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  • Pa. man arrested after loaded gun found at BWI

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been arrested at the Baltimore-Washington airport after a loaded gun was found in his carry-on bag. The Transportation Security Administration says its officers found the .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun in a carry-on Monday as it went through an X-ray...

  • Md. AG issues order against Benefits U Earned

    Gansler BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced on Thursday that his Consumer Protection Division has issued a final orrder against Benefits U Earned LLC and its owner James E. Mack, formerly of Accokeek, for allegedly violating the Maryland...

  • Maryland’s share of Medtronic settlement is $6K

    BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – A case brought by Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, other states and the federal government alleging Medtronic Inc. paid kickbacks to persuade physicians to use their cardiac rhythm products was recently settled. Gansler The settlement agreement...

  • Maryland natural gas project OK'd

    Dominion Resources secured approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build the $3.8 billion Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay, which will be ready to ship up to 0.82 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas beginning in 2017.

  • Md. man charged in heroin death could get life

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been indicted on charges that he sold heroin to someone who died as a result of taking the drug. A federal grand jury indicted 23-year-old Russell Edward Johnson of Lusby on four drug charges on Monday. It's unclear Johnson he has an attorney....

  • Baltimore-bound flight makes emergency landing

    DALLAS (AP) — A Baltimore-bound American Airlines flight has made an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The MD-82 left DFW around 5 p.m. Tuesday for the Baltimore/Washington International Airport. Shortly after takeoff, the FAA says the pilot declared an emergency...

  • Results of food donations to be announced

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Results from a statewide food drive are set to be announced by the Maryland Food Bank. Representatives from the Maryland State Police and the Maryland Department of Transportation are scheduled to weigh food donations collected throughout September. Maryland State Police...

  • Md. college hosts discussion of NFL concussions

    EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — A symposium at Mount St. Mary's University asks people to consider some difficult questions about National Football League player concussions. Associate Professor of Theology David Cloutier (KLOO'-tih-er) says the panel discussion Tuesday night in Emmitsburg focuses on...

  • Man pleads guilty to trying to defraud Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Perry Hall man has pleaded guilty to wire fraud conspiracy and aggravated identity theft in a scheme to steal checks for pay and benefits from the city of Baltimore. Thirty-three-year-old Robert Johnson entered the plea Monday in federal court in Baltimore. He faces a maximum...

  • Police looking for 2 who stole $49,000 in jewelry

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police are looking for two men who stolen $49,000 worth of jewelry from a store in Towson. Officers say on Aug. 2, between 4:30 p.m. and 5:10 p.m., two men entered the Zales store in Towson Town Center. Police say while an employee was helping customers, the...

  • Trapped man rescued from collapsed building

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a man who was trapped when a rowhouse collapsed across the street from Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Fire and city officials say the man was removed from the rubble about 4:30 p.m. Monday and taken to a hospital. Fire Department spokesman Ian Brennan...

  • Feds open data center in western Maryland

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Your Social Security information has a new home. The Social Security Administration held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting Monday for a national data center amid wooded hills near Frederick that will replace a 34-year-old building at the agency's Baltimore-area headquarters,...

  • 1 dead, 1 seriously injured in Annapolis shooting

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Annapolis police say a man is dead and a woman was seriously injured in a shooting in an Annapolis apartment. The shooting was reported about 7:40 a.m. Officers say they found 49-year-old Arthurdella Harris and 54-year-old Tony Smith suffering from gunshot wounds. Police...

  • Man arrested in Maryland woman's stabbing death

    DAVIDSONVILLE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police have arrested a Hyattsville man in the stabbing death of a woman and her dog. Police said Monday that evidence and witness statements link 37-year-old Terrence Robert Proctor to the March 2013 killing of 37-year-old Nicole Burgess. Burgess...

  • Md. veteran-owned business program lauded

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. Chris Van Hollen are lauding a Montgomery County program that teaches veteran-owned businesses how to get federal contracts. The event Monday in Rockville recognizes the Veteran Institute for Procurement. The three-day program is sponsored by...



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