Friends, relatives and colleagues of a policeman gunned down along with his partner lined up outside a church Friday and dozens of officers saluted as his flag-draped casket was carried inside for a daylong wake.
The long tanker trains full of crude oil roll south from Pennsylvania about twice a day, along the banks of the Susquehanna River and through the heart of historic Port Deposit, gliding within feet of the VFW hall, the community basketball court, the library and a riverfront playground.
A Chicago-based security and risk management firm has been tapped by federal officials to lead the review of Baltimore's police force — a probe that comes amid allegations of brutality in that department and others around the nation.
In an injury development that could affect the Ravens' playoff outlook, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers due to a lacerated spleen.
A veteran state economic development official has been tapped to lead Maryland's medical marijuana commission, officials announced Friday.
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