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  • Police: Woman evicted from Md. home runs over man

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police say a woman being evicted from a Glen Burnie home ran over a man's leg twice and hit a county sheriff's deputy with her car. Authorities say 25-year-old Kalli Colleen Kassab became disorderly after she was asked to leave a Glen Burnie...

  • Md. State Fair announces new security measures

    TIMONIUM, Md. (AP) — Revelers heading to the Maryland State Fair this year will have to leave their backpacks home. The Maryland State Fair and Agricultural Society announced new security measures on Friday that include a ban on backpacks, coolers, large bags and wheeled carts in the...

  • NJ officer takes stand at his murder trial

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A New Jersey detective authorities say killed an Anne Arundel County man during a road rage incident told the jury he tried to defuse the situation before fatally shooting the man. Forty-one-year-old Joseph Walker took the stand on Friday and told jurors that he tried to...

  • 7 hurt in 3-vehicle crash; 1 car hits restaurant

    COCKEYSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police say seven people, including two who were eating outside a popular barbecue restaurant in Cockeysville, were hurt in a three-vehicle crash. It happened about 12:30 p.m. Friday at Andy Nelson's Barbecue Catering. Police say three vehicles,...

  • Candidate causes stir due to secessionist group

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The executive director of the Maryland Republican Party says he has asked an Anne Arundel County Council candidate to consider severing ties to a group with secessionist positions. Joe Cluster said he met with Michael Peroutka on Friday to ask him to consider...

  • Del. man allegedly cross-dressed to rob Md. bank

    RISING SUN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a Delaware man held up a bank in Rising Sun while dressed as a woman. Police charged 34-year-old Kent Buckson of Bear on Thursday with armed robbery of a National Penn Bank branch involving a theft of less than $10,000. Buckson was in custody...

  • Labor secretary, senator to tour Md. nonprofit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Sen. Ben Cardin are set to tour a Baltimore nonprofit and talk about the importance of innovative job-training strategies. Perez and Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, will tour the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland on Friday. The nonprofit provides...

  • Police: Man dressed as woman, robbed bank

    RISING SUN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a man who dressed as a woman and robbed a Cecil County bank has been arrested in Delaware. Troopers say a person wearing a dress and a wig walked into the National Penn Bank in Rising sun about 4 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the robber gave a...

  • Jury awards $127k to ex-officer in harassment suit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal jury awarded a former Maryland Transportation Authority Police officer $127,000 after she alleged that she was sexually harassed by an instructor at the agency's police academy. The Daily Record reports (bit.ly/1pfMg0l) that the jury on Thursday awarded Renee Basil...

  • Driver charged after striking 2 bicyclists

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police say a driver who hit two bicyclists, seriously injuring one of them, has been arrested on numerous charges, including driving under the influence of alcohol. Officers say 54-year-old Robin Vera Colbert of Annapolis was arrested Wednesday on 11...

  • Md. letter carrier pleads guilty to stealing mail

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A U.S. Postal Service employee has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 20,000 pieces of mail since 2005. Forty-seven-year-old Jeffrey Shipley of Millersville entered the plea in federal court in Baltimore on Thursday. According to his plea agreement, Shipley was a letter...

  • Md. Democrats file complaint on Change Maryland

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Democratic Party has filed a complaint against Republican Larry Hogan's campaign for governor, but the campaign says it's groundless. The complaint filed Thursday with the state elections board alleges the campaign violated election law through a grassroots...

  • Heroin drives spike in overdose deaths in Md.

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland saw a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year compared to the same time last year, state officials said Thursday as they announced a renewed focus on fighting the rise of fentanyl-laced heroin. A report released by the...

  • 3 stepsons charged in Md. man's slaying

    PORT DEPOSIT, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say an 11-year-old boy is among three people charged with first-degree murder in the February slaying of their stepfather in Port Deposit. Police announced the charges Thursday in the shooting of 47-year-old Vincent Robertson. The other...

  • Judge halts Md. highway work in Rockville

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Montgomery County judge is ordering the State Highway Administration to halt work on a sound barrier along Interstate 270 in Rockville. The Daily Record (http://bit.ly/1nE7yX3 ) reported Wednesday that the court denied the agency's attempt to perform preliminary tests...



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