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Paddleboarding group isn't worried about falling into harbor

Jul. 25, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A family of ducks swam along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor as the sun rose, glimmers of pink and red reflecting off the buildings dotting the harbor. Aside from a few early-morning joggers, the harbor was still. But the ducks were about to have some company — stand-up...

Matt Harvey impressive again, Orioles beat Nationals 5-3

Jul. 24, 2021 22:12 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Matt Harvey allowed one hit in six scoreless innings in another outstanding performance and the Baltimore Orioles held on to beat the fading Washington Nationals 5-3 on Saturday night. Harvey (5-10) allowed only one baserunner — Trea Turner hit a...

Police: Car crashes into home, killing Maryland man

Jul. 24, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (AP) — A man suspected of driving under the influence crashed into a Maryland home early Saturday morning, killing a 68-year-old, police said. The collision happened around 3 a.m. Saturday in Brooklyn Park when the driver failed to stop at a stop...

Nats ace Scherzer scratched with triceps discomfort

Jul. 24, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer was scratched from his start at Baltimore on Saturday night with what the team described as mild right triceps discomfort. Manager Dave Martinez said before the game that Scherzer had an MRI and it was “extremely...

Maryland State Police chopper rescues injured swimmer

Jul. 24, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Md. (AP) — A state police helicopter has hoisted an injured swimmer to safety in western Maryland. The helicopter was dispatched shortly after 5 p.m. Friday to rescue a swimmer who sustained a head injury after slipping on a rock at Swallow Falls along the...

Teen pleads guilty in killing that stemmed from robbery

Jul. 24, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

A teenager has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the 2019 killing of a Maryland man that stemmed from a robbery over $60 worth of marijuana. Anthony Lamar Martin Jr., 18, entered the plea Friday in Harford County Circuit Court, The Baltimore Sun reported. It...

Ravens head into camp hoping for more dynamic passing game

Jul. 24, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

BALTIMORE RAVENS (12-6) CAMP SITE: Owings Mills, Maryland LAST YEAR: The Ravens won five of their first six games, then recovered from a midseason slump to win five in a row down the stretch. They also won a playoff game for the first time in six...

Mormon temple opening to public for first time since 1974

Jul. 24, 2021 09:02 AM EDT

KENSINGTON, Md. (AP) — Millions who drive along the Capital Beltway in Maryland each year see the six dramatic white marble spires soaring hundreds of feet into the air, one topped by a trumpet-blowing golden angel, marking the D.C. region’s Mormon temple. But very few of them are allowed...

Valaika homers twice to lead Orioles past Nationals 6-1

Jul. 23, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Pat Valaika's sudden power surge helped the Baltimore Orioles to a rare win at home. Valaika homered twice — doubling his total for the season — and the Orioles beat the Washington Nationals 6-1 on Friday night for just their second victory in their...

Nationals' Strasburg still dealing with neck discomfort

Jul. 23, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Stephen Strasburg felt some discomfort in his neck after a recent bullpen session, and Washington manager Dave Martinez said Friday the Nationals are trying to figure out what to do next. “We backed him down again,” Martinez said. “I know they're...