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  • Director appointed to medical marijuana commission

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Medical Marijuana Commission has announced the appointment of its first executive director. The panel said Friday that Hannah Byron has been named to the position. Bryon has been assistant…

  • Family picks up police officers’ breakfast bill

    WASHINGTON — By job description, police officers have to act quickly. But on Christmas morning, a family traveling through the area beat a group of officers to the punch. Six Prince George’s County Police officers…

  • Heart of Dallas Bowl

    FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Louisiana Tech 4 6½ (57½) Illinois Quick Lane Bowl At Detroit North Carolina 3 3½ (68) Rutgers St. Petersburg (Fla.) Bowl UCF 3 2½ (49) NC State Tomorrow Military Bowl…

  • Md. officer whose K9 partner died to get new one

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Hagerstown police officer still mourning the death of his K9 partner in October soon will get a new police dog. Hagerstown City Council members on Tuesday approved of two new…

  • Police need help finding 2 Mont. Co. teens

      WASHINGTON — Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s help locating two missing teenagers. Daniela Carmen Quintanilla, 15, of the 18000 block of Lost Knife Circle in Montgomery Village, was last seen on…

  • Md. man arrested in arson that hurt firefighter

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Harford County man has been charged with attempted murder and arson in a fire that injured a firefighter on Christmas morning. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says 32-year-old Nicholas Lester…

  • Montgomery, Howard counties’ trash crews go on strike following Christmas pileup

    LAUREL, Md. — At a time many homes are littered with wrapping paper, boxes and leftovers, trash haulers have gone on strike. Workers at Unity Disposal & Recycling serve about 40,000 households in Montgomery County…

  • Ex-Baltimore officer files whistleblower lawsuit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Baltimore police detective who testified against two fellow officers in a suspect’s beating has sued the department, his former supervisor and the police commissioner for at least $2.5 million, accusing…

  • Candlelight vigil planned for slain Md. woman

    BRUNSWICK, Md. (AP) — A candlelight vigil is planned Friday night for a Frederick County woman found dying in her front yard. The vigil is planned to begin at 5 p.m. at Brunswick High School,…

  • Family gives breakfast ‘thank you’ to Md. officers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Students of society distinguish between individual actions and broad trends, but in a time of protest over perceived law enforcement practices, an act that occurred on Christmas Day in Prince George’s County…

  • Anne Arundel woodworkers build homemade toys

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Scads of hacksaws, chisels, shavers, wrenches and screwdrivers dangle from the walls in Andy Borland’s workshop. Bottles of glue teeter on the edge of counters. The chests and workbenches are discarded…

  • 2 dead in separate Md. crashes

    WASHINGTON — Two people were killed in separate crashes in Maryland on Christmas Day. NBC Washington reports that one person died and four others were taken to the hospital in a two-vehicle crash on Route…

  • $485K raised for family in jet crash into home

    GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Donors are trying to make Christmas special for the surviving family members of a Maryland mother and her two young sons killed when a jet crashed into their home earlier this…

  • Car crash in Baltimore leaves 1 dead

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore say a woman is dead after a car crash on Christmas Eve and that weather conditions may have contributed to the accident. Police say the crash happened Wednesday around…

  • Woman dies in Prince George’s County house fire on Christmas

    WASHINGTON — A family is dealing with tragedy Christmas morning after a woman died in a house fire in Prince George’s County. The fire started at about 2:15 a.m. Thursday at a two-story duplex in the…