More Maryland Articles

  • 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...

  • Store where gunman killed 2, self to reopen

    COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — A spokeswoman for the company that owns a store in Columbia Mall where a gunman killed two employees before fatally shooting himself says it will reopen. Kat Spellman, a spokeswoman for Zumiez, a skateboarding and snowboarding store, said in an email Thursday that the...

  • Obama signs disaster declaration for Md. counties

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for three counties in Maryland affected by a mid-February snowstorm. Obama signed the declaration Thursday, making federal funding available in Baltimore, Carroll and Howard counties. The...

  • Officer injured when he is struck by fleeing car

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police say an officer suffered minor injuries when he was hit by a car whose driver allegedly was fleeing from officers. Police say about 11:45 a.m. Thursday, officers tried to stop a vehicle that was driving away from an alleged drug deal in...

  • Md. school principal pleads guilty to $2M fraud

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore public school officials say they have accepted the resignation of a high school principal who pleaded guilty in Georgia to stealing nearly $2 million in federal children's nutrition funds. Officials said in a statement Thursday that the system had accepted the...

  • Md. man pleads guilty to sex trafficking of girl

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Glen Burnie man has pleaded guilty to the sex trafficking of a 15-year-old girl. Twenty-nine-year-old Thomas Sean Tinsley entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Baltimore. If the court accepts the plea deal, Tinsley will be sentenced to between 10 years and 17 years...

  • Woman fatally struck by train in Harford County

    ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Officials in Harford County say a pedestrian has died after being hit by a train in Aberdeen. Aberdeen Police Department spokesman Lt. Fred Budnick says officials were first notified about the accident around 6:18 Thursday. Budnick says the woman was struck by a...

  • 'Bachelor' holds casting call at Maryland Live!

    HANOVER, Md. (AP) — ABC's "The Bachelor" is holding a casting call at the Maryland Live! Casino. Show producers will be at the casino Thursday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. to interview potential candidates. Both men and women are being invited to the casting call. Admission is free, but...

  • 2,000 Johns Hopkins hospital employees on strike

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Two thousand Johns Hopkins hospital employees from maintenance workers to housekeepers and kitchen staff are on strike after union leaders and officials failed to agree on a wage increase. The union rejected the hospital's final offer of $12 an hour Monday night. Workers went...

  • Md. aims to reduce invasive catfish species

    MARBURY, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it aims to reduce the number of invasive blue and flathead catfish in the state's waterways, partly by encouraging people to eat them. The agency is announcing the campaign Thursday at Smallwood State Park near Marbury in...



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