Three fatal motorcycle crashes reported in Maryland over weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Police responded to three separate fatal motorcycle crashes in the state over the weekend. The crashes resulted in the deaths of motorcyclists from Alexandria, Virginia; Grasonville, Maryland; and California, Maryland, according to authorities. The first crash happened in a median on northbound Interstate 97 near Crownsville in Anne Arundel County on Sunday at about 5:30 p.m. Troopers […]

Baltimore man nabbed in series of arrests targeting drug-trafficking organizations nationwide

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore man is one of nearly 200 people who have been charged as part of a series of arrests targeting large-scale drug-trafficking organizations operating throughout the United States. “Over just three days and across 10 states, the Justice Department has charged nearly 200 individuals for their alleged roles in major drug trafficking operations,” said Attorney General Merrick B. […]

Winning $50,000 Powerball tickets sold in Baltimore, Harford County; jackpot hit in California

BALTIMORE, MD—The $1.765 billion Powerball jackpot was finally caught by a player in California while four Maryland players scored $50,000 third-tier prizes. Lucky tickets were sold in the counties of Baltimore, Harford, Howard, and Washington. The winning Maryland Powerball tickets were sold at these locations: Abingdon: 7-Eleven at 3901 Pulaski Highway in Harford County, Clarksburg: Harris Teeter at 22700 Sweet […]

Baltimore man sentenced to prison in connection with counterfeit card encoding scheme

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore man has been sentenced to prison for his role in a counterfeit card encoding scheme. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III has sentenced Leroy Holmes, 62, of Baltimore, to 57 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for bank fraud in connection with a scheme to re-encode credit cards, debit cards and […]

Maryland House Republicans blast Governor Moore’s plan to ban sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2035

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Maryland House Republican Caucus on Tuesday responded to Governor Wes Moore’s announcement that Maryland would automatically follow California’s lead and ban the sale of gas-powered cars in Maryland. Governor Wes Moore on Monday announced Maryland’s adoption of the multi-state Advanced Clean Cars II rule. Maryland is moving quickly to adopt the regulation, which requires manufacturers to continuously increase […]

Governor Moore aims for 100% of passenger car, light truck sales to be electric by model year 2035

UPDATE: The Maryland on Tuesday blasted Governor Moore’s announcement. Original story below… ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week announced Maryland’s adoption of the multi-state Advanced Clean Cars II rule. Maryland is moving quickly to adopt the regulation, which requires manufacturers to continuously increase the share of electric vehicles they sell, reaching 100% of passenger car and light truck sales by […]

Governor Wes Moore joins 20 states to announce ‘Reproductive Freedom Alliance’

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Tuesday, Governor Wes Moore joined California Governor Gavin Newsom, Colorado Governor Jared Polis, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, Delaware Governor John Carney, Hawai’i Governor Josh Green, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, Maine Governor Janet Mills, Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, New York […]

Winning lottery tickets produce three new Maryland millionaires

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland has three new millionaires after a week when two people bought second-tier winning Mega Millions tickets in Upper Marlboro and White Hall, and a third person in Waldorf bought a FAST PLAY progressive jackpot ticket worth $1,540,419. As of January 9, only one of the three life-changing prizes had been claimed. The $1 million Mega Millions win in […]