More Maryland Articles

  • Judge halts Md. highway work in Rockville

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Montgomery County judge is ordering the State Highway Administration to halt work on a sound barrier along Interstate 270 in Rockville. The Daily Record (http://bit.ly/1nE7yX3 ) reported Wednesday that the court denied the agency's attempt to perform preliminary tests...

  • O'Malley holds 'Buy Local' cookout

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley is urging Maryland residents to buy locally produced food. The governor and the first lady will host a buy local cookout at the governor's residence in Annapolis on Thursday. It is the seventh annual cookout that is being hosted at the residence....

  • 122-year-old Baltimore school becomes housing

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials in Baltimore have turned a school building that is more than 100 years old into housing. Officials on Wednesday celebrated the renovation of the building that once housed Columbus School #99. The building on East North Avenue is now the now the Columbus School...

  • Caller spoofs state police number, demands money

    JESSUP, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say someone has been calling people in the Howard County area claiming to be with the police and demanding payment for court or traffic fines. Troopers say more than a dozen people have complained to the Waterloo barracks in Jessup about the calls...

  • 2 teens charged with beating, robbing men

    PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police have charged two teenagers with attempted murder after two men were beaten and robbed in separate incidents in Somerset County. Troopers say at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, a man was unloading his car in Princess Anne when a teenager with a gun...

  • Board OKs wetlands license for Cove Point

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a wetlands license on Wednesday for Dominion Resources to build a pier that is needed to construct a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County. The board, which includes Gov. Martin O'Malley, Comptroller Peter...

  • NAACP to hold national convention in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The NAACP says it will hold its 2016 national convention in Baltimore. Tessa Hill-Aston, president of the Baltimore branch of the civil rights organization, said in an email on Wednesday that the national board, meeting this week in Las Vegas, selected Baltimore as the site....

  • Naval Academy holds change-of-command ceremony

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Vice Adm. Walter Carter is the new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy. The academy held a change-of-command ceremony Wednesday in Annapolis. Carter was recently president of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He graduated from the academy in...

  • Fla. trucker sentenced in Md. crash that killed 2

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Florida trucker is starting a one-year jail sentence for killing two men when the tractor-trailer he was driving overturned atop a pickup truck in Frederick County. The Frederick News-Post (http://bit.ly/1paelTQ ) reports that 35-year-old Watson Pierre of Sunrise,...

  • Would the last person leaving blue Maryland please turn out the lights?

    At least 160 Marylanders are about to lose their jobs because of the constitutional myopia of the state's corrupt liberal Democratic establishment. It's a sad illustration of the dire results of one-party rule.

  • 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...

  • 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...



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