More Maryland Articles

  • Delmarva Chicken Festival to end after 65 years

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The Delmarva Chicken Festival, an annual tradition to promote the region's poultry industry, will hold its final event this summer. Delmarva Poultry Industry, the festival's primary sponsor, announced this week that the event to be held June 20 and 21 near Centreville...

  • Economist: 2018 minimum wage will be worth $9.25

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In a plan approved by the legislature, full-time minimum-wage workers in Maryland will ultimately make about $875 less annually than they would have under the governor's proposed timetable, an economic analyst said. Legislators voted last week to have Maryland's minimum...

  • Federal lawsuit over western Md. wind farm ends

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A legal dispute over a western Maryland wind farm has ended. A U.S. District Court judge in Baltimore dismissed the case Tuesday at the request of both sides. The citizen group Save Western Maryland filed the lawsuit in 2010 against developers of the 28-turbine...

  • NTSB: Ship hit Md. CSX pier while going too fast

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says high speed was the probable cause of a shipping accident that did more than $2 million worth of damage to a CSX Corp. coal pier in Baltimore Harbor. The agency reported on Tuesday that the 477-foot tanker, the Wawasan Ruby, was...

  • Md. warns of possible bacteria in porridge product

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland health officials are warning people against eating a porridge product because of the potential presence of dangerous bacteria in it. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene advised residents Friday to not consume or purchase certain lots of rice porridge...

  • Rescuers free boy caught in escalator at Md. store

    TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County rescuers cut an escalator apart to free a 6-year-old boy whose hands and fingers got stuck under the handrail at the bottom of the moving staircase. Fire and EMS spokesman Mark Brady says the boy's hand got stuck Thursday night at the Burlington...

  • Md. urges awareness of invasive species

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of Agriculture is urging residents to help reduce the spread of invasive species that pose a threat to agricultural and natural resources. The agency says April is Invasive Plant, Pest and Disease Awareness Month. The department says invasive...

  • Maryland gubernatorial candidates clash on economic policy

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — All three Democratic candidates in the governor's race agree Maryland's economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown praised the developments of the past seven years during a candidate forum Thursday evening at Towson...

  • Pa. man sentenced for selling counterfeit goods

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to selling thousands of counterfeit goods, including military-grade integrated circuits, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Twenty-five-year-old Hao Yang of Bloomsburg, Pa., was also ordered to forfeit $59,000 in several bank...

  • Howard County police chief announces retirement

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Howard County Police Chief William McMahon is retiring, after eight years in the post and 30 years in law enforcement. County Executive Ken Ulman announced McMahon's retirement on Thursday. He said the chief has made Howard County a better place. Ulman appointed...

  • Western Md. teen charged in shooting of vehicle

    CASCADE, Md. (AP) — The Washington County Sheriff's Office says a 17-year-old Cascade boy shot a vehicle in the rural mountain town, but the driver and his two young children weren't hurt. The agency says the teen was arrested at home after a motorist reported his vehicle was shot by a man...

  • Dems to appear at gubernatorial forums

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in the race for Maryland governor are scheduled to appear at two Baltimore-area forums. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Attorney General Doug Gansler and Del. Heather Mizeur will appear separately at a Baltimore senior center...

  • 4th Md. prison training veteran service dogs

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans. Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Secretary Gregg...

  • 2 more officers sentenced in inmate assault

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two former correctional officers have been sentenced for their roles in the beating of an inmate at the Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown. Jeremy McCusker was sentenced to 21 months and Walter Scott Steele was sentenced to four...

  • Man gets life terms for killing man at bus stop

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A man who killed another man in a drive-by shooting has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus 20 years for the crime. Twenty-three-year old Michael Martin was sentenced Wednesday in Baltimore County Circuit Court. He had been convicted of first-degree murder in...



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