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Kayaker shot in stomach on Maryland creek

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 14 (UPI) -- A kayaker says he saw a party on shore before he was shot in the stomach as he paddled a creek off Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.
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School closed due to damage from deer, dogs

LOTHIAN, Md., March 13 (UPI) -- A Maryland school was closed for a day after three deer were chased into the building and attacked by a pair of dogs before school hours.

Police: Men carjacked couple while woman was in labor

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 4 (UPI) -- Police in Maryland said they arrested two men accused of carjacking a couple leaving for the hospital for the birth of their child.

Eight employees, guest treated after carbon monoxide leak at hotel

BALTIMORE, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- A leak of high levels of carbon monoxide at a hotel at Baltimore Washington Airport required medical treatment for nine people, officials say.

Explosives, bomb manuals found in Maryland home

MILLERSVILLE, Md., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A Maryland man was held on $400,000 bond Wednesday after authorities found working bombs, bomb-making chemicals and how-to manuals in his home, police said.

Mother arrested at casino for allegedly leaving her child in the car

BALTIMORE, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- A Maryland woman was arrested at a casino for allegedly leaving her 4-year-old daughter alone inside a car for nearly eight hours, police said.

Christmas tree lot seeks owner of diamond ring

MILLERVILLE, Md., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- A volunteer at a Maryland Christmas tree lot is attempting to find the owner of a diamond ring apparently left behind by a customer.
Mia Farrow's brother is sentenced to 10 years in prison

Mia Farrow's brother is sentenced to 10 years in prison

EDGEWATER, Md., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Actress Mia Farrow's brother, John Charles Villers-Farrow, was sentenced in a Maryland court to 10 years in prison for sexually abusing two boys.

Baltimore cop kills ex-girlfriend, new boyfriend

BALTIMORE, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- A Maryland police officer shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend, a city firefighter, before turning the gun on himself, police said.

Three teens in custody after stolen bullets found in their vehicle

HANOVER, Md., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Three teenagers were arrested in Maryland's Anne Arundel County after police said they found 70 boxes of stolen bullets in their vehicle.

Driver survives 40-foot plunge from Chesapeake Bay Bridge

ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 20 (UPI) -- The driver of a car sent flying off Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Bridge when it was hit by a tractor-trailer rig Friday night survived, authorities said.

Small plane crashes into home, at least 1 person injured

MARYLAND CITY, Md., July 18 (UPI) -- A small plane crashed into a home in Maryland Thursday morning, seriously injuring at least one person, officials said.

Off-duty N.J. detective held in Maryland roadside killing

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 9 (UPI) -- An off-duty county detective from New Jersey was jailed on $1 million bail Sunday after being charged in a roadside shooting death, Maryland police said.

Bedbug infestation to cost Annapolis, Md., landlord $800,000

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 3 (UPI) -- A jury in Maryland decided an Annapolis renter's bedbug infestation was so bad she deserves $800,000 from her landlord.

Boy who made Pop-Tart into gun shape gets NRA membership

BROOKLYN PARK, Md., May 30 (UPI) -- An 8-year-old Maryland boy suspended for biting his Pop-Tart into a gun shape received a National Rifle Association lifetime membership at a GOP fundraiser.

Lockheed opens cyber center

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md., April 25 (UPI) -- A cyber center of excellence near Fort Meade, Md., was officially opened Thursday by Lockheed Martin.

3 dead, 1 critical in Maryland car crash

ODENTON, Md., March 31 (UPI) -- A car slammed into a light pole and two trees early Sunday in Maryland, killing three people and leaving a fourth critically injured, authorities said.

Marines killed in explosion identified

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- The seven Marines killed in a training accident in the Nevada desert were all young, but several had already served in Afghanistan.

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Lawyer files appeal for pastry gun maker

BALTIMORE, March 19 (UPI) -- An attorney for the 7-year-old Maryland boy suspended for biting his breakfast pastry into a gun shape said he is seeking to have the boy's record expunged.

5-year-old drinks dad's methadone

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A Maryland man whose 5-year-old son drank his illegal methadone said he waited more than an hour to call for help because he was frightened.

Report: Maryland workplace shooting plot foiled

CROFTON, Md., July 27 (UPI) -- Police have foiled what may have been a Maryland man's plot to shoot up his workplace, sources told WJLA-TV, Washington, Friday.

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It's not unlawful to freeze dead granny

BALTIMORE, July 15 (UPI) -- There is no law in Maryland against placing a dead person in the deep freeze and not reporting it, prosecutors in Anne Arundel County say.

Body of woman, 83, found in home freezer

GLEN BURNIE, Md., July 12 (UPI) -- The body of an 83-year-old Glen Burnie, Md., woman has been found by police in a home freezer, authorities say.
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