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  • 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...

  • Western Md. church linked to slavery, Civil War

    LAPPANS, Md. (AP) — A western Maryland church is inviting people to explore its historical connections to both slavery and the war that ended it. St. Mark's Episcopal Church in the unincorporated community of Lappans in Washington County is dedicating two markers on Sunday. One commemorates the...

  • Woman: Missing children safe; cops still searching

    GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Clarksburg woman told investigators Saturday that her two children, who have been missing for about a week, are alive and safe, but she didn't tell authorities where they were. Police are still searching for the children. Montgomery County authorities located the...

  • Suspect arrested in Baltimore County stabbing

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County authorities say they have arrested a man suspected of stabbing another man at a bar in Edgemere. Police have charged 60-year-old Herman Elbert Summers with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly stabbed another man multiple times after an argument...

  • Prison guards face suit for pepper spraying inmate

    CUMERLAND, Md. (AP) — A Maryland federal court case alleging excessive force by prison guards against an inmate has been revived by an appeals court. The Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/1oHk0kX ) that the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the decision of a federal judge to...

  • 2 car wrecks leave 1 dead, several injured

    BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a pair of serious car wrecks in Joppa left one person dead and several others injured. On Friday just after 6:30 p.m. the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company responded to a collision on state route 152, where three cars had collided and two people were...

  • Prince George's schools host immunization clinics

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — The Prince George's County school system is hosting a free immunization clinic for all students to get their shots before a deadline next week. The school district is offering free immunizations Saturday at four schools. Health providers will be providing...

  • Vice President Biden to visit Fort McHenry

    BALTIMORE (AP) — O say can you sneak a peek of the vice president of the United States? If you're in Baltimore, the answer could be yes. Vice President Joe Biden will join Gov. Martin O'Malley at Fort McHenry on Saturday as part of a weeklong celebration of the Star-Spangled Banner's 200th...

  • Molotov cocktail is thrown; man charged with arson

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Howard County Police have arrested a man they say threw a Molotov cocktail at an Ellicott City tavern. It happened about 1:20 a.m. Friday at The Diamondback Tavern. Police say a man drove up, threw the Molotov cocktail at the business and drove off. Authorities say...

  • Hogan and Brown address local officials

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republican Larry Hogan said Friday that if Maryland residents want a substantial change in direction in the governor's office, they should vote for him, while Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown told a conference of local officials that the kind of changes Hogan advocates...

  • 4 charged in slaying near Parkville motel

    PARKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police have arrested four men in the fatal shooting in an alley near a Parkville motel. Police say on Friday that the four were arrested in the Aug. 17 shooting of 30-year-old Ramel Baker near the Welcome Inn. Twemty-two-year-old Umar Hydeem Amin Foust,...

  • Officer charged in dog death wants charges dropped

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Attorneys for a Baltimore police officer accused of cutting a dog's throat are asking a judge to dismiss the animal cruelty charge against him. Officer Jeffrey Bolger had tried for an hour to restrain the dog, a Shar Pei named Nala, after she ran away from her owner and...

  • ACLU supporting Md. woman in Supreme Court case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland woman whose pregnancy discrimination case will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court is getting support from the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU announced Thursday that it joined with New York-based A Better Balance in filing a brief with the Supreme Court in...

  • Medical examiner: Md. student's death accidental

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A medical examiner has ruled a Towson University student's death over the weekend accidental. Police in Baltimore County said Thursday that an investigation indicated 18-year-old Julia Margaret Ratnaraj of New Jersey fell backward into a sliding glass door. The medical...

  • 2 Md. students forced to remove Confederate flags

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Two Howard County high school students arrived at school with Confederate flags draped over their shoulders just days after a fellow student was disciplined for displaying the divisive symbol. Howard schools spokeswoman Rebecca Amani-Dove says the Glenelg High School...



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