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Today in History

Jan. 18, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2021. There are 347 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 18, 1911, the first landing of an aircraft on a ship took place as pilot Eugene B. Ely brought his Curtiss biplane in for a safe landing on the deck of the armored...

No. 9 Maryland women beat Wisconsin 79-70 for 10th straight

Jan. 17, 2021 6:40 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Maryland's Mimi Collins has confidence in her teammates’ abilities. She realizes that if Ashley Owusu or Chloe Bibby starts slowly, other Terrapins can pick up the pace. Such was the case on Sunday as the ninth-ranked Terps beat Wisconsin 79-90 on Sunday. Bibby scored 19 points...

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...

Navy edges American 87-86 in OT, first game for Eagles

Jan. 16, 2021 6:49 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Cam Davis had a career-high 34 points to out-duel Stacy Beckton Jr. and carry Navy to an 87-86 overtime win over American on Saturday, t he first game for the Eagles this season while the Midshipmen have won seven straight. Beckton Jr. scored 30 points, also a career high, for...

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...

Lewis has 9 3s, scores 30 to lead JMU to win in CAA opener

Jan. 16, 2021 5:15 PM EST

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Matt Lewis matched a school record with nine 3-pointers and scored a season-high 30 points as James Madison defeated Towson 81-72 on Saturday. Lewis made 9 of 12 from the arc — matching a school mark set by four others — and scored 30 points for the fourth time in his...

Court tosses conviction of one defendant in murder of teens

Jan. 16, 2021 3:32 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland appeals court has overturned the convictions of one of four men who were found guilty in the killings of two Maryland high school students on the eve of their graduation. The Court of Special Appeals ruled Thursday that a trial judge erred in preventing attorneys for Rony...

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2016, file photo, McDonogh high school football lineman Jordan McNair watches from the sideline during a game in McDonogh, Md. The University of Maryland has agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with the parents of football player Jordan McNair, who died of heatstroke following a workout in 2018. The amount was made public on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in a meeting agenda released by the Maryland Board of Public Works. It must be approved at the board’s meeting on Jan. 27.
(Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP, File)

Maryland prepares $3.5 million payout to McNair parents

Jan. 16, 2021 1:54 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland has agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with the parents of football player Jordan McNair, who died of heatstroke following a workout in 2018. The amount was made public on Friday in a meeting agenda released by the Maryland Board of Public Works. It must...

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...