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  • Springfield .45
    ‘Right to carry’ may heat as W. Va. governor vetoes carry bill
    The debate over right-to-carry may warm up anew following yesterday’s veto of so-called “constitutional carry” legislation by West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, who used as justification his concerns about public safety.&ldquo...
  • Prosecutors: ‘Beer Pong Rapist’ could have up to 30 rape victims
    Prosecutors: ‘Beer Pong Rapist’ could have up to 30 rape victims
    In February, Joey Poindexter, 40, a.k.a. the "Beer Pong Rapist" was found guilty in a Maryland courtroom of the sexual assault on five young intoxicated males that Poindexter stalked at beer pong tournaments along the Baltimore /...
  • Animal shelter news
    Animal shelter head hired in Maryland’s Montgomery County
    Thomas Koenig, the head of animal services in Loudoun County, Va., has been hired for a similar job in another Washington, D.C., suburb: Montgomery County, Md.Koenig is scheduled to begin his new position April 20, Montgomery County spokeswoman...
  • Body of missing New Jersey mom, Erica Crippen, found dumped in Maryland
    Erica Crippen's body found: GPS in husband's car leads cops to dumped body
    The body of Erica Crippen, a New Jersey mother who has been missing since New Year’s Eve, was found dumped alongside a road in Maryland by authorities, reports a New Jersey prosecutor today. Erica Crippen’s body was found by police...
  • Maryland voting
    Democrats block voter crosscheck program
    Democrat lawmakers are blocking Maryland’s entry into a national program that could weed out thousands of duplicate voters. On Friday, a vote-watch group in neighboring Virginia worried that state would terminate its involvement in the...
  • St Patrick's day parade in Md
    St Patrick's Day parade in Maryland
    Celebrate a long Irish Week in Annapolis from Saturday through March 17 at various sites around town.It includes the annual Annapolis St. Patrick's Day Parade at 1 p.m. Sunday, with the parade starting at Westgate Circle, up West Street,...
  • Feral cats and rabies
    Feral cat plan in Maryland draws flood of comments
    A Maryland state agency says it has received more than 1,450 public comments on its controversialproposal to require rabies booster shots for feral cats.The comments were due Feb. 23, and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is expected to...
  • Black hat bandits strike again and police say they are more brazen and more dangerous
    Black hat bandits hit 8th bank: Trio of bandits more brazen with each new heist
    The black hat bandits hit their eighth bank in the last two months and these bandits are getting increasingly brazen and dangerous, police report today. The black hat bandits are a trio, two who go inside the bank while one waits in the car as the...
  • Plastic bag nest made by Mute Swan
    Trash Free Maryland: no more plastic bags
    On February 12th a bill was introduced to the Maryland General Assembly that would ban plastic bags in Maryland, according to TrashFreeMaryland.org. If this bill is passed retailers will only distribute plastic bags for certain items, such as...
  • Overbudgeted Maryland Dems want to finance church projects
    Overbudgeted Maryland Dems want to finance church projects
    While lawmakers in Baltimore City and Montgomery and Prince George’s counties complain about cuts in state funds proposed for their respective public education budgets, legislators from these areas have introduced bonding bills for private,...
  • Black hat bandits hit 7 banks in 2 months: Wednesday they hit 2 banks in one day
    Black Hat Bandits hit 7 banks: Escalate in violence, put gun to customer's head
    The black hat bandits, who have hit seven banks in Maryland and Virginia in the last two months, strike again. These bandits were dressed in black coats and donned their signature black hats when they robbed two banks in one day last week. The...
  • Rabies rules
    Feral cat killing would rise under Maryland rabies plan, group says
    One of the nation’s largest animal welfare organizations is warning that Maryland’s proposal to require rabies re-vaccination for feral cats would lead to more trapping and killing of the outdoor felines.The revised rabies rules would...
  • Baldwin's Station dining room
    Vegetarian cooking class at Baldwin’s Station
    Whether you are a vegetarian or doing Meatless Mondays the 3 course vegetarian demonstration cooking class and dinner at Baldwin’s Station should be inked in on your calendar. Learn tricks and trucs of vegetarian cooking from Executive Chef...
  • Feral cats
    Feral cat neutering threatened in Maryland, group says
    A proposed change in Maryland's rabies regulations could undercut efforts to neuter feral cats across the state, according to a national cat advocacy group.Feral cats are usually vaccinated for rabies when they go through a trap-neuter-return ...
  • Maryland Restaurant Association's Annual Gala - Havana Nights
    Vote for Maryland's best restaurant, chef, brew program and more.
    The 75 year old Restaurant Association of Maryland, the statewide trade association for the restaurant industry, has just announced the nominees for the 2015 Stars of the Industry Awards. Winners will be announced at their 61st Annual Stars of the...