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Maryland congressman deactivates Facebook account

Oct. 27, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland congressman announced Wednesday that he has deactivated his official congressional and campaign Facebook and Instagram accounts until their parent company and Congress make substantial reforms to protect children, health and democratic values. ...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Oct. 27, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

Charlotte Observer. Oct. 25, 2021. Editorial: New, troubling questions about Madison Cawthorn and Jan. 6 Followers of former President Donald Trump have found one conspiracy theory they don’t like: That some Republican members of Congress may have...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Oct. 27, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Oct. 25, 2021. Editorial: Learning from W.Va. neonatal drug rules According to a recent Post-Gazette investigation, roughly 1 in 10 babies born to mothers from the rural southwest corner of Pennsylvania is exposed to drugs...

Franchot announces Monique Anderson-Walker as running mate

Oct. 27, 2021 10:48 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Comptroller Peter Franchot announced Wednesday that Prince George's County Councilwoman Monique Anderson-Walker will be his running mate in his bid to become governor of Maryland. Anderson-Walker has served on the council since 2018, representing...

Lawsuit: Suburban St. Louis police officers beat Black man

Oct. 26, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

A suburban St. Louis man alleges in a lawsuit that police officers punched, kicked and stomped on him before illegally searching the apartment he shared with his girlfriend after claiming he had committed a minor traffic violation. The lawsuit was filed in federal court...

Ravens designate DE Derek Wolfe for return

Oct. 26, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have designated defensive end Derek Wolfe for return, allowing him to resume practicing. The Ravens announced the move Tuesday. Wolfe has been on injured reserve since Oct. 2 because of back problems. ...

Amid tough stretch, Locksley looks back at 2001 Terps

Oct. 26, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland will celebrate its 2001 ACC football champions this weekend. That's a team coach Michael Locksley has been thinking about quite a bit. “One thing that stood out to me when that coaching search took place, for a...

Md. homicide police investigating death of 85-year-old woman

Oct. 26, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

EDGEWATER, Md. (AP) — The death of an 85-year-old woman found in a Maryland home was being investigated Tuesday by homicide detectives, who also were looking for a man whom they believe may have information. Anne Arundel County Police officers responded about 5:30 a.m....

Two enter race for Maryland congressional seat

Oct. 26, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Two candidates announced Tuesday they would seek the Maryland congressional seat that will be open because U.S. Rep Anthony Brown is running for attorney general in next year's election. Glenn Ivey, a former Prince George's County state's attorney,...

Maryland teen wanted in fatal shooting captured in Florida

Oct. 26, 2021 13:07 PM EDT

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Maryland teenager wanted in a shooting in which one person was killed and another person wounded has been apprehended in Florida, a police department said Tuesday. The Hagerstown Police Department said in a news release that Gage John Coles,...