Maryland

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Congressman Elijah Cummings Supports Nuclear Deal With Iran

Maryland Congressman Elijah E. Cummings says he will support a proposed nuclear deal with Iran.

09/01/2015

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Record Number Apply for Maryland Black Bear Hunting Permits

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reports that a record-high number of hunters have applied for bear hunting permits.

09/01/2015

Hall of fame player and former Baltimore Orioles Cal Ripken Jr. throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the start of a MLB game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 1, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Orioles are celebring the 20th anniversary of Ripkin's record-breaking 2,131st consecutive games played when he passed New York Yankees Lou Gehrigh on September 6, 1995.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Ripken Honored by Orioles in Celebration of 2131 Game

Cal Ripken Jr. marked the 20th anniversary of his 2,131st consecutive game by throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the Orioles hosted Tampa Bay on Tuesday night.

09/01/2015

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Residents, Officials Fear Takoma Park Apartment Building’s Triple-Digit Rent Increases Are Only The Beginning of Purple Line’s Effects

Some residents of an apartment building in Takoma Park say they are being forced to choose between massive rent hikes or moving out.

09/01/2015

Protesters march on a street in Washington DC on December 05, 2014 during the third night of nationwide protests, after a grand jury decided not to charge a white police officer in the choking death of Eric Garner, a black man, days after a similar decision sparked renewed unrest in Missouri. Thousands of demonstrators marched in major cities across the United States on Friday in a fresh wave of protests against a spate of killings of unarmed black men by white police officers. Eric Garner died after being placed in a chokehold by New York police Officer Daniel Pantaleo while being arrested on suspicion of selling untaxed cigarettes in Staten Island. (Photo credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Black Lives Matter Movement Experiencing Growing Pains

Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police.

09/01/2015

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2 Carroll County Schools on Lockdown

Two schools in Carroll County have been placed on lockdown as police search for a carjacking suspect nearby, authorities say.

09/01/2015

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Panel Recommends Policies for Police Body Cameras

A Maryland commission says recordings from police body cameras should be released as required by the state’s public information act law.

09/01/2015

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Two K9 Officers Die From Heat Exhaustion in Car

Two dogs, both K9 animals for the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, have died of heat exhaustion, the department confirms.

09/01/2015

Men sit on a stoop in Baltimore. Police officers are seen in the background. (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

The War Room, The Street: 2 Responses to Baltimore Violence

In Baltimore, where a spike in killing has combined with unrest over the death of Freddie Gray, an especially daunting challenge has emerged, and produced two very different responses.

09/01/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 31:  Asdrubal Cabrera #13 of the Tampa Bay Rays forces out Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles at second base on a ball hit by Chris Davis #19  (not pictured) during a baseball game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 31, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Orioles Can’t Shake Slump, Fall to Archer and Rays 6-3

The Orioles continued their funk at the plate and lost 6-3 to the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. It was the 11th defeat in 12 games.

09/01/2015