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  • Woman, 85, killed in Rock Hall house fire

    ROCK HALL, Md. (AP) — Maryland fire investigators say an 85-year-old woman was killed in a house fire in Rock Hall. The fire broke out shortly before 4 a.m. Tuesday in a two-story home in the small Kent County community. The State Fire Marshal's office says the home sustained heavy damage...

  • Frederick County, Md., sheriff joins border tour

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland sheriff known for his tough stance on illegal immigration says he's visiting the U.S-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at the influx of unaccompanied children entering the United States. Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins said Monday he's joining...

  • Body found, crews search for boater after accident

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say they've recovered the body of a woman and are searching for a missing man following a boating accident near the Francis Scott Key Bridge near Baltimore. Maryland Natural Resources Police say the woman's body was found Monday morning. She had been reported...

  • Ex-Md. Veterans Affairs official guilty of fraud

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs official has pleaded guilty to fraud for a scheme in which he submitted false documents and collected roughly $1.4 million in veterans' benefits. Sixty-seven-year-old Army veteran David Clark of Hydes, Maryland, pleaded guilty...

  • Teen hurt after falling off train in Harford Co.

    JOPPA, Md. (AP) — Police say an 18-year-old was hurt after falling off a train in Harford County. The Harford County Sheriff's Office says it received a call a little after 6 p.m. Sunday for an accident along the CSX tracks near Clayton Road in Joppa. The sheriff's office believes the teen...

  • MD--Mid-Atlantic Daybook

    BC-MD--Mid-Atlantic Daybook Mid-Atlantic Daybook Associated Press Mid-Atlantic Daybook for Monday, July 14. MID-ATLANTIC The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep The Associated...

  • Md. Sen. to visit food manufacturing company

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to visit a Baltimore food manufacturer as part of his tour of businesses in the state. Cardin is scheduled to visit Tulkoff Food Products on Monday. The company is a third-generation, family owned manufacturer of condiments, sauces and...

  • Firefighter injured battling Baltimore house fire

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore firefighter has been injured while battling a house fire. Firefighters were called to the scene Sunday morning in the 1500 block of Cliftview Avenue. The firefighter was transported to a hospital, but the injury was not considered life threatening. The fire was...

  • Babe Ruth's Boston contract fetches $1M at auction

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Babe Ruth's 1918 contract with the Boston Red Sox has sold for more than $1 million, along with other baseball memorabilia up for auction in Baltimore. The contract was among about three dozen Ruth-related items up for auction Saturday night at the Sports Legends Museum a day...

  • Heroin overdose rise prompts Maryland crackdown

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's historic capital is known for sailing and shopping, a place where people eat seafood at waterside restaurants. It's not a place that city police considered a destination for people looking to buy heroin — at least, not until recently. An increase in...

  • Police: Man stabs acquaintance in Glen Burnie

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Police say a man stabbed an acquaintance in a residential area of Glen Burnie after following the victim during an argument. John Dumsha has been charged with attempted second-degree murder following the stabbing on Friday evening. Anne Arundel County police say...

  • Former basketball standout joins Marfan Foundation

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A college basketball standout whose NBA dreams ended because of a rare disease is a new spokesman for the Marfan Foundation. Twenty-year-old Isaiah Austin was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome just ahead of last month's NBA draft, in which he was projected to be a first-round...

  • Elijah Cummings: The Democrats' first line of defense against Republican attacks

    There is no better manifestation of the rancorous partisan gridlock that has gripped Congress in recent years than the parties' proxy war between Reps. Elijah Cummings and Darrell Issa.

  • EXography: North Dakota, Texas top state economic growth since end of the Great Recession of 2008

    Last month, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released its newest annual data on each state's real gross domestic product, running through 2013. Among other things, the numbers reveal important insights into how each state fared in the period following the Great Recession — and possibly...



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