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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • Md. police look into alleged anti-Semitic incident

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore County Police are investigating a report of an anti-Semitic incident. Police say three men reported walking Thursday evening along Old Pimlico Road, about 9 miles northwest of downtown Baltimore, when a car approached them. As the car came closer, they say they saw...

  • Wedding photographer severely beaten in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A University of Maryland student and wedding photographer is in critical condition after being attacked in downtown Baltimore. Police say 22-year-old Eric Suydam was beaten unconscious the night of Sept. 20. He was attacked by several assailants as he walked to his car. They...

  • Hood College marks Civil Rights Act anniversary

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Students and faculty of Hood College are leading a ceremonial "March on Frederick" to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Police expected several hundred people to participate in Friday's walk from Harry Grove Stadium near Interstate 70 through the...

  • Man who robbed 7 convenience stores sentenced

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A man who robbed seven Baltimore convenience stores at gunpoint during an eight-day crime spree has been sentenced to nine years in prison. Twenty-four-year-old Monte Glascoe of Baltimore was also ordered to pay more than $2,600 in restitution at sentencing Thursday in federal...

  • Board finds Hogan didn't account for poll

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland State Board of Elections has found that Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan should have disclosed the value of a poll conducted by a group he created before he decided to run for governor. However, the board decided Thursday not to impose a fine....

  • Hogan calls for wider probe in Md. health exchange

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Larry Hogan called for a wider investigation of Maryland's flawed health care exchange website on Thursday with a focus on political donations from companies and state contracts they received. Hogan said he asked state and federal...



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