More Maryland Articles

  • 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...

  • Pa. man sentenced for selling counterfeit goods

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to selling thousands of counterfeit goods, including military-grade integrated circuits, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Twenty-five-year-old Hao Yang of Bloomsburg, Pa., was also ordered to forfeit $59,000 in several bank...

  • Howard County police chief announces retirement

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Howard County Police Chief William McMahon is retiring, after eight years in the post and 30 years in law enforcement. County Executive Ken Ulman announced McMahon's retirement on Thursday. He said the chief has made Howard County a better place. Ulman appointed...

  • Western Md. teen charged in shooting of vehicle

    CASCADE, Md. (AP) — The Washington County Sheriff's Office says a 17-year-old Cascade boy shot a vehicle in the rural mountain town, but the driver and his two young children weren't hurt. The agency says the teen was arrested at home after a motorist reported his vehicle was shot by a man...

  • Dems to appear at gubernatorial forums

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in the race for Maryland governor are scheduled to appear at two Baltimore-area forums. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Attorney General Doug Gansler and Del. Heather Mizeur will appear separately at a Baltimore senior center...

  • 4th Md. prison training veteran service dogs

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans. Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Secretary Gregg...

  • 2 more officers sentenced in inmate assault

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two former correctional officers have been sentenced for their roles in the beating of an inmate at the Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown. Jeremy McCusker was sentenced to 21 months and Walter Scott Steele was sentenced to four...

  • Man gets life terms for killing man at bus stop

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A man who killed another man in a drive-by shooting has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus 20 years for the crime. Twenty-three-year old Michael Martin was sentenced Wednesday in Baltimore County Circuit Court. He had been convicted of first-degree murder in...

  • Md. bail assessment tool differs from other states

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley has said he may issue an executive order creating a pilot program for reforms to criminal bail procedures. It would be the next chapter in Maryland's efforts to comply with a Court of Appeals ruling that defendants have a right to legal counsel at...

  • Western Md. town partly emptied after fuel mishap

    OAKLAND, Md. (AP) — A tanker truck carrying 10,000 gallons of propane overturned on a sharp curve in Oakland's downtown business district Wednesday morning, prompting evacuation of about half the town, including 45 jail inmates, as a precaution, a county official said. Potomac Edison cut...

  • Man killed, another hurt in home invasion

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say one man was killed and another injured in a home invasion in Salisbury. Troopers were called to the home about 1 a.m. Wednesday. A man at the home said he had been assaulted with a blunt object. Officer went into the home and found 72-year-old...

  • Mizeur calls for legal physician-assisted suicide

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Del. Heather Mizeur wants to legalize physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients in Maryland. Mizeur says her proposal would resemble laws in Oregon, Washington and Vermont. Doctors could prescribe drugs to patients who want...

  • Gansler: Eliminate Md.'s special prosecutor office

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Attorney General Doug Gansler, a gubernatorial candidate in the Democratic primary, says Maryland should do away with the state prosecutor's office, an independent unit that investigates public corruption. Gansler says it has no legal authority that isn't covered by...

  • Mizeur promoting state-run retirement savings plan

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Del. Heather Mizeur, who is running for Maryland governor, has proposed a state-run retirement savings program to help workers who don't have retirement plans from their employers. Mizeur, a Democrat, announced plans Wednesday for promoting the health, safety and...

  • Officials celebrate Delmarva poultry industry

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Members of Delaware's congressional delegation are joining in an annual celebration of the Delmarva region's poultry industry. U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons both planned to attend the 58th annual Delmarva Poultry Industry banquet in Salisbury, Md. on Wednesday....



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