- The athletic program is set to get started by the end of July. Those interested in joining can sign up at The Bates Middle School Complex from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Early Registration ends July 15 and football practice will begin July 29.
- The mother of a newborn girl who was found abandoned in the woods last summer was sentenced this week to serve 18 months in jail, but will have the opportunity to serve out the rest of her sentence in a residential facility if she is successful in a jail-based program.
- Smith, a marine corps reservist who lives in Jessup, has been in the county for about 19 years. He now works as a program manager at Fort George G. Meade. Shifflett is a property manager in Glen Burnie. He’s lived in the county for around 38 years — his entire life besides two years he spent in Pennsylvania.
- Maryland State Police apprehended the owner of an Annapolis remodeling business at his workplace on Thursday after police say he discussed sexually abusing young children in an online message exchange with an undercover officer.
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- An Eastport resident pleaded guilty this week to a federal drug charge stemming from an FBI investigation into what the agency said was a drug trafficking organization operating in Annapolis.
- The Naval Academy welcomed around 1,200 new midshipmen to the Yard Thursday as part of Induction Day.
- Airline delays and cancellations are causing headaches for travelers in the Baltimore region and across the U.S. as demand has picked up and hubs such as BWI Marshall approach their busiest month.
- Baltimore's light rail system will be on a modified schedule beginning Sunday, July 10, in response to operator and rider shortages, Maryland Transit Administration officials announced Tuesday.
- After a two-day trial in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, jurors found that an Anne Arundel County Police corporal did not use excessive force in 2014 when he let his canine partner bite a suspect following a cross-county car chase.
- The Leron M. Fisher Community Swimming Pool welcomed the first swimmers of the season Wednesday after financial troubles and a dearth of lifeguards delayed its opening.
- Customs officers at BWI Marshall Airport said they found nearly $1 million worth of cocaine in a New Jersey man’s electric wheelchair last week, leading to his arrest on felony drug offenses.
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- Fire, police and office workers in Annapolis will officially get raises, but many council members expressed consternation with the process.
- Earlier this month the Severna Park Republican Women, Republican Women of Anne Arundel County, North County Republican Club, District 32 Republican Club, Mid County Republican Club and Elephant Club joined forces to draft a letter to the central committee asking it to denounce a Political Action Committee, Anne Arundel Forward, that was sending out malicious mailers.
- The Maryland State Department of Education will grant more than $169 million to school systems across the state as part of the Maryland Leads Initiative.
- Until the Circle Theatre closed in 1979, sneaking into movies shaped Rodney Barnes and helped build the foundation for an award-winning writing and producing career in show business.
- A 31-year-old Annapolis man faces murder charges after Annapolis police say he admitted to being present during an October 2021 robbery that ended with 22-year-old Cornell Young being shot dead in broad daylight.
- For more than an hour, residents publicly decried the mayor’s perceived hubris, while a handful instead hailed him as a visionary who supports maritime access. Nearly four hours after the meeting gaveled in, the resolution passed, 8-1.
- Scores of community and political leaders joined with the families of Capital shooting victims and journalists Tuesday morning to mark four years since the attack on the Annapolis newsroom.
- Army veteran Chris Hardy started an organization on Maryland's Eastern Shore called US Kennels Inc., which provides service dogs to disabled veterans.
- The Maryland Episcopal diocese has awarded grants to six community groups in the first distribution from its $1 million reparations fund.
- A Halethorpe man has pleaded guilty to making threats against the National Security Agency and its employees, prosecutors said Tuesday.
- A trial for a man accused of killing beloved Safe Streets leader Dante Barksdale in 2021 is set to begin Monday in Baltimore.
- After thunderstorms produced 1 to 2 inches of rain Sunday evening, a flood warning was issued for Baltimore and the surrounding area beginning around 10 p.m. and lasting until 4:15 a.m. Monday.
- COVID cases are rising in Maryland, along with much of the Northeastern U.S., prompting new calls for people to take steps to protect themselves.
- The prom tradition gives many teens an opportunity to stand out, but this year’s party paradoxically provides them with a shot at feeling normal.