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  • Police: Man dressed as woman, robbed bank

    RISING SUN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a man who dressed as a woman and robbed a Cecil County bank has been arrested in Delaware. Troopers say a person wearing a dress and a wig walked into the National Penn Bank in Rising sun about 4 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the robber gave a...

  • Jury awards $127k to ex-officer in harassment suit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal jury awarded a former Maryland Transportation Authority Police officer $127,000 after she alleged that she was sexually harassed by an instructor at the agency's police academy. The Daily Record reports (bit.ly/1pfMg0l) that the jury on Thursday awarded Renee Basil...

  • Driver charged after striking 2 bicyclists

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police say a driver who hit two bicyclists, seriously injuring one of them, has been arrested on numerous charges, including driving under the influence of alcohol. Officers say 54-year-old Robin Vera Colbert of Annapolis was arrested Wednesday on 11...

  • Md. letter carrier pleads guilty to stealing mail

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A U.S. Postal Service employee has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 20,000 pieces of mail since 2005. Forty-seven-year-old Jeffrey Shipley of Millersville entered the plea in federal court in Baltimore on Thursday. According to his plea agreement, Shipley was a letter...

  • Md. Democrats file complaint on Change Maryland

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Democratic Party has filed a complaint against Republican Larry Hogan's campaign for governor, but the campaign says it's groundless. The complaint filed Thursday with the state elections board alleges the campaign violated election law through a grassroots...

  • Heroin drives spike in overdose deaths in Md.

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland saw a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year compared to the same time last year, state officials said Thursday as they announced a renewed focus on fighting the rise of fentanyl-laced heroin. A report released by the...

  • 3 stepsons charged in Md. man's slaying

    PORT DEPOSIT, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say an 11-year-old boy is among three people charged with first-degree murder in the February slaying of their stepfather in Port Deposit. Police announced the charges Thursday in the shooting of 47-year-old Vincent Robertson. The other...

  • Judge halts Md. highway work in Rockville

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Montgomery County judge is ordering the State Highway Administration to halt work on a sound barrier along Interstate 270 in Rockville. The Daily Record (http://bit.ly/1nE7yX3 ) reported Wednesday that the court denied the agency's attempt to perform preliminary tests...

  • O'Malley holds 'Buy Local' cookout

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley is urging Maryland residents to buy locally produced food. The governor and the first lady will host a buy local cookout at the governor's residence in Annapolis on Thursday. It is the seventh annual cookout that is being hosted at the residence....

  • 122-year-old Baltimore school becomes housing

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials in Baltimore have turned a school building that is more than 100 years old into housing. Officials on Wednesday celebrated the renovation of the building that once housed Columbus School #99. The building on East North Avenue is now the now the Columbus School...

  • Caller spoofs state police number, demands money

    JESSUP, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say someone has been calling people in the Howard County area claiming to be with the police and demanding payment for court or traffic fines. Troopers say more than a dozen people have complained to the Waterloo barracks in Jessup about the calls...

  • 2 teens charged with beating, robbing men

    PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police have charged two teenagers with attempted murder after two men were beaten and robbed in separate incidents in Somerset County. Troopers say at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, a man was unloading his car in Princess Anne when a teenager with a gun...

  • Board OKs wetlands license for Cove Point

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a wetlands license on Wednesday for Dominion Resources to build a pier that is needed to construct a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County. The board, which includes Gov. Martin O'Malley, Comptroller Peter...

  • NAACP to hold national convention in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The NAACP says it will hold its 2016 national convention in Baltimore. Tessa Hill-Aston, president of the Baltimore branch of the civil rights organization, said in an email on Wednesday that the national board, meeting this week in Las Vegas, selected Baltimore as the site....

  • Naval Academy holds change-of-command ceremony

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Vice Adm. Walter Carter is the new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy. The academy held a change-of-command ceremony Wednesday in Annapolis. Carter was recently president of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He graduated from the academy in...



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