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Workplace assault in Maryland leads to Delaware man's arrest

Aug. 23, 2019 4:34 PM EDT

ELKTON, Md. (AP) — A Delaware man has been arrested after his co-workers at a warehouse say he assaulted a supervisor and threatened mass violence. Maryland State Police on Friday said 26-year-old Brian Knight of Newark, Delaware, was charged with assault, threatening mass violence and destruction of...

Police: Drunken driver involved in multiple hit-and-runs

Aug. 23, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A Delaware woman has been charged with nearly 50 criminal violations after police say she drove drunk and was involved in multiple hit-and-run crashes in Maryland. Ocean City police say 23-year-old Paige Tomczak was driving recklessly with drugs in the car when she hit multiple...

Baltimore Fire to dispatch fewer responders to fire alarms

Aug. 23, 2019 8:11 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Fire officials say they plan to dispatch fewer firefighters to initial fire alarms, as departments see the number of medical emergency calls rise above those of fires. A Wednesday memo stated three engines, one truck and one battalion chief will respond to alarms starting Sept....

Maryland police: Man molested girl while wife gave birth

Aug. 23, 2019 6:52 AM EDT

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland have accused a man of molesting a 12-year-old girl while his wife was in labor. News outlets report 29-year-old Luis Perez-Giron is being held without bond and faces up to 20 years if convicted of third-degree sexual offenses. Montgomery County police said...

New shark catch limit to go into effect in Maryland

Aug. 23, 2019 5:23 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A new catch limit for large coastal sharks will go into effect in Maryland next week. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says the catch limit per vessel per trip starting Monday will be 45 large coastal sharks. The agency says the change is meant to comply with species...

Construction company owner pleads guilty in $1.7M fraud plot

Aug. 23, 2019 5:18 AM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Maryland construction company owner has pleaded guilty to engaging in a scheme to defraud a customer out of more than $1.7 million. U.S. Attorney Robert Hur's office said in a news release that 65-year-old Ivan Victor Thrane faces a maximum of 20 years in prison following his guilty...

Orioles set mark for HRs allowed in late-night loss to Rays

Aug. 23, 2019 1:57 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — For a while, there's been no doubt the Baltimore Orioles would set a dubious record for the most home runs allowed in a season. It was just a matter of where and when. And that came early Thursday night when Tampa Bay's Austin Meadows sent a drive sailing over the right field scoreboard at...

The Latest: Serial killer who preyed on gay men executed

Aug. 23, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer(all times local): 11 p.m. A serial killer who preyed on older gay men during a rampage 25 years ago around the U.S. East Coast has been put to death. The office of Gov. Ron DeSantis says 57-year-old Gary Ray Bowles was pronounced dead at 10:58 p.m....

Orioles surrender record 259th homer with 34 games left

Aug. 22, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles have set a major league record by allowing their 259th home run this season, breaking a tie with the 2016 Cincinnati Reds with 34 games remaining. Baltimore right-hander Asher Wojciechowski surrendered a solo shot to Tampa Bay's Austin Meadows in the third inning Thursday night...

NFL 2019: Ravens hope Jackson, run game and defense can win

Aug. 22, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — In an NFL landscape filled with strong-armed quarterbacks and high-scoring games, the Baltimore Ravens are kicking it old school. Combining a slick-footed quarterback with an aggressive defense and the most accurate placekicker in NFL history, the Ravens intend to win by running the ball...