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  • Obamaphone use grew 100-fold in 3 years in Md. to twice the number eligible

    Officials admitted Maryland's 10,000 percent increase over three years in a little-noticed hearing before the House's Subcommittee on Communications and Technology in April last year.

  • Woman dead after crash in Frederick County

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Officials say a woman is dead after being hit by a car in Frederick County. The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says its members were called around 6:30 a.m. Sunday to the scene of the crash on Route 194 in the area of Route 550. The sheriff's office says the crash...

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.32 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying an average of $3.32 per gallon of regular unleaded gas, the same as a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas remained unchanged. The price of gas in the state is 2...

  • Top things to know about new laws in Maryland

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Some of the high-profile new laws approved in Maryland this year will take effect on Wednesday. Here are some of the most prominent. MARIJUANA DECRIMINALIZATION The possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana will be a civil offense rather than a criminal one. Civil...

  • Man charged in bouncer's slaying at Baltimore club

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say the man accused in the fatal stabbing of a bouncer at a popular music venue got involved in a fight after two bouncers threw another person out of the club. Thirty-five-year-old Thomas Malenski was fatally stabbed early Friday morning outside the Ottobar,...

  • Man charged with spying on woman in bathroom stall

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been charged with using a cellphone to take pictures of a woman inside a bathroom stall at a toy store in Glen Burnie. Anne Arundel County police say they were called to the Toys-R-Us store on Ritchie Highway around 9:20 p.m. on Friday. Police say...

  • O'Malley's latest NH visit gets mixed reviews

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's latest visit to New Hampshire is getting mixed reviews from local Democrats. O'Malley will leave office next year after two terms and is mulling a presidential bid. He delivered a speech Friday night to a dinner gathering of 200 Democrats...

  • Man killed in crash on Md. Route 100 in Pasadena

    PASADENA, Md. (AP) — Police say a 35-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on a highway in Pasadena. Anne Arundel County police say Edward Gray Jr. was heading west on Maryland Route 100 on Saturday morning when he drifted into the center median. Police say he then overcorrected,...

  • Man slain in parking lot of Md. tavern

    CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Police say a man was slain in the parking lot of a tavern in a Baltimore suburb. Baltimore County police say officers responded to B.J. Mallard's in the Catonsville area around 11:45 on Friday night. They found a man later identified as 22-year-old Donyue Fason suffering...

  • 2 Ky. men charged with stealing ginseng in Md.

    FRIENDSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Two Kentucky men have been charged with trying to steal more than $5,000 worth of ginseng root from a garden in western Maryland. Maryland state police say the attempted theft occurred early Saturday morning in Friendsville. Police say troopers arrived at the scene to...

  • Coast Guard aids woman injured on cruise ship

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Coast Guard says its crews responded to help a woman who was injured in a fall on a cruise ship near Smith Point in Maryland. A crewmember aboard the Grandeur of the Seas ship contacted the Coast Guard around 10 p.m. Friday night and requested a medical evacuation crew....

  • Panera Bread restaurant robbed in Eldersburg

    ELDERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Police say two men robbed the manager of a Panera Bread restaurant in Eldersburg. The Carroll County Sheriff's Office says the robbery occurred around 11 p.m. Friday night. The office says the two men approached the manager outside the business. They were wearing ski...

  • Man held in slaying charged with intimidation plot

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police say a man charged with killing his girlfriend tried to hire another inmate to hurt a possible witness in the case. Forty-three-year-old Stephen Michael Cooke Jr. was charged last week with conspiracy to commit witness intimidation and conspiracy to...

  • Japanese firm fined $67.7M in shipping conspiracy

    A major Japanese shipping company agreed Friday to pay the United States a $67.7 million criminal fine for conspiring to fix prices for international ocean shipments of cars, trucks and other wheeled vehicles at the Port of Baltimore and other locations, the Justice Department said. Kawasaki...

  • Baltimore police announce 12-kilo heroin seizure

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say they have seized 12 kilograms of heroin and $825,000 in what they are calling an incredible drug bust. Police Commissioner Anthony Batts announced the seizure and an arrest at a news conference Friday morning. Police say the bust stems from the Operation...



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