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Severino's grand slam sparks Orioles to 7-1 win over Rays

Aug. 24, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Pedro Severino hit his first career grand slam, Hanser Alberto and Jonathan Villar homered on successive pitches and the Baltimore Orioles interrupted Tampa Bay's successful run on the road by beating the Rays 7-1 Saturday night. John Means (9-9) allowed one run and five hits over seven...

Man dies after jumping off boat in Maryland

Aug. 24, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Officials say a man has died after jumping from a boat in Maryland. The Capital Gazette reports it happened on Rhode River after the man jumped from a boat and didn't resurface. Anne Arundel County fire officials say fire officials responded at about 2:55 p.m. The county fire boat and...

Baltimore mayor and governor discuss efforts to fight crime

Aug. 24, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's governor and Baltimore's mayor are looking at ways for the state and the city to work better together to fight rising crime. The Baltimore Sun reports Gov. Larry Hogan and Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young met for more than an hour Friday with the city's police commissioner. Hogan,...

Scout builds memorial to children in unmarked graves

Aug. 24, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Despite the rumors, no, it's not a mass grave off Ingleside Avenue in Catonsville. It's 46 graves, mostly unmarked and left to be covered by brush and vines for decades. Forty-six children, some just a day old, dead from various causes and, until recently, left forgotten underground...

Meadows slam, Richards' gem carry Rays past Orioles 7-1

Aug. 24, 2019 1:44 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Clutch hitting. Strong starting pitching. Road wins. Those are marks of a playoff contender, and the Tampa Bay Rays appear poised to benefit from each facet as they strive to reach the postseason for the first time since 2013. Austin Meadows hit his first career grand slam to cap a...

Amazon drops plans for big warehouse in suburban Maryland

Aug. 23, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Amazon has dropped plans for a warehouse and fulfillment center in suburban Maryland after neighbors complained about the plans. News outletsreport that the online retailer no longer plans to build the 4 million square-foot facility in the Westphalia neighborhood of Prince...

Orioles GM Elias fires 11 scouts, front-office workers

Aug. 23, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles general manager Mike Elias has fired 11 members of the scouting department and front office as part of an effort to turn around a team in the early stages of a major rebuild. Elias announced the personnel moves Friday. The rookie GM would not reveal the names of those people...

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....