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AP News Guide: Election Day 2020 in Maryland

Oct. 31, 2020 7:08 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — While many Maryland voters have already mailed in their ballots amid the coronavirus pandemic or voted in person at early voting centers, those who waited for Election Day will be voicing their choice for president and the state's eight members of the U.S. House of Representatives at...

Maryland celebrate after defeating Minnesota during overtime of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in College Park, Md. Maryland won 45-44 in overtime. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Maryland shocks Minnesota 45-44 in OT on missed conversion

Oct. 31, 2020 12:35 AM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A back-and-forth game that featured comebacks by both teams, a dozen touchdowns and more than 1,100 yards in offense seemed destined to reach a second overtime before ending abruptly on — of all things — a botched conversion kick. Minnesota's Brock Walker sent an...

FILE - This Jan. 9, 2014 file photo shows a sign outside of an entrance to the U.S. Naval Academy campus in Annapolis, Md. A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman has asked a federal judge in Maryland to block his expulsion over messages he posted on social media, including one in which he said Breonna Taylor received “justice” when police killed the Black woman during a drug raid on her Kentucky home. U.S. District Judge Ellen Hollander didn't immediately rule Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 after presiding over a hearing on Chase Standage’s request for an order allowing him to graduate. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Midshipman asks judge to block his removal over tweets

Oct. 30, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Chase Standage, a U.S. Naval Academy midshipman facing expulsion over social media posts, sees himself as a casualty of a campus “culture war." Academy leaders say the damage to his military career was self-inflicted. An academy official recommended disenrolling the white...

Orioles claim INF Sánchez off waivers from White Sox.

Oct. 30, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have claimed infielder Yolmer Sánchez off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. Sánchez spent seven years with the White Sox but played in only 11 games this season, going 5 for 16 with one homer, which accounted for his only RBI. The 28-year-old Sánchez...

Ravens All-Pro LT Stanley signs 5-year extension thru 2025

Oct. 30, 2020 12:50 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ravens All-Pro left tackle Ronnie Stanley has signed a five-year extension that will keep him in Baltimore through the 2025 season. The Ravens picked up the fifth-year option of Stanley's rookie contract in 2019, a pact that was slated to expire after this season before the new...

Baltimore police hiring more officers than they're losing

Oct. 30, 2020 10:31 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police officials say that they're hiring more officers than they are losing for the first time in years. But the officials also said that more work needs to be done to address staffing shortages. The Baltimore Sun reports that police officials made the comments Thursday at a...

Police: Man sexually assaulted victim during fake interview

Oct. 30, 2020 9:07 AM EDT

MIDDLE RIVER, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been accused of sexually assaulting another man who came to his apartment to do an interview for a fake job opportunity that the suspect posted on social media. Charging documents said William Pervis McNeill, Jr. told the victim to come to the apartment in Middle...

Maryland, Virginia, N Carolina reach offshore wind agreement

Oct. 29, 2020 8:50 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina announced an agreement on Thursday to advance offshore wind development. The states have agreed to form a team with representatives from each jurisdiction that will work to streamline the development of regional offshore wind resources. The...

Maryland man found guilty in 2017 workplace shooting deaths

Oct. 29, 2020 4:53 PM EDT

BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man who showed up for work at a countertop company three years ago and shot five of his co-workers, killing three, has been found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder and other charges. The Harford County jury of nine women and three men took about three and a half...

Minnesota running back Mohamed Ibrahim (24) leaps for a touchdown past Michigan defensive back Makari Paige (7) in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

Minnesota, Maryland look to rebound in Friday night clash

Oct. 29, 2020 3:20 PM EDT

For Minnesota, the delayed opening of the Big Ten football season was definitely not worth the wait. Ditto for Maryland. After being ousted from the Top 25 with a 49-24 thrashing at home by Michigan last Saturday, the Golden Gophers are determined to make sure the disheartening defeat doesn't have a lasting...