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  • Burglar takes Pepsi and soup from Annapolis home

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Police say someone broke into an Annapolis home and left with a 12-pack of Pepsi and multiple packets of soup. The Capital of Annapolis (http://bit.ly/WrS39z ) reports the burglary happened Thursday afternoon or evening in the 1300 block of Tyler Avenue. Police say they...

  • Man, 71, dead after being struck by car in Md.

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County officials say a man is dead after being struck by a car in Essex. Police and fire officials were called Friday around 9 p.m. for a report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a car in the area of Back River Neck Road and Poles Road. Officials say the...

  • Baltimore County police solve slayings from 1990s

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police say they've solved the unrelated slayings of two women in the 1990s by using DNA evidence. Police say the men believed responsible for both slayings are dead, and as a result, their names won't be released. In October 1994, 32-year-old Karen Brown...

  • Death from 1982 shooting likely accidental

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say the death of a 33-year-old man who was shot in the head by his teenage sister more than 30 years ago will likely be classified as accidental. Toye Johnson died in January at a hospital on the Eastern Shore. He was shot in May 1982, just days after his...

  • Police: Baltimore toddler was homicide victim

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a toddler whose mother reported that she suffered a playground injury was actually a homicide victim. Police said Friday that 2-year-old London Clayborne died of blunt force trauma. The girl died in early May. Police say her mother flagged down an...

  • Visits to Md. national parks down slightly

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says 6.6 million people visited national parks in Maryland in 2013. Those tourists spent $212 million, supporting 2,689 jobs in the state. Those numbers are all down slightly from 2012, when about 40,000 more people visited Maryland parks, spent...

  • Eastern Shore now connected to Md. radio system

    EASTON, Md. (AP) — The Eastern Shore is now connected to a statewide radio system linking first responders in Maryland. Gov. Martin O'Malley made a ceremonial call on Friday on the Maryland First Responders Interoperable Radio System Team. There are 11 state agencies and three federal law...

  • Md. man sentenced in gun theft

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Keymar man is starting a 10-year federal prison sentence for possessing stolen guns he took from a Frederick sporting-goods store. Twenty-three-year-old Christopher Stevens Jr. was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. He pleaded guilty in January to...

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.62 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying four cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland was $3.62, down from $3.66 a week ago. The price of gas in the...

  • Baltimore Co. solves 2 cold-case homicides

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore County Police say DNA evidence has helped them solve two cold-case homicides dating back to the 1990s. In both cases, police said Friday that the suspects can't be charged because they are dead. Thirty-two-year-old Karen Delores Brown was found dead near the...

  • Pandora Jewelry moves regional HQ to Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The American headquarters of Pandora Jewelry is moving to Baltimore. The company, known for its charm bracelets, plans to move about 600 jobs from its current headquarters in Columbia to downtown Baltimore some time in the first quarter of 2015. The move will make...

  • Top kayak paddlers prep for worlds in western Md.

    McHENRY, Md. (AP) — Top paddlers from four countries are practicing on a western Maryland whitewater course for the Canoe Slalom World Championships to be held there in September. Friday's training schedule in McHenry features kayakers and canoeists from the United States, France, Slovakia...

  • Brown details proposals to help veterans

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says he would exempt military retirement income from state income taxes for the majority of veterans. Brown, Maryland's Democratic nominee for governor and a 30-year Army veteran, spoke at an American Legion Convention in Ocean City on Thursday....

  • Man wearing bulletproof vest is fatally shot

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a man was fatally shot despite wearing a bulletproof vest — and the slaying was captured on video. Police have arrested 30-year-old Mark-Anthony Ramiro in Wednesday's fatal shooting of 28-year-old Darnell Mitchell in the Westport neighborhood of south...

  • Man charged in sex sting is living in US illegally

    LEONARDTOWN, Md. (AP) — Police in St. Mary's County say they've arrested a Frederick resident who offered to pay for sex with an undercover officer posing online as a 16-year-old girl. The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office says the suspect, 30-year-old Hermegildo Escamilla-Granados, is...



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