — The Harford County Sheriff's Office says several homes were evacuated after an SUV crashed into a townhouse and severed a natural gas line, causing a leak. It happened about 11:40 a.m. Tuesday in Edgewood. Deputies say an SUV 42-year-old driven by Samuel O'Neill Dowling...

  • Dew Tour to return to Ocean City

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — The 2014 Dew Tour Beach Championships will kick off in Ocean City to mark its 10 anniversary with skateboarding and BMX competitions. The tour will return to Ocean City for the fourth year. It is scheduled for June 25-29. The Dew Tour will feature competitions,...

  • Toddler seriously injured by family dog

    ESSEX, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police say a 2-year-old boy was mauled by the family dog. Police and fire personnel were called to the Essex home about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Officers say they saw a toddler with serious injuries to his upper body. Police say the boy was in the home with the...

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground probes lawn worker death

    EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — The Army says it's investigating the death of a grounds maintenance worker who was hurt while cutting grass at Aberdeen Proving Ground near Edgewood. Post spokesman Kelly Luster says 61-year-old Willie Stevenson was injured while using a riding mower near the Route 24...

  • Man who fled Md. to SC indicted for killing

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a man who fled from Maryland to South Carolina with one of his daughters on nine criminal counts, including killing the girl's mother and kidnapping the child. Among the charges the man faces in Monday's indictment in Baltimore County is...

  • Gansler: Md. should study high-speed rail options

    BALTIMORE (AP) — State Attorney General Doug Gansler wants Maryland's government to take the initiative on building high-speed rail from Baltimore to Washington. The Democratic candidate for governor said that, if elected, he'll form a task force to develop recommendations on high-speed rail...

  • Baltimore archbishop to see canonizations

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori is traveling to Rome to see the canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. The diocese says Lori and about 40 Baltimore-area Catholics will be among 4 million people expected to watch the ceremony Sunday at the Vatican. Pope...

  • Domino Sugar takes iconic Baltimore sign solar

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Domino Sugar is taking its iconic sign along Baltimore's harbor solar. Domino and its parent company ASR Group marked Earth Day on Tuesday by announcing that a new solar array installed at the refinery is expected to generate more energy than the sign uses. The...

  • Johns Hopkins U. to honor 7 with honorary degrees

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Two women involved in a case about gay marriage that went to the Supreme Court are among the people receiving honorary degrees from Johns Hopkins University at commencement next month. The school is honoring Edith Windsor, whose lawsuit led the Supreme Court last year to...

  • Md. university offers federal workers discount

    ADELPHI, Md. (AP) — University of Maryland University College is aiming to boost enrollment with a tuition discount for out-of-state federal employees and their families. Officials at the Adelphi-based school that focuses on online education and caters to working adults say federal workers,...

  • Police: Midshipman charged with assault

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police say a 22-year-old Naval Academy midshipman has been charged with assault after threatening a cab driver with a butter knife. Police say the cabbie picked up two men from an Annapolis bar early Sunday, but when they arrived at Bay Head Road the...

  • EPA seeks more info on western Md., Superfund site

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it wants to learn the extent of groundwater pollution from a Superfund site in Hagerstown. The agency is asking the mayor and City Council on Tuesday to let it install detector devices in surface water at several city parks....

  • Workers remove ospreys' nest, birds rebuild

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A pair of ospreys whose nest had been removed by state transportation workers because it was blocking a traffic camera rebuilt the nest, only to have it removed again. The back-and-forth between the migratory birds and the Maryland Transportation Authority began Friday...



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