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  • Worker indicted on embezzlement charges

    BALTIMORE (AP) — An employee for a food service company has been indicted on charges of embezzling more than $400,000. A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted 43-year-old Cesar Raphael Barretto of Severn on nine counts of wire fraud. According to the indictment, Barretto worked for U.S....

  • 2 admit to submitting fake prescription refills

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Two pharmacy technicians have pleaded guilty to submitting false claims of more than $2.5 million for prescription refills. Thirty-year-old Vipinkumar Patel of Edgewood and 27-year-old Jigar Patel of Columbia entered the pleas this week in federal court in Baltimore. The...

  • Pedestrian struck, killed trying to cross road

    OVERLEA, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police say a man was struck and killed when he tried to cross Belair Road in Overlea. It happened shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday. Police say 53-year-old Gary Leahey of Dundalk was crossing Belair Road just north of Elm Avenue when he was hit by a northbound...

  • Man who stabbed himself is shot at by police

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Howard County police say a man has died after officers who found him in his bedroom with self-inflicted stab wounds shot at him after he confronted them with a knife. Police spokeswoman Mary Phelan says in an email that officers were called to a home in Ellicott City...

  • 2 arrested after burglary, police chase in Md.

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police have arrested two men they say led them on a vehicle chase into Baltimore after a burglary at a Glen Burnie store. It happened about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday at Bart's Sports World. Police responding to a 911 calls saw pickup truck that appeared to...

  • Baltimore agrees to stop disabilities questions

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has reached an agreement with Baltimore that will require the city to cease hiring practices the federal government deems discriminatory toward applicants with disabilities. The department announced a consent decree on Wednesday that bans the city...

  • Autopsy set for body pulled from Baltimore harbor

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say an autopsy will be performed on a 21-year-old man whose body was found floating in the city's Inner Harbor. The body of Vashon Christopher Jr. was pulled from the water on Monday afternoon near M&T Bank Stadium. Christopher lived in northeast Baltimore.

  • Allegany woman charged in husband's fatal stabbing

    LONACONING, Md. (AP) — An Allegany County woman is facing a second-degree murder charge in the fatal stabbing of her husband. Investigators say 28-year-old Jessyca Kimble stabbed her 29-year-old husband, Edward Kimble, with a steak knife during a fight at their home near Lonaconing on Tuesday...

  • Franchot to address Rural Maryland Council

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Comptroller Peter Franchot is scheduled to give the keynote address at the Rural Maryland Council meeting. He will speak Wednesday to local officials and business leaders in Annapolis. Franchot plans to talk about his "Let Summer Be Summer" campaign. He supports delaying...

  • Brown and Hogan attend governor's race forum

    CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Republican Larry Hogan said Tuesday that if he is elected governor he will try to end state income taxes on retirement income sometime during his first term. His opponent, Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, said he believed Hogan should provide more details about how he...

  • 80,000 acres off Maryland leased for wind energy

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Department of the Interior says it has auctioned some 80,000 acres off Maryland for wind energy development. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management held an auction on Tuesday. US Wind Inc. submitted the winning bid of $8.7 million. The Maryland Wind Energy Area is...

  • Exelon formally files to acquire Pepco Holdings

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Exelon Corp. has formally applied to acquire Pepco Holdings. Exelon filed the application Tuesday with the Maryland Public Service Commission. The deal will combine Exelon Corp.'s electric and gas utilities BGE, ComEd and PECO with Pepco's Atlantic City Electric, Delmarva Power...

  • Civil suit alleges sex assault by western Md. doc

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A West Virginia woman is suing a disgraced doctor for more than $1.5 million, alleging he sexually assaulted her at a walk-in clinic in western Maryland. The lawsuit filed in Allegany County Circuit Court also names Dr. William Dando's former employer, MedExpress Urgent...

  • Ask.fm reaches agreement with Maryland attorney general to diminish cyberbullying

    Gansler BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler announced an online safety agreement with the operator of a social networking website that will protect children on the site. Ask.com, an operating company of IAC/InterActiveCorp, recently acquired the social...

  • Baltimore mayor holds education forum

    BALTIMORE (AP) — In advance of his first year as CEO of the Baltimore City School System, Dr. Gregory Thornton will host an education forum to greet parents and community members. Thornton will be joined by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Tuesday evening at Fort Worthington Elementary School in...



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