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  • 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....

  • Chicken at Food Safety Summit source of illness

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Experts who attended the Food Safety Summit in Baltimore in April should have skipped lunch. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene released a report on Thursday that says the chicken Marsala served at a buffet lunch on April 9 during the 2014 Food Safety Summit...

  • 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...

  • Rush-hour shootout puts western Md. city on alert

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Police followed a trail of shell casings and watched home security video Thursday to trace a rush-hour shootout between two vehicles that careened through at least eight blocks of densely packed homes. Investigators had no one in custody but said they recovered two guns...

  • Man sentenced for possessing homemade explosives

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for possessing improvised explosive devices in his Glen Burnie home. Todd Wheeler of Glen Burnie had pleaded guilty in May to being a prohibited person in possession of firearms, including IEDs. He was...

  • Man found in trash truck, suffers minor injuries

    JESSUP, Md. (AP) — Firefighters searched through 15 tons of trash after a man who was found in a load of trash in a truck claimed that several of his relatives might be in trash at a landfill. Lt. Russ Davies, Anne Arundel County Fire Department spokesman, tells The Capital of Annapolis that...

  • Counselor charged in sex assault of disabled man

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police say a residential counselor at an assisted living facility has been charged with sexually assaulting a developmentally disabled man at the facility. Sixty-three-year-old Gary Toft of Baltimore was arrested this week and charged with perverted practice and three...

  • Md. man gets 35 years in separate burglary cases

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Frederick man convicted in separate burglaries is set to spend 35 years in prison after his most recent sentencing. Fifty-year-old Donald Leroy Stone was sentenced Wednesday to the maximum of 10 years for stealing jewelry, electronics and other items from a woman's home....

  • 1 man dead, another injured in Md. double-shooting

    ELKTON, Md. (AP) — The Cecil County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal double-shooting in the town of Elkton. The sheriff's office said Thursday that deputies responded to a shots-fired call Wednesday night. They found a man who had been shot multiple times in an Elkton neighborhood and...

  • New data shows no Fort Detrick cancer clusters

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Public health officials say an updated study shows no statistically significant evidence of cancer clusters within 2 miles of Fort Detrick in Frederick. Frederick County Health Officer Barbara Brookmyer said Wednesday that the new analysis doesn't change findings reported...



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