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  • Candidate causes stir due to secessionist group

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The executive director of the Maryland Republican Party says he has asked an Anne Arundel County Council candidate to consider severing ties to a group with secessionist positions. Joe Cluster said he met with Michael Peroutka on Friday to ask him to consider...

  • Del. man allegedly cross-dressed to rob Md. bank

    RISING SUN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a Delaware man held up a bank in Rising Sun while dressed as a woman. Police charged 34-year-old Kent Buckson of Bear on Thursday with armed robbery of a National Penn Bank branch involving a theft of less than $10,000. Buckson was in custody...

  • NJ officer's wife testifies at Md. murder trial

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The wife of a New Jersey detective has told a jury her husband flashed his badge at an irate driver before the two men stopped for a fatal face-off along Interstate 97. Marie Walker testified Thursday at the Annapolis trial of Joseph Walker, an investigator for the...

  • Labor secretary, senator to tour Md. nonprofit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Sen. Ben Cardin are set to tour a Baltimore nonprofit and talk about the importance of innovative job-training strategies. Perez and Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, will tour the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland on Friday. The nonprofit provides...

  • 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...



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