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  • Event to help transition to society from prison

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Nearly 300 people are scheduled to attend Maryland's second biannual symposium to help people transition from the correctional system to society. The symposium is scheduled for Monday in Annapolis. State Sen. Verna Jones-Rodwell, D-Baltimore, is hosting the event....

  • Maryland Zoo closed to prepare new penguin exhibit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is closed this week as it prepares for the grand opening of a major new exhibit focusing on African black-footed penguins and other renovated exhibits. The new exhibit, "Penguin Coast," will open Sept. 27, when the zoo reopens. The zoo will be...

  • Fire destroys building at former Md. naval station

    ELKTON, Md. (AP) — State and federal authorities are investigating the cause of an early morning fire that destroyed a building at a former naval station in Cecil County. Authorities say 35 firefighters from Maryland and Pennsylvania were dispatched to the former Bainbridge Naval Training...

  • Motorcyclist dies after Howard County crash

    JESSUP, Md. (AP) — A Maryland motorcyclist has died after crashing into a guardrail in Howard County. Police say 67-year-old John Edward Barrass of Jessup was driving his motorcycle on Mission Road near Concord Drive on Saturday around 1:30 p.m. when he lost control while going around a curve...

  • Police arrest woman for indecent exposure in Md.

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say they have arrested a woman for indecent exposure and attempted burglary after discovering her partially nude and passed out in someone else's yard in Frederick. Police arrested 32-year-old Lisa Gladhill of Damascus at around 3 p.m. on Saturday after...

  • Woman dies in single-vehicle crash near Hagerstown

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police are investigating a crash that killed a Hagerstown woman in Washington County. Police say 48-year-old Sherry Lee Ramsburg was thrown from her pickup truck and killed after it overturned early Saturday in a crash on Jefferson Boulevard outside of...

  • 10 taken to hospital after bus crash in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say 10 people have been taken to the hospital after a crash involving an MTA bus in downtown Baltimore. Officials say it happened just after noon on Saturday at the intersection of East Fayette Street and Guilford Avenue. Photographs from the scene show a large...

  • Off-duty officer shoots man in Baltimore County

    MIDDLE RIVER, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police are investigating a shooting involving an off-duty Baltimore city police officer in the Middle River area. Police were called to investigate early Saturday after the off-duty officer got into a confrontation with two intoxicated people....

  • Woman killed when crash forces car onto sidewalk

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a 78-year-old woman was killed when she was hit by a car that was forced into the sidewalk by a collision. It happened about 3:10 p.m. Friday on East 33rd Street. Police say the woman was standing on the sidewalk when two vehicles crashed in the street....

  • Man stabbed to death on Maryland farm

    GAMBRILLS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police say a man was fatally stabbed on a farm in Gambrills. Officers found the man at Beech Grove Farm about 9:40 a.m. Friday, dead from stab wounds. Three nearby schools were put on lockdown and an officer was assigned to each school while law...

  • Md. man sentenced for sexually abusing children

    BALTIMORE (AP) — An Aberdeen man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually abusing two boys at a military installation in Virginia. Twenty-one-year-old Marcus Smith pleaded guilty to two counts of abusive sexual contact. He was ordered to register as a sex offender at sentencing...

  • 'Top Chef' runner-up pleads guilty to DUI

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore-area restaurateur and finalist on the popular reality television show "Top Chef" has pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge. Bryan Voltaggio pleaded guilty Friday to a single DUI charge in Baltimore District Court and was sentenced to one year of probation. He...

  • Feds: Delmarva fox squirrel recovered

    CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove the Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel from the endangered species list. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell made the announcement Friday in Cambridge. She says conservation efforts by landowners and other partners have...

  • Md. man gets 4 more years for punching officer

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — If Aaron Green hadn't punched a guard at the prison where he was serving time, he'd be getting released in April. Instead, he'll spend four more years behind bars. A Washington County jury found the 25-year-old Baltimore man guilty of assault Thursday in the October 2013...

  • Foes of political redistricting process to relay

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Opponents of Maryland's congressional redistricting process are holding a 225-mile relay this weekend to call attention to gerrymandering. The Gerrymander Meander begins Friday. Gerrymandering is the process in which state officials draw congressional districts to help their...



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