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Urías, Orioles beat mistake-prone Mariners, split twinbill

Apr. 13, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ramón Urías hit a game-ending single with two outs in the seventh inning and the Baltimore Orioles defeated the miscue-prone Seattle Mariners 7-6 Tuesday night to earn a doubleheader split. César Valdez (2-0) pitched a scoreless inning for Baltimore,...

Maryland trooper shoots, kills teenager who had airsoft gun

Apr. 13, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Maryland State Police trooper responding to a pair of 911 calls shot and killed a teenager who was pointing what investigators determined was an airsoft gun at him, authorities said Tuesday. The shooting occurred after state police received two...

Judge discusses plans for trial in newspaper shooting case

Apr. 13, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Nearly three years after five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper were killed, a Maryland judge discussed plans Tuesday for holding the second part of the shooter's trial under COVID-19 court protocols. Jarrod Ramos, 41, pleaded guilty in...

A glance at bills passed by the Maryland General Assembly

Apr. 13, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers have their annual 90-day session, working all the way up to the midnight deadline Monday. Here is a glance at some of the measures the General Assembly passed this session: PANDEMIC RELIEF Gov. Larry Hogan...

Maryland session ends after focus on pandemic aid, policing

Apr. 13, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers have adjourned their legislative session that focused largely on COVID-19 recovery, expansive police reforms and longstanding disparities that have been worsened by the pandemic. Senate President Bill Ferguson said lawmakers...

Mariners and Orioles rained out, twin-bill set for Tuesday

Apr. 12, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The series opener between the Seattle Mariners and the Baltimore Orioles was rained out Monday night. The game was rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Tuesday starting at 4:05 p.m. Teams waited through a rain delay of more than 90...

Martinez comes off COVID list, hits 3 HRs as Red Sox top O's

Apr. 11, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — J.D. Martinez caught up in a hurry. Martinez came off the COVID-19 list and hit three home runs, powering the Boston Red Sox past the Baltimore Orioles 14-9 Sunday for their sixth straight win. Martinez struck out in the first...

Officer charged in deadly shooting also linked to assault

Apr. 11, 2021 11:56 AM EDT

TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) — An off-duty Pentagon police officer charged with murder in the shootings of two men outside a Maryland condominium building is facing separate assault charges stemming from an earlier incident at the same complex. Takoma Park Police Department...

Inside a group’s push to remove a statue to an enslaver

Apr. 11, 2021 09:22 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The closure of O’Donnell Square Park in Canton without warning Monday evening set off an immediate flurry of emails, texts and phone calls among one group of neighbors in particular. The 50 members of the Canton Anti-Racism Alliance dared to wonder:...

Red Sox extend win streak to 5, beat Orioles 6-4 in 10

Apr. 10, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rafael Devers homered and the Boston Red Sox scored twice in the 10th inning on a wild pitch and an RBI single by Christian Vázquez to extend their winning streak to five games with a 6-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night. “It’s...