More Maryland Articles

  • Md. 2-year-old dies in apparent pool accident

    MAUGANSVILLE, Md. (AP) — The Washington County Sheriff's Office says a 2-year-old boy is dead after an apparent accident at the family's swimming pool. Deputy First Class Carly Hose said Monday that deputies were called Saturday afternoon to the home on Distant View Avenue in Maugansville....

  • Police: Kayaker shot on Md. creek

    PASADENA, Md. (AP) — Maryland Natural Resources Police say a northern Virginia kayaker was shot as he paddled on an Anne Arundel County creek. Police say the 56-year-old Reston, Va., man told police he was on Bodkin Creek at dusk Saturday when he saw a bonfire and heard what sounded like a...

  • Md. ponders disclosure of gas-drilling chemicals

    OAKLAND, Md. (AP) — An advisory panel is considering a state proposal that would require companies to publicly disclose the chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. The proposal is up for discussion at Monday's meeting in Oakland of the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission. The...

  • Man attacked in Frederick, suffers head injuries

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick police are trying to determine who's responsible for an attack that left a man suffering head trauma. The victim was found shortly after 2:30 a.m. Sunday in a residential neighborhood. Police say he had significant injuries to his face and head and was later...

  • Baltimore police investigate 3 nonfatal shootings

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police are investigating three nonfatal shootings in the city, one of them involving a teenage victim. All three victims are expected to survive. Police say a 14-year-old boy was shot in the foot Saturday night in the Bolton Hill neighborhood. Police say the boy...

  • Man, woman shot while sitting in car in Dundalk

    DUNDALK, Md. (AP) — Police say a man and a woman were shot as they sat in a car in Dundalk. The shooting occurred Saturday night. Baltimore County police say the victims were each shot at least once in the upper body while inside a car on a residential street. After the shooting, they drove a...

  • FBI agents shoot, kill man in Owings Mills, Md.

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police say a man is dead after FBI agents opened fire on the person in a busy shopping area in Owings Mills. The agents confronted the man in an SUV late Friday afternoon on an access road near a Wal-Mart store and Sam's Club near Reisterstown Road....

  • Young doctors still pulled to specialties

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Despite nationwide efforts to encourage medical students to pursue primary-care specialties like pediatrics and internal medicine, most University of Maryland School of Medicine graduates are choosing other specialties. This year, 57 percent of Maryland graduates will begin...

  • Passengers ill on cruise ship that sailed from Md.

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Passengers sailing on the Grandeur of the Seas from the Port of Baltimore have been sickened on two consecutive trips, federal health officials say. The most recent outbreak occurred on the Royal Caribbean International vessel, which left Baltimore on April 5 for a seven-day...

  • Boston police chief: Plan for worst-case scenarios

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The police supervisor who oversaw the response to the Boston Marathon bombing last year said one of the keys to preparing for terrorist attacks is conjuring up worst-case scenarios. Daniel Linskey, the Boston Police superintendent-in-chief, spoke on Friday to local...

  • Md. won't enforce $10K donor limit after ruling

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland elections officials say they will no longer enforce a $10,000 limit on donors' contributions to state candidates during a four-year election cycle, citing a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. A State Board of Elections memo distributed Friday states that while a...

  • Frostburg State aims to increase nursing educators

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The University System of Maryland has approved a master's degree in nursing program at Frostburg State University to address a shortage of nursing educators. The Board of Regents approved the proposal at a meeting Friday in Baltimore. The program still requires approval by...

  • Salisbury repair facility destroyed by fire

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — State fire investigators say a blaze has destroyed a motor vehicle repair facility in Salisbury. Flames shot high into the air and smoke could be seen for miles as the fire burned at the building occupied by D&D Repairs on Thursday evening. Salisbury Fire Chief Rick...

  • Business talk dominates GOP governor debate

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republicans running for Maryland governor repeatedly compared state government to a business during their fifth debate on Thursday, likening the role they are seeking to that of a corporate executive. During a panel discussion at Johns Hopkins University organized by...

  • FBI investigates man in U-Md. data disclosure

    The FBI is investigating a Baltimore-area computer worker in connection with the online disclosure last month of University of Maryland President Wallace Loh's Social Security and cellphone numbers, according to court records. An affidavit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore names...



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