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  • Md. highway worker killed in Eastern Shore crash

    ST. MICHAELS, Md. (AP) — Maryland highway officials are urging drivers to take care in work zones following the death of a highway worker struck by a car. The Maryland State Highway Administration on Friday said that John Shahan of Denton was killed after an accident Thursday in which he was...

  • Fraternity offers to pay for funeral of teen shot

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A fraternity headquartered in Baltimore has offered to cover the funeral costs for a teenager fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Last week Alpha Phi Alpha sent a letter to the Austin A. Layne Jr. Mortuary in St. Louis, which is handling arrangements for...

  • Baltimore celebrates new music festival

    DARLINGTON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore's indie music, art and theater scene is packing up and heading to the woods. The first-ever Fields Festival is three days of camping and music at Camp Ramblewood in Darlington, beginning Friday. The festival features some of Baltimore's most beloved underground...

  • Delaney to meet with Boonsboro officials

    BOONSBORO, Md. (AP) — Rep. John Delaney is scheduled to meet with local Boonsboro officials. The congressman will be in downtown Boonsboro on Friday. He will be there with Mayor Skip Kauffman and other city officials. Delaney also will meet with officials at the Boonsboro First Hose Company....

  • Retailers fill Hagerstown downtown _ for weekend

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A private group in Hagerstown aims to give downtown redevelopment a boost by showing people what a thriving city center could look like. Rori Daughtridge of the Downtown Movement tells the The Herald-Mail (http://bit.ly/1vlSSwi ) that at least six local business based...

  • Anne Arundel police chief speaks at NAACP event

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis says he stands by the department's decision to charge a man with murder, even though a judge dismissed all charges. Davis spoke Thursday night at an event in Glen Burnie held by the NAACP to discuss the shooting of Kendall...

  • Health officials warn against using unapproved med

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Public health officials in Maryland are warning residents against using an unapproved medication to treat children's colds that is being sold in some convenience stores in Latino communities. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said in an email on Thursday that Baczol...

  • Man dies in Md. police custody after chase

    WHITE MARSH, Md. (AP) — The Harford County Sheriff's Office says a man died after deputies used electronic stun guns to subdue him. Deputies say about 8 p.m. Wednesday, 30-year-old Arvel Douglas Williams of Baltimore fled in his pickup truck after they saw him engage in drug activity....

  • USNA chief says no double standard for athletes

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy said he does not now believe there is "a cultural issue" in Navy sports with the kind of lax oversight of athletes that is being investigated at the U.S. Air Force Academy, but if there is "we're going to take care of it."...

  • Multi-plug adapter blamed on building fire in Md.

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Officials say a fire that heavily damaged a two-story wood frame building in Salisbury was caused by a malfunctioning multi-plug adapter. The fire was reported just before noon Thursday in the multi-occupancy structure. The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office says it took...

  • Police: Gunman kills man, shoots self in Laurel

    LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Police say a man fatally shot a man who was dating his estranged wife before shooting and wounding himself in Laurel. The fatal shooting and suicide attempt occurred around 10:40 Wednesday night. Anne Arundel County police say the wife of 39-year-old Robert Mendiola had...

  • Man hits pedestrian, 3 cars in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a driver hit a pedestrian, a police car and two parked cars before he was arrested. Police say the 45-year-old male pedestrian suffered severe injuries after he was struck around 10:40 Wednesday night in west Baltimore. A police officer suffered minor...

  • Push in western Md. for later school-year start

    OAKLAND, Md. (AP) — State Comptroller Peter Franchot is bringing his campaign for post-Labor Day school openings to western Maryland. Franchot (fran-CHOH') joins Garrett County elected, business and tourism officials at Deep Creek Lake Thursday to promote the campaign he calls, "Let Summer Be...

  • Maryland State Fair to receive award

    TIMONIUM, Md. (AP) — The Maryland State Fair will receive the 2014 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award. State Comptroller Peter Franchot will present the award to Howard "Max" Mosner, the president and general manager of the fair, on Friday. The award, now in its third year, is...

  • Worker indicted on embezzlement charges

    BALTIMORE (AP) — An employee for a food service company has been indicted on charges of embezzling more than $400,000. A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted 43-year-old Cesar Raphael Barretto of Severn on nine counts of wire fraud. According to the indictment, Barretto worked for U.S....



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