More Maryland Articles

  • Md. adds $6.9 million to school lunch program

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland State Department of Education says it's awarding $6.9 million in state funds to 481 schools to supplement a federal school-breakfast program. The state agency says the state funds will provide in-classroom breakfast to more than 240,000 students this school year....

  • Alleged owner of 9 dead dogs charged in Md.

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — An Allegany County man faces multiple animal-cruelty charges after nine dead dogs were found inside a vacant home near Cumberland. The charges were filed Saturday against 28-year-old Christopher Preston. Preston couldn't be reached for comment Monday. The telephone...

  • Pa. man dies after assault in Ocean City, Md.

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Police in Ocean City are investigating the death of a Pennsylvania man after he was apparently assaulted. City spokeswoman Jessica Waters says 37-year-old Justin Daniel Cancelliere (kan-sel-YARE'-ay) of North Whitehall, Pennsylvania, died of his injuries Sunday at...

  • Suspicious death probed on Md. Eastern Shore

    EAST NEW MARKET, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say they're investigating the suspicious death of an unidentified person whose decomposed remains were found in a shallow grave in Dorchester County. Police say a hunter with a crop-damage permit found the remains Sunday in the woods near a...

  • Baltimore's top cop helps catch alleged gunman

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts was on his way to a peace walk when he helped catch an alleged gunman after a shooting. Television station WBAL-TV (http://bit.ly/1skH5fB ) reports Batts and other officers were traveling to the walk near Cliftmont Avenue and Belair...

  • Man dies after being found hurt in Severn roadway

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Police in Anne Arundel County are investigating after a man was found injured in a roadway in Severn and later died. Police say they were called around 2 a.m. Saturday to the intersection of Meade Village Circle and Meade Village Road for a report of an injured person....

  • 1 injured in machete attack in Md.

    LANHAM, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police say they're investigating after a man was attacked with a machete in the parking lot of a grocery store. Police say it happened Friday just before 7 p.m. That's when police were called to the parking lot of the Food Lion in the 7500 block of North...

  • Howard County police fatally shoot man with knife

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Howard County police say officers fatally shot a man who confronted them with a knife. Police say they received two 911 calls Saturday in which a man reported that a person with a knife was planning to kill the occupants of an Ellicott City home. When officers arrived...

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.40 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying 4 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland was $3.40, down from $3.44 a week ago. The price of gas in the state...

  • Man pleads guilty to robbing Chipotle restaurants

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Gaithersburg man has pleaded guilty to robbing four Chipotle restaurants at gunpoint. Twenty-six-year-old Lamont Bonds entered the pleas Thursday in federal court in Baltimore. He faces a maximum of 20 years in prison at sentencing Nov. 24. According to his plea agreement,...

  • Sheriff seeks public's help in identifying remains

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Washington County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying human remains found in in a tributary of Antietam Creek. The office released 2D composite created from the skull found in May in Marsh Run a heavily wooded area near Loose Lane in...

  • Leader touts value, potential of Md. Army post

    ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The new senior commander at Aberdeen Proving Ground said Friday that stronger ties between the Army installation and the surrounding community could help avert large job cuts at the sprawling research and weapons-testing post near Baltimore. Maj. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford told...

  • Maryland's housing secretary to retire

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Secretary of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is retiring. Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the retirement of 65-year-old Raymond A. Skinner on Friday. Skinner, who has led the department since 2007, will step down at the end of the month....

  • Md. highway worker killed in Eastern Shore crash

    ST. MICHAELS, Md. (AP) — Maryland highway officials are urging drivers to take care in work zones following the death of a highway worker struck by a car. The Maryland State Highway Administration on Friday said that John Shahan of Denton was killed after an accident Thursday in which he was...

  • Fraternity offers to pay for funeral of teen shot

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A fraternity headquartered in Baltimore has offered to cover the funeral costs for a teenager fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Last week Alpha Phi Alpha sent a letter to the Austin A. Layne Jr. Mortuary in St. Louis, which is handling arrangements for...



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