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Barbers, artists help defy vaccine myths for people of color

Apr. 15, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a Washington, D.C., suburb, Black and Latino barbers are busting myths about the coronavirus vaccine while clipping hair. Across the country, a university researcher in Phoenix teamed up with a company behind comic books fighting Islamic extremism...

Three Baltimore teenagers charged in fatal carjacking

Apr. 15, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three teenagers, including a 13-year-old girl, have been charged in connection with a fatal carjacking, Baltimore police said. According to police, Fabian Mendez, 41, was carjacked while going to work on April 2, The Baltimore Sun reported. A police...

Police: Man charged in fatal road-rage shooting in Maryland

Apr. 15, 2021 08:57 AM EDT

RIVERDALE PARK, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say that a woman has been killed in a road rage incident. The Washington Post reports that the fatal shooting occurred Friday evening in the Riverdale area of Prince George's County. Authorities...

Police: Shots fired at Maryland officers responding to call

Apr. 14, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Someone fired a gunshot at two Maryland police officers Wednesday in Montgomery County, authorities said. No one was injured. Police flooded into an area of Gaithersburg after several officers reported being shot at from a “high elevation,”...

Mariners-Orioles rained out; doubleheader set for Thursday

Apr. 14, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Orioles second baseman Ramón Urías used the entire field during his plate appearances in Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Seattle Mariners. He hopes to do the same on Thursday as the teams’ interrupted four-game series concludes. The...

Republican Kelly Schulz enters Maryland governor's race

Apr. 14, 2021 15:54 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Kelly Schulz, the head of Maryland's Commerce Department, announced Wednesday she will seek the Republican nomination in the state's 2022 governor's race. Schulz is the first Republican and first woman to enter the race. ...

Mother of teen killed by trooper mourns 'awesome young man'

Apr. 14, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a Maryland State Police trooper was an honor student who loved cooking with his mother and spirited political debates at the family dinner table, the teenager's relatives said Wednesday. A written...

Urías, Orioles beat mistake-prone Mariners, split twinbill

Apr. 13, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ramón Urías hit a game-ending single with two outs in the seventh inning and the Baltimore Orioles defeated the miscue-prone Seattle Mariners 7-6 Tuesday night to earn a doubleheader split. César Valdez (2-0) pitched a scoreless inning for Baltimore,...

Maryland trooper shoots, kills teenager who had airsoft gun

Apr. 13, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Maryland State Police trooper responding to a pair of 911 calls shot and killed a teenager who was pointing what investigators determined was an airsoft gun at him, authorities said Tuesday. The shooting occurred after state police received two...

Judge discusses plans for trial in newspaper shooting case

Apr. 13, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Nearly three years after five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper were killed, a Maryland judge discussed plans Tuesday for holding the second part of the shooter's trial under COVID-19 court protocols. Jarrod Ramos, 41, pleaded guilty in...