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Briggs transferring from Florida to Maryland

Jan. 20, 2022 11:03 AM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Florida guard Lavender Briggs is transferring to Maryland. The Terrapins announced the move Wednesday night. The 6-foot-1 Briggs averaged 12.5 points this season at Florida in 14 games. She is currently out for the rest of the season because of a stress...

Police: 3, including anti-violence workers, fatally shot

Jan. 20, 2022 09:09 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three men, including an anti-violence worker, were killed in a shooting in East Baltimore on Wednesday night, police said. Officers responding to the 2400 block of East Monument Street around 7:30 p.m. found four men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, police...

Cerruti scores 20 to carry Albany over UMBC 66-54

Jan. 19, 2022 21:59 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Matt Cerruti had a season-high 20 points as Albany topped Maryland-Baltimore County 66-54 on Wednesday night. Jamel Horton had 15 points, six rebounds and six assists for Albany (7-10, 3-2 America East Conference). Keondre Kennedy had 14 points and...

Hogan presents final budget proposal amid huge surplus

Jan. 19, 2022 18:39 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday presented his final budget proposal, touting tax cuts, record education and school construction spending and aid for the vulnerable amid an enormous surplus. “The entire mission of our administration has been to leave...

Judge refuses to toss excessive force claims in man's death

Jan. 19, 2022 16:46 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit's claims that police on Maryland’s Eastern Shore used excessive force on a 19-year-old Black man who died in 2018 during a struggle with officers who handcuffed him and shackled his legs. Relatives of...

Police: Murder convict confesses to 2 additional slayings

Jan. 19, 2022 16:21 PM EST

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A man serving a life sentence for a Virginia murder has confessed to two additional slayings, one of which goes back 35 years, police said Wednesday. Fairfax County Police said at a press conference that Charles Helem, 52, has been charged with murder for...

Senators aim to remove racist’s name from traffic circle

Jan. 19, 2022 12:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland’s U.S. senators have introduced legislation to remove the name of a segregationist former lawmaker from a prominent Washington-area traffic circle. Democratic Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin said in a statement Tuesday that they are seeking to...

Michigan gets first win in a month, slams Maryland 83-64

Jan. 18, 2022 21:55 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson had 21 points, six rebounds and six assists and Michigan beat Maryland 83-64 on Tuesday night for its first win in a month. It was the first win for the Wolverines (8-7, 2-3 Big 10 Conference) since an 87-50 pasting of Southern Utah on Dec....

Senate committee endorses new Maryland legislative map

Jan. 18, 2022 20:32 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Legislators in a key Senate committee endorsed on Tuesday a new map for their own districts for the next election, choosing a map touted by Democratic leaders and rejecting one backed by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. Approval went along party lines with 11...

Lawyer outlines defense for indicted Baltimore prosecutor

Jan. 18, 2022 14:34 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s top prosecutor is innocent of federal charges that she lied about the pandemic harming her personal businesses to withdraw money from her retirement savings, her lawyer argued as he defended her purchase of two Florida vacation homes. Baltimore...