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Sex criminal allegedly throws pitcher, hits judge in head

Dec. 12, 2019 7:35 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A twice-convicted sex criminal now faces even more charges after allegedly hurling a metal pitcher at the head of a Maryland judge. Authorities said Travis Burroughs, 36, grabbed the water pitcher from the defense table on Wednesday and threw it across the courtroom, hitting Baltimore...

Police: 4-year-old briefly dragged by Maryland school bus

Dec. 12, 2019 3:38 AM EST

GLEN ARM, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say a 4-year-old girl was briefly dragged by her school bus after her backpack got caught in its door. The preschooler was getting off the bus in Glen Arm when she got stuck and the vehicle started to move, Baltimore County police spokeswoman Julia Hardgrove...

In Maryland, advocates educate immigrants about the census

Dec. 11, 2019 6:48 PM EST

LANGLEY PARK, Maryland (AP) — Two men smoked cigarettes and talked outside an apartment building in Langley Park, an area where almost everyone is from Central America. Three women wearing CASA de Maryland gear approached them, but the men did not appear interested in speaking. One didn’t speak at...

MD youths needing psychiatric care find long waits, drives

Dec. 11, 2019 6:28 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The first time Jeannine LeMieux’s daughter was hospitalized for a psychotic episode, she was only 8 years old. LeMieux took her daughter to a hospital emergency room near her home on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, where it was determined that she needed to be hospitalized....

Ravens wary of surging Jets in Thursday night matchup

Dec. 11, 2019 4:53 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Ravens have defeated several of the best teams in the NFL during their nine-game winning streak, so it would appear as if the New York Jets shouldn't pose much of a challenge Thursday night when Baltimore seeks to clinch its second straight AFC North title. That's how the oddsmakers...

Firm hands out $10M in holiday bonuses to 198 employees

Dec. 11, 2019 4:52 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A commercial real estate developer is handing out a total of $10 million in bonuses to its 198 employees. WTOP reported Monday that Baltimore-based St. John Properties announced the bonuses at the company's holiday party. Edward St. John, the founder and chairman of the company, said the...

Hogan unveils funding and initiatives to fight violent crime

Dec. 11, 2019 1:59 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland would invest millions of dollars to fight violent crime and would strengthen penalties for repeat gun-violence offenders and witness intimidation, under a package of initiatives announced Wednesday by Gov. Larry Hogan. Hogan's proposed state budget would pay for 25 new prosecutors...

Ravens' Jackson shrugs off leg injury, keeps focus on wins

Dec. 10, 2019 6:51 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Setting NFL records and garnering MVP votes doesn't mean that much to Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, who's far more interested in stacking wins and getting Baltimore to the Super Bowl. Jackson stands 23 yards shy of breaking Michael Vick's single-season record for yards rushing...

Firm hands out $10M in holiday bonuses to 198 employees

Dec. 10, 2019 11:24 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A commercial real estate developer is handing out a total of $10 million in bonuses to its 198 employees. WTOP reported Monday that Baltimore-based St. John Properties announced the bonuses at the company's holiday party. Edward St. John, the founder and chairman of the company, said the...

Lawsuit: MD prisons ignore Americans with Disabilities Act

Dec. 10, 2019 10:31 AM EST

Six former inmates claim in a federal lawsuit that Maryland’s prison system fails to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Baltimore Sun cited allegations in the the lawsuit on Tuesday that included prison guards making a one-legged man walk into the showers with no support. The case was...