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Hogan directs police to suspend Maryland gun carry standard

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has directed the state police to suspend the state's "good and substantial reason" standard for permits to carry handguns after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a similar New York law last month. The Republican governor said in a statement Tuesday that the New York law pertaining to handguns "is virtually indistinguishable from Maryland law." As a result, Hogan said he was […]

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MSP Arrest Almost 100 Drunk Drivers Through Independence Day Weekend

(PIKESVILLE, MD) – Enforcement efforts throughout the Independence Day weekend led to the arrests of almost 100 people who are suspected of driving under the influence. From Friday, July 1st, through Monday, July 4th, police arrested 95 impaired drivers during regular road patrols throughout the state and a joint DUI saturation patrol focused on Route 50. The full-time drunk driving enforcement team of troopers known as the State Police Impaired […]

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Former Hogan aide faces additional federal charge

BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal prosecutors have filed an additional charge against a former aide to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan for allegedly falsifying records. A superseding indictment was announced against Roy McGrath by the U.S. attorney's office on Tuesday in a case that alleges he collected excessive expenses and arranged for an unprecedented $233,647 severance payment. The Baltimore Sun reports the new federal wire fraud charge against McGrath relates to a […]

today06/30/2022 3

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MD, other states brace for fight over gun laws after high court ruling

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Governors, lawmakers and attorneys general in states with strict gun-permitting laws are strategizing over how to shore up their restrictions after Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision expanded gun rights in a New York case. They also are bracing themselves for a longer fight as gun rights groups prepare to challenge a range of other gun control laws. The justices said that a New York state law […]

today06/27/2022 2

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Salisbury bars confront late-night brawls, share ‘ban list’

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A bar in downtown Salisbury is sharing its list of banned customers with other saloons in an effort to combat increasing violence at the city's watering holes. WBOC-TV reports that recent brawls in Salisbury bars included people using bar stools as weapons against a bouncer. Alex Scott, owner of "The Brick Room," said he plans to share a "ban list" of unruly customers with other downtown […]

today06/27/2022 2

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States brace for fight over gun laws after high court ruling

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Governors, lawmakers and attorneys general in states with strict gun-permitting laws are strategizing over how to shore up their restrictions after Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision expanded gun rights in a New York case. They also are bracing themselves for a longer fight as gun rights groups prepare to challenge a range of other gun control laws. The justices said that a New York state law […]

today06/24/2022

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Offshore wind boosted as Biden, East Coast governors team up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is launching a partnership with 11 East Coast governors to boost the growing offshore wind industry, a key element of President Joe Biden's climate change plan. Biden administration officials will meet with governors and labor leaders Thursday to announce commitments to expand important parts of the offshore industry. Those parts include manufacturing facilities, ports and workforce training and development. The Democratic president has a […]

today06/23/2022 1

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MD State Police Investigating Crash In Worcester County

(BERLIN, MD) – Maryland State Police are investigating a crash that occurred this morning in Worcester County. Shortly after 10:00 a.m. this morning, troopers from the Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack responded to a crash that occurred on MD 90 at US Route 113 in Berlin, Maryland. According to a preliminary investigation, a white Lexus ES sedan driven by Bruce Albany, 75, of Ocean City, Maryland, was traveling west on […]

today06/17/2022 7

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Moore holds funding edge in Maryland gubernatorial primary

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Wes Moore is entering the last five weeks of Maryland’s crowded Democratic primary for governor with a fundraising edge. He also got a boost from Oprah Winfrey to help him down the stretch. Republican Kelly Schulz, endorsed by term-limited Gov. Larry Hogan, holds a big fundraising advantage in the race for the GOP’s nomination. Maryland’s primary is July 19. Mail-in ballots will begin arriving at residential […]

today06/16/2022 2

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