ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The chief executive of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, has announced two new policies aimed at protecting the county's sensitive environmental areas and the Chesapeake...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A judge has ordered a mental health evaluation for the man charged with fatally shooting five people at a Maryland newspaper.
KENT ISLAND, Md. (AP) — Rescue workers searched for survivors Saturday after a helicopter with two people aboard crashed into the Chesapeake Bay.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers are choosing a new speaker of the House, and for the first time it won't be a white man.
A one-day special session is scheduled in Annapolis,...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The man accused of killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, changed his plea Monday to not guilty by reason of insanity.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The police chief at the U.S. Naval Academy in Maryland's capital has been fired amid allegations of sexual harassment.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is scheduled to speak at the U.S. Naval Academy's graduation and commissioning ceremony next month.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The elite academies that educate officers for the nation's armed forces have begun to implement the Trump administration's ban on transgender service members.
Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch laid to rest
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — With pomp and sorrow, Maryland's House Speaker Michael Busch was laid to rest Tuesday in Maryland's capital, with hundreds of mourners paying tribute to his life and legacy...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Capital Gazette staff members stayed silent and somberly exchanged hugs Monday when the Maryland newspaper won a special Pulitzer Prize citation for its coverage and courage...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Michael Busch, a champion of the Chesapeake Bay and progressive causes during his record-tenure as Maryland's Democratic House speaker, battled for the environment up until...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A judge delayed the trial of a man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper office until November on Thursday. Also, a deadline for attorneys to change his...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore's acting mayor told legislators Tuesday that the city "is in good hands" until the mayor decides whether to return after abruptly announcing a leave of absence to...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A judge is expected to hear arguments next week about whether a man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper office should have more time to consider an...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan signed a measure Tuesday to enable federal employees in Maryland who must work without pay in a government shutdown to get unemployment benefits via...
Homeless graphic artist makes art show premiere
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — If Lee Madison wants to show you his art, he has to take out his phone. This weekend will be the first time he doesn't have to.
Tobacco pipe could connect people to enslaved ancestors
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A tobacco pipe found along Generals Highway could connect people with African ancestors who were enslaved in Anne Arundel.
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Harry R. Hughes, who prided himself on restoring public faith in the political process, died Wednesday. He was 92.
Judge denies defense request in newspaper shooting case
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The judge in a case against a man accused of killing five people at a Maryland newspaper office ruled Monday that prosecutors have provided "significantly more" information...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A TV news host and a baseball legend walk into a liberal arts college. This sounds like a joke, but there is no punchline.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Paul Peditto has come a long way since his 1989 seasonal job at Patapsco Valley State Park that paid about $5 an hour.
Defense seeks more details in Capital Gazette shooting case
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Attorneys for the man accused of killing five people in a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom argued Thursday that prosecutors haven't given them enough factual details...
BU looks to sweep Navy
Navy (10-18, 7-10) vs. Boston University (14-16, 7-10)
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BOTTOM LINE: Boston University goes for the season sweep over Navy after winning the...
Southern’s Ashley Knapp takes serious approach to wrestling
HARWOOD, Md. (AP) — Ashley Knapp says she feels like one of the guys as a member of the Southern wrestling team.
Only thing is, she's not a guy. The only female member of the team just...
Donor honors newspaper shooting victims with scholarship
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An anonymous donor has given $5,000 for college scholarships from the Annapolis Police Department in honor of the five people killed at the Capital Gazette last year, allowing five students to receive $1,000 college scholarships.
The five were killed when a gunman burst into the newspaper offices in June.
Batman writer gives away comics to furloughed employees
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Nathan Thoma woke his wife, Christie, up at 5 a.m. last Saturday with the excitement of a kid on Christmas morning.
He couldn't wait any longer, so the couple got in the car and drove from their home in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, to Annapolis.
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Lobbyist has lived through 11 gubernatorial inaugurations
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — When Len Lucchi attended his first gubernatorial inauguration as a bright-eyed 20-year-old in 1979, he had no idea the ceremonies would be a regular part of his career.
Cut to 40 years later: Lucchi stands on the Maryland State House lawn. The bleachers are up, the sound system blasts in the heart of Annapolis. He looks on as workers prep for the inauguration where Gov. Larry Hogan would officially begin his second term.
Audit finds deteriorating infrastructure at Naval Academy
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An audit has found that the Naval Academy has decaying walls, plumbing issues and condemned offices and balconies.
New Maryland gun law used in 5 cases involving schools
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A new Maryland law that allows courts to temporarily restrict firearms access for people at risk to themselves or others resulted in more than 300 protective orders, five of which were related to schools, the sheriff of the state's most populous county told lawmakers Tuesday.
Jeb Bush to speak at Gov. Larry Hogan’s inauguration
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will be one of the speakers at Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's inauguration.
Bush will introduce Hogan at Wednesday's inauguration on the northwest lawn of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Maryland.
Hogan is the first Republican governor to be re-elected in Maryland since 1954. He is only the second Republican governor ever to be re-elected in the state's history.
Annapolis planning memorial to 5 slain in newspaper shooting
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A fundraising campaign is being launched to build a memorial to honor the five people killed in a shooting at a Maryland newspaper.
Plans for the memorial that will also honor the First Amendment were discussed Thursday in the Annapolis City Council chambers. Architect Jay Graham of Moody Graham outlined several concepts proposed by a team at the architectural firm for consideration to honor the five Capital Gazette employees.
How a Chinese immigrant used WeChat to win a statehouse seat
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — As a first-generation Asian American running for a seat in the Maryland state legislature, Democrat Lily Qi felt disconnected from the party establishment.
4 journalists and a newspaper are Time’s Person of the Year
NEW YORK (AP) — Time magazine on Tuesday recognized journalists, including the slain Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, as its 2018 Person of the Year in what it said was an effort to emphasize the importance of reporters' work in an increasingly hostile world.
The designation wasn't intended as a specific message to the magazine's runner-up choice, President Donald Trump, who has denounced "fake news" and called some reporters enemies of the people, said Ben Goldberger, executive editor.
Arguments in “Serial” case focus on lawyer, alibi witness
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Roughly two years after a new trial was ordered, Maryland's highest court on Thursday heard arguments in their review of the high-profile case of a man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit "Serial" podcast that attracted millions of armchair detectives.
Newseum opens exhibit on shooting at newspaper in Maryland
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Newseum in Washington, D.C., has a new exhibit about the shooting that killed five staff members at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Maryland in June.
The Baltimore Sun reported Monday that the new installation will be open through at least the end of the year.
1 year after killing, teens continue to honor slain friend
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — On the one-year anniversary of the death of Terry Bosley, a 17-year-old Annapolis kid who was gunned down in Eastport, there were no tears.
But there were hugs, steaming plates of food and a mission to continue to honor Bosley's life.
Bosley — a student at the Phoenix Academy and an athlete — was likely targeted by someone he was with the day he died — the Saturday before Thanksgiving last year, Annapolis police say.
Navy commissions USS Sioux City into service
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Navy says it has commissioned the USS Sioux City into service.
The Navy said in a news release that the combat ship was placed into active service on Saturday at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
It's the nation's sixth littoral combat Ship. The vessel has an aluminum skin, high-tech computer capabilities and can reach a speed of 40 knots.
Man accused in newspaper shootings to face trial next June
BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge has set a June 2019 trial date for a man accused of fatally shooting five staff members of the Maryland newspaper Capital Gazette earlier this year.
The Baltimore Sun reports Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Laura Ripken moved the trial to next June 3 during a hearing Thursday in Annapolis. The trial was originally scheduled to begin in mid-January.
Frenchman follows Lafayette’s final footsteps to Annapolis
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In his quest to memorialize French-American history, Annapolis is a key part of Frenchman Julien Icher's "boots on the ground" mission.
In 1777, the Marquis de Lafayette made his first trip to America accompanied by Annapolitan Edmund Brice. In 2018, it's only fitting that as Icher is following Lafayette's final footsteps through the United States near the end of his life. Monday, he had help from Annapolis historian Glenn Campbell.
Maryland studying feasibility of widening 2 roadways
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's transportation agency is studying the feasibility and cost of widening two routinely congested roadways.
The Capital Gazette reports that state Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn has written Anne Arundel's county executive saying a study has begun focusing on Ritchie Highway and Route 3.
Capital Gazette editor wins Editor of the Year Award
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The editor of a Maryland newspaper where five people were killed in a mass shooting in June has won the Benjamin C. Bradlee Editor of the Year Award.
The National Press Foundation announced the award Friday to Rick Hutzell, editor of Capital Gazette Communications in Annapolis, Maryland.
Sailing Hall of Fame will leave Maryland for Rhode Island
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The National Sailing Hall of Fame will officially leave Maryland for Rhode Island, barring any last-minute discoveries.
Slain journalist to be recognized for work in arts community
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — One of the five employees of a Maryland newspaper killed during a mass shooting is set to be honored for her contributions to the local arts community.
The Capital Gazette reports its former employee Wendi Winters will be among five others receiving an Annie Award this week from the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County.
Temple seeks to sustain upward trend against skidding Navy
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The last time Temple visited the state of Maryland, the Owls stopped a two-game skid. On Saturday, they will be looking to sustain some positive momentum.
Temple (3-3, 2-0 American Athletic Conference) faces Navy (2-3, 1-1) after winning three of its three of its last four games in convincing fashion — a streak that began with a 35-14 rout of Maryland in College Park on Sept. 15.
Maryland councilman apologizes for posts about Muslims
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland councilman has apologized to the president of a local Muslim council for sharing social media posts some say were Islamophobic and xenophobic.
Maryland councilman gets backlash over posts about Muslims
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland councilman has shared a series of posts that have been perceived by some as being Islamophobic and xenophobic.
News outlets report Anne Arundel County Councilman John Grasso started sharing the series of Facebook posts in September, including one that stated: "One nation under God, Not Allah." Grasso also posted an article that encouraged people to "share" if they thought President Donald Trump "should ban Islam in American schools."
Navy must avoid overconfidence against FCS foe Lehigh
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy seemingly faces a lesser opponent this weekend in Lehigh, a member of the Football Championship Subdivision.
At least that's the perception the Midshipmen conveyed during a lackluster mid-week practice that drew the ire of coach Ken Niumatalolo.
The coach was worried that his players were overconfident after defeating Memphis 22-21 in a matchup of contenders within the West Division of the American Athletic Conference.
Small private US college slashes tuition by $17K annually
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A private liberal arts college with campuses in New Mexico and Maryland announced Wednesday a $17,000 reduction in its annual tuition, acknowledging that steady price increases in pursuit of prestige drove away many qualified students from families of moderate or modest economic means.