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Hogan giving state employees paid leave to volunteer
Day to Serve initiative kicks off Saturday
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School districts in central Maryland had slightly higher than average rates of absenteeism
Nearly all the counties in central Maryland had slightly higher than average percentages of students who were chronically absent from school in the 2013-2014 school year, according to a new report. And in Baltimore more than a third of students missed enough days to endanger their long-term academic...
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Official accused of going through neighbor's lingerie drawer
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The head of Anne Arundel County's Economic Development Corp. has been placed on unpaid leave after he was accused of entering a neighbor's home and going through her underwear drawer. Annapolis police say the neighbor's motion-activated surveillance cameras captured 70-year-old Robert Hannon rifling through the woman's ...
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Jessica A. Schuler, longtime Bare Hills gift shop owner, dies
Jessica A. Schuler, former owner of Sunnyfields Inc., a Bare Hills gift and wedding registry business, died Aug. 28 of heart failure at her Peoria, Ariz. home. She was 78. The daughter of Lester Helfrich, a Dow Chemical Co. plant manager, and Myrtle Helfrich, a store owner, Jessica Ann Helfrich...
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Anne Arundel police officer to challenge Bateman in 2018 Republican sheriff primary
Sheriff fires back, saying Jim Fredericks' candidacy would violate Hatch Act
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Maryland schools could trim spring break to meet Hogan executive order
School administrators across the state say they will consider shortening spring break to meet the requirements of Gov. Larry Hogan's new executive order to start the school year after Labor Day beginning next year.From Allegany County to the Eastern Shore, Maryland school systems will be ripping...
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Man shot, critically wounded on busy commercial strip in North Baltimore
Baltimore Police were investigating at least five shootings that occurred Friday, including one that occurred mid-day on a busy commercial strip of North Baltimore and was caught on tape.In that incident, police quickly released surveillance camera footage that showed a gunman walking up to the...
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Annapolis, county pledge to protect honeybees, other pollinators
With pesticide use and Zika fears, 'the world is literally buzzing with concern'
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Police in Baltimore, surrounding communities using Geofeedia to monitor social media posts
Police in Baltimore and surrounding communities have been using a service that monitors, maps and stores citizens' social media posts — a practice that has drawn the concern of civil libertarians. Baltimore police say they have used the service, called Geofeedia, to monitor protests, parades and...
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Howard public works to garner community input on Centennial Lane streetscape project Sept. 8
Officials from Howard County's Department of Public Works will gather public input during a meeting Thursday, Sept. 8 on ways to improve pedestrian and bicycle zones along Centennial Lane between Old Annapolis Road and Frederick Road. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., officials will meet with residents inside...
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Arundel's 'Ranger Vince' back on familiar turf for Defenders Day
You can take the ranger out of Fort McHenry, but you can't take the love of the fort out of the ranger. Anne Arundel County native Vince Vaise — best known by his fans as the ever-enthusiastic "Ranger Vince" — might no longer officially work in Baltimore after 27 years, but he can't stay away. ...
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Woman accused of stealing from Baltimore Co. recreation council arrested in separate case
A woman accused of stealing from a Baltimore County recreation council was arrested last week in connection with another theft case, authorities said. Shalanda Nix, 40, of Brooklyn Park, is being held at the county detention center on $100,000 bond, said Baltimore County assistant state's attorney...
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Baltimore woman arrested in triple shooting that killed man, wounded pregnant woman
A 31-year-old Baltimore woman has been arrested in a triple shooting this weekend that left one man dead and injured two women, one of whom was pregnant, Baltimore Police said Tuesday. Marion "Nephew" Daughton, of the 5000 block of Conant Way, allegedly opened fire following an argument with at...
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Economic development chief Hannon placed on unpaid leave following arrest
The head of Anne Arundel County's Economic Development Corp. has been placed on unpaid leave after his arrest last week on charges that he entered a neighbor's home and went through her underwear drawer. County Executive Steve Schuh said Tuesday that Robert Hannon is on leave "until further notice."...
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After July 30 flood, Howard embraces 'battle rhythm'
Behind the barricades blocking flood-damaged Main Street, a battle rhythm resounded. Days that begin with daily 8 a.m. briefings were capped with Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman's nightly ritual: a ride on open-top gators through the dark and damp streets of West End, where the county's...
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Head of Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. resigns in wake of criminal charges
The head of Anne Arundel County's Economic Development Corp. has resigned, six days after he was arrested for allegedly breaking into a neighbor's home and going through her underwear drawer. Bob Hannon, the corporation's CEO, was charged Friday with first- and fourth-degree burglary, fourth-degree...
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Baltimore County woman dies in crash on ramp from beltway
A Baltimore County woman was killed in a crash on the ramp from the Baltimore beltway to Charles Street Friday morning.The crash occurred around 3:24 a.m. Friday on the ramp from the inner loop of Interstate 695 to Charles Street. A 1998 Jeep Cherokee struck a light pole, and there was "no sign...
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BWI neighbors form group in fight against plane noise
BWI-Marshall Airport neighbors and their political representatives met Tuesday with aviation authorities as they continued a bid to end lower flight paths that they say have created too much noise over their homes. "This is our opportunity to make something that works for us," said Lance Brasher...
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Police: Major drug bust spanned Anne Arundel, Baltimore counties and Baltimore City
Police arrested four men after officers seized thousands of dollars in drugs and cash from three homes they say were part of a drug distribution ring spanning Anne Arundel and Baltimore counties and Baltimore City. Anne Arundel police said officers began investigating a suspected heroin drug ring...
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Baltimore population falls, nearing a 100-year low, U.S. Census says
Baltimore leaders have celebrated signs that the city appeared to have stopped hemorrhaging residents — and might even be gaining people. But new federal estimates show the city population falling to near a 100-year low. Baltimore's population fell by more than 6,700 people in the 12 months that...
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Anne Arundel Medical Center selected for cardiac program
'It's time for us to bring a program to Anne Arundel County'
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Springlike weather warms Baltimore for the weekend
Spring came early this weekend when warm weather swept the region Saturday. Temperatures reached 71 degrees at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Although temperatures were much higher than average, they fell short...
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In annual county address, Kittleman says Howard County 'redefined' resilience
In his third State of the County address before the business community, Republican Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman touted the county's resiliency and his leadership, which was tested by last year's deadly flood in Ellicott City. Striking a tone similar to his previous addresses, which stressed...
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Gym teacher charged with stealing from lockers at Severna Park High
Jerry Parker Hines Jr. reassigned after police say he stole from three students
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Decision expected next week in robocall case
A District Court judge denied motions Wednesday for an acquittal and dismissal in the trial of Dennis Fusaro and Stephen Waters, Republican strategists charged with violating Maryland election law in connection with robocalls during a 2014 Anne Arundel County Council race. Judge John P. McKenna...
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Lawsuit prompts repeal of Howard County's electronic weapons ban
Howard County lawmakers introduced an emergency bill Wednesday that would lift a ban on electronic weapons in response to a federal lawsuit that challenges the county's longstanding restrictions on the use and sale of Tasers and stun guns. In the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Maryland...
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Baltimore schools CEO: No commitments yet from State House, City Hall to close funding gap
Baltimore school officials are asking state and city lawmakers for $65 million to shrink their $130 million budget deficit and avert more than 1,000 layoffs. But schools CEO Sonja Santelises said she has "no firm commitments" from the State House or City Hall. Even with additional money, Santelises...
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Former campaign workers guilty of stealing from Prince George's delegate
Two former campaign workers pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing thousands of dollars from the campaign of a state delegate from Prince George's County. Mary Murphy, who was chair for Del. Michael A. Jackson's campaign, and her daughter, Damiana Murphy, who was campaign treasurer, were accused by...
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Driver found dead in single vehicle crash in Gwynn Oak
A man was discovered dead inside his crashed car on Tuesday morning by a police officer on patrol in Gwynn Oak, Baltimore County police said. The officer found the car a 2002 Chevrolet Trail Blazer, on Essex Road near Queen Anne Road around 5:18 a.m. Police believe the car was traveling southbound...
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Peroutka testifies under immunity agreement in Anne Arundel robocall trial
County Councilman Michael Anthony Peroutka acknowledged Tuesday that he reached an immunity agreement with state prosecutors before sending over emails and other records as part of an investigation into illegal robocalls aimed at his political opponent in 2014.Taking the witness stand for the second...
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Peroutka testifies as robocall trial begins
Anne Arundel County Councilman Michael Anthony Peroutka recorded seven messages that would be distributed to voters as robocalls in the days leading up to his 2014 election, reading from scripts given to him by his senior campaign manager at the time, Dennis Fusaro. Had he been asked to record...
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Anne Arundel police got the wrong man in arrest at casino
Police say Larry Phillip Browne fled officers because he had bags of pot in his coat
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With legal action in hand, Howard County officials press federal agency to tackle airport noise
Howard County's Office of Law has begun early discussions to consider taking legal action against the Federal Aviation Administration over flight patterns that have airplanes flying at lower altitudes over neighborhoods in the county. Following months of frustrations and stalled talks with federal...
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Police seek 2 men after Edgewater stabbing
Anne Arundel County police are searching for two men after a person was stabbed overnight in Edgewater, police said. Gregory Michael Taylor, 28, and Stephen Michael Sirois, 25, are wanted in connection to a stabbing in the 1600 block of Havre De Grace Drive. Police said the victim, who is currently...
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Good times roll on in Annapolis
Bingo, booze and the big screen are on the social calendars for Maryland's lawmakers. As we promised last month, The Baltimore Sun is posting the General Assembly's updated “Protocol Calendar” to provide the public a glimpse at the activities of their elected officials outside of official government...
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Anne Arundel police arrest Washington man after chase ending at Maryland Live Casino
Anne Arundel County police arrested a Washington man after a lengthy chase involving multiple law enforcement agencies that ended at Maryland Live Casino on Friday night. At around 11 p.m. Friday, Anne Arundel police were informed of a car chase involving Prince George's County officers in the...
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Anne Arundel police arrest suspect at Maryland Live Casino after carjacking incident
Anne Arundel police apprehended a suspect at Maryland Live Casino after a carjacking incident in Washington. At around 11 p.m. Friday, Anne Arundel police were informed of a car chase involving Prince George's County officers in the Route 295 area. The vehicle was involved in a carjacking in Washington,...
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State lawmakers offer competing immigration proposals
As Annapolis City Council prepares to vote on a bill intended to protect foreign-born residents from discrimination, state legislators are weighing in with their own immigration-related proposals. Lawmakers have filed more than a dozen bills this session dealing with immigrants and citizenship,...
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Nancy M. Germanos, condominium manager, dies
Nancy M. Germanos, a former secretary and Ocean City condominium manager who enjoyed painting seascapes, died Feb. 2 of complications from diabetes at Manor Care in Fairfax, Va. The Annapolis resident was 84. The daughter of Claude Giles, co-owner of Giles Food Market, and Mabel Giles, a homemaker,...
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Baltimore area schools delayed Thursday after temps drop, snow falls
Overnight temperatures dropped following a spring-like Wednesday afternoon, leaving many commuters in the Baltimore area to face a snowy ride Thursday morning. Snow was falling across the region early Thursday, prompting school systems across the Baltimore region to delay openings. Schools in Carroll,...
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Firms bumped as finalists for pot licenses fight for answers
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Two Maryland companies say the state is wrongly refusing to explain why they were abruptly bumped off a list of 15 finalists to be licensed to grow medical marijuana in the state. Green Thumb Industries and Maryland Cultivation and Processing have asked a Baltimore judge to ...
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Maryland Hall president to retire after 21 years
Linnell Bowen will continue her fundraising efforts for construction campaign
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January was Baltimore's mildest, least snowy in more than a decade
Last month was Baltimore's warmest January since 2006, and its least snowy since 2005. Temperatures averaged 39 degrees at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, the region's point of record. That is more than 6 degrees above normal. The last time temperatures were as warm...
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Howard County beginning study on tick control
ELLICOTT CITY — Howard County officials are beginning a study to evaluate methods to control the tick population in the county.Officials said in a statement that the study has never been done before in Maryland and is part of a larger project of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Officials say...
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20-year-old charged in fatal Brooklyn Park shooting
A 20-year-old man has been charged in a fatal shooting earlier this month in Brooklyn Park, Anne Arundel police said on Thursday. Nikko Diamonte Talley, of Woodoak Court, has been charged with multiple counts including first- and second-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault, reckless...
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Man charged with killing mother in Glen Burnie
Anne Arundel police have charged a man with killing his 80-year-old mother Saturday in Glen Burnie. Roy Samuel Robinson, 57, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his mother Elizabeth Ligon Robinson, Saturday at their home in the 200 block of Sandbury Avenue. As of Monday morning,...
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Black motorists in Md. are pulled over, searched at higher rates
Black motorists in Maryland are stopped and searched by police at higher rates than their white counterparts, despite being less likely in many jurisdictions to be found with illicit drugs or other contraband, according to statewide traffic stop data.In Baltimore County, black drivers were targeted...
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Police: 4 killed, woman injured in Dearborn Heights
At about 1 a.m., a Dearborn Heights man called 911 and told police he had harmed his family, at the family home on Hipp        
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Solar development divides farmers, Ellicott City development halt draws strong support
Two proposals to dramatically alter development patterns in Howard County drew mixed testimony at a County Council hearing Monday night. Hundreds of acres of Howard County farmland protected from development at taxpayer expense could become fertile ground for commercial solar development. The measure,...
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Harford, Anne Arundel, Howard executives to host opioid addiction summit Oct. 5
The county executives of Anne Arundel, Harford and Howard counties announced Monday they will jointly host a Tri-County Opioids Addition Summit next month featuring panel discussions on public health partnerships, drug court programs, the neurobiology of addiction and law enforcement collaboration....
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