More Maryland Articles

  • 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...

  • Jail won't hold immigrants without probable cause

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley has directed a state-run jail in Baltimore to comply with federal requests to hold immigrants beyond their release date only if there is probable cause that a crime has been committed, a decision praised by the American Civil Liberties and Casa de...

  • Inmate in Md. charged with hiring man to kill 2

    JESSUP, Md. (AP) — Howard County police say an inmate at the detention center tried to hire someone to kill his girlfriend's former boyfriend and the former boyfriend's mother. Officers say they received a tip that 37-year-old Bernard Perez-Garcia was looking for someone to kill the two people....

  • O'Malley to return to New Hampshire

    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will make his third trip to New Hampshire in September, a sign that he is likely to challenge Hillary Clinton for the presidential nomination.



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