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  • Thieves make off with clothes, jewelry from fashion truck

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Annapolis police say thieves made off with more than $24,000 in merchandise and equipment from a fashion truck. Officers say the theft from the Little White Fashion Truck occurred between Sunday afternoon and Monday morning while it was parked on Bay Ridge Avenue. The windows on the truck, described on the…

  • Maryland marks 150 years since end of slavery

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland is celebrating the 150th anniversary marking the end of slavery in the state, a milestone that came after the Emancipation Proclamation. While President Abraham Lincoln signed the proclamation in January 1863, slavery remained in place for many states, including Maryland. Maryland amended its constitution on Nov. 1, 1864, more than a…

  • US sailboat show to open in Annapolis

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The 45th United States Sailboat Show is opening in Annapolis. The show is set to start Thursday at City Dock. The five-day event will include boats built by nearly every major sailboat manufacturer. Organizers say it will include the largest collection of catamarans anywhere. This year’s show has a couple of…

  • 1 dead, 1 seriously injured in Annapolis shooting

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Annapolis police say a man is dead and a woman was seriously injured in a shooting in an Annapolis apartment. The shooting was reported about 7:40 a.m. Officers say they found 49-year-old Arthurdella Harris and 54-year-old Tony Smith suffering from gunshot wounds. Police say Harris and Smith lived at the apartment.…

  • Shoplitfter who peppered sprayed workers sentenced

    Twenty-five-year-old Cierra Scott of Brooklyn Park pleaded guilty to robbery and reckless endangerment.

  • Correction: Annapolis One Mile story

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In a story Sept. 9 about a one-mile race through Annapolis, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the race would occur Saturday. The correct date is Oct. 4. A corrected version of the story is below: Annapolis police raising money for Special Olympics Annapolis police raising money for Special Olympics Maryland…

  • Crabs and watermelons at Annapolis stadium

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Crabs and watermelon are the stars of a giant summertime feast open to the public at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Mar-Del Watermelon Association are teaming up Friday evening with the local Rotary Club to produce what they’re calling the world’s largest…

  • Annapolis to start building water treatment plant

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Officials in Annapolis are about to start construction on a new, $35-million water treatment plant. The Capital of Annapolis (http://bit.ly/Wn26fQ ) reports officials will have a groundbreaking ceremony Monday. The new plant will be adjacent to the current city water plant, which was built in 1929. Public works crews have known…

  • Burglar takes Pepsi and soup from Annapolis home

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Police say someone broke into an Annapolis home and left with a 12-pack of Pepsi and multiple packets of soup. The Capital of Annapolis (http://bit.ly/WrS39z ) reports the burglary happened Thursday afternoon or evening in the 1300 block of Tyler Avenue. Police say they were called to the residence Thursday night.…

  • Annapolis orders Uber to register

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The city of Annapolis wants ridesharing company Uber to stop operating in Maryland’s capital until it registers as a cab service. Riders connect with drivers using Uber’s smartphone app. The company has been operating in Annapolis since May. On June 25, acting City Manager Brian Woodward sent a letter to the…

  • 3 injured when 2 boats collide near Annapolis

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Coast Guard says three people were injured when two boats collided near Annapolis. A boat from Coast Guard Station Annapolis was in the area at the time of the collision on Friday, and crew members witnessed the accident. Coast Guard officials say one boater was flown to a hospital. Another…

  • Annapolis seeks donations for July 4 fireworks

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Annapolis is still seeking donations to pay for its July 4 fireworks display, less than two weeks before the holiday. The Capital (http://bit.ly/1uWEJE8 ) reports funding for the fireworks show comes largely from donations by businesses and citizens. The fireworks will be launched starting about 9:15 p.m. from a barge in…

  • Pippa Middleton biking to Annapolis

    Pippa Middleton is set to visit Annapolis, but it\’s not for any royal duties.

  • Premiere college basketball event coming to Annapolis

    Navy will host the inaugural Veterans Classic at the Naval Academy this November.

  • Md. governor plays banjo on Annapolis street

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley spent part of his Memorial Day strumming a banjo as a street musician in Annapolis. Photos of the governor playing a six-string banjo emerged Monday on the Twitter account for the blog Eye on Annapolis. O’Malley’s Twitter account later posted the photo along with the words “I…