More Maryland Articles

  • 3 arrested in robbery of bus driver at Md. resort

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Ocean City Police have charged three men with robbing a municipal bus driver in Ocean City. Officers say on June 14, three men got on the bus and got into an argument with the driver. Police say the men assaulted the driver and robbed him of bus tickets. The driver was...

  • Md. man who broke up bar fight dies after assault

    ESSEX, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police say a man who was assaulted after he helped break up a fight outside an Essex bar has died. Officers say 59-year-old William Earl Law of Essex died Thursday at Shock Trauma, where he was taken after the Aug. 4 incident. Police say Law and several...

  • Pedestrian struck, killed; vehicle flees scene

    DUNDALK, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police are looking for the driver of a truck that struck and killed a homeless man in Dundalk. Officers received a call for a person struck early Monday. Police say 43-year-old Rommy Parsley was hit at North Point and Charlesmont roads. He was pronounced...

  • Md. girl, 16, faces adult trial in dad's slaying

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — A Howard County judge says a 16-year-old Ellicott City girl must be tried as an adult on charges including first-degree murder in her father's slaying. Circuit Judge William Tucker on Monday denied a defense motion seeking to move Morgan Arnold into the juvenile...

  • Parents reminded of school immunizations

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Public health officials are reminding parents to make sure their children have the required immunizations before school starts. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said in a news release on Monday that all kindergartners must have had two chickenpox, or varicella,...

  • Maryland reports gambling revenue for fiscal year

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's lottery and four casinos made $849.2 million for the state in the last fiscal year, a 2.4 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, the agency that oversees gambling in Maryland reported Monday. The increase comes as lottery sales dropped about 1.7 percent...

  • Maryland tax-free week begins

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — It's the start of a tax-free shopping holiday in Maryland. Sunday is the start of the annual Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week. That means qualifying clothing and footwear of $100 or less are exempt from the state's 6 percent sales tax. The tax free week runs through Saturday,...

  • 24 stuck on Six Flags ride in Md.

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Fire officials have been called to Six Flags America in Maryland after a roller coaster became stuck with 24 people on the ride. Prince George's County Fire officials were called to The Joker's Jinx roller coaster at the park just before 2:30 p.m. Sunday after it...

  • Annapolis reports first homicide of 2014

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Annapolis is reporting its first homicide of 2014. Police say they responded to a report of shots fired in the 1100 block of Madison Street at around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. When officers arrived they found a man on the ground near a bench at the baseball field. The man had...

  • 3 arrested for breaking into abandoned mall in Md.

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police in Frederick say they have arrested three people for breaking into the abandoned Frederick Towne Mall. Police say that around 3:30 a.m. Sunday an officer on patrol saw that one of the mall's doors had been pried open. Officers went inside the building and found and...

  • Manhattan Moment: Maryland's motor vehicle bureaucracy needs an overhaul

    My adventure with the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration began May 28, when a high school senior rammed into the side of my 1995 Jeep. I learned not only how strong was my Jeep, but how totally inefficient is Maryland's Department of Motor Vehicles.

  • VIDEO: Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley 'seriously considering' 2016 bid

    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Monday night he is seriously considering a run for president in 2016 that could potentially put him up against Democratic perceived frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

  • Strict anti-gun laws are costing blue states gunmakers' business

    Beretta USA announced last week that it will relocate from Maryland to Tennessee, explaining that stringent gun laws supported by Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley would make it nearly impossible for the company to manufacture or sell many of its products in the Old Line State.

  • Would the last person leaving blue Maryland please turn out the lights?

    At least 160 Marylanders are about to lose their jobs because of the constitutional myopia of the state's corrupt liberal Democratic establishment. It's a sad illustration of the dire results of one-party rule.

  • 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.



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