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Ravens' Tavon Young weighing options with neck injury

Aug. 17, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tavon Young is still weighing his options with his recent neck injury, coach John Harbaugh said Saturday. Young, who signed a three-year, $25.8 million contract extension in February, suffered the injury during practice and he did not play in the second...

Police: 5 injured in Ocean City roller coaster incident

Aug. 17, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Ocean City police say five people were taken to a local hospital as a precaution after a car on a roller coaster hit another car. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that four children and one adult were transported to Atlantic General Hospital Friday night after the incident at...

Hogan says he won't support big tax hikes for education plan

Aug. 17, 2019 12:50 PM EDT

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan said Saturday he won't support big tax increases to pay for a major education funding plan. Hogan, speaking at a conference of county officials, noted the concern local officials have expressed about the costs associated with proposals under consideration by a state...

Advocates for gun safety to rally in Baltimore

Aug. 17, 2019 10:13 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Advocates for gun safety are holding a march in Baltimore. Organizers say it will be followed by a rally Saturday afternoon to urge Congress to approve measures to help prevent gun violence, such as background checks on all gun sales. Activists are holding similar rallies around the...

Roller skating evolves into dance, acrobatics, a lifestyle

Aug. 17, 2019 9:17 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Every Thursday night at the Neville Roller Drome, the Steel City Rollers and other skaters flow out on the floor, some of them performing dance moves, others practicing in a synchronized line. The 14-member group of African American skaters is a vibrant part of a disappearing pastime....

Maryland recalls 8,000 out-of-compliance driver's licenses

Aug. 16, 2019 9:16 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's Motor Vehicle Administration has recalled driver's licenses of 8,000 residents who they say missed multiple deadlines to get their identification in compliance with federal requirements. News outlets report the affected licenses were found not to meet amended requirements...

Data confirms growing dead zone in Chesapeake Bay

Aug. 16, 2019 8:14 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland scientists have been warning of a growing "dead zone" in the Chesapeake Bay. Now the numbers are in, confirming their dire warnings were correct. Natural Resources Department data shows an area with little to no oxygen spread to 2 cubic miles (8 cubic kilometers) by late...

Threats to Maryland synagogue charged in federal indictment

Aug. 16, 2019 6:58 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a man who prosecutors say made threatening telephone calls to a Maryland synagogue. The U.S. Attorney's Office says in a news release that 64-year-old Stephen Lyle Orback made multiple telephone calls to an employee of a synagogue in Owings Mills,...

Jackson sharp, Rodgers sits and Ravens beat Packers 26-13

Aug. 15, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It didn't matter that it was merely a preseason game, or that the Green Bay Packers were chasing him, or that his health is of the utmost importance to the Baltimore Ravens. Given the opportunity to run, Lamar Jackson couldn't resist. Jackson juked and hopped during an impressive...

Jackson looks sharp, Rodgers sits as Ravens beat Packers

Aug. 15, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Lamar Jackson directed two scoring drives during a limited appearance, had an impressive touchdown run erased by a penalty and sparked the Baltimore Ravens to a 26-13 victory over the Green Bay Packers, who played Thursday night without quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers developed back...