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  • 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 marched along Baltimore's Inner Harbor on Wednesday to draw attention to the...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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....

  • Md. board pursues criminal checks for MD licensees

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Board of Physicians is reversing its opposition to criminal background checks for medical license applicants. The agenda for Wednesday's meeting in Baltimore includes discussion of a legislative proposal the board is developing to enable it to conduct background...

  • Officer charged with hitting teen in custody

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer has been charged with hitting a 14-year-old boy while he was in custody after allegedly leading law enforcers on a car chase. The State's Attorney's Office said Tuesday that Officer Serge Antonin had been charged in a criminal information with assault...

  • Md. man gets 2 years for federal gun violation

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a man already serving time for a state weapons conviction to two more years behind bars. Hasan Anthony Smith pleaded guilty earlier this year in Baltimore to a state charge of illegal gun possession and received a five-year sentence. On...

  • Man pleads guilty to stealing 2,000 postal carts

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Glen Burnie man has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 2,000 aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service and selling them for scrap. Fifty-seven-year-old Roland Michael Muir entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Baltimore. He faces to up to 10 years in prison at...

  • Man charged in April home invasion slaying

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police have charged a man in a home invasion slaying in Salisbury. Troopers say 35-year-old Paul A. Tatem of Quantico was indicted on numerous charges, including first- and second-degree murder and armed robbery. He was arrested at the Wicomico County...

  • Gansler reaches settlement with two companies accused of violating consumers’ right to cancel

    Gansler BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler announced a settlement on Friday with two air duct cleaning companies and their owners to resolve allegations the companies failed to inform consumers of their contract cancellation rights. Gold Air Services...

  • Man charged for urinating on Modell's grave

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore County authorities say they will charge a man with disorderly conduct in a cemetery for allegedly urinating on the gravesite of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell. The man, who has so far been identified only as a Cleveland Browns fan, could face up to two years...

  • Md. schools get $10.7M grant to study STDs

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have received a $10.7 million grant over five years to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases. The schools announced the grant on Tuesday from the National Institute of Allergy and...

  • Baltimore mayor announcing program on sewers lines

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is announcing a new program to repair the public portion of the city's sewer pipes that connect residences and businesses to public sewer lines. The mayor is scheduled to announce the initiative on Tuesday with the city's Department of...



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