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  • Md. installs nesting platform for osprey

    SANDY POINT, Md. (AP) — Maryland transportation officials have installed a nesting platform for a persistent osprey who built nests that blocked traffic cameras by the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Maryland Transportation Authority spokesman Tamory Winfield says crews installed a platform Thursday...

  • Md. flags flown half-staff to honor 2

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's flag is flying at half-staff over the State House and at all Maryland Department of Natural Resources facilities to honor a former DNR secretary who died. Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley ordered the flag flown at half-staff Thursday and Friday from sunrise to...

  • Man convicted in fatal Hagerstown, Md., stabbing

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Hagerstown man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a teenager in the downtown business district last October. Twenty-one-year-old Shakeem Miles was convicted in Washington County Circuit Court after entering an Alford plea Thursday in...

  • Basilica marks Pope John Paul II's Baltimore visit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A new exhibit commemorating Pope John Paul II's visit to Baltimore in 1995 is opening at the basilica's museum. The exhibit opening Thursday honors the canonization of John Paul II this Sunday. The exhibit is free of charge. It includes photographs and memorabilia from the...

  • Farmers learn of changes in new Farm Bill

    NEW MIDWAY, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Agriculture Department is offering Maryland farmers a chance to learn about changes in the 2014 Farm Bill affecting natural resources conservation. The meeting Thursday morning in New Midway is the first of two in the state hosted by the USDA's Natural...

  • Man charged in Anne Arundel County carjacking

    HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police say a Washington man has been arrested in a carjacking in Hanover. Officers say 44-year-old Michael Kirk Smith was arrested Wednesday at an apartment complex in Suitland. He is charged with carjacking assault and other offenses. Police say on...

  • Frederick County bans outdoor burning

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The Frederick County Fire Marshal's Office has ordered a ban on outdoor burning. The ban, which took effect Wednesday morning, continues until 6:00 a.m. Friday. All outdoor burning, including recreational fires, is prohibited. The Fire Marshal's Office says the...

  • Former Md. guard gets prison in inmate's beating

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a former Maryland correctional officer to 2 1/2 years in prison for his role in the beating of a state prison inmate at the medium-security Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown in 2008. Michael Morgan was sentenced Wednesday in...

  • Md. governor travels to Ireland, Netherlands

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is visiting Ireland, Northern Ireland and the Netherlands. The governor is traveling first to Ireland and Northern Ireland as part of a congressional delegation led by the Faith and Politics Institute examining the historic divides on the...

  • Md. considers nesting platform for ospreys

    SANDY POINT, Md. (AP) — Maryland transportation officials say they're considering building a nesting platform for ospreys who insist on building and rebuilding nests in front of a traffic camera pointed at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The Maryland Transportation Authority tweeted Wednesday that...

  • Frederick, Md., deputy acquitted of assault

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Frederick County sheriff's deputy has been acquitted on a charge of assaulting a man outside a downtown Hagerstown bar. A Washington County judge found 44-year-old Kevin White of Hagerstown not guilty Tuesday after a nearly 10-hour bench trial. The 13-year-veteran of...

  • Carroll exits Frederick, Md., incinerator deal

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The future of proposed, waste-to-energy incinerator near Frederick is in question after Carroll County pulled out of the project. The Frederick County Commissioners said Tuesday that the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority is allowing Carroll County to exit a...

  • SUV hits townhouse, causes natural gas leak

    EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — The Harford County Sheriff's Office says several homes were evacuated after an SUV crashed into a townhouse and severed a natural gas line, causing a leak. It happened about 11:40 a.m. Tuesday in Edgewood. Deputies say an SUV 42-year-old driven by Samuel O'Neill Dowling...

  • Dew Tour to return to Ocean City

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — The 2014 Dew Tour Beach Championships will kick off in Ocean City to mark its 10 anniversary with skateboarding and BMX competitions. The tour will return to Ocean City for the fourth year. It is scheduled for June 25-29. The Dew Tour will feature competitions,...

  • Toddler seriously injured by family dog

    ESSEX, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police say a 2-year-old boy was mauled by the family dog. Police and fire personnel were called to the Essex home about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Officers say they saw a toddler with serious injuries to his upper body. Police say the boy was in the home with the...



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