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  • Cracked rail caused 2012 Md. coal train derailment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says a broken rail caused a coal train derailment in 2012 that killed two teens who were sitting on a railroad bridge in Ellicott City. The NTSB on Thursday released a 19-page report on the results of its investigation. The derailment...

  • Hagerstown, Md., pedestrian killed by car

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a Hagerstown man who was struck and killed by a car while walking on U.S. 40 west of the city. Police say 32-year-old Robert Owen was hit shortly before 12:30 a.m. Thursday. They say he walked into the right turn lane...

  • NASA picks Md. proposal for space station project

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — NASA has chosen a University of Maryland proposal for a new instrument to observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station. NASA announced Wednesday that the laser-based system will observe the structure of forest canopy. The instrument will be...

  • Police arrest man for death of live-in girlfriend

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police have charged a 53-year-old man with the death of his live-in girlfriend. Police said Clyde Campbell was being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center without bail after his arrest Thursday. Police found the body of Dorothy Grubb around 10:50...

  • Driver fined $1,500 in death of track coach

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A driver who struck and killed an assistant track coach at Annapolis High School who was bicycling has been fined $1,500 after being found guilty of three traffic offenses. Thirty-seven-year-old Whitney Decesaris of Calvert County was found guilty at a bench trial...

  • Man sentenced to 6 years in identity theft

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for wire fraud conspiracy and identity theft. Thirty-year-old Tavares Davon Miller was also ordered to pay more than $105,000 in restitution at sentencing Wednesday in federal court in Baltimore. According to...

  • Correction: Deep Creek Lake story

    MCHENRY, Md. (AP) — In a story July 28 about Deep Creek Lake, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, erroneously reported the deadline for public comment on a draft watershed management plan. The deadline is Aug. 23. A corrected version...

  • Md. board seeks criminal checks for doc licensees

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Board of Physicians said Wednesday that it is seeking statutory authority to conduct criminal background checks on medical license applicants despite one member's concern that health care professionals are being singled out. The board's staff is drafting a bill for...

  • Md. religious leaders pray for immigrant children

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Scores of Baltimore-area religious leaders held an interfaith prayer vigil for unaccompanied children who arrived in Maryland after fleeing violence in their home countries. Dozens of religious leaders and supporters marched along Baltimore's Inner Harbor on Wednesday to draw...

  • Md. health secretary to join Johns Hopkins

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's health secretary, who has been working to repair the state's badly flawed health exchange website this year, will be joining the full-time faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, effective Jan. 1, the school announced Wednesday. Dr....

  • Missing woman's body found along road in Dundalk

    DUNDALK, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police say a body found along a road in Dundalk is that of a woman who was reported missing. Officers say the body of 60-year-old Dorothy Grubb of Dundalk was found Tuesday night along Peninsula Expressway. Her daughter had reported her missing on Saturday....

  • Candidate won't distance self from secessionists

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — A Republican candidate for Anne Arundel County Council says he won't respond to calls to distance himself from a group called the League of the South. The Capital of Annapolis (http://bit.ly/1kmyVom ) reported Wednesday that Michael Peroutka said he won't play into...

  • Detective found not guilty in road-rage shooting

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A jury has found a New Jersey detective not guilty in the slaying of a driver during an alleged road-rage incident. Forty-one-year-old Joseph Walker, an investigator for the Hudson County, New Jersey, prosecutor's office, was found not guilty on all counts on Wednesday in...

  • Md. approves $1M grant for Hagerstown manufacturer

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The state of Maryland has announced approval of a $1 million grant for a Hagerstown manufacturer. Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development announced the conditional grant for National Golden Tissue. The company manufactures...

  • Man gets 4 years for stealing officer's gun

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The second of two men charged with stealing a law enforcement officer's service weapon has been sentenced to four years in prison. Leroy Huse, 21, was sentenced by Washington County Circuit Court Judge Dana Wright on Tuesday after pleading guilty to third-degree burglary....



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