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Construction worker impaled after fall

Fri Oct 24, 2014

A worker was reportedly impaled on a steel rod after a fall at a construction site on the 8800 block of Ridge Road in Bethesda. Full Story

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Deputy, man involved in fatal shooting identified

Fri Oct 24, 2014

The Prince George's County Sheriff's Office has identified the deputy who fatally shot a man after responding to a domestic violence call involving a gun. Prince George's County Police also released the identity of the man who was killed Full Story

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Police make arrest in fatal Aug. shooting in Md.

Sat Oct 25, 2014

Police in Anne Arundel County say they have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a gas station clerk in August. Full Story

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Police: Fla. man arrested after robbing Md. bank

Sat Oct 25, 2014

Police in Maryland say they've arrested a Florida man in connection with a bank robbery and that the man rode a taxi to and from the robbery. Full Story

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Police make arrest in August Exxon killing

Sat Oct 25, 2014

Anne Arundel County Police have arrested Robin Tyrone Smith Jr. and charged him with murder. Full Story

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Hopkins to help design Ebola guide for nurses

Fri Oct 24, 2014

Johns Hopkins Medicine says it has been asked to lead a group to design a Web-based program on Ebola protocols for health workers. Full Story

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Md. officer convicted in assault involving 3

Fri Oct 24, 2014

A Maryland Transportation Authority police officer has been convicted in the off-duty assault of a man who was beaten in the head with a gun. Full Story

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Viral meningitis cases reported at University of Maryland

Fri Oct 24, 2014

There are confirmed and suspected cases of viral meningitis at the University of Maryland's College Park campus. Full Story

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Frederick flight school suspends operations

Fri Oct 24, 2014

The helicopter flight school at Frederick Municipal Airport where a helicopter and a small plane collided Thursday suspended its operations. Full Story

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After 2 weak tornadoes hit, meteorologist explains logic behind warnings

Thu Oct 23, 2014

Last week, two weak tornadoes skipped across Virginia and Maryland and warnings were issued to take cover. So what triggers such a warning? A National Weather Service meteorologist explains. Full Story

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3 hospitals designated for Md. Ebola patients

Thu Oct 23, 2014

Maryland officials say anyone who's diagnosed with Ebola in the state would be treated at one of three hospitals -- one of them in Washington -- if a federal facility is not available. Full Story

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Health board OKs contract for call center software

Thu Oct 23, 2014

The board overseeing Maryland's health exchange has approved a contract to modify software designed to help the state's call center that assists people who try to get signed up for health insurance. Full Story

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Early voting in Maryland begins Oct. 23

Thu Oct 23, 2014

You don't have to wait until Nov. 4 to cast your ballot in Maryland's midterm elections. Early voting starts Oct. 23 and runs through Oct. 30. Full Story

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Baltimore man wins $3.9M in negligence case

Fri Oct 24, 2014

A Baltimore man who says he was left paralyzed from the mid-chest down because of negligent post-operative care has been awarded $3.9 million. Full Story