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Maryland's top court to hear arguments in "Serial" case

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's highest court is set to hear arguments in the high-profile case of a man whose murder conviction was chronicled in a hit podcast. The Maryland Court of Sp...

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' at Baltimore theater, causing panic

BALTIMORE (AP) — A man laced the atmosphere of a Baltimore theater with menace when he began shouting "Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!" during intermission of a classic play set in a Jewish village in czaris...

Bishops angered by scandal involving ex-Cardinal McCarrick

BALTIMORE (AP) — At a national assembly focused on the sex-abuse crisis, numerous U.S. Roman Catholic bishops called Wednesday for a formal repudiation of Theodore McCarrick, the ex-cardinal facing al...

Bishops weigh anti-abuse strategy after delay set by Vatican

BALTIMORE (AP) — Several Roman Catholic bishops are urging colleagues at their national meeting to take some sort of action on the clergy sex abuse crisis despite a Vatican order to delay voting on ke...

FBI: Baltimore homicide rate topped US big cities in 2017

BALTIMORE (AP) — New crime statistics released by the FBI place Baltimore's homicide rate last year well above that of any other large American metropolis, making it an anomaly in the national crime l...

Archbishop: Maryland AG investigating records in abuse probe

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's attorney general is delving into records of the Baltimore archdiocese as part of an investigation into child sex abuse, the latest U.S. state seeking confidential church fi...

Sheriff: Motive unclear for Maryland shooter who killed 3

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Law enforcement officials said Friday they might never know the motive for a female shooter's violent rampage that killed three people and wounded three at a sprawling Maryland wa...

4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Workers say they endured horrifying moments of wild gunfire and terror as a woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a handgun, ...

Shooting suspect was twice hospitalized for mental illness

BALTIMORE (AP) — The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament had previously been hospitalized for mental illness, according to court records in his home state of Maryland revie...

Gunman 'clearly targeted other gamers' at Florida tournament

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A California man who played video games to earn money for college and a West Virginian whose e-sports winnings helped support his young family were slain at a Florida tournam...

Officials: Swath of flood-prone Maryland town must be razed

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Moving to safeguard the public after raging floodwaters engulfed a Maryland town's main street twice in two years, authorities have announced a plan to demolish roughly 5 per...

Hundreds celebrate the life of slain Maryland journalist

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Days after journalist Rob Hiaasen and four colleagues were shot to death by a gunman who blasted his way into the Capital Gazette's newsroom, an overflow crowd gathered on Mon...

Slain newspaper employees noted for talent, warmth, wit

Family and colleagues remember the five people killed in a Maryland newspaper shooting as dedicated members of the community. The employees killed Thursday at the Annapolis paper were Gerald Fischman,...

Slain newspaper employees were dedicated to work, community

Four journalists and a sales assistant were killed Thursday in a shooting at a Maryland newspaper. Authorities said the gunman entered the Capital Gazette in Annapolis and "looked for his victims." Th...

Social media played big role during, after attack on paper

BALTIMORE (AP) — Amid a devastating attack that killed five people at a historic Maryland newspaper, journalists at the paper took to social media to seek help and report on the fatal shooting. ...