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  • Man charged in 2 stabbing deaths

    ROSEDALE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police have arrested a man they say fatally stabbed his stepbrother and a woman during a robbery in a home in Rosedale. Police on Friday arrested 45-year-old Carlos Lomax and charged him with two counts of first-degree murder. Officers say Lomax killed...

  • Md. looks to rebound from low primary turnout

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Democrats and Republicans were equally unenthusiastic about voting in June's primary, a fact that has the gubernatorial campaigns of Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican Larry Hogan focusing on boosting turnout in November. For both parties, turnout...

  • 5 things to know about Maryland's Nov. election

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Here are five things to know about what Maryland voters will be deciding on Election Day: 1. NEW GOVERNOR: Maryland voters will be choosing a new governor to replace term-limited Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is the Democratic candidate. Larry...

  • 6 people shot in series of shootings in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say six people were shot in the city, and one of them has died. Police are investigating several shootings that occurred Saturday. In the fatal shooting, police were called to the 4200 block of Berger Avenue shortly after 3:30 a.m. Officers found two men who...

  • Anne Arundel police investigate restaurant killing

    BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police are investigating the death of a worker at a Popeye's restaurant in Brooklyn Park. Police say a manager found the woman suffering from traumatic injuries Sunday morning in the back stock area of the restaurant on Ritchie Highway. The woman...

  • Boat explosion sends 5 to hospital in Ocean Pines

    OCEAN PINES, Md. (AP) — Police say five people have been taken to a hospital after a boat exploded as it pulled away from a dock in Ocean Pines. Maryland Natural Resources Police say the 24-foot boat exploded as it pulled away from the dock about 2 p.m. Sunday. Three people were taken to Johns...

  • Carroll County detectives investigate inmate death

    WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — Detectives in Carroll County are investigating the death of an inmate after a man was found unconscious in his cell. Sheriff's deputies were called to the Carroll County Detention Center on Friday for the report of an unconscious inmate. Investigators say 43-year-old...

  • Tree falls, kills man at Howard County home

    WOODBINE, Md. (AP) — Howard County officials say a tree fell on a man and killed him while he was grilling at a home in Woodbine. Rescuers were called to the home for a report of a man trapped under a tree Saturday about 4:30 p.m. They found the man who had sustained fatal injuries. Three...

  • Some Md., Va. residents may have cast 2 ballots

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Advocacy groups say hundreds of Maryland and Virginia voters may have cast two ballots, one in each state. The Maryland State Prosecutor's Office is investigating an allegation made by two groups, Virginia Voters Alliance and Election Integrity Maryland. Those groups say there...

  • 1st case of West Nile virus reported in Maryland

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland health officials say the first case of the West Nile virus in the state has been reported. Health officials said Thursday that the first case was detected in an adult who lives near Washington. The health department also says the virus has been detected in a horse in...

  • Troopers investigate non-fatal shooting in Del.

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police are investigating an early morning shooting that left a 25-year-old man wounded in Wilmington. Police say the victim, who was inside a car, was shot at around 3:50 a.m. on Saturday in the parking lot of a Caribbean restaurant in Wilmington. Police...

  • Sexual assault survivor quilt visits Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A quilt memorializing survivors of sexual assault is making a stop in Baltimore. The Monument Quilt, a brightly colored patchwork that includes 200 squares, will be spread out on Federal Hill Saturday afternoon. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will be joined by...

  • Woman, 4 children found safe on Backbone Mountain

    OAKLAND, Md. (AP) — The Garrett County Sheriff's Office says a woman and her four children were found safe after getting lost on Backbone Mountain. Deputies say 43-year-old Julie Jo Quick and her children left their vacation home in Preston County, West Virginia, on Thursday to hike to...

  • Casino hostess banned from contact with ex-clients

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Casino hostess Helena Wong isn't having much luck. On Friday, a federal judge slapped the VIP hostess at the brand new Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore with a preliminary injunction barring her from contacting a list of clients she collected at her last job, at the Maryland Live...

  • Morgan professor gets 3 years for grant fraud

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A professor at Morgan State University has been sentenced to three years in prison for fraudulently obtaining research grants from the National Science Foundation. Forty-seven-year-old Manoj Kumar Jha of Severn was also ordered to pay $105,726 in restitution at sentencing...



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