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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...

Maryland prosecutor: Racist memes poisoned killer's mind

Dec. 11, 2019 1:14 PM EST

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Racist memes poisoned the mind of a white man who fatally stabbed a black college student at a bus stop on the University of Maryland’s campus after a night of drinking, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday. Sean Urbanski doesn’t deny that he stabbed Richard Collins...

Police: 2 injured after SUV plows into CVS in Maryland

Dec. 11, 2019 10:43 AM EST

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say that two people were injured after an SUV crashed into a CVS pharmacy. WBOC reported that the crash occurred in Salisbury on Tuesday afternoon. Salisbury police Capt. Rich Kaiser said the SUV plowed into the front entrance. A CVS customer and the driver of the...

North Carolina man admits to Maryland money bag murder

Dec. 11, 2019 7:25 AM EST

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to a federal murder charge in the 2002 shooting of a worker at a Maryland business, a federal prosecutor said. A news release from U.S. Attorney for Maryland Robert K. Hur said Levy Steven Moore, 49, of Pollocksville, North Carolina, pleaded...

Howard County opens facility to help with substance abuse

Dec. 11, 2019 4:34 AM EST

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — A facility to help people suffering from substance abuse has opened in Maryland's Howard County. County Executive Calvin Ball joined members of Grassroots Crisis Intervention to open the facility on Tuesday. It's an important part of the county's opioid intervention strategy to...

Police: Man held thief in chokehold until officers arrived

Dec. 11, 2019 1:39 AM EST

WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland responding to a reported car theft found the suspect already detained by a third party who held him in a chokehold until officers arrived. Cutler J. Keene, 28, was arrested Sunday on charges including unlawful taking of a vehicle, the Carroll County Times...