More Maryland Articles

  • Baltimore makes changes to parking for disabled

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials in Baltimore say a new parking program is aimed at increasing the parking options for people with disabilities and combating the abuse of disability placards. City officials said Wednesday that approximately 200 on-street parking spaces have been reserved for...

  • Hogan to use public financing in governor's race

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republican Larry Hogan will use public campaign finance money for his general election run for governor of Maryland, a move that will effectively tap out the state's fund unless it is replenished, a state elections board official said Wednesday. Hogan, who used public...

  • First singing, then tragedy at Maryland camp

    MANCHESTER, Md. (AP) — More than 100 young campers sang songs, read stories and prayed in an open-air pavilion, as they did each night at the River Valley Ranch camp. Then, the sky began to darken and a light rain began to fall. A supervisor at the Christian summer camp decided to cut the...

  • Babe Ruth memorabilia to be auctioned in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The first ball Babe Ruth hit over the fence in Yankee Stadium and his 1918 contract with the Boston Red Sox are among about three dozen Ruth-related items scheduled for auction in Baltimore. The auction at the Sports Legends Museum will be held Saturday night, a day after the...

  • Several sickened by pool chemicals at YMCA camp

    EDGEWATER, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County fire officials say a mechanical malfunction involving pool chemicals at a YMCA camp sickened 35 people. Emergency responders were called to Camp Letts in Edgewater shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday in response to reports of several children suffering...

  • 'Battle that saved Washington' remembered in Md.

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The Civil War clash known as "the battle that saved Washington" could more accurately be labeled "the battle that saved Lincoln's re-election," a prominent preservationist said Wednesday as the National Park Service marked the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy....

  • Three arrested in Maryland jewelry theft

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police have arrested three suspects in the theft of $25,000 worth of jewelry from a Lutherville store. Authorities said Wednesday that 45-year-old Stanley William Lester Gwynn of Elkridge has been charged with theft and released on $100,000 bail. Police...

  • Van Hollen to speak at lunch honoring Wallenberg

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen is scheduled to speak at a luncheon honoring diplomat Raoul Wallenberg. The Congressional Gold Medal luncheon is scheduled for Wednesday in Washington. Wallenberg was a Swedish diplomat who was sent to Budapest in the waning days of World War...

  • O'Malley visits new technology company

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley highlighted Maryland on Tuesday as a fertile ground for cybersecurity business by visiting a company that designs software to detect internal threats to organizations — software the company CEO described as "a way to look for the Snowdens of the world,"...

  • Hagerstown man dead after workplace accident

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland man is dead after being crushed by a large spool of metal. Television station WBAL-TV (http://bit.ly/1qgPArf ) reports the workplace accident happened Tuesday at Canam Steel in Point of Rocks. Maryland State Police say troopers were called...

  • Md. State Police teaming up with Special Olympics

    PIKESVILLE, Md. (AP) — The Maryland State Police says the agency is partnering with Special Olympics Maryland to provide children and adults with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to spend time with troopers, including going out on patrol. The Maryland State Police said Tuesday that...

  • Johns Hopkins, union reach tentative labor pact

    BALTIMORE (AP) — After months of negotiations Johns Hopkins Hospital reached a tentative labor agreement Tuesday with a union representing about 2,000 workers at the medical institution. The agreement calls for a $15 hourly minimum wage for workers with at least 20 years of service effective...

  • Correction: Montebello Water-Plant story

    BALTIMORE (AP) — In a story July 7 about water infrastructure, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of the panel chaired by U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin. He is chairman of the Senate Water and Wildlife Subcommittee, not the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. A corrected...

  • Md. wants nominees for agricultural hall of fame

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Officials in Maryland are accepting nominations for the Governor's Agricultural Hall of Fame. The Maryland Department of Agriculture says nominations are due Sept. 9. Officials are looking to honor farm families who have dedicated their lives to farming. The families...

  • Md. boy, 13, had juvenile record before shooting

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 13-year-old Frederick boy who allegedly shot a 15-year-old girl has a criminal record. A Frederick County judge on Monday ordered the boy held at a juvenile facility until Aug. 5, when he is scheduled for the equivalent of a trial. Prosecutors say the...



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