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Hogan signs order to boost staff at hospitals, nursing homes

Jan. 24, 2022 12:56 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed an executive order on Monday to expand staffing in hospitals, nursing homes and pharmacies in response to COVID-19. The order provides licensing flexibility for pharmacists and technicians to help support the pharmacy...

Police: 3 killed in head-on crash in southern Maryland

Jan. 24, 2022 11:50 AM EST

LA PLATA, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police are investigating a head-on crash that left three people dead Sunday night in Charles County. Troopers responded to a report of a crash on Hawthorne Road at Ripley way around 8 p.m. and found two vehicles involved, police said in a news...

Officials: 3 firefighters hurt, crews work to free 4th

Jan. 24, 2022 10:02 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three firefighters were seriously injured battling a fire in a vacant home in Baltimore early Monday and crews were working to rescue a fourth firefighter trapped inside, officials said. Firefighters responded to a fire at a home on South Sticker Street around 6...

Offurum helps Mount St. Mary's top Central Connecticut 65-50

Jan. 23, 2022 17:25 PM EST

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Mezie Offurum posted 14 points and eight rebounds as Mount St. Mary's defeated Central Connecticut 65-50 on Sunday. Dakota Leffew had 11 points and six rebounds for the Mountaineers (8-10, 4-2 Northeast Conference). Deandre Thomas added 10 points. ...

No. 12 Maryland women roll in Frese's return to bench

Jan. 23, 2022 15:47 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK , Md. (AP) — Katie Benzan scored 17 points to lead five in double figures and No. 12 Maryland welcomed back coach Brenda Frese with an 87-59 victory over Northwestern on Sunday. Frese's father died last Sunday prior to her coaching in Maryland's loss to then-No. 11...

Md. police: 1 killed in collision between SUV and sweeper

Jan. 23, 2022 13:27 PM EST

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A sport-utility vehicle driver was killed this weekend on a Maryland road when his vehicle collided with a street sweeper, police said. Dennis L. Johnson Jr., 52, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened early Saturday just after midnight on...

New historical museum will tell the story of East Baltimore

Jan. 23, 2022 09:04 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The old black-and-white photo shot sometime in the 1930s depicts dozens of children crammed shoulder to shoulder on top of an outdoor raised platform that served as a public bath. The youngsters’ arms are raised skyward, and they are getting drenched from five...

Davis scores 16 to lead SC State over UMES 69-60

Jan. 22, 2022 19:45 PM EST

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Jemel Davis had 16 points and eight rebounds as South Carolina State beat Maryland Eastern Shore 69-60 on Saturday. Antonio TJ Madlock had 13 points for South Carolina State (9-10, 1-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Omer Croskey added 12 points and nine...

Probe begins in death of motorist held by Maryland troopers

Jan. 22, 2022 19:21 PM EST

CENTREVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland state prosecutors will investigate the death of a motorist arrested by troopers and held in a cell before he became unresponsive, authorities said Saturday. In keeping with a state law approved last year, the Independent Investigations Division of...

Maryland school shooting: Teen faces attempted murder charge

Jan. 22, 2022 17:10 PM EST

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — A 17-year-old was being held without bond Saturday on charges including attempted second-degree murder in connection with the shooting of a fellow student at a high school in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital, authorities said. The suspect, Steven...