West Virginia governor endorses annexing Western Maryland: ‘You sure as the dickens won’t ever regret it!’

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice promised Western Maryland residents “job opportunity like crazy with the chance to live in paradise, and I mean it!” Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Anne Arundel Police identify man killed in shooting Thursday night as 26-year-old Glen Burnie resident

One man died in the unit block of Beach Road in Glen Burnie on Thursday night, police said. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Retired Harford State’s Attorney Cassilly disbarred over handling of ‘Memorial Day Murders.’ His reaction: ‘Oh, whatever’

Maryland’s highest court has disbarred retired Harford County State’s Attorney Joseph Cassilly for withholding exculpatory evidence that surfaced in a 1981 double-murder case and lying about it over the years. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Edgewood man sentenced to 15 years after fentanyl distribution charges

Daquan Brown, 25, was charged for distributing heroin-fentanyl mix, possessing with the intent to distribute cocaine and unlawful possession of a regulated firearm, according to a news release. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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A Baltimore woman’s family enslaved another’s forebears. Now they’re joining forces to erase barriers of race.

After Baltimore-born Phoebe Kilby learned that her family once owned slaves, she found a descendant of those slaves and learned they’re cousins. Now the two best friends work together to erase racial barriers. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Maryland directs doctors, pharmacists to follow expanded rules for coronavirus vaccine boosters

Maryland healthcare providers will be required to follow the new federal approvals that allow more people to get booster shots of the coronavirus vaccine, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Dan Rodricks: A western Maryland split to West Virginia would be expensive as well as foolish | COMMENTARY

More unsolicited opinions on politics and spies, crime and crickets. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Carroll Hospital physician, lymphoma survivor lauds advances in treatment of breast cancer

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s not only a reminder for women to get their mammograms it’s also a good time to spotlight advances in medical science and the hope they bring. A Carroll Hospital doctor has been in the field long enough to see progress firsthand. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution…

Port Covington team releases names of tenants committed to opening at ‘Impact Village’

The Port Covington development team released Thursday a list of future tenants that have committed to opening at or relocating to the Impact Village, a renovated office building located at the sprawling, mixed-use waterfront campus currently underway. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Her family thought she ran away. 45 years later, they now know she was killed in Baltimore County.

DNA technology was critical in helping solve the “Woodlawn Jane Doe” case, giving family long awaited closure. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Baltimore Center Stage will host President Biden’s CNN town hall on Thursday night

President Joe Biden will participate in a televised town hall in Baltimore on Thursday night. It will be his first visit to the city as chief executive. While details are still being finalized, here is what we know. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Baltimore’s new 911 call diversion program is reducing police response to calls of behavioral crisis, officials say

Baltimore officials say more than 150 hours of police and fire department time have been saved as a result of the city’s 911 call diversion program while some residents are concerned that the city’s long-term plan to address behavioral health crises does not do enough to focus on people with intellectual disabilities. Top Featured Tags:…

After years of ordained leadership, Loyola University Maryland names layperson Terrence Sawyer as next president

The move is a major departure from the private Jesuit institution’s tradition of selecting ordained priests to lead. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

I love David Sedaris, but his mental health joke in Baltimore was small and lazy | GUEST COMMENTARY

Last weekend, a friend and I attended a David Sedaris reading at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Upon entering, we were given slips of paper to write what we wanted inscribed on our books at a post-performance signing His readings were great. His humor was dark and deep, clearly born out of personal pain. Then he…

Retail technology firm Radial will open Cecil County warehouse and hire 500 full-time and seasonal workers

Radial, a technology and operations company serving retailers such as Nautica and Godiva, is opening a fulfillment center in Cecil County and plans to hire 500 fulltime and seasonal workers. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Ravens are touchdown favorites over visiting Bengals in AFC North opener

The Ravens are favored by 6 ½ points after a big win Sunday over the Chargers, their fifth straight victory. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group identifies data breach

Sinclair Broadcast Group said Monday that it’s suffered a data breach and is still working to determine what information the data contained. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Teen charged with murder in August shooting death of 15-year-old girl in Southwest Baltimore, police say

A 16-year-old male has been arrested and charged with the shooting death of 15-year-old Ja’Nyi Weeden in Southwest Baltimore, police said Monday. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Bullet enters window, damages couch and strikes wall of Newtowne Drive apartment, Annapolis police say

Residents of an apartment on the 700 block of Newtowne Drive told Annapolis police that a bullet entered through a rear window of their apartment, tore through the couch and went into the wall, police said. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Digital billboards downtown: a bad idea for Baltimore | GUEST COMMENTARY

The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore and members of the Baltimore City Council have had a “bright” idea that is arguably quite dim, indeed — and possibly harmful to people and wildlife. They propose inviting media companies to erect enormous digital billboards in the downtown corridor, despite significant downsides. Top Featured Tags: – Maryland NewsPress Release…

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