Sep 14, 2016

20 kids safely evacuated from school bus inferno

A school bus driver helped evacuate nearly two dozen children from a bus after the vehicle caught fire. Prince George’s County Fire Department spokesman Mark Brady said in a statement that 20 students from Glen Arden Woods Elementary School were safely evacuated Monday evening ...

Flash flood rages down historic Maryland mainstreet, kills two

Aug 1, 2016

Flash flood rages down historic Maryland mainstreet, kills two

Flooding from torrential rain killed two people in Ellicott City, Maryland, with floodwaters that tore through the U.S. town’s historic downtown, collapsing a street and sweeping away cars. Ellicott City was pounded by almost 6 inches (15 cm) of rain in two hours late ...

Top-seeded Oregon ousts Duke

Mar 25, 2016

Top-seeded Oregon ousts Duke

The Oregon Ducks took a double-digit lead early in the second half against the defending national champions, and they never flinched down the stretch. After taking down mighty Duke with remarkably little drama, these high-flying Ducks are on the brink of the Final Four. ...

May 24, 2015

Woman found pushing dead 3-year-old son in swing

A Maryland woman was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a park swing Friday, and authorities say she may have been there for hours, or even since the day before. There were no obvious signs of foul play, but it has not been ...

May 23, 2015

Mother found pushing dead toddler on swing in Maryland park

A Maryland mother was found early Friday pushing her dead 3-year-old boy on a park swing, authorities said. Deputies responded to a call around 7 a.m. to check on a woman who witnesses said had been pushing a child for hours on a swing ...

Apr 8, 2015

Carbon monoxide claimed eight in home after power was cut off

A divorced kitchen worker and his seven children were accidentally poisoned to death by carbon monoxide from a generator they used to keep warm after their electricity was cut off, police said Tuesday. The Delmarva Power company said it cut off power to the ...

Male pair dressed as females try to ram NSA gate with car

Mar 31, 2015

Male pair dressed as females try to ram NSA gate with car

Officers opened fire after two men dressed as women refused to stop Monday at the National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade and then smashed into a police vehicle blocking the road, officials said. One of the men died, and the other man and ...

Mar 26, 2015

LNG export project kicks off in Maryland

A ground-breaking ceremony was held in Cove Point, Maryland, on Wednesday for facilities related to a project to export liquefied natural gas to Japan. The project, which involves Sumitomo Corp., will see some 2.3 million tons of LNG shipped to Japan annually after the ...

Last four on Maryland death row to have sentences commuted

Jan 1, 2015

Last four on Maryland death row to have sentences commuted

Maryland’s departing governor said Wednesday he will commute the capital sentences of the state’s last four inmates on death row to life in prison, saying executing them “does not serve the public good of the people of Maryland.” Two years ago, the state’s legislature ...