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  • Families of women killed in crash seek holiday donations for their seven children

    The families of  32 year old Typhani Wilkerson and her older sister 34 year old Tameika Curtis are raising money to ensure there will be presents under the tree for their children this Christmas. They…

  • Don’t speed: it could get your EZ Pass suspended

    WASHINGTON – Speeding through toll plazas can get your EZ Pass privileges suspended. USA TODAY reports that some states flag drivers and issue warnings if they drive too fast through the EZ Pass toll plaza lanes.…

  • 8 people, puppy displaced by Rockville fire

    A total of eight people including four children were displaced from their home after a fire broke out Friday night. It happened on Paul Drive in Rockville, Maryland.  Montgomery County Fire’s Spokesman Pete Piringer says…

  • New video shows Rice and fiancee in aftermath of punch

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A video released Friday shows Ray Rice’s then-fiancee crying and kissing him while they are both handcuffed and being taken to jail by police officers after Rice punched her in…

  • Presidential fumble: It’s Franco, not Flacco

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Call it a Presidential fumble: Barack Obama mistakenly used the last name of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco when referring to actor James Franco in a speech Friday. Lashing out at Sony…

  • Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps avoided jail time on Friday when a judge placed him on probation for pleading guilty to a drunken driving charge for the second time in 10…

  • Woman killed in crash of car, tow-truck in Maryland

    FAIRMOUNT HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County Police say a woman was killed when the car she was driving crashed into the back of a tow truck in Fairmount Heights. It happened about 9:50…

  • Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charge

    WASHINGTON – Olympian Michael Phelps pleaded guilty Friday to drinking and driving in Baltimore. He was sentenced to 18 months of probation. A one-year jail sentence was suspended. He is not allowed to use any alcohol. Phelps, 29,…

  • Towson University president resigns due to health concerns

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Towson University’s president says she is resigning due to health concerns. University President Maravene Loeschke has announced she is resigning from her position effective on Friday. In April, university officials announced…

  • A fun fundraiser for the Gemmell family

    SILVER SPRING, Md. — A week and a half after a plane crash in Gaithersburg claimed the lives of Marie Gemmell and her two young boys, Cole and Devin, there was laughter at a fundraiser…

  • Md. calls revamped health care exchange a success

    Maryland’s public health secretary is calling the state’s revamped health-insurance exchange a success as the second enrollment period hits a milestone. Thursday was the deadline for obtaining coverage starting Jan. 1. The enrollment period began…

  • 39 bowl games and a reason to watch every one

    Over the next three weeks, 38 bowl games and a national championship game will be played from Boise to the Bahamas and various points in between. You should watch them all. Here’s why: Saturday, Dec.…

  • Appropriations bill includes $120M for Naval Academy center

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski says the omnibus spending bill passed by Congress includes $120 million to build a cybersecurity center at the U.S. Naval Academy. Mikulski said in a news release…

  • Woman pleaded guilty to defrauding stores with gift cards

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A District Heights woman has pleaded guilty to plotting to steal $485,000 in gift cards from Target stores. Twenty-eight-year-old Ebony Nicole Ruffin entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Greenbelt.…

  • Md. woman fined $100 for leaving kids in hot car

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Frederick woman has been fined $100 for leaving her children in a car in a supermarket parking lot on a 90-degree day Forty-one-year-old Fatimate Diallo (fah-tih-MAH’-tay dee-AH’-loh) was convicted during…