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  • Md. man sentenced for sexually abusing children

    BALTIMORE (AP) — An Aberdeen man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually abusing two boys at a military installation in Virginia. Twenty-one-year-old Marcus Smith pleaded guilty to two counts of abusive sexual contact. He was ordered to register as a sex offender at sentencing...

  • 'Top Chef' runner-up pleads guilty to DUI

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore-area restaurateur and finalist on the popular reality television show "Top Chef" has pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge. Bryan Voltaggio pleaded guilty Friday to a single DUI charge in Baltimore District Court and was sentenced to one year of probation. He...

  • Feds: Delmarva fox squirrel recovered

    CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove the Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel from the endangered species list. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell made the announcement Friday in Cambridge. She says conservation efforts by landowners and other partners have...

  • Md. man gets 4 more years for punching officer

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — If Aaron Green hadn't punched a guard at the prison where he was serving time, he'd be getting released in April. Instead, he'll spend four more years behind bars. A Washington County jury found the 25-year-old Baltimore man guilty of assault Thursday in the October 2013...

  • Foes of political redistricting process to relay

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Opponents of Maryland's congressional redistricting process are holding a 225-mile relay this weekend to call attention to gerrymandering. The Gerrymander Meander begins Friday. Gerrymandering is the process in which state officials draw congressional districts to help their...

  • Baltimore church damaged in 3-alarm fire

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze at a northeast Baltimore church. The fire at the All Saints Evangelical Lutheran Church was reported about 3 p.m. Thursday. Firefighters say the blaze broke out in the basement, and smoke could be seen billowing out the front doors. No...

  • Maryland, Sparrows Point owner agree on cleanup

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland and the new owner of the old Bethlehem Steel mill site have signed an agreement to clean up the Baltimore County site and clear the way for redevelopment. The Maryland Department of the Environment and Sparrows Point Terminal LLC signed an agreement on Thursday in...

  • Hogan accuses Brown of lying in campaign ads

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republican Larry Hogan said Thursday that ads by his Maryland gubernatorial opponent Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown are "filled with absolute lies" and called on the Democrat to pull them from the air. Hogan said the ads misrepresent his views on abortion, background checks on...

  • 3 officers indicted for allegedly beating inmates

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors say three Baltimore correctional officers have been charged with assaulting several inmates in what they describe as retaliation for an attack on a fellow officer. The Baltimore State's Attorney's Office says Sgt. Kwasi Ramsey, Sgt. Jemiah Green and Officer Richard...

  • Strong rip currents kill 2 men in Ocean City

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Strong rip currents believed to be caused by Hurricane Edouard have killed two men in Ocean City, Maryland. The first man to die was a 52-year-old from Huntington, Pennsylvania. He was among five people that rescuers pulled from the water over a 15-minute period around...

  • Christie stumps in three states

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will continue his nationwide tour with stops in Maryland, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

  • 2nd rabid cat euthanized after Md. camper attacked

    SNOW HILL, Md. (AP) — Health officials say a second cat tested positive for rabies and was euthanized following an attack on a camper in Maryland's Eastern Shore. Worcester County health officials said Thursday that the calico cat was part of a "free-roaming colony" living on an unoccupied...

  • Baltimore mayor denounces officer's actions

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is criticizing an officer after surveillance video surfaced showing him repeatedly punching a man. Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she's watched the video of the June beating several times. She says she can't "figure out under what...

  • Hogan to hold news conference on campaign

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republican Larry Hogan is scheduled to hold a news conference to talk about his campaign for governor of Maryland. Hogan has scheduled a morning news conference Thursday at his campaign headquarters in Annapolis. The campaign is describing the event as Hogan's first news...

  • New charges brought against indicted businessman

    BALTIMORE (AP) — New charges have been brought against a Maryland businessman accused to Delaware insurance regulators. A federal grand jury in Baltimore on Tuesday returned a superseding indictment against 39-year-old Jeffrey Cohen of Reisterstown. It charges Cohen with wire fraud and money...



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