Latest Maryland News

FBI: Hikers find body in Catoctin Mountain Park

Jun. 16, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

THURMONT, Md. (AP) — FBI agents in Baltimore are working to identify a woman whose dismembered body was found over the weekend at a park near the Camp David presidential retreat. Authorities on Wednesday said they responded to the national park on Saturday after a...

Police: 1 killed, 5 wounded in Baltimore shooting

Jun. 16, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — One person was killed and five others were wounded Wednesday when gunmen walked up a street and opened fire on a Baltimore block from an intersection, the city's police commissioner said. Commissioner Michael Harrison said that the shooting erupted in a...

A season removed from MVP, Ravens' Jackson has room to grow

Jun. 16, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Lamar Jackson understands how Baltimore's passing game is perceived. In particular, he realizes that big plays have been lacking at times. “People are always saying we throw short, intermediate routes and stuff like that...

Longtime Mount St. Mary's coach Jim Phelan dies at age 92

Jun. 16, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Jim Phelan, the bow-tied basketball coach who won 830 games during nearly a half-century at Mount St. Mary's, has died. He was 92. The athletic department at Mount St. Mary's said Wednesday that Phelan died overnight at his home in Emmitsburg. ...

Aide says former Homeland Security head Tom Ridge had stroke

Jun. 16, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge suffered a stroke Wednesday at his home in suburban Washington, D.C., a longtime aide to the former Pennsylvania governor said. Ridge was taken by ambulance from the home in Bethesda, Maryland, to...

The Latest: Disney plans to restart fireworks shows at parks

Jun. 15, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. — Disney plans to restart fireworks shows at its theme parks in Florida and California in the latest move by the company to ease up on pandemic restrictions implemented last year. The company said Tuesday that firework shows would resume at the beginning...

Ravens' Dobbins still motivated after strong rookie season

Jun. 15, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — It took J.K. Dobbins only about a minute to mention where Pro Football Focus ranks him, something that is clearly giving him additional motivating these days. “That chip on my shoulder is pretty big. Just little fuel like PFF ranking me 26th,"...

US COVID-19 deaths hit 600,000, equal to yearly cancer toll

Jun. 15, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 topped 600,000 on Tuesday, even as the vaccination drive has drastically brought down daily cases and fatalities and allowed the country to emerge from the gloom and look forward to summer. The number of lives lost, as recorded by Johns...

19-year-old kneed by officer says he prayed for protection

Jun. 15, 2021 14:44 PM EDT

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A Black 19-year-old said he prayed for protection as he was repeatedly kneed by a police officer on a Maryland beach town's boardwalk during a videotaped confrontation that began over vaping. “I just asked God to give me the strength and to...

Maryland governor ending COVID-19 state of emergency July 1

Jun. 15, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland will end a state of emergency for COVID-19 on July 1, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday. The governor made the announcement at a news conference one year, three months and 10 days after Maryland confirmed its first cases of the...