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  • 1 injured in machete attack in Md.

    LANHAM, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police say they're investigating after a man was attacked with a machete in the parking lot of a grocery store. Police say it happened Friday just before 7 p.m. That's when police were called to the parking lot of the Food Lion in the 7500 block of North...

  • Howard County police fatally shoot man with knife

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Howard County police say officers fatally shot a man who confronted them with a knife. Police say they received two 911 calls Saturday in which a man reported that a person with a knife was planning to kill the occupants of an Ellicott City home. When officers arrived...

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.40 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying 4 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 $3.40, down from $3.44 a week ago. The price of gas in the state...

  • Man pleads guilty to robbing Chipotle restaurants

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Gaithersburg man has pleaded guilty to robbing four Chipotle restaurants at gunpoint. Twenty-six-year-old Lamont Bonds entered the pleas Thursday in federal court in Baltimore. He faces a maximum of 20 years in prison at sentencing Nov. 24. According to his plea agreement,...

  • Sheriff seeks public's help in identifying remains

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Washington County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying human remains found in in a tributary of Antietam Creek. The office released 2D composite created from the skull found in May in Marsh Run a heavily wooded area near Loose Lane in...

  • Leader touts value, potential of Md. Army post

    ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The new senior commander at Aberdeen Proving Ground said Friday that stronger ties between the Army installation and the surrounding community could help avert large job cuts at the sprawling research and weapons-testing post near Baltimore. Maj. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford told...

  • Maryland's housing secretary to retire

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Secretary of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is retiring. Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the retirement of 65-year-old Raymond A. Skinner on Friday. Skinner, who has led the department since 2007, will step down at the end of the month....

  • Md. highway worker killed in Eastern Shore crash

    ST. MICHAELS, Md. (AP) — Maryland highway officials are urging drivers to take care in work zones following the death of a highway worker struck by a car. The Maryland State Highway Administration on Friday said that John Shahan of Denton was killed after an accident Thursday in which he was...

  • Fraternity offers to pay for funeral of teen shot

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A fraternity headquartered in Baltimore has offered to cover the funeral costs for a teenager fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Last week Alpha Phi Alpha sent a letter to the Austin A. Layne Jr. Mortuary in St. Louis, which is handling arrangements for...

  • Delaney to meet with Boonsboro officials

    BOONSBORO, Md. (AP) — Rep. John Delaney is scheduled to meet with local Boonsboro officials. The congressman will be in downtown Boonsboro on Friday. He will be there with Mayor Skip Kauffman and other city officials. Delaney also will meet with officials at the Boonsboro First Hose Company....

  • Retailers fill Hagerstown downtown _ for weekend

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A private group in Hagerstown aims to give downtown redevelopment a boost by showing people what a thriving city center could look like. Rori Daughtridge of the Downtown Movement tells the The Herald-Mail (http://bit.ly/1vlSSwi ) that at least six local business based...

  • Baltimore celebrates new music festival

    DARLINGTON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore's indie music, art and theater scene is packing up and heading to the woods. The first-ever Fields Festival is three days of camping and music at Camp Ramblewood in Darlington, beginning Friday. The festival features some of Baltimore's most beloved underground...

  • Anne Arundel police chief speaks at NAACP event

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis says he stands by the department's decision to charge a man with murder, even though a judge dismissed all charges. Davis spoke Thursday night at an event in Glen Burnie held by the NAACP to discuss the shooting of Kendall...

  • Health officials warn against using unapproved med

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Public health officials in Maryland are warning residents against using an unapproved medication to treat children's colds that is being sold in some convenience stores in Latino communities. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said in an email on Thursday that Baczol...

  • 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....



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