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  • 3 injured after party in Potomac

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County Police say three people were injured after a party in Potomac. Police say they were called to a home on Alloway Court around 1 a.m. Saturday for a report of a stabbing. An investigation revealed that a party had been held at the home earlier in the...

  • Md. man fined in connection with striped bass

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Lanham man has been fined $2,000 after pleading guilty to catching more than 200 undersized striped bass during a fishing trip. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says 34-year-old Jose R. Amaya Chicas pleaded guilty Friday in Annapolis District Court and was...

  • Osprey nest blocking Md. traffic camera removed

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A pair of ospreys that built their nest on a pole holding a Chesapeake Bay Bridge traffic camera will have to find a new home. The Maryland Transportation Authority, which operates the bridge, says officials removed the nest Friday both so the camera's view isn't blocked...

  • Police: 1 dead after Anne Arundel boating accident

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a man died while boating in Anne Arundel County. Police from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources were called around 5:30 p.m. Friday to Plum Creek, which is off the Severn River in Crownsville. Spokeswoman Candy Thomson says...

  • Man convicted in death of six-week-old son

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man has been convicted of child abuse in the death of his infant son. Dion Ware was arrested in 2012 after the death of his 6-week-old son. A jury on Thursday convicted the now 21-year-old of child abuse but could not reach a verdict on a charge of second-degree...

  • Man shot in car while fleeing robbery

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Police in Baltimore County are investigating after a man was shot in the back while fleeing a robbery. Police say the victim walked in to a hospital just before 11 p.m. Friday. The man told police he was parked in the area of Belmont Avenue and Security Boulevard and using...

  • Howard County sobriety checkpoints nets 3 arrests

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Police in Howard County say three people were arrested as a result of a sobriety checkpoint set up in Savage. Police say they set up the checkpoint Friday evening on southbound US Route 1 between Howard Street and Gorman Road. Police say two drivers were arrested...

  • Delmarva Chicken Festival to end after 65 years

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The Delmarva Chicken Festival, an annual tradition to promote the region's poultry industry, will hold its final event this summer. Delmarva Poultry Industry, the festival's primary sponsor, announced this week that the event to be held June 20 and 21 near Centreville...

  • Economist: 2018 minimum wage will be worth $9.25

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In a plan approved by the legislature, full-time minimum-wage workers in Maryland will ultimately make about $875 less annually than they would have under the governor's proposed timetable, an economic analyst said. Legislators voted last week to have Maryland's minimum...

  • Federal lawsuit over western Md. wind farm ends

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A legal dispute over a western Maryland wind farm has ended. A U.S. District Court judge in Baltimore dismissed the case Tuesday at the request of both sides. The citizen group Save Western Maryland filed the lawsuit in 2010 against developers of the 28-turbine...

  • NTSB: Ship hit Md. CSX pier while going too fast

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says high speed was the probable cause of a shipping accident that did more than $2 million worth of damage to a CSX Corp. coal pier in Baltimore Harbor. The agency reported on Tuesday that the 477-foot tanker, the Wawasan Ruby, was...

  • Md. warns of possible bacteria in porridge product

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland health officials are warning people against eating a porridge product because of the potential presence of dangerous bacteria in it. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene advised residents Friday to not consume or purchase certain lots of rice porridge...

  • Rescuers free boy caught in escalator at Md. store

    TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County rescuers cut an escalator apart to free a 6-year-old boy whose hands and fingers got stuck under the handrail at the bottom of the moving staircase. Fire and EMS spokesman Mark Brady says the boy's hand got stuck Thursday night at the Burlington...

  • Md. urges awareness of invasive species

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of Agriculture is urging residents to help reduce the spread of invasive species that pose a threat to agricultural and natural resources. The agency says April is Invasive Plant, Pest and Disease Awareness Month. The department says invasive...

  • Maryland gubernatorial candidates clash on economic policy

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — All three Democratic candidates in the governor's race agree Maryland's economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown praised the developments of the past seven years during a candidate forum Thursday evening at Towson...



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