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  • Woman dies of injuries after Howard County crash

    COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Howard County Police say a woman injured in a single-car crash in Columbia has died. Officers say about 3:30 p.m. Saturday, 83-year-old Toshiko Nakaya Mecklenburg of Columbia was driving east on Old Annapolis Road. Police say the car failed to make a curve and hit an...

  • Md. reaching out for health care re-enrollment

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — State officials plan to contact tens of thousands of Maryland residents who need to re-enroll in health insurance plans under the federal health care law as the state transitions to a revamped system, replacing its flawed website for the next open enrollment period that...

  • Baltimore police suspend officer who punched man

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore police commissioner announced Tuesday that he has suspended an officer with pay after a months-old video was made public showing the officer repeatedly punching a man outside a liquor store before arresting him. Anthony Batts said Vincent Cosom was placed on leave...

  • EEOC: McCormick & Schmick's settles Md. lawsuit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — McCormick & Schmick's has settled a lawsuit involving allegations of racial discrimination against black job applicants and employees at two Baltimore restaurants. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit in federal court in Maryland in 2008, accusing...

  • Correction: Frederick Douglass-Governor's Mansion

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In a story Sept. 15 about a portrait of Frederick Douglass on display in the Maryland governor's mansion, The Associated Press, relying on information from the governor's office, reported erroneously that the portrait was commissioned by Brown Capital Management. The...

  • Registration underway for Baltimore tunnel run

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Registration is underway for an annual charity race that givers runners the chance to race under Baltimore's harbor. The Maryland Transportation Authority says runners can now register for the sixth annual Fort McHenry Tunnel 5k run and walk. The run uses the northbound right...

  • 1 killed, 1 wounded in Baltimore County shooting

    CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — A double-shooting in Baltimore County has left one man dead and injured a second, and two suspects were arrested after fleeing the crime scene. Baltimore County police say an officer heard gunshots Monday evening in Catonsville. He soon spotted a man running down the...

  • Maryland panel still has work to do on medical pot

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland commission still has significant decisions to make on proposals to implement the state's medical marijuana law as they bumped up against a Monday deadline for submitting a draft of regulations. The commission, which has 15 members, has been tasked with...

  • Baltimore mayor cancels appearances over illness

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has canceled her public appearances Monday as she recovers from a respiratory infection. The mayor's office says the 44-year-old was taken by ambulance to the hospital Saturday night after complaining of shortness of breath and chest...

  • Former Maryland governor flirts with 2016 bid

    Ehrlich, who was the state's Republican governor from 2003 until 2007, spoke at a lobster bake in Lanconia, N.H., on Saturday -- home to the first primary race for the nomination.

  • Rep. Ruppersberger to tour cybersecurity companies

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger will be touring Baltimore cybersecurity businesses. Ruppersberger, a Maryland Democrat, will tour Maddrix on Monday. It's one of only seven companies nationwide that is accredited by the National Security Agency to respond to cyber attacks on...

  • Md. agency gives workers day off due to bedbugs

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Department of the Environment is giving some employees the day off after bedbugs were discovered in a portion of the agency's headquarters building in Baltimore. Agency spokesman Jay Apperson says employees who work on one floor of the building were granted...

  • Baltimore mayor hospitalized amid city celebration

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is in the hospital after she was taken there by ambulance from the city's Star-Spangled Banner celebration. The mayor's office says Rawlings-Blake was taken to the hospital Saturday night for shortness of breath and chest pains....

  • AAA: Gas prices should decline in September

    BALTIMORE (AP) — AAA says a switch to less expensive winter-blend gasoline should bring some relief to drivers for the second half of September. The auto club says the switch to cheaper fuel is scheduled for Monday. Ahead of the change, the national average for a gallon of unleaded gasoline was...

  • 5 car wrecks leave 4 dead in Harford County

    BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — Four people have died this weekend in car crashes on roadways in Harford County. The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company says rescuers responded to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle Saturday evening in Edgewood. The man was taken to a hospital but later died. Another...



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