Maryland

Two women sweeping up the streets are reflected in the broken window of a check cashing store in Baltimore, Maryland, April 28, 2015.  (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Assistance Available for Small Businesses Affected by Baltimore Riots

Many of Baltimore’s small businesses were affected by the riots following the death of Freddie Gray. Now, both federal and city agencies are encouraging the owners of those businesses to take advantage of assistance that is available to them.

05/26/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Amazon Hires 6K Full-Time Workers for Distribution Centers

Amazon is hiring 6,000 full-time workers to staff up across its more than 50 distribution centers in the U.S.

05/26/2015

tax agency loses days to budget

Tax Info Stolen From 100,000 in IRS Breach

The IRS says thieves used an online service provided by the agency to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers.

05/26/2015

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Motorcyclist Dies of Injuries After Collision With Truck

Montgomery County Police say a motorcyclist injured in a collision with a pickup truck in Silver Spring has died.

05/26/2015

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15,000 Gallons of Raw Sewage Spill Near Deep Creek Lake

Garrett County officials estimate that 15,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled from a broken pipe near Deep Creek Lake on Memorial Day weekend.

05/26/2015

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Troopers Stop 9,500 Cars, Issue Thousands of Citations

Maryland State Police say they conducted more than 9,500 traffic stops during four days during Memorial Day weekend.

05/26/2015

Scene of a shooting at the McDonald's in Waldorf. (Credit: @NewsChopperBrad)

Off-Duty Prince George’s Officer, Mother Charged in Deadly Shooting

An off-duty police officer from Prince George’s County has been charged with murder after a child custody dispute is believed to have led to a double shooting that killed a man in the parking lot of a southern Maryland McDonald’s.

05/26/2015

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Amtrak to Install Long-Sought Cameras in Locomotives

Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the train engineer’s actions before the crash.

05/26/2015

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May Has Been Baltimore’s Deadliest Month Since 1999

Over Memorial Day weekend, there were at least 28 shootings in Baltimore, nine of them deadly.

05/26/2015

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Small Business Jet Rolls Partly Off Runway at BWI

The Maryland Aviation Administration says a small business jet rolled partly off a runway at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

05/26/2015