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  • Need something fun to do? Try your local county fair

    WASHINGTON — With the school year looming, it’s time for you and the kids to eat candy corn, play games and enjoy some live entertainment. From Prince George’s to Loudoun counties, local fairs are great for…

  • Frederick’s new police chief taking command

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The new chief of the Frederick Police Department is taking command. Edward Hargis (HAR’-jiss) begins his new job Thursday after six years as chief of police in Portsmouth, Virginia. Frederick Mayor…

  • Skidding Braves go quietly in 2-0 loss to Orioles

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are finding absolutely no margin for error during a slump that is threatening to render the last two months of the season meaningless. Right-hander Mike Foltynewicz held his own…

  • Tillman allows 4 hits as Orioles beat Braves 2-0 for sweep

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Tillman and the Orioles are experiencing a resurgence that just might lead to a return trip to the playoffs for Baltimore and its ace. Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Lancaster 12 7 .632 — York 11 8 .579 1 x-Southern Maryland 8 11 .421 4 Sugar Land 7 12 .368 5 Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Bridgeport…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Lancaster 11 7 .611 — York 11 8 .579 ½ x-Southern Maryland 8 11 .421 3½ Sugar Land 7 12 .368 4½ Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Bridgeport…

  • DC man convicted of carjacking woman in labor at gunpoint

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A man accused of carjacking a couple who were heading to the hospital because the woman was in labor has been convicted. A federal jury in Baltimore on Wednesday found 44-year-old Cornell…

  • Report: Maryland prison admissions down 19 percent in decade

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s prison admissions fell 19 percent over the last decade, driven by a 43 percent drop in admissions in Baltimore, according to a data analysis presented to a state panel on…

  • Md. congregation’s ‘black lives matter’ sign vandalized

    BETHESDA, Md. — A vandal has cut out the word “black” from a congregation’s “Black Lives Matter” sign in Montgomery County. The River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Bethesda, Maryland, put up the sign on…

  • Suspicious death of inmate at state prison probed

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s State Police say they’re investigating the apparent slaying of a state prison inmate found lying on his bunk with a bedsheet around his neck at the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution…

  • Police seek suspect in armed robbery at Md. candy store

    WASHINGTON — Police are searching for a man involved in an armed robbery at a Montgomery County candy store last week. On July 21, a man walked into The Candy Man located at 1351 Lamberton…

  • The 50 most zen cities in America

    By FindTheBest.com WASHINGTON — Take one look at the news, and you’re sure to get stressed. Just this week, Turkey called an emergency NATO meeting amid an airstrike campaign against ISIS, the Chinese stock market crashed,…

  • Local rapper arrested in Silver Spring, accused of disorderly conduct

    WASHINGTON — A local rapper known as Shy Glizzy was arrested Monday night in Silver Spring after police say he contributed to a small riot Monday evening. Police arrested 22-year-old Marquis Amonte King near the corner…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Lancaster 11 7 .611 — York 11 8 .579 ½ x-Southern Maryland 8 11 .421 3½ Sugar Land 7 12 .368 4½ Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Bridgeport…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Lancaster 11 7 .611 — York 10 8 .556 1 x-Southern Maryland 8 10 .444 3 Sugar Land 7 12 .368 4½ Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Bridgeport…