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Funeral homes offer limousine rides to the polls nationwide

Oct. 20, 2020 12:42 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Some voters could ride in style to the polls on Election Day courtesy of funeral home limousines offered to chauffer older residents to voting booths amid the coronavirus pandemic. The National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association expects to offer free rides to up to 300,000...

Maryland court upholds firing of officer, reverses decision

Oct. 19, 2020 11:31 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Court of Special Appeals has upheld the firing of a Baltimore police officer after another court sided with the officer and ordered for him to get his job back. Before he was fired, the former officer, Andre Robinson, had a history of conduct violations that included...

Police: Maryland man fired at truck with political sign

Oct. 19, 2020 8:57 AM EDT

KINGSVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been accused of firing gunshots at men who drove past him with a political sign on their truck as he was putting another sign on his property, authorities said. Baltimore County police said Douglas Edward Kuhn, 50, fired at the men Saturday when they were driving...

Man refilling gas tank struck, killed in Maryland

Oct. 18, 2020 6:26 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A man who was refilling his car's gas tank on the shoulder of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Maryland was fatally struck by another vehicle early Sunday, police said. The pedestrian, whose car ran out of gas in Greenbelt, died at the scene, according to U.S. Park Police, who...

Hotel-turned-isolation-center helps hundreds in Baltimore

Oct. 18, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — A historic Baltimore hotel has been repurposed amid the coronavirus pandemic, serving as a free isolation center for people with COVID-19. Since May, more than 600 people have come through the Lord Baltimore Hotel's doors, the Baltimore Sun reported. Referrals to the city’s...

Police: 4 shot, 1 fatally, in Annapolis

Oct. 18, 2020 1:02 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Four people were shot, one fatally, in Maryland's capital city early Sunday, police said. Annapolis officers responded to several reports of shots fired just after midnight, the Capital Gazette reported. Upon arrival, officers found a man behind a residence with injuries consistent...

FILE - This Nov. 2, 1948, file photo shows Y.A. Tittle of Baltimore Colts football team. He was 21 and balding, with a quirky name and a Hall of Fame arm that would set him apart if the other stuff didn’t. In the early years of the Baltimore Colts, Yelberton Abraham (Y.A.) Tittle wowed football fans who rallied around the young quarterback of their fledgling football team.(AP Photo/Zimmerman, File)

Retro Baltimore: Y.A. Tittle carries team with mighty arm

Oct. 17, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — He was 21 and balding, with a quirky name and a Hall of Fame arm that would set him apart if the other stuff didn’t. In the early years of the Baltimore Colts, Yelberton Abraham (Y.A.) Tittle wowed football fans who rallied around the young quarterback of their fledgling football...

Seats are empty due to the coronavirus orders at the Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany, during the ATP bett1HULKS Indoors tennis match between Germany's Alexander Zverev and Spain's Fernando Verdasco, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Zverev won the match 6-4, 6-1. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

The Latest: Md. allowing up to 10% capacity at NFL stadiums

Oct. 16, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Maryland will allow up to 10% capacity at the two stadiums in the state that are home to NFL teams, Gov. Larry Hogan said Friday, meaning several thousand fans could attend games. The announcement affects M&T Bank Stadium,...

Md. governor allowing up to 10% capacity at 2 NFL stadiums

Oct. 16, 2020 6:55 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland will allow up to 10% capacity at the two stadiums in the state that are home to NFL teams, Gov. Larry Hogan said Friday, meaning several thousand fans could attend games. The announcement affects M&T Bank Stadium, where the Baltimore Ravens play, and FedEx Field in...

FILE - In this April 21, 2020 file photo, Kimberly Klacik, who is the Republican 7th Congressional District candidate, poses at her campaign headquarters in Timonium, Md. Klacik says her social media ads blaming Democrats for Baltimore's woes helped to secure a speaking role for her at the Republican National Convention in August. Rep. Kweisi Mfume defeated her with 74% of the vote in an April special election. But Klacik has a huge fundraising edge heading down the stretch. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Republican's ads draw Trump's aid in deep blue Maryland race

Oct. 16, 2020 2:40 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republican Kimberly Klacik isn’t just criticizing her opponent, Rep. Kweisi Mfume, in a Maryland congressional race in a heavily Democratic district: She’s blaming Democrats for more than five decades of difficulties in Baltimore and other cities that have been troubled...