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Police: Investigation underway after fatal DUI crash in Laurel

LAUREL, Md. (ABC7) — Anne Arundel County Police are currently investigating a fatal early morning car crash in Laurel. At approximately 2 a.m., officers responded to a two-vehicle car crash off of MD Route 32 East, just east of MD 198. At the scene, officers discovered that a Ford pick-up truck was


Bowie man dies in head-on collision; Glen Burnie man charged with manslaughter, drunk driving

A Glen Burnie man faces manslaughter and drunk driving charges after police say two cars collided head on in Laurel early this morning, killing one driver. Anne Arundel police wrote in a release that Christopher Thomas, 39, of Glen Burnie, faces felony and misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charges


Visitation and service listings for Feb. 16

Charles W. “Butch” Barnes Jr.: Visitation, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday; service, 11 a.m. Monday, Burrier-Queen Funeral Home and Crematory, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield. Janice M. “Jan” Hidey: Interment, 11 a.m. today, Lake View Memorial Park, 2724 Liberty Road, Sykesville. Celebration service, 3 p


Former DC drug kingpin, Rayful Edmond, could receive early release from prison

WASHINGTON — A notorious D.C. drug kingpin could soon get out of prison earlier than first thought. On Friday, the US District Court for the District of Columbia filed a motion to seek a reduction in the life prison sentence for 54-year-old Rayful Edmond III.


Maryland Tax Free Weekend Runs Feb. 16-18 For Appliances

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Maryland shoppers who buy qualifying Energy Star appliances Saturday, Feb. 16, through Monday, Feb. 18, will not have to pay the state's 6 percent sales tax. Consumers who purchase air conditioners, refrigerators, washers and dryers, boilers, dehumidifiers, compact fluorescent light


Annapolis Police arrest Laurel man in armed home invasion

Yesterday (2/13/19), Annapolis Police responded to the unit block of Juliana Circle in Annapolis for an armed home invasion. The victims reported that the suspect, Eric Burns, 20, of Laurel, was the ex-boyfriend of a resident of the home. Burns had been communicating with the woman via phone calls a


Police search for person of interest in Northeast kidnapping

WASHINGTON — Authorities are searching for a person of interest in a kidnapping in Northeast, D.C. Police said the man pictured held the victim against their will inside a home in the 400 block of 13th street between 9:50 p.m. and 11:25 p.m. on Wednesday.


Digest (Feb. 15): Laurel Park offers streaming of Winter Carnival

Laurel Park 's annual Winter Carnival, featuring the $250,000 Barbara Fritchie (G3) and $250,000 General George (G3), will have enhanced coverage and exposure today. Laurel's 10-race program will be streamed in English and Spanish at LaurelPark.com and GulfstreamPark.com. The Spanish stream will be


Hogan appoints former Howard County state lawmaker to Maryland school board

Gov. Larry Hogan has nominated former Howard County state senator Gail Bates to the State Board of Education. If confirmed by the Senate, she will serve as a board member until 2024.


Laurel Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

LAUREL, MD — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Snow (< 1 in.) in the morning.


The Coastal Companies to open in vacant Russell Stover Candies building in Caroline

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One Maryland Restaurant Gets 4-Diamond Rating: AAA

BALTIMORE, MD — AAA has released its exclusive four-diamond list of restaurants, and one restaurant in Maryland made the cut. The list, released this week, includes more than 650 restaurants in North America, or roughly 2 percent of restaurants inspected and approved by AAA.


Laurel Park Enhances Winter Carnival Coverage, To Stream In Spanish

Laurel Park's annual Winter Carnival, featuring the $250,000 Barbara Fritchie (G3) and $250,000 General George (G3), will have enhanced coverage and exposure Saturday afternoon, Feb 16.


Man, Child Disappear In Prince George's County: Police

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MD -- A teen and a man have gone missing in Prince George's County in separate incidents, and police are asking for the public's help in finding them. Otto Campbell, 13, was last seen Feb. 15 in the 1100 block of Ivy Club Lane in Hyattsville, according to a report from the Pr


At synagogue's potluck, a learning experience

At the beginning of each month, members of Oseh Shalom, a synagogue in Laurel, come together over food and prayer to begin the weekly tradition of Shabbat. Shabbat -- Sabbath in Hebrew-- is observed every week from sunset on Friday to sunset on Saturday. The synagogue has weekly Shabbat services eac


Maryland Weather: Chance For Snow, Sleet This Weekend

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Snow is in the forecast this weekend in Baltimore following warm mid-week temperatures. We had a nice warm way to end our work week, and unseasonably warm temperatures are here into Friday night, but changes are coming soon.


Fast Moving Storm Could Produce Wintery Mix in Southern and Eastern Maryland

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is closely monitoring a winter storm associated with a cold front that will affect mostly southern and eastern Maryland.


Kadiri, Glasnow Jr. thriving on the basketball court in Europe

Each spring the National Basketball Association holds it annual player draft, and for the past few years that has consisted of just 60 selections. And not every player drafted makes the roster of his NBA team that season.


Jockey Club Gold Cup Winner Discreet Lover Starts 6-Year-Old Campaign In John B. Campbell

Uriah St. Lewis owned-and-trained Discreet Lover, 45-1 upset winner of the Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) last fall, will open his 6-year-old campaign as the topweight and 3-1 program favorite for the $100,000 John B. Campbell presented by Fidelity First Saturday at Laurel Park.


Missing Silver Spring Woman Last Seen On Feb. 13: Police

SILVER SPRING, MD — The Montgomery County Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a missing Silver Spring woman. Michelle Alejandra Serrano-Garcia, 20, of the 11000 block of Old Columbia Pike, was last seen leaving work on Olney-Sandy Spring Road around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.