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High school football: This week's games and more... Contest, polls, stats

Riverbend at Colonial Forge, 7 Stonewall Jackson (Manassas) at Brooke Point, 7 North Stafford at Massaponax, 7 Stafford at Mountain View, 7 Caroline at King George, 7 James Monroe at Chancellor, 7 Courtland at Eastern View, 7 Culpeper at Spotsylvania, 7 Colonial Beach at Charles City, 7 Washington &

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-19 23:57:00

Passion evoked ... by a spanking?

Most likely this is more information than you need to know - TMI in the parlance of the Texting Generation no matter how young or old - but my dad spanked me all of four times when I was a pup. My offenses were varied - running out into Ocean Avenue, the busy thoroughfare in Jersey City on which we

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-09-20 04:01:19

Judge won't allow prostitution rumors in Menendez case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The judge in U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial refused a request from defense lawyers on Tuesday to show jurors parts of a TV interview and press release that references discredited rumors about the Democrat consorting with underage prostitutes in the Dominican Republic. Tho

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-19 22:07:32

Children's singer-songwriter facing child porn charges

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A music teacher and singer-songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide is facing child pornography charges. Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say Eric Komar was charged Tuesday with receiving and distributing imag

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-19 21:10:28

Menendez judge allows evidence of 'innocent' actions

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Defense attorneys for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez will be allowed to present evidence of actions he took that are similar to those that prompted his bribery trial but aren't considered criminal. The defense wants to show that the New Jersey Democrat helped people get visas as part of

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-19 17:08:26

Christie outlines $200M for opioids while waiting on Trump

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - As Gov. Chris Christie waits for President Donald Trump to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency, he announced Tuesday that he'll spend another $200 million in New Jersey to set an example for how the crisis should be addressed. The "first and most urgent" recommendati

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-19 16:56:12

Police: Motorcycle gang member had homemade flamethrower

HOWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Police say a known member of the Pagan's Outlaw Motorcycle Gang had a homemade flamethrower in his New Jersey home. The man was among three people arrested in connection with two weapons and ammunition caches that included thousands of rounds of ammunition, guns and bomb

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-19 13:50:29

Two shot to death Tuesday night, one in Station North

A man was shot in the Station North Arts District on Tuesday night, police said. The 30-year-old man was found shot 1900 block of Maryland Avenue around 8 p.m. He was taken to a hospital, where he died. Police had no more details. Another man was fatally shot in the Douglass Homes public housing com

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-20 03:15:00

From the Archives: Stand by your van

A predominantly barefoot and blue-jeaned crowd occupied the Colonial Beach Drag Strip over Labor Day weekend 1977 for the 'Sun 'n Suds Boogie,' a van show that drew more than 900 vans and 2,700 people. The 1977 van show, which drew attendants from near and far, was 'a giant picnic for some, beer bu

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-17 14:00:00

Kushner company buying apartment complex near Princeton, NJ

FILE - In this March 29, 2017, file photo, a man walks out of the 666 Fifth Avenue office tower owned by the Kushner Cos. in New York. Kushner Cos., the real estate company owned by the family of Jared Kushner, is expanding its garden apartments holdings with the purchase of the 1,032-unit Quail Rid

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-18 15:43:52

Menendez jurors hear descriptions of upscale resorts

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Jurors in the corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey and a wealthy donor have heard descriptions of trips to upscale Dominican Republic resorts that Menendez took on the donor's dime. Prosecutors allege they were part of a bribery agreement between the Democrati

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-18 19:36:00

GOP eyes popular tax breaks to finance overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the nation's fiscal fabric - the mortgage interest deduction that millions of homeowners prize and the deduction for state and local taxes popula

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-18 19:02:49

Grumbine to discuss water issues at McDaniel College's Global Issues Colloquium

Edward Grumbine will discuss water politics and the global water crisis at McDaniel College's annual Global Issues Colloquium on Monday, Sept. 25. The free discussion is open to the public and will start at 7 p.m. in Decker Center Forum at McDaniel College. According to a McDaniel College news relea

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-17 22:00:00

Firefighters doing home safety checks faced a different threat

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Firefighters put their lives on the line every time they answer a call. On Sunday, firefighters in Annapolis faced a very different threat as they tried to promote public safety. They were checking home smoke alarms on Tyler Avenue when they spotted a man in a back yard with a handg

ABC2 NEWS - 2017-09-18 23:13:31

One Hundred Needles Found During Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick

James Johnson Jr., 28, of Mechanicsville On Friday, September 8, 2017 Deputy Mohler of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop at Prince Frederick Boulevard and West Dares Beach Road, in Prince Frederick, for traveling above the properly posted speed limit. The driver was identi

SMNEWSNET.COM - 2017-09-18 19:18:30

Leonardtown woman killed in Valley Lee crash

A Leonardtown woman who died Sunday night in a two-vehicle collision, police report, was remembered this week as a kind neighbor who also enjoyed caring for her pets. Killed in Sunday's 7:59 p.m. crash was 54-year-old Sheila Marie Hardesty, who was traveling south on Route 249 in a 1999 Toyota Corol

SO MD NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 04:15:00

Charles County Fair hosts huge Saturday crowd

La Plata, MD - The 94th annual Charles County Fair has been blessed with wonderful weather. The crowds converged on the fairgrounds all day Saturday, Sept. 16. The loaded agenda included baby contests, entertainment--everything from bands to dancers--displays of 4-H projects, pig races, pony rides a

BAY NET - 2017-09-17 13:23:35

Police in Mechanicsville Arrest Trio for Theft of $15 Tire

The caller stated two white females and a white male left the store after removing a used tire from the tire rack, and left in a silver Honda passenger car without paying for the tire. James W. Burke, 32 of Mechanicsville While police were in route to Seymour's, the ECC notified police that the vehi

SMNEWSNET.COM - 2017-09-18 17:37:39

What happened to the 'Narcos' location scout found dead in Mexico?

As a location scout for Hollywood projects filming in his native Mexico, Carlos Munoz Portal spent his workdays roaming the country, searching for landscapes that would look great on screen. By age 37, he had racked up an impressive list of credits that included the drug war thriller "Sicario" and t

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-19 00:05:00

Emmys 2017: Everything you didn't see on TV

Sometimes, what makes Hollywood so confusing but also fascinating is how simultaneously surreal and mundane it can be, and how those two realities can coexist in such tight juxtaposition. Case in point: this year's Emmy Awards, where one minute Sean Spicer turns up as a surprise guest on stage, elic

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-18 18:53:00