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  • Va. man, 18, dies swimming in Ocean City, Md.

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Ocean City officials are reminding visitors about risky surf conditions after an 18-year-old Virginia man apparently drowned in the Atlantic Ocean. A city spokeswoman identified the victim Wednesday as Jose Maudiel Hernandez of Manassas, Virginia. Beach Patrol Lt. Wade...

  • Baltimore police commissioner gets OK for 6 years

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts is getting a vote of confidence from the City Council. The council confirmed his appointment Wednesday for six more years as the city's top law enforcement official. Batts arrived in 2012 from Oakland, California. He's become known...

  • Boy, 15, dies after stabbing in Dundalk, Md.

    DUNDALK, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police say a 15-year-old boy is dead and another boy of the same age will be charged as an adult in his stabbing. Police said Wednesday that Timothy Michael Hall was stabbed once during an argument Monday night in Dundalk. They say he later died at Johns...

  • Public funding gives Hogan lead in campaign cash

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan has more than three times as much campaign cash on hand than his Democratic rival, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown — but it's an edge that's almost certain to evaporate. That's because Hogan is relying on public campaign financing, which gave...

  • Ethan Saylor's mom endorses sheriff's opponent

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The mother of a man with Down syndrome who died in the custody of three off-duty deputies is joining a campaign to oust the Frederick County sheriff. Democratic nominee Karl Bickel says Patti Saylor's endorsement on Wednesday demonstrates their shared commitment to making...

  • Brown reports raising $1.5M in bid for governor

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown reports raising about $1.5 million dollars in the latest reporting period in his run for governor of Maryland. Brown, a Democrat, reported Tuesday that his campaign has more than $760,000 cash on hand. Brown's campaign also noted that the Maryland...

  • Baltimore's first casino opens its doors

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore celebrated the opening of the city's first casino as crowds lined the block and packed into the parking garage, eager to try their luck. Horseshoe Baltimore is the last of five casinos to open in Maryland after lawmakers legalized gambling in the state. Before the...

  • Former Naval Academy dairy farm to be organic

    GAMBRILLS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County officials say the current tenants of the former Naval Academy dairy farm will resume organic operation of the property. County Executive Laura Neuman said Tuesday that the county will award a 5-year-old lease on the Gambrills farm to Maryland Sunrise...

  • Police identify Rosedale slaying victims

    ROSEDALE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police have identified the two people slain in an apartment in Rosedale. Officers said Tuesday that 39-year-old Charles William Mitter and 26-year-old Tyray Avia Wise were attacked in their apartment early Monday. Mitter was pronounced deceased at the...

  • Testimony ends in federal online ballot tool case

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge said Tuesday that he expects to rule "very quickly" on a lawsuit seeking to force Maryland officials to implement an online ballot-marking tool for the blind, a case that could impact other states that don't use the tool. Lawyers for the National Federation of the Blind...

  • 2 arrested in slaying of Pa. man in Ocean City

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Ocean City Police have charged two men in the slaying of a Pennsylvania man. Officers found 37-year-old Justin Daniel Cancelliere (kan-sel-YARE'-ay) of North Whitehall, Pennsylvania, unconscious in the parking lot of a hotel early Sunday. Police say he was assaulted...

  • Harris: Subpoenas sent in health exchange probe

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal audit of Maryland's badly flawed health care exchange website has developed into a "full-blown" investigation, and subpoenas have been issued, a Maryland congressman said Tuesday. Rep. Andy Harris, Maryland's only Republican congressman, had asked the U.S. Department...

  • Man shot in confrontation with police identified

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Howard County police have identified the man who was fatally shot by officers after confronting them with a knife in an Ellicott City home. Sixty-one-year-old Hernan Milton Ossorio was shot Saturday by two officers. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say...

  • Former smoker’s award won’t be reduced in Md. asbestos case

    BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland’s highest court has ruled that a trial court properly rejected a defendant’s request to have the jury apportion damages in an asbestos case involving a former smoker. Judge Clayton Greene, Jr. delivered the opinion on July 21 in the Court of Appeals...

  • Baltimore cabbie found shot in head

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore city police say they're investigating the shooting of a taxi driver in the northeast part of the city. They say the man was found shot in the head inside a Checker cab that was involved in a crash in the 4400 block of Asbury Avenue at about 1:40 a.m. Tuesday. He was...



From the Weekly Standard

  • GOP Establishment Senses Opportunity in New Jersey

    Do Washington Republicans smell blood in New Jersey? The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the GOP's Senate campaign apparatus, issued a press release Wednesday knocking New Jersey's...

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  • Nobody’s Fault

    All of a sudden, people have noticed that we are in trouble, and many are saying it isn’t the president’s fault. All the bad news, from Iraq to Ukraine, from Libya and Syria to the Mexican border,...

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  • A Privileged Press?

    After nearly four years of procedural delay, the trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling is set to open shortly. Sterling was indicted at the end of 2010 for leaking information about a...

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