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He fled Syria - but was shot delivering pizzas in Baltimore

Feb. 18, 2020 3:14 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A family friend of a pizza delivery driver who was recently gunned down in Baltimore says he had fled war-torn Syria to seek a better life. The Baltimore Sun reported Tuesday that the killing of Khaled Heeba remains unsolved nearly two weeks after he died. His death is one of more than 40...

FILE - In this file image from a Jan. 1, 2020, surveillance video released by the U.S. Attorney's office in Maryland, Brian Mark Lemley Jr, right, and Patrik Mathews leave a store in Delaware where they purchased ammunition and paper shooting targets. The pair, along with William Garfield Bilbrough IV, were arrested in January and are accused of plotting to commit violence at a Virginia gun rights rally. Lemley and Bilbrough pleaded not guilty in Federal court in Greenbelt, Md., on Tuesday, Feb. 18, and Mathews was scheduled for arraignment later in the day. (U.S. Attorney via AP, File)

Men linked to white supremacist group plead not guilty

Feb. 18, 2020 2:24 PM EST

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Three men accused of being members of a violent white supremacist group called The Base pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges in a federal indictment in Maryland. Former Canadian Armed Forces reservist Patrik Mathews, 27; and Brian Mark Lemley Jr., 33, of Elkton, Maryland; entered...

Md.-Eastern Shore defeats Florida A&M 81-71

Feb. 17, 2020 10:47 PM EST

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Da'Shawn Phillip scored 14 points with eight rebounds and Maryland-Eastern Shore beat Florida A&M 81-71 on Monday night. Ahmad Frost made eight of the Hawks' season-high 20 assists and had two steals and scored seven points. Canaan Bartley added five assists. Glen Anderson...

Man facing prison term for plot to obtain $1M in stolen TVs

Feb. 16, 2020 5:14 PM EST

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Maryland are recommending a prison sentence of more than five years for a man who pleaded guilty to conspiring to obtain hundreds of stolen televisions worth more than $1 million. Prosecutors explained in a court filing on Saturday why they are recommending a...

Jones leads No. 10 Maryland women past Penn State 106-69

Feb. 16, 2020 4:31 PM EST

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Stephanie Jones scored 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds and No. 10 Maryland clamped down defensively in the second half to roll to a 106-69 win over Penn State on Sunday. The Terrapins, who only led 46-45 at halftime, won their 11th straight while the...

Maryland guard Anthony Cowan Jr. (1) drives on Michigan State forward Xavier Tillman (23) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in East Lansing, Mich., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

No. 9 Maryland beats Michigan State 67-60 with 14-0 run

Feb. 15, 2020 9:26 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Anthony Cowan was the smallest and best player on the court when it was time for No. 9 Maryland to rally for a win at Michigan State to stay alone in first place in the Big Ten. Cowan scored 11 of his 24 points in the final two-plus minutes, helping the Terrapins beat the...

Woman accused of damaging Jehovah’s Witnesses worship place

Feb. 15, 2020 7:21 PM EST

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Police have arrested a woman suspected of throwing a Molotov cocktail into a place of worship for Jehovah’s Witnesses in Maryland, according to court records. Heather Meisel, 43, was charged Friday after she told investigators that she damaged the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's...

Md.-Eastern Shore defeats Bethune-Cookman 66-58

Feb. 15, 2020 7:12 PM EST

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — AJ Cheeseman had 17 points as Maryland Eastern Shore defeated Bethune-Cookman 66-58 on Saturday. Ahmad Frost had 15 points for Maryland Eastern Shore (4-21, 3-7 Mid-Eastern Conference). Da'Shawn Phillip added 10 points and three blocks. Walter Prevost had 10 points. Isaiah Bailey...

St. Francis (PA) remains hot, tops Mount St. Mary's, 70-55

Feb. 15, 2020 6:58 PM EST

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Isaiah Blackmon had 21 points as St. Francis (Pa.) topped Mount St. Mary's 70-55 on Saturday. Mark Flagg had 16 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for the Red Flash (17-8, 10-4 Northeast Conference), who earned their fifth straight win. Keith Braxton added 10 points, 13 rebounds...

Jackson leads UMBC to 65-59 victory over New Hampshire

Feb. 15, 2020 3:54 PM EST

CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — K.J. Jackson had 19 points and seven rebounds as UMBC defeated New Hampshire 65-59 on Saturday. Jackson made 6 of 14 shots from the floor, including 1 of 5 from 3-point range, for the Retrievers (12-14, 5-6 America East Conference). He was 6 of 8 at the free-throw line. Brandon...