Woman faked abduction, police say
A Baltimore County woman who police said faked her own kidnapping was found in the trunk of her car in a Forest Hill park, a spokesman for the Harford County sheriff's office said. The woman was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. Deputies said they were not sure whether the wounds were self-inflicted.
Fatal shooting stemmed from robbery
The shootings on Interstate 95 that left one Harford County man dead and another man wounded were the result of a robbery attempt, according to officials. Maryland State Police charged a Prince George's County man with first-degree murder and armed robbery.
Senate vote might imperil pact
The Senate voted to regulate any new power plants built in Maryland, brushing aside warnings that its action could scuttle a $2 billion settlement of the state's prolonged legal battle with Constellation Energy Group.
Senate passes Critical Area bill
The Maryland Senate passed legislation that would further tighten shoreline development restrictions in an effort to save the Chesapeake Bay from decline, though legislators amended a key provision that the bill's supporters said would weaken the effort.
Judge to go to trial over dumping
A Baltimore judge accused of illegally dumping hundreds of tons of construction debris on his waterfront property in Pasadena will have to stand trial in Anne Arundel County, despite his attorney's allegations yesterday that he is the victim of political motivations.