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Baltimore attorney pleads not guilty in narcotics case

Oct. 16, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A prominent Baltimore defense attorney has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an alleged narcotics conspiracy. Court records show Kenneth Ravenell was arraigned Wednesday on one count each of racketeering conspiracy, conspiracy to commit money laundering and narcotics...

Compensation for 5 wrongly imprisoned to be proposed Oct. 30

Oct. 16, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has directed counsel to present compensation agreements for five men who were wrongly imprisoned to the Board of Publics later this month. Hogan said Wednesday that board counsel will bring the agreements to the board's next meeting on Oct. 30. The five men spent a...

Officer sentenced for drawing gun in road rage incident

Oct. 16, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison for a road rage incident in which he drew his gun on a pedestrian who threw tea on his new car. The Baltimore Sun reports Officer Michael Gentil was sentenced on Wednesday following his August conviction on assault and...

Ravens S Thomas respectfully gears up for return to Seattle

Oct. 16, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Over the course of nine NFL seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, Earl Thomas picked off 28 passes, earned a Super Bowl ring and was selected to the Pro Bowl six times. Those are some of the memories the standout safety will take across the country before he faces his former team...

Hogan details Bay Bridge repair urgency and traffic action

Oct. 16, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday ordered expedited work on repairs to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge that are causing major traffic backups, saying the project can't be postponed because previous delays for more than a decade have caused "tremendous safety problems." Hogan said the...

District: Personal student information, test scores breached

Oct. 16, 2019 9:19 AM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A school district in Maryland says a student improperly downloaded personal information and test scores of more than 1,000 students from a college preparation program. A Montgomery County Public Schools statement says the data breach happened Oct. 3 and impacted 1,344 Naviance...

Court case over police pay settled; officers may get raise

Oct. 16, 2019 8:43 AM EDT

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Police in a Maryland county may soon receive a pay raise. The Baltimore Sun reports the Baltimore County Council is expected to vote Monday on a board's recommendation for a pay bump at the top of the salary scale for many police department employees. Fiscal notes from the county show...

'The President is Missing' pilot to be filmed in Maryland

Oct. 16, 2019 4:42 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The pilot episode for a potential new Showtime series will be filmed in Maryland. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that the pilot for "The President is Missing" is expected to begin in the state early next year. The pilot is based on the 2018 novel by the same title. The novel was a...

Medical examiner: Police officer shot himself to death

Oct. 15, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A medical examiner says a Maryland police officer found with a gunshot wound in a parking garage died of a self-inflicted injury. Acting Montgomery County Police Chief Marcus Jones had told news reporters on Monday that the death of 38-year-old officer Thomas J. Bomba was being...

Appeals court to hold rehearing on Trump hotel lawsuit

Oct. 15, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will reconsider a ruling from a three-judge panel that threw out a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency through his luxury Washington hotel. The Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Tuesday to hold...