Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum to close in Atlantic City

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Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum to close in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Believe it or not, an iconic part of the Atlantic City Boardwalk is closing soon. The Ripley's Believe It Or Not! museum will close on Dec. 31 after more than 26 years of tempting Boardwalk strollers with oddities including shrunken heads, mutant animals and models of unbelievably tall or short humans. The building that houses the museum is an instantly recognizable feature of the Boardwalk. […]

New unit probes 23 deaths involving police in its first year

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New unit probes 23 deaths involving police in its first year

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A report by the Maryland attorney general's office says a unit investigated 23 fatalities involving police in in its first year. The first annual report on the unit released Tuesday says that so far none of the investigations have resulted in officers being charged. The unit in Attorney General Brian Frosh's office completed reports on 13 cases. In that time, local prosecutors have made decisions not […]

Hogan to gather with supporters amid White House speculation

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Hogan to gather with supporters amid White House speculation

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is holding fundraisers for future political activity at events where the Republican is expected to talk about his eight years as governor, as well as plans for the future. Hogan has two separate fundraisers scheduled at a Maryland casino on Wednesday. The term-limited governor who leaves office in January has positioned himself to run as an alternative to former President Donald Trump, […]

Ravens’ Harbaugh speaks with Jackson about offensive tweet

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Ravens’ Harbaugh speaks with Jackson about offensive tweet

Baltimore coach John Harbaugh said he spoke with Lamar Jackson on Monday about the star quarterback's profane postgame tweet directed at a fan a day earlier, saying the language Jackson used was out of character. Jackson, meanwhile, insisted on Twitter that he did not intend to disrespect anyone's sexual orientation and has never done so. After the Ravens lost 28-27 to Jacksonville on Sunday, a fan suggested Baltimore let Jackson […]

Maryland Senate Republicans elect leadership

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Maryland Senate Republicans elect leadership

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Senate Republicans elected a new minority leader on Monday. Sen. Steve Hershey, who represents Maryland's Upper Eastern Shore, was chosen by the Senate Republican Caucus to be minority leader.  Hershey served as Senate minority whip from 2015 to 2020. He has represented District 36 since 2013.  Sen. Justin Ready was re-elected minority whip. Ready has been the minority whip since October 2021.  He has represented […]

Commanders outrun Falcons, intercept Mariota in 19-13 win

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Commanders outrun Falcons, intercept Mariota in 19-13 win

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke threw for two touchdown passes in a run-heavy game in the rain to help the Washington Commanders beat the Atlanta Falcons 19-13 for their fifth win in six games since he took over as starting quarterback. Kendall Fuller intercepted Marcus Mariota in the end zone with 58 seconds left to help the Commanders improve to 7-5. It's Washington's best record through 12 games since […]

Commanders unveil Sean Taylor memorial 15 years since death

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Commanders unveil Sean Taylor memorial 15 years since death

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The Washington Commanders unveiled a helmet, No. 21 jersey, pants and cleats stood up in mannequin form as a memorial to Sean Taylor on Sunday, the 15th anniversary of the late safety's death. It was not a statue but rather a glass-enclosed installation on the concourse of FedEx Field, which drew ire on social media for being mismatched and falling short of what many hoped and […]

Crews rescue 2 from plane caught in power lines in Maryland

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Crews rescue 2 from plane caught in power lines in Maryland

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Two people were rescued early Monday more than six hours after their small plane crashed into live power lines, causing widespread outages in Montgomery County, Maryland. Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein said the plane got stuck in the lines about 100 feet (30 meters) above the ground at around 5:40 p.m. Sunday. Responders secured it to the tower at 12:16 a.m. Monday, and the first […]

Walmart employee opened fire in break room; 6 dead

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Walmart employee opened fire in break room; 6 dead

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Walmart manager opened fire on fellow employees gathered in the break room of a Virginia store, killing six people in the country's second high-profile mass shooting in a handful of days. The gunman, who apparently killed himself, was dead when police found him, said Chesapeake Police Chief Mark G. Solesky said. There was no clear motive for the shooting, which also left four people in […]

Maryland AG overrules racially discriminatory opinions

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Maryland AG overrules racially discriminatory opinions

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's attorney general says he has overruled opinions that upheld or applied unconstitutional racially discriminatory laws. In an opinion addressed to General Assembly leaders Monday, Attorney General Brian Frosh formally overruled the opinions, saying while they may be unenforceable, the opinions serve as a "reminder of the history of racial injustice perpetuated through the legal institutions of our State government." Frosh's office says many relied on the […]

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Ravens’ Harbaugh speaks with Jackson about offensive tweet

Baltimore coach John Harbaugh said he spoke with Lamar Jackson on Monday about the star quarterback's profane postgame tweet directed at a fan a day earlier, saying the language Jackson used was out of character. Jackson, meanwhile, insisted on Twitter that he did not intend to disrespect anyone's sexual orientation and has never done so. After the Ravens lost 28-27 to Jacksonville on Sunday, a fan suggested Baltimore let Jackson […]

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Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum to close in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Believe it or not, an iconic part of the Atlantic City Boardwalk is closing soon. The Ripley's Believe It Or Not! museum will close on Dec. 31 after more than 26 years of tempting Boardwalk strollers with oddities including shrunken heads, mutant animals and models of unbelievably tall or short humans. The building that houses the museum is an instantly recognizable feature of the Boardwalk. […]

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New unit probes 23 deaths involving police in its first year

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A report by the Maryland attorney general's office says a unit investigated 23 fatalities involving police in in its first year. The first annual report on the unit released Tuesday says that so far none of the investigations have resulted in officers being charged. The unit in Attorney General Brian Frosh's office completed reports on 13 cases. In that time, local prosecutors have made decisions not […]

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Hogan to gather with supporters amid White House speculation

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is holding fundraisers for future political activity at events where the Republican is expected to talk about his eight years as governor, as well as plans for the future. Hogan has two separate fundraisers scheduled at a Maryland casino on Wednesday. The term-limited governor who leaves office in January has positioned himself to run as an alternative to former President Donald Trump, […]

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Ravens’ Harbaugh speaks with Jackson about offensive tweet

Baltimore coach John Harbaugh said he spoke with Lamar Jackson on Monday about the star quarterback's profane postgame tweet directed at a fan a day earlier, saying the language Jackson used was out of character. Jackson, meanwhile, insisted on Twitter that he did not intend to disrespect anyone's sexual orientation and has never done so. After the Ravens lost 28-27 to Jacksonville on Sunday, a fan suggested Baltimore let Jackson […]

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Maryland Senate Republicans elect leadership

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Senate Republicans elected a new minority leader on Monday. Sen. Steve Hershey, who represents Maryland's Upper Eastern Shore, was chosen by the Senate Republican Caucus to be minority leader.  Hershey served as Senate minority whip from 2015 to 2020. He has represented District 36 since 2013.  Sen. Justin Ready was re-elected minority whip. Ready has been the minority whip since October 2021.  He has represented […]

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Commanders unveil Sean Taylor memorial 15 years since death

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The Washington Commanders unveiled a helmet, No. 21 jersey, pants and cleats stood up in mannequin form as a memorial to Sean Taylor on Sunday, the 15th anniversary of the late safety's death. It was not a statue but rather a glass-enclosed installation on the concourse of FedEx Field, which drew ire on social media for being mismatched and falling short of what many hoped and […]

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