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  • 3 wounded by gunman in Baltimore; suspect at large

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore city police are looking for a gunman who shot three men in the 2700 block of West Coldspring Lane. The shooting was reported at 12:18 a.m. Wednesday. Police say a 29-year-old man is in serious condition with wounds to his hip, groin and right hand after the...

  • Board to consider wetlands license for Cove Point

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Board of Public Works is scheduled to consider a wetlands license for Dominion Resources, as it works toward building a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County. The board is scheduled to take up the matter on Wednesday in Annapolis. The...

  • Victim's friend describes shooting in road rage

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A friend who was a passenger in a car driven by a man who was killed in a road rage incident described how a police detective shot his friend. Adam Pidel testified Tuesday that he and Joseph Harvey froze when Joseph Walker, pulled a gun on them after the two drivers...

  • Coast Guard looking for hoax caller from Maryland

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is asking for the public's help in identifying a person who has made numerous false distress calls from southern Maryland. Capt. Kevin Kiefer, commander of Coast Guard Sector Baltimore, said in a news release Tuesday that the same male voice has made the...

  • Baltimore County, Md., police fatally shoot man

    WHITE MARSH, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police have identified the man shot by an officer during a confrontation in White Marsh on Tuesday as 19-year-old Briatay McDuffie. Police fatally shot McDuffie after the man fled from a crashed car that had been reported as stolen from Baltimore city....

  • Beretta to move manufacturing out of Maryland

    ACCOKEEK, Md. (AP) — Beretta U.S.A. Corp. has announced it will move its manufacturing capabilities from Accokeek, Maryland, to Gallatin, Tennessee. The company announced Tuesday it will move its manufacturing capabilities to a new production facility that it is building in Tennessee. That...

  • Maryland church built in 1773 destroyed by fire

    HEBRON, Md. (AP) — Officials say a 241-year-old church in Hebron has been destroyed by fire. Deputy State Fire Marshals say the fire at St. Paul's Episcopal Church was reported by a passer-by about 11:10 a.m. Tuesday. Officials say nearly 100 firefighters from Maryland and Delaware battled...

  • Md. governor headed back to Iowa for fundraisers

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is returning to Iowa for fundraisers this weekend. The Democratic governor, who is considering running for president, is scheduled to attend a fundraiser on Saturday morning and another early Saturday afternoon for two Iowa state Senate...

  • Md. gun law debated in federal court

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Lawyers for the state of Maryland asked a federal judge on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to overturn parts of a sweeping gun-control law, but attorneys leading the challenge contend parts of the law violate Second Amendment rights. John Parker Sweeney, an attorney...

  • Police: Man leaves mom, 98, in truck at casino

    HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police have arrested a North Carolina man they say left his 98-year-old mother in a truck for nearly five hours at a parking garage at Maryland Live! Casino. Officers received a 911 call about 6:35 p.m. Monday about the woman the truck. Officers say the...

  • Correction: Missing Boater story

    EASTON, Md. (AP) — In a story July 20 about the death of a boater in Maryland, The Associated Press, relying on information from a member, erroneously reported the spelling of the man's name. He is Alan Meyers, not Allen Myers. A corrected version of the story is below: Md. officials find...

  • Man gets 30 years for killing girlfriend's father

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing his 14-year-old girlfriend's father has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Twenty-year-old Jason Bulmer pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of 58-year-old Dennis Lane. He was sentenced Monday in Howard...

  • Md. governor, faith leaders meet on immigration

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley met with Maryland faith leaders Monday to discuss how to help unaccompanied immigrant children who have been coming across the border from Central America. The meeting, which lasted roughly 90 minutes, was called by the Democratic governor to bring...

  • Man arrested a week after conviction for groping

    COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Howard County Police say a man awaiting sentencing after being convicted of groping women in parking lots in Columbia was arrested on similar charges. Police say a woman shopping in a Target in Columbia on Thursday said a man was following her in the store and had grabbed...

  • Air-conditioner cord blamed for fatal fire

    ROCK HALL, Md. (AP) — Fire officials say an electrical failure in a cord powering an air-conditioner caused a house fire that killed an 85-year-old Rock Hall woman. The Office of the State Fire Marshal said in a news release Monday that Hester Louise Wright died in the July 14 blaze....



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