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  • New prices, features come to area school meals

    WASHINGTON — Three area school systems are raising prices for meals. Price jumps in Prince William County, Prince George’s County and Alexandria City public schools range between five and 20 cents for students not eligible for free or reduced-price lunches.…

  • Drop-off issues fill first week of Prince George’s County schools

    WASHINGTON — The first week of school in Prince George’s County has seen four children have problems with the bus. A 7-year-old boy was dropped at the wrong bus stop on Tuesday, four miles from his home, NBC Washington…

  • Hogan notes larger-than-expected budget balance

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan says Maryland ended the fiscal year with a higher-than-expected budget balance. Hogan says the state’s fund balance is about $295 million. The Republican says about $84 million of…

  • Mandel remembered as architect of modern Maryland

    PIKESVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland politicians from both parties remembered former Gov. Marvin Mandel on Thursday for his lasting innovations to state government and his quiet but highly effective talent for politics. Gov. Larry Hogan,…

  • Police arrest man who threatened to ‘kill all the white people’ in La Plata

    WASHINGTON — A man is in police custody after police say he threatened to “kill all the white people” in a Charles County town. Police arrested 20-year-old Carlos Hollins of Waldorf, Maryland, Wednesday night after…

  • 3 charged with impeding probe of sisters’ murder get lawyers

    BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — Three people charged with impeding the investigation of the 1975 slayings of two Maryland sisters have obtained legal representation in Virginia. Leslie Engleking is charged with perjury. Gladys Stangee and Amy…

  • Motorcyclist critically injured in Md. crash identified

    WASHINGTON — Montgomery County police have released the name of an unlicensed motorcyclist injured in multivehicle crash on Aspen Hill Road Wednesday morning. Ronnie S. King Jr., 27, of Capitol Heights, was critically injured in…

  • Maryland flags at half-staff to honor former Gov. Mandel

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Flags in Maryland are flying at half-staff to honor the memory of former Gov. Marvin Mandel. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan ordered flags to be flown at half-staff until sunset Thursday in…

  • Country singer Kip Moore helps build skate parks for kids

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Kip Moore’s style is more surfboards and skateboards than cowboy boots, so when he wanted to help children from low-income areas, he found inspiration in his own passions. Last…

  • Girl, 15, and her infant son located

    UPDATE: 10:32 a.m., Sept. 3, 2015 WASHINGTON – A missing teen mom and her baby have been found and reunited with their family, Montgomery County police say. EARLIER: 6:32 p.m., Sept. 2, 2015 WASHINGTON —…

  • Annapolis clinic for uninsured children closing

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A nonprofit Annapolis clinic that serves children without health insurance is scheduled to close by the end of the month. The Capital of Annapolis (http://bit.ly/1O06GrA ) reports that 73-year-old nurse practitioner…

  • Assateague Island lifeguard kicked by horse (Video)

    WASHINGTON — One of the most popular aspects of a visit to Assateague Island is a chance to see wild horses up close. A lifeguard for the National Park Service got a bit too close.…

  • Ex-Baltimore police commissioner discusses tenure, firing

    EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Baltimore’s former police commissioner says the department failed to improve public trust under his leadership and officers feeling a lack of support “took a knee” after April’s riots, letting crime spike.…

  • Protester arrested amid Baltimore demonstrations released

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A protester arrested amid demonstrations in downtown Baltimore during a pretrial hearing in the Freddie Gray case has been released. Online court records show that 21-year-old Darius Kwame Rosebrough of Baltimore was…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Migrants pour into Budapest rail station as police leave; no trains running to Western Europe. BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Migrants poured into Budapest’s Keleti rail station on Thursday as police stopped blocking its main entrance,…