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  • Local rapper incarcerated after police chase

    WASHINGTON — A local rapper who calls himself “Honest Abe” has been sentenced to prison time for doing some dishonest things. Abraham Kamara of Silver Spring, who has videos on YouTube under the names “Honest…

  • Virginians far more likely to die in a fire than Marylanders

    WASHINGTON – After six people lost their lives in an Annapolis mansion fire, firefighters said sprinklers could have made all the difference. They are required in new Maryland homes but in Virginia, one fire chief says chances aren’t as good.…

  • Paper ballots return to Maryland elections

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland voters will be casting their ballots on paper for the next president of the United States. State lawmakers on Thursday were given a sneak peak of the new voting machines…

  • Discussion on enforcing proposed e-cigarette ban

    WASHINGTON — Montgomery County’s proposed ban on e-cigarette use in public has been given a favorable vote by the county council committee on Health and Human Services. Thursday’s discussion centered on dealing with some of…

  • British woman extradited to US can go home within weeks

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A British woman who with her husband lost a long and public fight against being extradited to the United States to face fraud charges will be able to return home within…

  • Lawmaker wants armed officer in every Md. school

    WASHINGTON – Maryland state lawmakers are considering a controversial bill that would place armed officers in schools statewide. The proposal comes from Republican Delegate John Cluster Jr., a retired police officer from Baltimore County. “Although…

  • Study: Best cities for football fans are …

    WASHINGTON — It can be tough being a Washington Redskins fan between name controversies, quarterback crises and disappointing losses. And now a study’s ranking of D.C. as a football-fan city doesn’t help either. A WalletHub study…

  • Legislative Black Caucus criticizes Hogan’s budget plan

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Members of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland are criticizing Gov. Larry Hogan’s budget proposal for cuts to education and health care. Caucus members said Thursday that Hogan’s plan would set…

  • Family upset about death of Md. inmate 1 week after release

    DENTON, Md. (AP) — The family of a man found dead under a bridge a week after he was released from jail on Maryland’s Eastern Shore is blaming the detention facility for contributing to his…

  • 3 Md. officers responding to call seriously hurt in crash

    PASADENA, Md. (AP) — Three Anne Arundel County Police officers were seriously hurt in a crash after hitting a car that had pulled out in front of them. Police Sgt. T.J. Smith says the officers…

  • Update on the latest religion news

    NIGERIA-VIOLENCE Extremists rampage in northeast Nigeria as elections near YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Fleeing villagers say Islamic extremists are rampaging through northeastern Nigeria, killing, burning and looting, with no troops protecting them. More than 40…

  • Hogan to speak at Tech Council dinner

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan will be giving the keynote address at the Tech Council of Maryland’s annual leadership dinner. It’s scheduled for Thursday evening in Annapolis. The dinner is held to connect…

  • Guide: Get breakfast delivered to your door

    It’s the most important meal of the day — and the hardest one to have delivered to your door. But these local companies are making it easier for you to get your coffee, doughnut, egg sandwich and pastry fix without changing out of your pajamas. Your guide to breakfast, delivered.

  • Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended New York Yankees SS Tyler Palmer (GCL) 50 games after testing positive for Amphetamine, Arizona RHP Felipe Perez (Hillsboro-NWL) and Pittsburgh 1B Kevin Ross (West…

  • Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended New York Yankees SS Tyler Palmer (GCL) 50 games after testing positive for Amphetamine, Arizona RHP Felipe Perez (Hillsboro-NWL) and Pittsburgh 1B Kevin Ross (West…