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Rogers scores 23 to lift UMBC past D-II Georgian Court 60-48

Nov. 16, 2019 4:20 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Darnell Rogers had a career-high 23 points as Maryland-Baltimore County topped Division II Georgian Court 60-48 on Saturday. Brandon Horvath had 13 points and 12 rebounds for UMBC (4-0), which won its fourth straight game to start the season. Arkel Lamar added nine rebounds. L.J. Owens,...

Police: Customer shoots car service driver during argument

Nov. 16, 2019 12:39 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say an angry customer shot and seriously wounded a car service driver in Baltimore during an argument. The Baltimore Sun reports that the shooting suspect is one of two women who called for car service early Saturday in Baltimore’s Mondawmin neighborhood. Police say the woman...

2 indicted after dead cats found inside Maryland home

Nov. 15, 2019 8:05 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore County Police say two residents have been indicted after authorities found 74 dead cats and rescued 150 live cats and other animals from a home in Middle River. The Baltimore Sun reports 53-year-old Garriott J. Cox and 51-year-old Pamela Arrington were indicted on Nov. 4. Both...

Court: Md transit agency violated 4th Amendment over fares

Nov. 15, 2019 6:25 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — An appeals court has ruled the Maryland Transit Administration violated the constitutional rights of passengers when sweeping train cars to ensure fares were paid. The Daily Records reports the Court of Special Appeals on Thursday said the suspicionless sweep amounted to unconstitutional...

Immigrants, led by Jamaicans, slow Baltimore population loss

Nov. 14, 2019 5:31 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Steve McMurray was not long out of high school when he moved to the United States. He left St. Mary Parish, a rural area in northeastern Jamaica, for trade school in Miami. He spent about a year and a half there, met a Jamaican girl with family in Maryland, and they moved here. Their...

It’s Jackson vs. Watson in duel between Ravens and Texans

Nov. 14, 2019 5:05 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens and Houston Texans each have used a dual-threat quarterback and an opportunistic defense to become first-place teams in the AFC. Now it’s time to find out who does it better. The Ravens (7-2) have won five straight, their longest winning streak since 2006, and...

Baltimore records 300 homicides for fifth consecutive year

Nov. 14, 2019 9:55 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore has reached 300 homicides in a year for the fifth year in a row. Detective Donny Moses told WBAL-AM the total reached 300 Thursday morning with the shooting deaths of a man and a woman. The Baltimore Sun reports the city is on track to see one of its most violent...

Maryland governor names new chief legislative officer

Nov. 14, 2019 4:45 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has named a new chief legislative officer to work with the General Assembly. The Republican governor named Keiffer Mitchell to the post on Wednesday. Mitchell is a Democrat and former legislator who represented a Baltimore district. He served in the House of...

Ravens’ Jackson masters art of winning while having fun

Nov. 13, 2019 10:35 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — There are times when Lamar Jackson displays the style and exuberance of a youngster playing football on the street with friends. Seemingly unaffected by the responsibility of being an NFL starting quarterback, Jackson relishes the opportunity to run, pass and match wits with...

Judge tosses lawsuit over article tying lawyer to neo-Nazis

Nov. 13, 2019 5:18 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday threw out a Baltimore attorney’s lawsuit accusing the Southern Poverty Law Center of defaming him in an article and a “hate map” that tied him to a neo-Nazi group. The First Amendment protects the law center’s publications...