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  • Brown details proposals to help veterans

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says he would exempt military retirement income from state income taxes for the majority of veterans. Brown, Maryland's Democratic nominee for governor and a 30-year Army veteran, spoke at an American Legion Convention in Ocean City on Thursday....

  • Man wearing bulletproof vest is fatally shot

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a man was fatally shot despite wearing a bulletproof vest — and the slaying was captured on video. Police have arrested 30-year-old Mark-Anthony Ramiro in Wednesday's fatal shooting of 28-year-old Darnell Mitchell in the Westport neighborhood of south...

  • Man charged in sex sting is living in US illegally

    LEONARDTOWN, Md. (AP) — Police in St. Mary's County say they've arrested a Frederick resident who offered to pay for sex with an undercover officer posing online as a 16-year-old girl. The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office says the suspect, 30-year-old Hermegildo Escamilla-Granados, is...

  • New path to ease access to Md.-W.Va. bridge

    OLDTOWN, Md. (AP) — Bicyclists and hikers in western Maryland will soon have an easier time getting across the Potomac River into Paw Paw, West Virginia. The State Highway Administration and the National Park Service are adding a bicycle and pedestrian path along Maryland Route 51 leading up...

  • Body found of Md. man missing from boat accident

    ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The body of a Maryland boater who went missing on Monday has been recovered. The Maryland National Guard says 47-year-old John B. Jones of Baltimore, an airman and sergeant assigned to the Warfield Air National Guard Base in Middle River, was found Wednesday near the...

  • Annapolis school to show off efficient home

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — It's hi-tech, hyper-efficient and very small. It's Tiny House, and Gov. Martin O'Malley and local officials on Thursday will be getting a look at the project that students at the Key School in Annapolis have been working on this summer. Tiny House is part of a broader...

  • Slain transgender woman was NBA player's sibling

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A transgender woman found slain in Baltimore is the sibling of an NBA player. Reggie Bullock of the Los Angeles Clippers confirms to WJZ-TV (http://tinyurl.com/puo33ps) that Mia Henderson, who was born Kevin Long, was his brother. Bullock also sent a tweet on Wednesday paying...

  • Md. state trooper shoots pit bull after bite

    MECHANICSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland state police say a trooper shot a pit bull that grabbed her baton and then bit her. The dog was wounded and ran away after the shooting, which occurred shortly after 9 a.m. in Mechanicsville. The trooper was responding to a report of an unconscious person...

  • Annual crab bake has less star power than usual

    CRISFIELD, Md. (AP) — An all-you-can-eat seafood festival that often draws Maryland's leading political candidates has wrapped up, with a little less star power than usual. The 38th Annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake was held Wednesday afternoon in Crisfield. This year was unusual...

  • Police investigate murder-suicide in Hughesville

    HUGHESVILLE, Md. (AP) — Police are investigating a murder-suicide in Hughesville. The Charles County Sheriff's Office says 37-year-old Damian Harley and a woman were found dead of gunshot wounds shortly before noon Wednesday inside Harley's home. Police haven't released the woman's name,...

  • Ex-teacher charged with trying to pay for teen sex

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A former teacher has been charged with trying to pay an intermediary for sex with teenage boys. Baltimore County police say they don't have any evidence that 58-year-old Charles Beaver has physically abused any children. Beaver is a retired Carroll County public school...

  • Man arrested for eluding NSA police on Md. highway

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a National Security Agency police officer was injured when a driver fled a traffic stop and initiated a highway chase. Police say 32-year-old Darnell David Hawkins Jr. was stopped by NSA officers Wednesday morning as he approached a checkpoint...

  • Md. works to find shelter for immigrant children

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration is working to find temporary shelter in Maryland to help immigrant children who have been crossing the border from Central America without due process. The Maryland Department of Human Services issued a statement of need on Monday to...

  • Hogan: Eliminate income tax on military pensions

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Republican Larry Hogan says he would push to eliminate Maryland's income tax on military pensions, if he is elected governor. Hogan spoke Wednesday to the Maryland American Legion's annual convention in Ocean City. He says veterans deserve much better than they have...

  • Weather Service investigates possible Md. twister

    CROWNSVILLE, Md. (AP) — The National Weather Service is investigating whether a tornado may have touched down in Anne Arundel County during Tuesday's storms. Meteorologist Ken Widelski with the weather service's Sterling, Virginia, office, said Wednesday that radar during the storm and...



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