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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...

Police: Drunken driver crashes car into restaurant

Nov. 14, 2019 4:36 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Police say a drunken driver drove their car through the entrance of an Annapolis restaurant, but no one was injured. Annapolis police told the Capital Gazette that 41-year-old Liliam Del Carmen Flores Sola slammed her car through the front of the Roly Poly sandwich shop late Wednesday...

New Yorker gets jail for silicone death of Maryland woman

Nov. 14, 2019 2:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Yorker who administered a botched silicone injection that killed a Maryland woman has been sentenced to a year in jail. Queens Acting District Attorney John M. Ryan said Thursday that the sentence for Donna Francis was the maximum allowed under an extradition agreement. Francis had...

Taller wind turbines planned off Ocean City

Nov. 14, 2019 11:22 AM EST

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Developers of two planned wind farms off Maryland’s coast now plan to build turbines more than 200 feet (61 meters) taller than initially proposed. The revised plans are prompting another round of public review the projects, which received state approval in 2017....

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...

Police say man wanted in fatal Popeyes stabbing arrested

Nov. 14, 2019 8:04 AM EST

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — The suspect accused of fatally stabbing a man who was cutting in line for Popeyes chicken sandwiches in Maryland has been arrested. A tweet Thursday morning from Prince George’s County police confirmed the capture of 30-year-old Ricoh McClain. He was wanted on murder...

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...

DC landlord to pay $1.1M over unsafe, unsanitary conditions

Nov. 14, 2019 4:08 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington, D.C., landlord is being forced to pay $1.1 million in rent payments to former residents who homes were plagued by pests, mold and raw sewage and violated housing and fire codes. The Washington Post reports D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine announced Wednesday that Sanford...

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...