Tag Archives: Maryland

Police: MD Man Murdered Brother And Sister-In-Law Because Pharmacist Brother Was Issuing “Poison” Vax

The Baltimore Sun reports: A Cumberland man allegedly killed his brother and sister-in-law in their Ellicott City home last week because his brother, a pharmacist, administered COVID-19 vaccines, according to charging documents filed Wednesday in a Howard County court. Jeffrey Burnham told his mother he had to confront his older brother, Brian Robinette, because he was poisoning people by administering …

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Life Sentence In 2018 Mass Shooting At MD Newspaper

CNN reports: A man who killed five employees of Maryland’s Capital Gazette newspaper in 2018 was sentenced Tuesday to spend the rest of his life in jail, prosecutors say. Jarrod Ramos was sentenced to five life sentences without parole, plus one life sentence, plus 345 years, according to Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney spokesperson Tia Lewis. All sentences will run …

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Maryland Husband And Wife Charged In Capitol Riot

Law & Crime reports: A Maryland couple has been arrested in connection with the Jan. 6th siege at the U.S. Capitol Complex. Christopher Price and Cynthia Ballenger were charged in a federal criminal complaint on Monday. Federal authorities were anonymously tipped off to the defendants’ alleged participation in the riot on Jan. 12 in a message that claimed Ballenger and …

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Anti-LGBT QAnon Cultist Launches Bid For MD Gov

The Baltimore Sun reports: Conservative Maryland Del. Dan Cox says he is running for governor in 2022, the first right-wing, pro-Trump candidate in the race. Cox, 46, has emerged as a favorite of the wing of the Republican Party that continues to support former President Donald Trump. Cox also helped organize buses to bring people to Washington, D.C., on Jan. …

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Former DNC Chair Tom Perez Launches Bid For MD Gov

NBC News reports: Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez is running for governor of his home state of Maryland, where the outgoing Republican governor has proven immensely popular despite the state’s heavy Democratic tilt. Perez led the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice and then served as labor secretary under President Barack Obama. He was elected to …

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MD Man Guilty Of Threat To Murder Biden And Harris

Via press release from the Justice Department: James Dale Reed, age 42, of Frederick, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to the federal charge of threats to a major candidate for President or Vice President—specifically, making threats against then-former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris. A federal criminal complaint for the same charge was filed against Reed on October 21, …

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MD And NY Launch Lottery Chances For Vax Offers

Baltimore’s NBC News affiliate reports: Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday a $2 million COVID-19 vaccine lottery for Marylanders. In a partnership with Maryland Lottery and the state health department, Marylanders who are vaccinated will be eligible for a $40,000 prize. The random selections will be take place daily between May 25 to July 3. Hogan said on July 4, a …

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Virginia And Maryland Lift Face Mask Mandates

The Washington Post reports: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) said that after midnight Friday, anyone who is fully vaccinated will not be required to wear masks indoors or out, except on public transit, in health-care facilities or in congregate settings. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) is lifting the statewide mask mandate at the same time, coinciding with his earlier plan …

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Maryland To Pay State Employees $100 To Get Vaccine

Axios reports: Maryland will offer a $100 incentive to any state employee who gets vaccinated for COVID-19, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday. Why it matters: The incentive comes as vaccine demand is hitting a wall well before the U.S. has reached herd immunity. State employees in Maryland who have already been vaccinated will also get a retroactive $100 payment. West …

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MD Court Rules Slumlord Kushner Ripped Off Tenants

The Baltimore Sun reports: The apartment company of Jared Kushner violated Maryland’s consumer protection laws numerous times at Baltimore-area properties by collecting debts without the required licenses, charging tenants improper fees, and misrepresenting the condition of rental units, a judge has ruled. In a 252-page decision issued Thursday, Administrative Law Judge Emily Daneker found that violations by Westminster Management and …

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Maryland To Review Old Reports By Chauvin Witness

Baltimore’s CBS News affiliate reports: Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said Friday that they will review in-custody death reports from former Chief Medical Examiner Dr. David Fowler, just days after Fowler testified that former Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin did not kill George Floyd. “We agree that it is appropriate for independent experts to review reports issued by the Office …

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Maryland Is First State To Repeal Police “Bill Of Rights”

The Washington Post reports: Maryland enacted historic police accountability measures Saturday, becoming the first state to repeal its powerful Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights and setting new rules for when police may use force and how they are investigated and disciplined. The Democratic-majority legislature dealt Republican Gov. Larry Hogan a sharp rebuke, overriding his vetoes of measures that raise …

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Maryland Gov Lifts Limits On Indoor Dining, Retail

Baltimore’s CBS News affiliate reports: Maryland will relax some COVID-19 restrictions later this week, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday. Effective Friday, March 12 at 5 p.m., capacity limits will be lifted on outdoor and indoor dining. Restaurants and bars will still be limited to seated and distanced service only. Capacity limits will also be lifted on retail businesses, religious facilities, …

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Michael Steele Floats Bid For Governor Of Maryland

The Baltimore Sun reports: A pair of high-profile political figures of opposite parties — Republican Michael Steele and Democrat Tom Perez — say they are considering running for Maryland governor in 2022. Steele, the former lieutenant governor who is now an MSNBC commentator, said he will seriously consider a campaign to succeed two-term Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, who cannot run …

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Former DNC Chair Tom Perez Floats Bid For MD Gov

Politico reports: Former Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez is considering a run for Maryland governor in 2022. “I live here in Maryland,” he told liberal podcaster Bill Press in an episode of Press’ show, “The Bill Press Pod,” set to air on Tuesday morning. “Our current incumbent [governor] is term-limited. [I’m] taking a look at that; we’ll see what …

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MD Gov Declares Emergency Ahead Of Inauguration

Baltimore’s NBC News affiliate reports: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday issued a proclamation declaring a state of emergency related to the 2021 presidential inauguration. The executive action will allow the state to more efficiently coordinate support and provide assistance to local jurisdictions within Maryland and neighboring states. “The state of Maryland will continue to do everything we possibly can …

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MD Man Charged For Threat To Kill Biden And Harris

Baltimore’s ABC News affiliate reports: A 42-year-old Frederick man is facing federal charges after allegedly leaving a threatening note at the front door of a Joe Biden and Kamala Harris supporter. Prosecutors say they have James Dale Reed on a door bell camera dropping the note off on the morning of October 4. At first Reed denied it was him …

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GOP Maryland Gov Says He Early Voted For Reagan

The Washington Post reports: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said he “voted for Ronald Reagan” in this year’s election, writing in the name of the late president and conservative icon after concluding that he could support neither President Trump nor Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Hogan’s latest rejection of his party’s standard-bearer comes as he works to expand his political network …

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Republican “ReOpen Maryland” Founder Says He Sick With COVID, Refuses To Comply With Contract Tracing

The Baltimore Sun reports: A co-founder of the ReOpen Maryland movement has said on social media that he tested positive for coronavirus this week but won’t work with public health officials trying to track the spread of the pandemic. Tim Walters, a two-time Republican candidate for the General Assembly from Linthicum, said in a series of Facebook videos starting Tuesday …

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Cyclist Arrested After Attack On Protesters Goes Viral

The New York Times reports: A cyclist on a Maryland trail who was captured on video roughly grabbing a young woman while she posted fliers against police brutality was arrested and charged Friday with three counts of second-degree assault. The Maryland-National Capital Park Police said the cyclist, Anthony Brennan III, 60, of Kensington, Md., was tracked down after the agency …

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