Maryland

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Suspicious Death of Inmate at State Prison Probed

Maryland’s State Police say they’re investigating the apparent killing of a state prison inmate found lying on his bunk with a bedsheet around his neck at the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland.

07/29/2015

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DC-Area Rapper Charged With Disorderly Conduct, Riot

A D.C.-area rapper is facing charges after authorities say he and others tried to start a riot.

07/29/2015

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Traffic Advisory Sign Briefly Changed to Anti-Police Message

Public works officials say someone changed a message on a contractor’s portable traffic advisory sign in west Baltimore to a profane anti-police quote.

07/29/2015

Sisters Sheila (l) and	Katherine (right) Lyon disappeared from Wheaton Plaza in 1975. Lloyd Lee Welch (center) has been charged with first degree murder in their deaths. (Photo credits: FBI.gov and Montgomery County Police)

Police Serve Search Warrant in Probe of 1975 Killings

Police have served a search warrant at a home in Maryland and seized items as part of a continuing investigation into the 40-year-old kidnapping and killings of two sisters.

07/29/2015

CHINCOTEAGUE, VA - JULY 29:  Wild ponies come ashore from the Assateague Channel during the annual pony swim event from Assateague Island to Chincoteague on July 29, 2015 in Chincoteague, Virginia. After crossing from the national wildlife refuge, some are auctioned off by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company during the 90th annual event.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

About 130 Ponies Swim from Assateague to Chincoteague for Annual Event

An Eastern Shore tradition celebrated by Marguerite Henry’s book “Misty of Chincoteague” marked its 90th year today.

07/29/2015

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Maryland Boy Who Lost Hands to Infection Gets Double-Hand Transplant

An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant.

07/29/2015

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Police: Man Attempts To Rob Md. Pizza Shop While Wearing ‘Crime Pays’ Shirt

A man wearing a “Crime Pays” shirt attempted to rob a Little Caesar’s in Glen Burnie Sunday night.

07/29/2015

Chris Davis #19 of the Baltimore Orioles celebrates with Jimmy Paredes #38 and Manny Machado #13 after hitting a three-run home run in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Davis Hits 2 HRs, Has 5 RBIs as Orioles Beat Braves 7-3

Chris Davis homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.

07/28/2015

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Asbestos Reported in Metro’s Oldest Railcars

New documents show that the oldest cars in Metro’s fleet, the 1000-series, contain asbestos.

07/28/2015

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Church Youth Leader Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child Porn

A man who prosecutors say was a volunteer youth group leader at a Baltimore County church has pleaded guilty to distribution of child pornography.

07/28/2015