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  • 5 free things to do in Annapolis, Md. 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:05 am
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - This picturesque state capital near the Chesapeake Bay is known for its history, sailing and seafood. Annapolis served as the capital of the United States for nine months in 1783 and 1784. The city also is known for its colleges - both the U.S. Naval Academy, and St. John's College, founded in 1696 as King William's School. The city's historical ambience is a big draw, as well as its restaurants, shops and taverns. Some of the city's main attractions can be visited for free. The quaint downtown layout over a compact area is better suited for pedestrians than cars, making it ideal for a walking tour.

  • Gansler: Eliminate Md.'s special prosecutor office 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 1:05 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Attorney General Doug Gansler, a gubernatorial candidate in the Democratic primary, says Maryland should do away with the state prosecutor's office, an independent unit that investigates public corruption.

  • Man sentenced in botched robbery attempt 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:20 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A Glen Burnie man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for trying to shoot employees at an Annapolis store during a botched robbery.

  • Police seek man they say robbed 8 banks 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 8:49 pm
  • MILLERSVILLE, Maryland - Anne Arundel County police are looking for a man they say robbed a Hanover bank and is a suspect in seven other bank robberies in Baltimore and Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties.

  • 2 brothers sentenced for dealing in cocaine base 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:02 pm
  • BALTIMORE - Two brothers have been sentenced for their roles in a plot to sell cocaine base in Baltimore and Annapolis.

  • Business talk dominates GOP governor debate 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 1:37 am
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Republicans running for Maryland governor repeatedly compared state government to a business during their fifth debate on Thursday, likening the role they are seeking to that of a corporate executive.

  • Officer injured when he is struck by fleeing car 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:49 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Anne Arundel County Police say an officer suffered minor injuries when he was hit by a car whose driver allegedly was fleeing from officers.

  • Correction: Train Service-Holocaust-Maryland story 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 1:55 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - In stories March 10 and April 9 about the French rail company SNCF, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the company acknowledged guilt and paid more than $6 billion in reparations for its role in the Holocaust. The company has expressed regret for its role in deportations, and the reparations were paid by the French government itself, not the government-owned SNCF.

  • Brothers charged after fight in delegate's office 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 8:55 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Two brothers have been charged with assault after an altercation in the office of a state delegate on the last day of the legislative session.

  • Bill Clinton discusses privacy, national security 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:46 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Former President Bill Clinton described Edward Snowden as "sort of an imperfect messenger," who has raised questions about whether the nation can use technology to protect national security without destroying liberty and right to privacy.

  • Bill Clinton discusses privacy, national security 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:34 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Former President Bill Clinton described Edward Snowden as "sort of an imperfect messenger," who has raised questions about whether the nation can use technology to protect national security without destroying liberty and right to privacy.

  • Maryland lawmakers pass minimum wage increase 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 12:53 am
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Maryland General Assembly gave final approval to incremental increases in the state's minimum wage over several years to $10.10 in 2018 and to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession, as the final regular legislative session of Gov. Martin O'Malley's tenure ended Monday.

  • Negotiations fail for raising film tax credit 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 12:46 am
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland's General Assembly has run out of time to increase the yearly limit on tax credits designed to attract film projects and TV series.

  • Maryland bank robber flees scene on bike 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 6:04 pm
  • SEVERN, Maryland - Police in Anne Arundel County are looking for a man who robbed a bank in Severn and fled on a bike.

  • How Md. senators voted on increasing minimum wage 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 5:55 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Here's how members of the Maryland Senate voted Saturday on increasing the minimum wage. The vote was 34-13 to approve the increase. A majority of 24 was needed.

  • Man, 20, injured in Md. dump truck crash 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 5:14 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Police in Anne Arundel County say a 20-year-old man who was driving a dump truck is seriously injured after crashing in Tracy's Landing.

  • 5 homes evacuated after mortar round is found 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 8:46 pm
  • FORT MEADE, Maryland - Army officials say five homes at Fort Meade were evacuated briefly after a World War II-era mortar round was found during construction work.

  • Md. audit released on health exchange problems 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 8:26 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland auditors who examined the state's badly flawed health exchange website were given redacted documents to review and produced a report that is limited and provides an incomplete understanding of the development of the site, the state's legislative auditor wrote.

  • Grandson of former lawmaker pleads guilty to theft 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 12:20 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The grandson of a former Baltimore lawmaker has pleaded guilty to felony theft of campaign funds.

  • Lawmakers reject bill on legislative pay hike 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 3:00 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The House of Delegates has rejected a measure that would have forced them to vote on their planned salary increase, rather than letting it take effect automatically.

  • Some push for changing Md.'s redistricting process 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 2:16 am
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland's congressional redistricting process in 2011 reflected a common theme in a long-criticized process: There isn't much preventing a party with strong control of state government from drawing the state's congressional map to its benefit.

  • Police chase ends with fatal crash near Annapolis 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 5:10 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Anne Arundel County police say a man is dead following a fight and police chase that ended when a car crashed into a tree.

  • Md. denies county's request for snow day waivers 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 8:56 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The state schools superintendent has denied Anne Arundel County's request for a five-day waiver for snow days this winter.

  • Mizeur to hold news conference 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 3:19 am
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Del. Heather Mizeur is holding a news conference to criticize some economic initiatives that have passed during the Maryland legislative session.

  • Man arrested, shoes link him to crime 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 9:02 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Anne Arundel County police charged a man with robbery after he was detained for shoplifting wearing distinctive shoes.