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  • Allegany County sheriff's office to open

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Comptroller Peter Franchot is scheduled to speak at the grand opening of the new Allegany County Sheriff's Office. The event is scheduled for Tuesday in Cumberland. Sheriff Craig Robertson also is scheduled to talk about cost-saving measures taken to build the new...

  • Inmates at Md. prisons mark 5 tons of donated food

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Inmates and staff at a state prison near Hagerstown are celebrating the donation of five tons of inmate-grown produce to the Maryland Food Bank. The event Tuesday caps a successful growing season for pre-release inmates at the Maryland Correctional Training Center. The...

  • Woman struck, killed while crossing street

    ODENTON, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police say a woman was killed when she tried to cross a street in Odenton. It happened about 2 p.m. Monday on Annapolis Road. Police say 28-year-old Tamika Bailey of Severn was trying to cross the northbound lanes. Officers say she was hit by a car...

  • Maryland panel meets on pretrial reform

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — District of Columbia officials appeared before a Maryland commission on Monday to outline the benefits of making changes to the bail hearing process. The Maryland commission is weighing how to reduce the burden on court commissioners who decide whether someone is detained....

  • Public comment sought on expanded Sunday hunting

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it's accepting public comment through Nov. 3 on a proposal to expand Sunday hunting opportunities in western Maryland. The agency announced on Monday that the proposed regulatory changes have been published in the Maryland...

  • Man pleads guilty to robbing Md. diamond store

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A D.C. man has pleaded guilty to robbing a Queenstown diamond store of more than $362,000 worth of engagement rings. Forty-three-year-old Roy Lee Tolbert entered the plea last week in federal court in Baltimore. He faces a minimum of seven years in prison at sentencing on Dec....

  • Md. appeals ruling on ballot tool for blind

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The state of Maryland is appealing a federal judge's ruling that the state must implement an online ballot-marking tool to enable blind residents to vote privately and independently. Attorneys for the state filed notice Monday they are appealing in the 4th U.S. Circuit...

  • Del. man charged with offensive touching of teen

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Dover man has been arrested on several charges after police say he broke into a home wearing a disguise and offensively touched a 17-year-old girl before running away. Dover police say 22-year-old William Pendleton Jr. broke into a home on Cecil Street and offensively...

  • Western Md. man charged with illegal bear kill

    FLINTSTONE, Md. (AP) — Maryland Natural Resources Police say a Flintstone man baited and killed a black bear out of season. The Cumberland Times-News (http://bit.ly/1rhXkMG ) reported Monday that 48-year-old Steven Daniel McKee also is charged with failing to report the killing of an antlerless...

  • US canoeist wins gold at world championships

    MCHENRY, Md. (AP) — Canoeist Fabien Lefevre (FAY'-bee-en lah-FERV') is America's first gold medalist in a world whitewater slalom event in 12 years. The 32-year-old former French paddler won in the men's single canoe event Saturday at the International Canoe Federation world slalom...

  • Salisbury Zoo gets 2 endangered marmosets

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The Salisbury Zoo in Maryland's Eastern Shore just got two new endangered primates. Two white-fronted marmosets are now on display at the zoo. One is a 7-year-old female from the Brandywine Zoo in Wilmington, Delaware, and the other is a 3-year-old from the El Paso Zoo....

  • Maryland man charged in father's death after fight

    LAUREL, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been arrested on a murder charge in the death of his father during an argument. Howard County police say 46-year-old Deepak Gupta and his father, 68-year-old Nandal Gupta, got into a physical fight Sunday at their home in Laurel, just across the Prince...

  • Event to help transition to society from prison

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Nearly 300 people are scheduled to attend Maryland's second biannual symposium to help people transition from the correctional system to society. The symposium is scheduled for Monday in Annapolis. State Sen. Verna Jones-Rodwell, D-Baltimore, is hosting the event....

  • Maryland Zoo closed to prepare new penguin exhibit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is closed this week as it prepares for the grand opening of a major new exhibit focusing on African black-footed penguins and other renovated exhibits. The new exhibit, "Penguin Coast," will open Sept. 27, when the zoo reopens. The zoo will be...

  • Fire destroys building at former Md. naval station

    ELKTON, Md. (AP) — State and federal authorities are investigating the cause of an early morning fire that destroyed a building at a former naval station in Cecil County. Authorities say 35 firefighters from Maryland and Pennsylvania were dispatched to the former Bainbridge Naval Training...



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