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  • School employee fired for tweet mocking student's spelling

    School employee fired for tweet mocking student's spelling

    A school system employee in Maryland who mixed it up with a student on Twitter over the student's poor spelling has been fired. Katie Nash tells The Frederick News-Post that she was fired on Friday afternoon from her $44,000-a-year job. A Frederick County Public Schools spokesman confirmed that...

  • Man fatally shot in Odenton Friday night

    Man fatally shot in Odenton Friday night

    A 24-year-old man was fatally shot Friday night in Odenton in Anne Arundel County's second homicide of the year, police said. At about 10:45 p.m., Nathan Antoine Ford, of the 2200 block of Conquest Way, was found lying in a yard in the same block, suffering from a gunshot wound, police said. No...

  • Attorney: DC sniper life sentence unconstitutional

    Attorney: DC sniper life sentence unconstitutional

    An attorney for a man convicted of taking part in sniper shootings that left 10 people dead in the Washington area is asking a judge to toss his life sentence because he was convicted as a juvenile. In a motion filed Friday in a Maryland county court, public defender James Johnston argues that...

  • Baltimore consent decree contains denial of police misconduct allegations

    Baltimore consent decree contains denial of police misconduct allegations

    When the U.S. Department of Justice issued a scathing investigation into the Baltimore Police Department in August, city officials welcomed the findings. Then-Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the investigation, which found that city police routinely violate residents' civil rights, was an "important...

  • NSA records allege dozens of cases of workers ripping agency off

    NSA records allege dozens of cases of workers ripping agency off

    A group of five National Security Agency contractors falsified their time sheets to claim they had worked almost 200 days that agency investigators concluded they in fact had not, according to the agency's inspector general. The incident was one of more than 100 in which the NSA's internal watchdog...

  • Man set on fire in 2015 White Marsh attack has died

    Man set on fire in 2015 White Marsh attack has died

    A man who was set on fire in a 2015 attack in White Marsh has died, authorities said. David Campbell died Jan. 7 at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center burn unit, according to Baltimore County Police. The 22-year-old was injured in December 2015. His co-worker, Christopher Harrison Jr., now...

  • Email account with patient information at UM doctors group hacked

    Email account with patient information at UM doctors group hacked

    A doctor's practice plan affiliated with the University of Maryland School of Medicine has notified patients that somebody hacked the account of a physician assistant's email account that contained the personal information of patients. The orthopedics practice at The University of Maryland Faculty...

  • Baltimore police union challenges department 'freeze' on officer leave after patrol increase

    Baltimore police union challenges department 'freeze' on officer leave after patrol increase

    The police union that represents rank-and-file officers in Baltimore is fighting with the Baltimore Police Department again — this time over a department-wide freeze on officer leave, according to documents obtained by The Baltimore Sun. Police Commissioner Kevin Davis informed the entire department...

  • Trump considering Maryland's Rosenstein for 'top position' in DOJ

    Trump considering Maryland's Rosenstein for 'top position' in DOJ

    U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein, who has worked to break up violent criminal gangs in Baltimore and root out corruption in Maryland's prisons, is being considered for "a top position" in President-elect Donald J. Trump's Justice Department, two sources familiar with the discussions said Friday....

  • David Modell, former Baltimore Ravens president, dies

    David Modell, former Baltimore Ravens president, dies

    David Modell, a former president of the Baltimore Ravens and the son of former team owner Art Modell, died of lung cancer Friday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Owings Mills resident was 55. Called the "unsung son," Mr. Modell was considered an architect of the Ravens team that won Super Bowl XXXV...

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