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  • Elections officials say no action against Hogan

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland elections officials say a watchdog group founded by Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan engaged in exploratory activities for his benefit as he mulled a run for office. But elections board staff said Thursday that they are not authorized under state...

  • Grand jury indicts felon who was living with judge

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Montgomery County grand jury has indicted a Maryland man with a long criminal history on charges of kidnapping and assaulting a female judge with whom he was living. The grand jury on Thursday handed down a 10-count indictment against 24-year-old Rickley J. Senning....

  • Maryland governor to speak in Mississippi

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is planning to attend a gathering of Mississippi Democrats next month as he continues to mull a 2016 presidential bid. O'Malley will address the Mississippi Democratic Party's 2014 Jefferson-Jackson-Hamer Dinner on Aug. 15 in Jackson,...

  • Ag secretary promotes summer meals in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is visiting Baltimore to promote efforts to ensure that low-income children who rely on subsidized meals during the school year can also receive meals during the summer. Vilsack was to join Lt. Governor Anthony Brown and Baltimore Mayor...

  • National Aquarium to host Friday night flag events

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The National Aquarium in Baltimore is launching a new series of events on Friday nights to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore in 1812 that inspired the words for the national anthem. Beginning Friday through Sept. 12, the aquarium is hosting...

  • Prince George's to conduct evacuation exercise

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — The Prince George's County Office of Emergency Management is conducting a mass care and evacuation exercise. The county is holding the exercise on Friday. It's a collaborative effort among several agencies. The exercise is designed to test the county's ability to...

  • Md. teen charged in son's death in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore have charged a 19-year-old with the murder of her toddler son. Police say 19-year-old Cierra Curtis was arrested Thursday and charged with fatally beating her son June 30. Police say officers were in the 5800 block of Reisterstown Road when they heard a...

  • Helicopter to inspect Md. utility equipment

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Gas and Electric says residents and motorists in central Maryland shouldn't worry if they see a helicopter hovering near utility equipment including towers, poles and wires. The utility says that in July and August it will be using a helicopter to inspect electric...

  • Elijah Cummings: The Democrats' first line of defense against Republican attacks

    There is no better manifestation of the rancorous partisan gridlock that has gripped Congress in recent years than the parties' proxy war between Reps. Elijah Cummings and Darrell Issa.

  • 217-ton steam locomotive making move across Md.

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's B&O Railroad Museum is putting a 217-ton steam locomotive aboard a train to its new home with the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad in Cumberland. A scenic railroad spokeswoman said late Thursday afternoon that workers were putting cranes into position to lift the...

  • Courts close in Frederick, Md., after power outage

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The Frederick County district and circuit courts have been closed because of a power outage downtown. The county's spokeswoman said Thursday afternoon in an email that the courts would be closed for the rest of the day. Frederick city police say the power went out...

  • Body found in pond near Md. mall after shoplifting

    HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Police in Anne Arundel County are identifying the man whose body was recovered from a pond area near Arundel Mills mall. Police have identified the man as 26-year-old Tavon Talley of Baltimore. Police have said Talley fled from mall security officers on Monday night,...

  • ACLU gets Md. town to rescind campaign sign limits

    HANCOCK, Md. (AP) — The western Maryland town of Hancock is rescinding an ordinance that put time limits on front-yard campaign signs after the American Civil Liberties Union objected on First Amendment grounds. Town Manager David Smith said Thursday the town council agreed Wednesday night to...

  • Notre Dame of Maryland University gets $1.5M gift

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Notre Dame of Maryland University says it has received a $1.5 million gift to fund the first endowed chair in its School of Nursing. Officials say gift from The Pitts Family Foundation is among the largest gifts received from a university alumna. Frances Kay Pitts graduated...

  • Sale of Sparrows Point property in works

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Court documents indicate that a change of ownership is in the works for the former Sparrows Point steel mill property in Baltimore. Attorneys said in a letter filed in federal court this week that arrangements are being made to sell a significant portion of the property to an...



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