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Maryland lawmakers convene for redistricting session

Dec. 06, 2021 16:37 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A new congressional map that could enable Democrats to gain a seat and sweep all eight Maryland U.S. House seats was advanced Monday by a legislative committee, which did not act on a separate proposal by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. The committee's 18-6 vote...

Maryland congressional map could enable Democrats to go 8-0

Dec. 04, 2021 10:19 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers will have dueling congressional maps before them when they convene for a special session on redistricting Monday, including a proposal that could enable Democrats to pick up a seat and sweep all eight Maryland U.S. House seats and a very different...

Maryland confirms 3 omicron coronavirus variant cases

Dec. 03, 2021 16:48 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland health officials have confirmed the first three cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus in residents of the state, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday. All three cases are from the Baltimore metropolitan region, officials said....

Police: Man charged in killing of woman at church

Dec. 02, 2021 14:40 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police announced Thursday that they've charged a 62-year-old man in the killing of a grandmother at a church last month. Police said the warrant apprehension task force took Manzie Smith Jr. into custody Wednesday and he was charged with...

Maryland governor outlines omicron variant preparedness

Dec. 01, 2021 16:43 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan outlined preparation plans in the state for the omicron variant of COVID-19 on Wednesday, urging people to get vaccinated and to get a booster shot if enough time has gone by since they have been vaccinated. The governor...

Chris Christie aims to shape future for GOP and for himself

Nov. 27, 2021 08:22 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Christie is everywhere. The former New Jersey governor and onetime Republican presidential candidate denounced “conspiracy theorists” during a September appearance at the Ronald Reagan Library in California. He followed up with a speech this...

Hogan orders review of funding for Baltimore prosecutor

Nov. 24, 2021 17:39 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — As part of an effort to address violent crime, Maryland’s governor has ordered a review of funding to Baltimore’s State’s Attorney’s Office and data on dismissed cases and plea deals. Baltimore needs “a prosecutor who will actually prosecute...

Maryland panel votes on recommended new congressional map

Nov. 23, 2021 19:32 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland panel voted Tuesday to recommend a new congressional map for state lawmakers to consider in a special session next month, with supporters saying it marks an overall improvement on the current map and opponents criticizing it for failing to address...

Trump endorses Cox's bid for GOP nomination for governor

Nov. 23, 2021 13:07 PM EST

Former president Donald Trump has endorsed Maryland Del. Daniel Cox’s bid for the Republican nomination for governor. Trump’s endorsement Monday described Cox as a “tough lawyer and smart businessman” who “fought against the Rigged Presidential Election every...

Maryland lets nursing students leave early amid pandemic

Nov. 21, 2021 17:09 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Nursing students at the University of Maryland are getting an early jump on their post-graduate careers. The university's nursing school is allowing its students who are scheduled to graduate on Dec. 23 to leave a few weeks early and begin working in...