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  • Deliberations to continue in road-rage shooting

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A jury in the murder trial of a New Jersey detective charged with murder in the slaying of a driver during an alleged road-rage incident is set to resume deliberations. Forty-one-year-old Joseph Walker, an investigator for the Hudson County, New Jersey, prosecutor's...

  • Md. board pursues criminal checks for MD licensees

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Board of Physicians is reversing its opposition to criminal background checks for medical license applicants. The agenda for Tuesday's meeting in Baltimore includes discussion of a legislative proposal the board is developing to enable it to conduct background...

  • Officer charged with hitting teen in custody

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer has been charged with hitting a 14-year-old boy while he was in custody after allegedly leading law enforcers on a car chase. The State's Attorney's Office said Tuesday that Officer Serge Antonin had been charged in a criminal information with...

  • Md. man gets 2 years for federal gun violation

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a man already serving time for a state weapons conviction to two more years behind bars. Hasan Anthony Smith pleaded guilty earlier this year in Baltimore to a state charge of illegal gun possession and received a five-year sentence. On...

  • Man pleads guilty to stealing 2,000 postal carts

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Glen Burnie man has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 2,000 aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service and selling them for scrap. Fifty-seven-year-old Roland Michael Muir entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Baltimore. He faces to up to 10 years in prison at...

  • Man charged in April home invasion slaying

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police have charged a man in a home invasion slaying in Salisbury. Troopers say 35-year-old Paul A. Tatem of Quantico was indicted on numerous charges, including first- and second-degree murder and armed robbery. He was arrested at the Wicomico County...

  • Gansler reaches settlement with two companies accused of violating consumers’ right to cancel

    Gansler BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler announced a settlement on Friday with two air duct cleaning companies and their owners to resolve allegations the companies failed to inform consumers of their contract cancellation rights. Gold Air Services...

  • Man charged for urinating on Modell's grave

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore County authorities say they will charge a man with disorderly conduct in a cemetery for allegedly urinating on the gravesite of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell. The man, who has so far been identified only as a Cleveland Browns fan, could face up to two...

  • Md. schools get $10.7M grant to study STDs

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have received a $10.7 million grant over five years to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases. The schools announced the grant on Tuesday from the National Institute of Allergy...

  • Baltimore mayor announcing program on sewers lines

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is announcing a new program to repair the public portion of the city's sewer pipes that connect residences and businesses to public sewer lines. The mayor is scheduled to announce the initiative on Tuesday with the city's Department of...

  • Police arrest Glen Burnie man over 2 pounds of pot

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police have charged a Glen Burnie man after recovering more than 2 pounds of marijuana in a shed at his home. WBAL AM (http://bit.ly/1rWKwLw ) reports that police found the marijuana after a report came from the house on Sunday. Police say the 2.4...

  • Sign up for season's last boater safety class

    ST. MICHAELS, Md. (AP) — Here's a sign that summer is winding down: The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels is offering its last boater safety course of the season. The museum said Monday that space is limited and early registration is recommended. The two-night course will be...

  • Man indicted on charge of sex solicitation of girl

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A California man has been indicted on charges of sexual solicitation of a 15-year-old Edgewater girl. The Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office says 25-year-old Murray Lee Chesak of Ontario, California, was indicted Friday. He had been extradited to Maryland last...

  • Trooper's tactical vest, knife stolen from vehicle

    BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a trooper's tactical vest and other equipment were stolen from an unmarked police vehicle at the trooper's home. Troopers say the items were stolen early Friday in Bel Air after the rear window of the vehicle was smashed. Police say a green...

  • Man gets 2 life terms in fatal stabbing of wife

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A Joppa man has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms for fatally stabbing his estranged wife and another man. Forty-six-year-old Bryant Walls was sentenced Monday in Baltimore County Circuit Court. He had been convicted of two counts of first-degree premeditated...



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