Stories tagged: Maryland
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Suspect in Maryland office park shooting arrested
A man with a lengthy criminal past who showed up for work at a countertop company on Wednesday and shot five of his co-workers has been arrested, authorities said. Three …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Judge: Maryland can act against drug price-gouging, for now
An effort by drug makers to block Maryland’s first-in-the-nation law against pharmaceutical price gouging was denied by a federal judge on Friday.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
Pregnant teacher found dead; boyfriend charged with murder
A pregnant Maryland teacher who was missing for more than a week has been found dead in a shallow grave, and her boyfriend is charged with her slaying, police said …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
Confederate memorial removed from outside Maryland court
Photos posted on a Howard County executive’s Facebook page show the memorial outside the Circuit Court in Ellicott City being removed Monday night and placed onto a truck.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
Teen suspect in school rape case pleads to child porn charge
One of two Hispanic teens who entered the country illegally and were later charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in a restroom at their suburban Washington high school entered a …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Possible hitch in Maryland pot licenses
Several of the independent experts hired to review applications to open medical marijuana businesses in Maryland had ties to companies whose materials they reviewed, according to records obtained by the …
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Woman caught with loaded gun at Maryland airport says her son placed it in her purse
A Virginia woman who was arrested Thursday at Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport in Maryland when she tried to board a flight carrying a loaded pistol told officials that her son …
Mon., May 15, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Barron Trump to attend private St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Maryland this fall
Barron Trump, the 11-year-old son of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, will attend the private St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland, this fall after he moves …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Army helicopter crashes into Maryland golf course
An Army helicopter with three crew members on board went down on a Maryland golf course Monday, authorities and witnesses said. One person said he saw the chopper “spinning” before …
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 6:59 p.m.
Rescuers pluck passengers from stuck roller coaster
BALTIMORE – An amusement park roller coaster featuring a “cobra roll,” “sidewinder loop,” and “countless swift reversals” stalled Thursday evening outside of Washington, D.C., leaving 24 riders stuck 100 feet …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
Maryland Zoo’s 2 grizzly bear cubs from Montana get names: Nova and Nita
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore now has names for its two grizzly bear cubs that came to the zoo from Montana.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Maryland teen planned violent attack at her school, authorities say
A shotgun, ammunition and bomb-making materials were found at the Maryland home of an 18-year-old student planning an attack at her high school, authorities announced Monday.
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate after rape allegation
A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped in a bathroom there by two classmates, including one who …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
Attorney for suspect in Maryland school rape case says client is wrongly accused
Henry Sanchez Milian, one of two suspects charged in the rape of a 14-year-old girl in a bathroom at a Maryland high school did not do what he is accused …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
High school rape gets drawn into immigration debate
As officials reported that one of two students charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in a Maryland high school bathroom entered the United States illegally, the crime became part of …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Administration files notice it will appeal ruling against second version of travel ban
The Trump administration filed court papers Friday hoping to salvage its second version of a travel ban after two judges in separate cases this week found that it probably violated …
Sat., March 11, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
Maryland to join Washington’s lawsuit against Trump travel ban
Maryland’s attorney general says he plans to use newfound power to sue the federal government by joining a Washington state lawsuit trying to upend President Donald Trump’s new travel ban.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
Uncle of boy killed over missing birthday cake gets 10 years
The uncle of a 9-year-old boy who was fatally beaten over a missing piece of birthday cake has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for handcuffing him to a chair …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
U.S. appeals court upholds Maryland assault weapons ban
A federal appeals court has upheld Maryland’s ban on 45 assault weapons and a 10-round limit on gun magazines. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, issued …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Mom pleads guilty in son’s birthday cake beating death
A Maryland woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree child abuse in the 2015 beating death of her 9-year-old son over a missing piece of birthday cake.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Lawmaker fires aide behind fake news site
A Maryland lawmaker has fired a legislative aide who was behind a fake news site that accused Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton of election-rigging.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
School district employee in Maryland fired after correcting student’s spelling in a tweet
The downfall of Katie Nash as social media coordinator for Frederick County (Maryland) Public Schools was, she said, sealed in a tweet.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
Dashing through the home: Teen shoots deer in living room
A Maryland teenager shot and killed a deer inside his house after it busted through his family’s front door and ransacked their home.
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 7:29 p.m.
Four months after flooding, Maryland town of Ellicott City reopens
Four months after flooding devastated the historic Maryland town of Ellicott City, its downtown has officially reopened.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 7:28 a.m.
Ex-Maryland Gov. O’Malley says he won’t seek to lead Democrats
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says he won’t seek to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
4 teenage boys charged in clown threats on students, Maryland police say
Police in Maryland have charged four 13-year-old boys they say were involved in clown-themed social media threats against middle school students.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 1:23 p.m.
NSA contractor accused of taking classified information
A contractor for the National Security Agency has been arrested on charges that he illegally removed highly classified information and stored the material in his house and car, federal prosecutors …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 6:18 a.m.
‘This is even better than the Super Bowl:’ Miss World is coming to America
For the first time in its 65-year history, the Miss World pageant is coming to the United States. Its destination: The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 10:23 a.m.
Apartment fire kills 2 despite ‘very heroic’ rescue efforts
At least two people died and dozens, including three firefighters, were injured after an explosion and large fire at an apartment complex in a Maryland suburb of Washington and searchers …
Sun., July 31, 2016, 2:54 p.m.
Two dead after historic Maryland town ravaged by floodwaters
Historic, low-lying Ellicott City, Maryland, was ravaged by floodwaters Saturday night, killing two people and causing devastating damage to homes and businesses, officials said.