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  • NJ officer takes stand at his murder trial

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A New Jersey detective authorities say killed an Anne Arundel County man during a road rage incident told the jury he tried to defuse the situation before fatally shooting the man. Forty-one-year-old Joseph Walker took the stand on Friday and told jurors that he tried to...

  • 7 hurt in 3-vehicle crash; 1 car hits restaurant

    COCKEYSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police say seven people, including two who were eating outside a popular barbecue restaurant in Cockeysville, were hurt in a three-vehicle crash. It happened about 12:30 p.m. Friday at Andy Nelson's Barbecue Catering. Police say three vehicles,...

  • Candidate causes stir due to secessionist group

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The executive director of the Maryland Republican Party says he has asked an Anne Arundel County Council candidate to consider severing ties to a group with secessionist positions. Joe Cluster said he met with Michael Peroutka on Friday to ask him to consider...

  • Del. man allegedly cross-dressed to rob Md. bank

    RISING SUN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a Delaware man held up a bank in Rising Sun while dressed as a woman. Police charged 34-year-old Kent Buckson of Bear on Thursday with armed robbery of a National Penn Bank branch involving a theft of less than $10,000. Buckson was in custody...

  • Labor secretary, senator to tour Md. nonprofit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Sen. Ben Cardin are set to tour a Baltimore nonprofit and talk about the importance of innovative job-training strategies. Perez and Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, will tour the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland on Friday. The nonprofit provides...

  • Police: Man dressed as woman, robbed bank

    RISING SUN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a man who dressed as a woman and robbed a Cecil County bank has been arrested in Delaware. Troopers say a person wearing a dress and a wig walked into the National Penn Bank in Rising sun about 4 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the robber gave a...

  • Jury awards $127k to ex-officer in harassment suit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal jury awarded a former Maryland Transportation Authority Police officer $127,000 after she alleged that she was sexually harassed by an instructor at the agency's police academy. The Daily Record reports (bit.ly/1pfMg0l) that the jury on Thursday awarded Renee Basil...

  • Driver charged after striking 2 bicyclists

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police say a driver who hit two bicyclists, seriously injuring one of them, has been arrested on numerous charges, including driving under the influence of alcohol. Officers say 54-year-old Robin Vera Colbert of Annapolis was arrested Wednesday on 11...

  • Md. letter carrier pleads guilty to stealing mail

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A U.S. Postal Service employee has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 20,000 pieces of mail since 2005. Forty-seven-year-old Jeffrey Shipley of Millersville entered the plea in federal court in Baltimore on Thursday. According to his plea agreement, Shipley was a letter...

  • Md. Democrats file complaint on Change Maryland

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Democratic Party has filed a complaint against Republican Larry Hogan's campaign for governor, but the campaign says it's groundless. The complaint filed Thursday with the state elections board alleges the campaign violated election law through a grassroots...

  • Heroin drives spike in overdose deaths in Md.

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland saw a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year compared to the same time last year, state officials said Thursday as they announced a renewed focus on fighting the rise of fentanyl-laced heroin. A report released by the...

  • 3 stepsons charged in Md. man's slaying

    PORT DEPOSIT, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say an 11-year-old boy is among three people charged with first-degree murder in the February slaying of their stepfather in Port Deposit. Police announced the charges Thursday in the shooting of 47-year-old Vincent Robertson. The other defendants...

  • Judge halts Md. highway work in Rockville

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Montgomery County judge is ordering the State Highway Administration to halt work on a sound barrier along Interstate 270 in Rockville. The Daily Record (http://bit.ly/1nE7yX3 ) reported Wednesday that the court denied the agency's attempt to perform preliminary tests at...

  • 122-year-old Baltimore school becomes housing

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials in Baltimore have turned a school building that is more than 100 years old into housing. Officials on Wednesday celebrated the renovation of the building that once housed Columbus School #99. The building on East North Avenue is now the now the Columbus School...

  • O'Malley holds 'Buy Local' cookout

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley is urging Maryland residents to buy locally produced food. The governor and the first lady will host a buy local cookout at the governor's residence in Annapolis on Thursday. It is the seventh annual cookout that is being hosted at the residence. The...



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