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Reese, Miller spark No. 12 Maryland women past Davidson

Nov. 27, 2020 6:05 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Angel Reese and Diamond Miller each scored 20 points, five Maryland players reached double figures and the No. 12 Terrapins broke away from Davidson after halftime for a 94-72 season-opening win on Friday at the Gulf Coast Challenge. Davidson was within 40-37 at halftime but Reese...

Morsell, Ayala, lead hot-shooting Maryland over Navy 82-52

Nov. 27, 2020 5:34 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Darryl Morsell and Eric Ayala each scored 15 points and Maryland pulled away in the second half in an 82-52 rout of Navy on Friday. Aaron Wiggins added 14 points and a career-best six assists for Maryland (2-0), including a dish to Galin Smith for an emphatic dunk, part of a...

Two people killed, firefighter hurt in Maryland house fire

Nov. 27, 2020 5:34 PM EST

CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Two people were killed and a firefighter was hurt in a house fire in Catonsville, fire officials said Friday. Lt. Travis Francis, spokesman for the Baltimore County Fire Department, said the two-alarm blaze in the 1300 block of Denbright Road began in the basement of the home on...

Indiana quarterback Michael Penix throws a pass against Ohio State during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Indiana 42-35. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

No. 12 Hoosiers hoping to maintain momentum against Maryland

Nov. 27, 2020 1:36 PM EST

Maryland (2-1, 2-1 Big Ten) at No. 12 Indiana (4-1, 4-1, No. 12 CFP), Saturday, noon EST (ESPN2). Line: Indiana by 12. Series record: Indiana leads 6-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Indiana's perfect start ended last week at Ohio State, but the Hoosiers hope a potentially historic season will roll on. They have been...

Audit finds risks with Baltimore County schools network

Nov. 27, 2020 11:58 AM EST

TOWNSON, Md. (AP) — A state audit released this week concluded that the computer network of Baltimore County public schools did not safeguard sensitive personal information and had other serious risks. The Office of Legislative Audits released the report of the assessment Tuesday, the day before the school...

Ohio State defensive back Sevyn Banks, right, breaks up a pass intended for Indiana receiver Miles Marshall during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Indiana 42-35. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Allen expects cleaner game as No. 12 Hoosiers face Terrapins

Nov. 27, 2020 11:13 AM EST

Most of the college football world was impressed by No. 12 Indiana's performance last week. Hoosiers coach Tom Allen expected more. He saw too many turnovers, too many missed tackles and just too many mistakes in the loss at Ohio State. He expects his team to be sharper and cleaner this weekend against Maryland....

Indictment: Maryland tax preparer used fraud to help clients

Nov. 27, 2020 10:40 AM EST

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Maryland tax preparer was indicted on fraud charges after she used false or inflated itemized deductions and other means to increase her clients' refunds. The U.S. Attorney's office in Maryland also said in a news release Monday that 56-year-old Anita...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson throws a pass against the Tennessee Titans during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Reports: Ravens QB Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19

Nov. 26, 2020 11:31 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has tested positive for COVID-19, according to multiple media outlets. Last year's NFL MVP is the biggest star to become infected by the virus. The Baltimore Sun and ESPN, both citing unidentified sources, reported that Jackson was among four more...

Man pleads guilty in slaying, shooting two detectives

Nov. 26, 2020 12:09 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man pleaded guilty this week to murder and attempted murder charges stemming from the slaying of a man and shooting of two police detectives in February. Joseph Robert Mitchell Willis, of Pasadena, entered his plea as part of a deal with prosecutors in which they agreed not...

Baltimore County plants 300 trees to kick off Earth Day goal

Nov. 26, 2020 9:26 AM EST

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County officials say that they've planted the first 300 trees as part of a goal to plant 5,000 in honor of Earth Day 2021 in April. The county issued a news release Monday saying that 325 trees were planted at apartment and townhome complexes in Cockeysville, Dundalk and Essex...