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  • Md. Sen. to visit food manufacturing company

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to visit a Baltimore food manufacturer as part of his tour of businesses in the state. Cardin is scheduled to visit Tulkoff Food Products on Monday. The company is a third-generation, family owned manufacturer of condiments, sauces and...

  • Firefighter injured battling Baltimore house fire

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore firefighter has been injured while battling a house fire. Firefighters were called to the scene Sunday morning in the 1500 block of Cliftview Avenue. The firefighter was transported to a hospital, but the injury was not considered life threatening. The fire was...

  • Babe Ruth's Boston contract fetches $1M at auction

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Babe Ruth's 1918 contract with the Boston Red Sox has sold for more than $1 million, along with other baseball memorabilia up for auction in Baltimore. The contract was among about three dozen Ruth-related items up for auction Saturday night at the Sports Legends Museum a day...

  • Heroin overdose rise prompts Maryland crackdown

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's historic capital is known for sailing and shopping, a place where people eat seafood at waterside restaurants. It's not a place that city police considered a destination for people looking to buy heroin — at least, not until recently. An increase in...

  • Police: Man stabs acquaintance in Glen Burnie

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Police say a man stabbed an acquaintance in a residential area of Glen Burnie after following the victim during an argument. John Dumsha has been charged with attempted second-degree murder following the stabbing on Friday evening. Anne Arundel County police say...

  • Former basketball standout joins Marfan Foundation

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A college basketball standout whose NBA dreams ended because of a rare disease is a new spokesman for the Marfan Foundation. Twenty-year-old Isaiah Austin was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome just ahead of last month's NBA draft, in which he was projected to be a first-round...

  • Immigrant children could be housed in Westminster

    WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — The federal government is exploring the possibility of housing immigrant children in a vacant Army Reserve building in Westminster, and local leaders aren't pleased with the idea. Westminster Mayor Kevin Utz says he got an email Thursday night informing him of the...

  • 2 men shot inside car in Annapolis

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Annapolis police say two men were shot while inside a car, which then crashed into a tree. Police say the victims, 25-year-old Reginald Butler and 24-year-old Reno Green, were in serious but stable condition at Baltimore Shock Trauma Center following the shooting. It...

  • Truck crashes into assisted-living home; 7 hurt

    REISTERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Authorities say seven people were hurt when a pickup truck crashed into an assisted-living facility in Reisterstown. Baltimore County fire officials say none of the injuries were life-threatening. The seven injured included the driver, five people inside the building...

  • Police, state probe Maryland foster care death

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Police Department homicide unit has taken over an investigation of the death of a 10-year-old boy at a home for medically fragile children because of the possibility that abuse he suffered six years ago played a role in his death. Damaud Martin died July 2 after...

  • Name of camper killed by fallen tree released

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A boy who died at a Maryland summer camp when a tree fell on him during a severe windstorm has been identified as 12-year-old Justin Nicholas Diggs. A statement released by the camp Friday night said Diggs attended Pikesville Middle School, where he was an honor student....

  • Johns Hopkins workers ratify new labor contract

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Members of a union representing 2,000 workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital approved a labor contract Friday after months of contentious negotiations. Ninety-three percent of the membership voted over two days in favor of ratifying the proposed 4½-year contract, which calls for...

  • Police investigating after 2 shot in Annapolis

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Police are investigating after two people were injured in a shooting in Annapolis. Annapolis Police spokeswoman Cpl. Amy Miguez says the two men were shot on the 1300 block of Tyler Avenue around 5 p.m. Friday. The shooting was in the city's Robinwood public housing...

  • Frostburg State films highlight Appalachian foods

    FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — Frostburg State University is putting online a series of student films documenting traditional Appalachian food production. The first film in the Sustainable Foodways Series was posted earlier this month on the Appalachian Independent, www.appindie.org , a website...

  • Md. recommends tight restrictions on gas drilling

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — State regulators on Friday recommended some of the nation's tightest restrictions on shale gas drilling, aimed partly at protecting drinking water from being contaminated by methane leaking from drill sites in western Maryland. The "best practices" recommended by the...



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