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Maryland/Delaware AP headlines

  • Inaugural crowds sure to be huge _ but how huge?

    Donald Trump says his inauguration will have "an unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout." Organizers of a protest the next day call it the biggest demonstration in history to welcome a new president. Exactly how many people actually show up for both events will likely never be known. Counting...

  • Delaware court rejects appeals in soccer tournament killings

    Delaware's Supreme Court has rejected appeals from two gang members convicted of murder in a soccer tournament shooting in Wilmington that left three people dead. The court this week upheld the convictions of 25-year-old Jeffrey Phillips and 40-year-old Otis Phillips, both facing life prison terms....

  • Carney eyes revamp of Delaware economic development efforts

    Gov. John Carney is considering overhauling Delaware's economic development efforts, possibly replacing a Cabinet-level state office with a public-private partnership. In his first official public act after taking the oath of office Tuesday, Carney on Wednesday signed an executive order creating...

  • Rep. Elijah Cummings to attend inauguration

    Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Democratic congressman from Maryland and member of the Congressional Black Caucus, will attend Donald Trump's inauguration in Washington, but "not in celebration." The lawmaker says he made the decision to attend because the inauguration is "bigger than President-Elect Trump."...

  • Maryland governor raises nearly $4M in past year

    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has raised nearly $4 million over the past year for his re-election. The governor and other Maryland officials have a midnight Wednesday deadline to file campaign fundraising reports. The Maryland Republican filed his report earlier in the day. Hogan, who used public campaign...

  • Consumer agency sues Navient over student loan repayments

    Federal regulators have sued Navient, accusing the biggest U.S. student loan company of making it harder for borrowers to repay loans by giving them bad information, processing payments incorrectly and failing to act on complaints. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed the federal lawsuit...

  • AP FACT CHECK: Accident didn't kill anti-Trump protesters

    A story shared on social media that claims six people protesting President-elect Donald Trump were killed when they were hit by a truck on a Seattle freeway is false. The account posted by success-street.com, theseattletribune.com and other sites said an accident occurred on an interstate that...

  • Gov. Hogan releases 2018 fiscal year budget proposal

    Gov. Larry Hogan, a popular Republican governor, released detailed budget numbers to the Democrat-controlled General Assembly Wednesday morning. In a preview Tuesday, the governor touted that his proposed budget would decrease general fund spending. Indeed, details released Wednesday propose a...

  • Senate president vows to restore hospital center money

    Maryland's Senate president vowed to restore money cut from the state budget for the planned Prince George's Regional Medical Center, as more details about Gov. Larry Hogan's budget proposal became public Wednesday. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller told senators during their morning session...

  • Mom: Please honor kids killed in Baltimore house fire

    A woman injured in a fire that killed six of her nine children is thanking people for their support and asking them to honor her children. Fire department spokeswoman Blair Adams said Wednesday that Katie Malone, who was critically injured, is now in good condition. The fire's cause is under investigation....

  • Delaware Supreme Court mulls appeal of forced company sale

    The Delaware Supreme Court is considering a challenge to the court-ordered sale of a successful New York-based translation company after a judge concluded the relationship between the company's two co-founders and sole directors had devolved into "complete dysfunction." The justices heard arguments...

  • Insurance equality? States push for cost-free vasectomies

    Call it contraception equality. Vasectomies, which are not covered under President Barack Obama's health care law, are increasingly being included in state measures that would require insurers to provide cost-free coverage of birth control. Backers of laws and proposals in such states as Illinois,...

  • Justices leery of expanding right to sue top officials

    The Supreme Court sounds leery of expanding the right to sue high-ranking officials in a case that dates to the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks. Just six justices heard arguments Wednesday in an appeal by former Attorney General John Ashcroft and other former top officials to shut down a lawsuit...

  • Small businesses hope to see Obama-backed rules scrapped

    Small businesses are hoping to see some high-profile Obama administration regulations scrapped after Donald Trump takes office, with rules affecting overtime, sick leave and the environment among those that may be taken off the books. Complying with federal, state and local regulations affects...

  • Sandy Hook parent helps train school workers on safety

    The mother of a child killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and a Connecticut State Police trooper who investigated the incident are leading a safety training session for school workers in Frederick. The daylong event Wednesday is the second of three regional meetings that the Maryland...

  • Amazon plans to open facility in North East

    Amazon is announcing plans to open a facility in North East, Maryland. Amazon made the announcement Tuesday for the 1.2-million-square-foot fulfillment center. Amazon now employs more than 3,000 associates at its fulfillment and sortation centers in Baltimore and plans to create 700 new positions...

  • Delaware public health agency offering free flu shots

    State public health officials are offering a final round of flu shots as they encourage Delawareans to get vaccinated. Officials are holding their annual free flu vaccination event in Legislative Hall on Wednesday, the final community flu clinic for the 2016-2017 flu season. Officials remind Delawareans...

  • GM to add or keep 7,000 US jobs, make $1B factory investment

    General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs, measures that have been in the works for years but were announced Tuesday after criticism from President-elect Donald Trump. In all, the Detroit automaker said it will create or keep 7,000 jobs...

  • Carney sworn in as governor in Delaware

    Democrat John Carney was sworn in as Delaware's 74th governor Tuesday, pledging that he will strive "to live up to the trust of leadership" in working to improve the lives of Delawareans. "It is a great privilege and a great responsibility, and we will not let you down," Carney vowed after taking...

  • State agency advocates for self-driving car legislation

    The state's Motor Vehicle Administration is advocating legislation that would transfer regulatory power of self-driving cars to the agency and the state police, saying the change may improve safety on Maryland roads and reduce human error. Motor Vehicle Administration representative Christine Nizer...

  • Inauguration boycott includes Maryland lawmaker

    As next Friday's presidential inauguration of Donald J. Trump draws closer, speculation over who won't be in attendance has become as much a talking point as the event itself, with more than 50 members of Congress already saying they'll skip the ceremony. In the Maryland congressional delegation,...

  • Gov. Larry Hogan touts smaller Md. budget, no 'serious cuts'

    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced that his 2018 budget proposal includes less spending, in real dollars, than last year's budget but includes "no serious cuts to any agencies or programs" and no new taxes. The governor said this was accomplished by making minor cuts to programs that were providing...

  • Maryland lawmakers say Rainy Day funds help budget holes

    Republican Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday he is submitting a $17.1 billion operating budget for the next fiscal year that addresses a budget shortfall partly by tapping the state's Rainy Day Fund. Democrats noted the absence of money for a package of initiatives to help Baltimore. Hogan outlined...

  • 'Wire' actress directing HBO documentary on Baltimore

    Baltimore in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray will be the subject of an upcoming HBO documentary titled, "For the Love of Baltimore." The Baltimore Sun reports (http://bsun.md/2jQvdE8) that the cable channel announced the documentary over the weekend on the Television Critics Association press...

  • Fire officials ID Hagerstown man killed in apartment fire

    Fire officials in Hagerstown say a sprinkler system could have prevented the death of a man in an apartment fire last week. The Hagerstown Fire Department says 41-year-old Francisco Louis Albright died of smoke inhalation as a result of a fire in the apartment's kitchen. According to The Herald-Mail...

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