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  • Man dies in Md. police custody after chase

    WHITE MARSH, Md. (AP) — The Harford County Sheriff's Office says a man died after deputies used electronic stun guns to subdue him. Deputies say about 8 p.m. Wednesday, 30-year-old Arvel Douglas Williams of Baltimore fled in his pickup truck after they saw him engage in drug activity....

  • USNA chief says no double standard for athletes

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy said he does not now believe there is "a cultural issue" in Navy sports with the kind of lax oversight of athletes that is being investigated at the U.S. Air Force Academy, but if there is "we're going to take care of it."...

  • Multi-plug adapter blamed on building fire in Md.

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Officials say a fire that heavily damaged a two-story wood frame building in Salisbury was caused by a malfunctioning multi-plug adapter. The fire was reported just before noon Thursday in the multi-occupancy structure. The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office says it took...

  • Police: Gunman kills man, shoots self in Laurel

    LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Police say a man fatally shot a man who was dating his estranged wife before shooting and wounding himself in Laurel. The fatal shooting and suicide attempt occurred around 10:40 Wednesday night. Anne Arundel County police say the wife of 39-year-old Robert Mendiola had...

  • Man hits pedestrian, 3 cars in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a driver hit a pedestrian, a police car and two parked cars before he was arrested. Police say the 45-year-old male pedestrian suffered severe injuries after he was struck around 10:40 Wednesday night in west Baltimore. A police officer suffered minor...

  • Maryland State Fair to receive award

    TIMONIUM, Md. (AP) — The Maryland State Fair will receive the 2014 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award. State Comptroller Peter Franchot will present the award to Howard "Max" Mosner, the president and general manager of the fair, on Friday. The award, now in its third year, is...

  • Push in western Md. for later school-year start

    OAKLAND, Md. (AP) — State Comptroller Peter Franchot is bringing his campaign for post-Labor Day school openings to western Maryland. Franchot (fran-CHOH') joins Garrett County elected, business and tourism officials at Deep Creek Lake Thursday to promote the campaign he calls, "Let Summer Be...

  • Worker indicted on embezzlement charges

    BALTIMORE (AP) — An employee for a food service company has been indicted on charges of embezzling more than $400,000. A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted 43-year-old Cesar Raphael Barretto of Severn on nine counts of wire fraud. According to the indictment, Barretto worked for U.S....

  • 2 admit to submitting fake prescription refills

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Two pharmacy technicians have pleaded guilty to submitting false claims of more than $2.5 million for prescription refills. Thirty-year-old Vipinkumar Patel of Edgewood and 27-year-old Jigar Patel of Columbia entered the pleas this week in federal court in Baltimore. The...

  • Pedestrian struck, killed trying to cross road

    OVERLEA, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police say a man was struck and killed when he tried to cross Belair Road in Overlea. It happened shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday. Police say 53-year-old Gary Leahey of Dundalk was crossing Belair Road just north of Elm Avenue when he was hit by a northbound...

  • Man who stabbed himself is shot at by police

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Howard County police say a man has died after officers who found him in his bedroom with self-inflicted stab wounds shot at him after he confronted them with a knife. Police spokeswoman Mary Phelan says in an email that officers were called to a home in Ellicott City...

  • 2 arrested after burglary, police chase in Md.

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police have arrested two men they say led them on a vehicle chase into Baltimore after a burglary at a Glen Burnie store. It happened about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday at Bart's Sports World. Police responding to a 911 calls saw pickup truck that appeared to...

  • 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.



From the Weekly Standard

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    Just before the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the reelection campaign for Mitch McConnell of Kentucky announced its campaign manager, Jesse Benton, was resigning. Benton was leaving the...

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