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  • 3-year-old girl fatally shot in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a 3-year-old sitting on her porch with her family was killed in a drive-by shooting. Officers say two adults were injured. Police say about 4 p.m. Friday, a car pulled up to a group of people standing outside the child's home. Officers say someone inside...

  • Man gets 11 years for Dundalk bank robbery

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man who pleaded guilty to robbing a Dunalk bank at gunpoint has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison. Twenty-year-old Darrius Washington was sentenced Friday in federal court in Baltimore. According to his plea agreement, Washington and 20-year-old Janaya...

  • Plan targeting 2,800 battlefield deer progresses

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The National Park Service tentatively approved a plan Friday that envisions government sharpshooters killing more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia over the next five years to curb damage to plants and trees. The agency...

  • 2 fishermen plead guilty to illegal harvesting

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Two Tilghman Island fishermen have pleaded guilty to illegally harvesting and selling more than 185,000 pounds of striped bass. Forty-one-year-old Michael D. Hayden and 42-year-old William Lednum entered the pleas Friday in federal court in Baltimore. They face a maximum...

  • Defense bill requires study on Md. wind farm

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A proposal to build a wind farm on Maryland's Eastern Shore within 56 miles of the U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River could still be delayed and potentially jeopardized, despite Gov. Martin O'Malley's veto of a bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly that would have...

  • Allegany County develops solar regulations

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Allegany County officials are in the early stages of developing solar energy system regulations. The Cumberland Times-News (http://bit.ly/WRcsoP ) reports that a proposed solar energy facility in the county has prompted local officials to start working on regulations....

  • Fort Detrick holds anti-terrorism awareness month

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Law enforcement and Army officials at Fort Detrick are working to raise awareness about terrorism threats. The Frederick News-Post (http://bit.ly/1najji5 ) reports that their efforts are part of the annual Anti-terrorism Awareness Month. It was designated by the Department...

  • More using public transportation on Lower Shore

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore says more people are using public transportation in the region. The council's Shore Transit Division announced it saw a 6.8 percent increase over fiscal year 2013 in residents using its transportation services. For fiscal...

  • Crabs and watermelons at Annapolis stadium

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Crabs and watermelon are the stars of a giant summertime feast open to the public at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Mar-Del Watermelon Association are teaming up Friday evening with the local Rotary Club...

  • Motorcyclist injured in collision with car dies

    DAVIDSONVILLE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police say a motorcyclist injured in a crash with a car in Davidsonville has died. Officers say 30-year-old Timothy Humphrey of Edgewater died Wednesday at Shock Trauma in Baltimore, where he was flown after Saturday's accident. Authorities say...

  • Loan aid offered to western Md. flood victims

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Small Business Administration is making low-interest loans available to people whose homes or businesses were damaged by flooding in two western Maryland counties in June. Gov. Martin O'Malley says the funds will help ensure that communities in Washington and...

  • NAACP says Baltimore convention not a done deal

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The NAACP says the site of its 2016 national convention, reported to be Baltimore, has not yet been selected. The civil rights groups said in a statement Thursday that its convention planning committee recently heard presentations from Baltimore; Austin, Texas; Cincinnati, and...

  • US seeks dismissal of Fort Detrick pollution suit

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The federal government asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a developer's lawsuit alleging that groundwater pollution from Fort Detrick in Frederick reduced the value of private land next door. The Justice Department said concerns about potential pollution from an old...

  • 3 hurt when SUV crashes through building in Md.

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police say three people were injured when an SUV drove into a Towson building that houses county offices. It happened about 8:40 a.m. Thursday at the Drumcastle Government Center. Officers say 48-year-old Hiwot Arbi of Middle River was speeding through the...

  • Cracked rail caused 2012 Md. coal train derailment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A coal train derailment that killed two Maryland college students was caused by a broken rail on a section of track being monitored by a railroad because of previous problems, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. The NTSB's conclusion was part of a 19-page...



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