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  • Police: altercation in House office building

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Police say an altercation broke out in the office building for the Maryland House of Delegates on the last day of the legislative session, but no lawmakers were involved. Maryland Capitol Police Chief Michael Wilson said two men were arrested and offered medical...

  • O'Malley: not convinced on wind turbine moratorium

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley says he still has misgivings about a bill to set a 13-month moratorium on the development of tall wind turbines within 56 miles of the U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River base in southern Maryland. O'Malley wouldn't say Monday if he would veto...

  • Md. lawmakers approve marijuana decriminalization

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's legislature has given final approval to a bill that would eliminate criminal charges for possessing small amounts of marijuana, and the governor says he plans to sign it. The Senate voted Monday to accept several compromises the House added over the weekend....

  • Funeral set for midshipmen who died skateboarding

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy says a funeral is scheduled for a midshipman who died after a skateboarding accident. Midshipman Third Class Hans Loewen, of Hampstead, N.C. died March 29 after a skateboarding accident a week earlier at Assateague State Park in Berlin. A funeral...

  • Police arrest man in casino parking lot robbery

    HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Police say they're arrested a man believed to have robbed a couple at gunpoint as they sat in a car outside the Maryland Live! Casino. Anne Arundel County police say they got a tip about the whereabouts of the car used by the assailant. They found the car at a home in...

  • Md. casino revenue totals nearly $78M in March

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland officials say the state's four casinos brought in nearly $78 million in revenue last month. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced Monday that Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County led the group with nearly $62 million from slot machines and...

  • VIDEO: Obama announces $100m grant at Maryland school

    President Obama traveled to a high school in suburban Maryland on Monday morning to announce a new $100 million grant awarded to schools that are promoting programs aimed at giving students new skills.

  • Maryland General Assembly gives final approval to minimum wage increase

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland General Assembly gives final approval to minimum wage increase.

  • Md. lawmakers approve minimum wage hike

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland General Assembly has approved incremental increases to the minimum wage over several years. The House of Delegates voted 87-47 Monday to give final approval to increasing the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8 in January. It would rise to $8.25 in July...

  • Maryland lawmakers approve minimum wage hike

    The House of Delegates voted 87-47 Monday to give final approval to increasing the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8 in January.

  • Md. police: Man attacks 2 joggers on park path

    WALKERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a man assaulted two women jogging on a park path in Frederick County. Police say the man grabbed a 37-year-old woman from behind as she jogged in Walkersville Community Park on Sunday afternoon. The woman fought back as the man tried to pull...

  • Navy to hold memorial for slain sailor from Md.

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy is holding a memorial service for a sailor from Maryland who was fatally shot at Naval Station Norfolk. The service for 24-year-old Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark A. Mayor is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at the Norfolk base. The Navy has said Mayo was shot March 24...

  • Marine Corps chief opens naval exposition in Md.

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The commandant of the Marine Corps, General James Amos, is among the speakers at a National Harbor trade show billed as the largest maritime exposition in North America. The Navy League Sea-Air-Space expo begins Monday at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center...

  • Md. legislative session enters last day

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers will be putting finishing touches on measures related to marijuana and an increase in the minimum wage on the last day of the state's legislative session. The session is scheduled to end at midnight Monday. The House of Delegates approved a marijuana...

  • Couple robbed in casino parking garage

    HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Police say two people were robbed as they sat in a parked car in the garage for the Maryland Live! casino in Hanover. Anne Arundel County police say the robbery occurred shortly before 7 a.m. on Saturday. Police say the male victim had been at the casino and was sitting...



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