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Job Hunting? Here's the
Best Place in America for It
Nov 29, 2023 6:15 PM CST
Job Hunting? Here's the Best Place in America for It
Washington state ranks No. 1 in WalletHub's ranking of the best states for employment
- It can be grueling pounding the pavement in search of a new job, what with all of the resume prep, job board scouring, and interview processes. WalletHub wanted to see which parts of America were more job-hunter friendly, so it looked at nearly three dozen metrics in all 50 states,...
Cops Say Rubber Bands From
Braces Led Them to Suspect
Nov 29, 2023 2:00 PM CST
Cops Say Rubber Bands From Braces Led Them to Suspect
Sex offender accused of kidnapping, assaulting 71-year-old Baltimore woman
- Police in Baltimore say an unusual find at an encampment in a city park led them to man accused of kidnapping and assaulting a 71-year-old woman earlier this month. The woman said the man started talking to her on a trail on Nov. 7 and the encounter quickly became threatening,...
of HQ Site Is
a Little Fishy
Nov 10, 2023 12:38 PM CST
FBI Chief: Selection of HQ Site Is a Little Fishy
Christopher Wray suggests person who made the final call had a conflict of interest
- The FBI is finally getting a new HQ, though a contentious debate is raging over the site selection announced this week . FBI Director Christopher Wray said Thursday that he was concerned about a "potential conflict of interest" in the General Services Administration's selection of Greenbelt, Maryland, a Washington...
Body of Man Accused
of Killing Judge Is Found
Oct 26, 2023 1:15 PM CDT
Body of Man Accused of Killing Judge Is Found
Pedro Argote had been the subject of a weeklong manhunt in Maryland
- The body of a man accused of killing a Maryland judge has been found in a wooded area relatively close to the shooting, reports the AP . The discovery of the body of Pedro Argote, 49, on Thursday ends a weeklong manhunt. He is accused of fatally shooting Washington County Circuit...
It's an 'Unusual Resolution
for a Highly Unusual Case'
Oct 23, 2023 6:05 PM CDT
It's an 'Unusual Resolution for a Highly Unusual Case'
Man accused of plotting DC-area terror attacks sentenced to time served
- A federal judge on Monday ordered the release of a Maryland man who has been imprisoned for more than four years on charges that he plotted ISIS-inspired attacks at an airport and at a shopping and entertainment complex in the Washington, DC, area. Rondell Henry, 32, of Germantown, Maryland, pleaded...
This Baltimore Settlement
Is Maryland's Biggest Ever
Oct 21, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
This Baltimore Settlement Is Maryland's Biggest Ever
City to pay $48 million to 3 men wrongfully convicted as teens who spent 36 years behind bars
- In November 1983, 14-year-old DeWitt Duckett was fatally gunned down in Baltimore, and cops soon said they had their suspects: three other neighborhood teens, all 16, who were arrested on Thanksgiving Day and subsequently convicted of murder and sent to prison for life. That trio—Alfred Chestnut, Ransom Watkins, and...
May Have Been
a Divorce Case
Oct 20, 2023 11:28 AM CDT
US Judge May Have Been Killed Over a Divorce Case
Andrew Wilkinson was found fatally shot in driveway of residence in Hagerstown, Maryland, sheriff says
- A district court judge has been fatally shot outside his Maryland home, and authorities are now searching for a suspect in their homicide investigation. The
New York Times
reports that Washington County Circuit Court Judge Andrew Wilkinson, 52, was found in the driveway of his Hagerstown residence around 8pm on...
Juvenile Arrested in Connection
With Morgan State Shooting
Oct 14, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
Juvenile Arrested in Connection With Morgan State Shooting
17-year-old in custody on attempted murder charges; police seeking 18-year-old suspect as well
- As Morgan State University officials ramp up plans for more security, including a 1.5-mile wall , after five people were injured during a shooting earlier this month on campus during homecoming festivities, local cops have been busy tracking down suspects. The Baltimore Police Department announced Friday that they arrested a...
Morgan State University to
Build Itself a 1.5-Mile Wall
Oct 11, 2023 1:00 PM CDT
Morgan State University to Build Itself a 1.5-Mile Wall
Decision comes in wake of homecoming shooting
- In the wake of a shooting that left five people injured during Oct. 3 homecoming festivities, Morgan State University leaders announced Tuesday they plan to build a wall around most of the northeast Baltimore campus and station security personnel at entrances and exits, reports the AP . The wall would extend...
Pentagon Official Has Allegedly
Been Dogfighting for 20 Years
Oct 5, 2023 11:35 AM CDT
Pentagon Official Has Allegedly Been Dogfighting for 20 Years
Frederick Douglass Moorefield Jr. of communications team faces years in prison
- A senior member of the Pentagon communications staff has allegedly spent the last two decades taking part in a dogfighting ring. Last month, agencies including the FBI and Department of Agriculture raided the Maryland homes of Frederick Douglass Moorefield Jr. and a friend, Mario D. Flythe, finding they kept five...
Fearing Rush of Abuse Suits,
Archdiocese to File Chapter 11
Sep 29, 2023 3:40 PM CDT
Fearing Rush of Abuse Suits, Archdiocese to File Chapter 11
New Maryland law removes statute of limitations
- The Archdiocese of Baltimore announced Friday that it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization days before a new state law goes into effect removing the statute of limitations on child sex abuse charges and allowing victims to sue their abusers decades after the fact. The step will "allow the...
This Is the Most
Diverse State in America
Sep 24, 2023 12:15 PM CDT
This Is the Most Diverse State in America
California ranks No. 1 on WalletHub's list; West Virginia is in last place
- If you're looking to set down roots in a true melting pot—in a place that WalletHub notes features "a complex tapestry of backgrounds"—there are some places in America that thrive when it comes to diversity. The site wanted to determine "where idea and identity...
on North Carolina
Sep 23, 2023 6:30 AM CDT
Ophelia Lands on North Carolina
Tropical storm made landfall Saturday, with high winds, flooding expected there, Virginia, Maryland
- Tropical Storm Ophelia made landfall on the North Carolina coast early Saturday, and it's expected to bring damaging winds and dangerous surges of water, the US National Hurricane Center said, per the AP . The storm touched down near Emerald Isle at around 6:20am ET, with maximum sustained winds...
Young Professionals, Check
Out the Work Climate Here
Sep 18, 2023 12:34 PM CDT
Young Professionals, Check Out the Work Climate Here
New England dominates Scholaroo's best states for workers trying to establish their careers
- If you've just graduated or are graduating soon and are looking for a place to jump-start your career, some states offer more in the way of job markets and affordable living. Scholaroo attempts to flesh out which US states are the best for today's young professionals, using nearly...
This Is the Happiest
State in America
Sep 16, 2023 2:40 PM CDT
This Is the Happiest State in America
Utah takes the top spot in WalletHub ranking, West Virginia is last
- In some states, happiness seems to come more easily. WalletHub analyzed various environmental factors to see which US states boast more contented surroundings, examining 30 metrics in three main categories: emotional and physical well-being, including such factors as the share of adults with depression or alcohol use disorder, life expectancy,...
'Something Special' Is About
to Go Down at Camp David
Aug 18, 2023 8:23 AM CDT
'Something Special' Is About to Go Down at Camp David
In rare summit at Maryland retreat, President Biden, Japan PM, South Korean president to meet
- On Friday, President Biden will host a summit at Camp David with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, "bridging generations of friction between the two Asian powers to forge mutual security arrangements in the face of an increasingly assertive China," reports the...
Trial to Begin in Dentist's
'Depraved Heart' Murder Case
Aug 13, 2023 7:25 AM CDT
Trial to Begin in Dentist's 'Depraved Heart' Murder Case
James Ryan is accused of supplying his young girlfriend with anesthesia drugs
- Jury selection begins Monday in a high-profile murder case in Maryland involving a dentist accused of supplying his girlfriend with anesthesia drugs he took from his office, reports the
. Defense lawyers for James Ryan, now 50, will argue that he didn't kill 25-year-old Sarah Harris but that...
Makes the Call
Jul 8, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
House or Senate Run? Top Dem Makes the Call
Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin is going for his 5th term in the House of Representatives
- Congressman Jamie Raskin has launched his latest election campaign—but it's not for US Senate, as some had speculated. WBFF reports that the Democrat, who represents Maryland's 8th District in the US House of Representatives, announced Friday he'll be running for his fifth term in the House,...
800K Maryland License Plates
Feature a Very Odd URL
Jun 1, 2023 9:29 AM CDT
800K Maryland License Plates Feature a Very Odd URL
Website on older plates now lead to a site that promotes online casinos in the Philippines
- Nearly 800,000 cars in Maryland are driving around with older license plates featuring a tribute to the War of 1812, as well as a URL that's causing the state's Motor Vehicle Administration a bit of a headache. Per WBAL , the plates feature a drawing of Fort McHenry,...
High School Praises Seniors
Over 'Creative' Prank
May 28, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
High School Praises Seniors Over 'Creative' Prank
They listed their Maryland high school for sale on Zillow
- Officials at Maryland's Meade High School were surprised to discover that their building was up for sale—and for a huge bargain at that. As it turned out, the Zillow listing was bogus, an apparent senior prank. As WUSA9 reports, the since-deleted listing for the school had an asking...
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