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This undated photo provided by the Prince George's County Police Department shows Prince George's County Police Department Cpl. Michael Owen Jr. Owen, accused of shooting and killing a handcuffed man in the front seat of a police cruiser, will face a murder charge, the department announced Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (Prince George's County Police Department via AP)

Murder charge for officer accused of killing handcuffed man

Jan. 28, 2020 9:25 PM EST

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland police officer who fatally shot a handcuffed man in the front seat of a police cruiser will face a murder charge, the police chief said Tuesday. Prince George's County Police Chief Hank Stawinski said during a news conference that he asked his special investigations...

Police release body-cam video of 76-year-old woman's arrest

Jan. 28, 2020 7:42 PM EST

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Footage from a police officer's body-worn camera released Tuesday shows he used pepper spray, deployed a stun gun and pulled his service weapon as he tried to get a 76-year-old woman out of the way to arrest her granddaughter earlier this month at a home in a Baltimore suburb. The Jan....

FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, file photo, Maryland head coach Brenda Frese, right, talks with guard Diamond Miller during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Ohio State in College Park, Md. Riding a five-game winning streak and closing in on its customary perch atop the Big Ten standings, the 17th-ranked Maryland women's basketball team turned around its season with a minimum of assistance from fiery coach Brenda Frese. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

No. 17 Maryland women get on a roll as 'player-driven' team

Jan. 28, 2020 12:52 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Riding a five-game winning streak and closing in on its customary perch atop the Big Ten standings, the 17th-ranked Maryland women's basketball team turned around its season with a minimum of assistance from fiery coach Brenda Frese. After a 66-61 loss at Iowa on Jan. 9 dropped...

Maryland sheriff: Deputies kill suspect who shot at them

Jan. 28, 2020 10:15 AM EST

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. (AP) — A sheriff's office in Maryland says deputies responding to a domestic situation fatally shot an armed suspect who fired at officers multiple times. St. Mary’s County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Lexington Park home late Monday night where a female...

Baltimore police announce 13 arrests in unsolved murders

Jan. 28, 2020 9:39 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore law enforcement officers have “stepped up” their efforts to arrest people for murder, the city’s police commissioner said as he and the mayor announced the arrests of 13 people on murder charges for crimes committed early this year and in 2019. In addition,...

Hospice worker convicted of stealing patient's credit card

Jan. 28, 2020 7:22 AM EST

OCEAN SPRINGS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland hospice caregiver has been convicted of stealing a bedridden patient's credit card and using it to buy hundreds of dollars worth of beauty products and services, according to prosecutors. Fedia Dorlus, 25, was found guilty of theft scheme between $100 and $1,500 last...

Morgan State rallies past Maryland Eastern Shore, 56-50

Jan. 27, 2020 11:01 PM EST

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — David Syfax Jr. came off the bench to tally 11 points to carry Morgan State to a 56-50 win over Maryland Eastern Shore on Monday night. Malik Miller had 10 points and nine rebounds for Morgan State (11-12, 5-3 Mid-Eastern Conference). Sherwyn Devonish and Stanley Davis each added...

Hogan appoints delegate to Baltimore district

Jan. 27, 2020 7:58 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan appointed Chanel Branch to a seat in the Maryland House of Delegates on Monday to represent a legislative district in Baltimore. The governor's appointment came after a recommendation from the Baltimore City Democratic Central Committee. Branch will represent...

Anne Arundel County 911 operators move to 24-hour shift

Jan. 27, 2020 5:08 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Emergency operators in a Maryland county are switching to a 24-hour shift schedule in hopes the change will ease fatigue. Starting Thursday, operators will work 24 hours and then have 72 hours off, Anne Arundel County Fire Chief Trisha Wolford told the Capital Gazette. She said...

Oregon's Minyon Moore (23) celebrates with Jaz Shelley (4), Sabrina Ionescu (20) and Satou Sabally (0) following Oregon's victory over Oregon State in an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Oregon moves up to No. 3 in AP women's basketball poll

Jan. 27, 2020 1:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon moved up one spot in The Associated Press women's basketball poll to No. 3 after beating rival Oregon State twice in a 48-hour span. The Ducks jumped UConn to move behind South Carolina and Baylor in the Top 25 released Monday. The Gamecocks received 26 first-place votes from the...