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Eytle-Rock scores 14 to carry UMBC past Hartford 57-49

Jan. 17, 2021 4:21 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — R.J. Eytle-Rock registered 14 points and six rebounds as Maryland-Baltimore County got past Hartford 57-49 on Sunday. Keondre Kennedy had 10 points for Maryland-Baltimore County (10-3, 6-2 America East Conference). Dimitrije Spasojevic added 10 points and seven rebounds. Brandon Horvath...

Woman educates Black Marylanders on Alzheimer’s disease

Jan. 17, 2021 9:00 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Alzheimer’s disease can start with something as simple as misplacing items or having difficulty completing daily tasks. Marlyn Taylor, family care coordinator with the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter, knows the signs of the disease. In fact, this month she...

Maryland prison workers indicted in payroll scheme

Jan. 16, 2021 6:34 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three Maryland prison system employees have been charged in a bribery and kickback scheme involving unearned pay, according to authorities. Fiscal technician Shantil Carter and correctional officers Okezie Chidume and Gerald Leon Solomon Jr. were indicted Monday by a Baltimore County grand...

Maryland man charged with stealing ambulance

Jan. 16, 2021 1:48 PM EST

CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man is facing charges after stealing an ambulance, state police said. Authorities said troopers were contacted shortly after 8 p.m. Friday regarding an unoccupied Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services ambulance that was stolen from outside the University of Maryland...

Maryland natives hone acting skills in 'Wonder Woman 1984'

Jan. 16, 2021 9:00 AM EST

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Cigarette dangling from his mouth, a preppy guy with a popped collar tosses his empty pack of cigarettes into a D.C. street. In another part of the city, three teenage girls try on sunglasses in a store. A curly haired store manager dressed in funky patterns glances at them briefly....

Orioles have deal with Mancini, swap figures with Santander

Jan. 16, 2021 12:38 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles agreed to a $4.75 million, one-year deal with recovering slugger Trey Mancini on Friday but haven't come to terms yet with outfielder Anthony Santander. The Orioles and Santander exchanged salary arbitration figures Friday, with Baltimore offering $2.1 million and...

Maryland Senate overrides some of governor's vetoes

Jan. 15, 2021 3:33 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Senate voted Friday to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a measure to fund a first-in-the-nation state board that focuses on making high-cost prescription drugs more affordable. It was among more than a dozen veto overrides approved by the Senate in the first week of...

Brokers accuse insurance firm of 'redlining' in Baltimore

Jan. 15, 2021 10:31 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three insurance brokers in Maryland have filed complaints that accuse Erie Insurance of “redlining” in predominantly Black neighborhoods in Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun reports that the brokerage firms filed separate complaints of discrimination this week with the Maryland...

Searchers for truck driver in Chesapeake Bay will use sonar

Jan. 15, 2021 9:50 AM EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A dive team plans to use side-scan sonar to search for a Maryland man whose truck drove off the Chesapeake Bay Bride-Tunnel in Virginia. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the Charles County Dive Rescue team from Maryland will employ the technology on Friday and Saturday. Erik...

Judge upholds Baltimore's dining ban amid pushback

Jan. 15, 2021 9:48 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge in Baltimore has ruled to uphold the city’s dining ban, saying while restaurants have faced “irreparable harm" during the COVID-19 shutdowns, the issue was a “matter of life and death.” Baltimore Circuit Judge Lawrence Fletcher-Hill made those remarks...