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  • Baltimore officer sued after video shows punching

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have opened an internal investigation after surveillance video showed an officer repeatedly punching a man as another officer held his right arm. The man, 32-year-old Kollin Truss of Baltimore, filed a $5 million lawsuit against Officer Vincent Cosom on Monday,...

  • EEOC: McCormick & Schmick's settles Md. lawsuit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Government officials say they've settled a lawsuit accusing two McCormick & Schmick's restaurants in Baltimore of racially discriminating against job applicants and employees who are black. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says McCormick & Schmick's agreed to...

  • Registration underway for Baltimore tunnel run

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Registration is underway for an annual charity race that givers runners the chance to race under Baltimore's harbor. The Maryland Transportation Authority says runners can now register for the sixth annual Fort McHenry Tunnel 5k run and walk. The run uses the northbound right...

  • 1 killed, 1 wounded in Baltimore County shooting

    CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — A double-shooting in Baltimore County has left one man dead and injured a second, and two suspects were arrested after fleeing the crime scene. Baltimore County police say an officer heard gunshots Monday evening in Catonsville. He soon spotted a man running down the...

  • Douglass portrait unveiled in Md. governor's house

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A full-length portrait of Frederick Douglass is now the first painting of an African-American to go on display in the Maryland governor's mansion. The portrait of the 19th century abolitionist was unveiled Monday night inside Government House, which is the name of the...

  • Maryland panel still has work to do on medical pot

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland commission still has significant decisions to make on proposals to implement the state's medical marijuana law as they bumped up against a Monday deadline for submitting a draft of regulations. The commission, which has 15 members, has been tasked with...

  • Baltimore mayor cancels appearances over illness

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has canceled her public appearances Monday as she recovers from a respiratory infection. The mayor's office says the 44-year-old was taken by ambulance to the hospital Saturday night after complaining of shortness of breath and chest...

  • Former Maryland governor flirts with 2016 bid

    Ehrlich, who was the state's Republican governor from 2003 until 2007, spoke at a lobster bake in Lanconia, N.H., on Saturday -- home to the first primary race for the nomination.

  • Rep. Ruppersberger to tour cybersecurity companies

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger will be touring Baltimore cybersecurity businesses. Ruppersberger, a Maryland Democrat, will tour Maddrix on Monday. It's one of only seven companies nationwide that is accredited by the National Security Agency to respond to cyber attacks on...

  • Md. agency gives workers day off due to bedbugs

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Department of the Environment is giving some employees the day off after bedbugs were discovered in a portion of the agency's headquarters building in Baltimore. Agency spokesman Jay Apperson says employees who work on one floor of the building were granted...

  • Baltimore mayor hospitalized amid city celebration

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is in the hospital after she was taken there by ambulance from the city's Star-Spangled Banner celebration. The mayor's office says Rawlings-Blake was taken to the hospital Saturday night for shortness of breath and chest pains....

  • AAA: Gas prices should decline in September

    BALTIMORE (AP) — AAA says a switch to less expensive winter-blend gasoline should bring some relief to drivers for the second half of September. The auto club says the switch to cheaper fuel is scheduled for Monday. Ahead of the change, the national average for a gallon of unleaded gasoline was...

  • 5 car wrecks leave 4 dead in Harford County

    BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — Four people have died this weekend in car crashes on roadways in Harford County. The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company says rescuers responded to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle Saturday evening in Edgewood. The man was taken to a hospital but later died. Another...

  • Western Md. church linked to slavery, Civil War

    LAPPANS, Md. (AP) — A western Maryland church is inviting people to explore its historical connections to both slavery and the war that ended it. St. Mark's Episcopal Church in the unincorporated community of Lappans in Washington County is dedicating two markers on Sunday. One commemorates the...

  • Woman: Missing children safe; cops still searching

    GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Clarksburg woman told investigators Saturday that her two children, who have been missing for about a week, are alive and safe, but she didn't tell authorities where they were. Police are still searching for the children. Montgomery County authorities located the...



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