Crime, Police/Fire, Politics

U.S., Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of Officer Keona Holley

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the U.S. and Maryland state flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of Officer Keona Holley. The Baltimore police officer was taken off of life support on Thursday after being ambushed in her vehicle in Baltimore City on December 16th. “Our hearts are broken over the devastating loss of one of our true …


Politics

U.S., Maryland flags to fly at half-staff to honor legacy of Senator Bob Dole

ANNAPOLIS, MD—U.S. Senator Bob Dole died on Sunday at 98 years of age. U.S. and state flags in Maryland will be flying at half-staff to honor his life and legacy. “We call it the Greatest Generation because of selfless patriots like Bob Dole,” Governor Larry Hogan said on Sunday.  “I first met Senator Dole as a kid when he was …


U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff on Saturday for National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service

WASHINGTON, DC—All U.S. flags will be flown at half-staff on Saturday in recognition of the 40th annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service, which will be held at the U.S. Capitol. No flag may fly higher than the American flag.  The annual event is being held as part of National Police Week. The National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service, which is sponsored by …

Maryland flag lowered to mark interment of former State Delegate Joseph V. Lutz

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Saturday is the day of interment for former State Delegate Joseph V. Lutz. Delegate Lutz passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020 and represented Legislative District 35A. Both the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag …