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They Found His Body
—Then His Snakes
Jan 21, 2022 11:40 AM CST
They Found His Body —Then His Snakes
Maryland man was keeping illegal collection of venomous pets: police
- A Maryland man was found dead on the floor of his Pomfret home Wednesday surrounded by some 125 pet snakes, some of which were venomous and illegal to possess. A cause of the death for the 49-year-old, who lived alone, is not yet known. There were no signs of foul...
This State Has Made
the Most Racial Progress
Jan 17, 2022 8:07 AM CST
This State Has Made the Most Racial Progress
Arizona takes the top spot in WalletHub ranking
- Monday is the day we honor the late civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., in a country still contending with racial discrimination and a deep divide regarding our nation's history on racism. WalletHub examines all 50 states and the District of Columbia to see which states are the most...
Driver Going to Holiday Dinner
Slain in Front of His Children
Dec 26, 2021 1:00 PM CST
Driver Going to Holiday Dinner Slain in Front of His Children
Vehicle pulled alongside victim's in shooting that police say might have been road rage
- A Maryland man on his way to Christmas Eve dinner was shot to death in front of his three children and girlfriend in what police said might have been a case of road rage. Daniel Kelly Jr., 30, of Clinton was behind the wheel when he was shot multiple times...
Dec 15, 2021 12:00 AM CST
Runaway Zebras Found in Maryland
They're back with their herd
The two zebras that had been on the loose in Maryland since August have been located and reunited with their herd, WJLA reports. Authorities say they returned to the herd last week after having been corralled in an undisclosed location. A third zebra that originally escaped with them died...
Man Accused of Selling Fake
Vax Cards: 'I'm Gonna Be Rich'
Dec 6, 2021 9:35 AM CST
Man Accused of Selling Fake Vax Cards: 'I'm Gonna Be Rich'
Amar Shabazz of Maryland is facing charges of mail fraud, obstruction of justice
- In April, Amar Shabazz was released from prison after time served for possession of child porn. By October, Shabazz's Maryland residence had been raided by authorities, and the 23-year-old is now facing new charges, this time for allegedly selling hundreds of fake vaccine cards, reports the
New York Post
Homeowner's Attempt to Smoke
Out Snakes Torches Home
Dec 5, 2021 6:30 AM CST
Homeowner's Attempt to Smoke Out Snakes Torches Home
At least they got rid of the snakes
- A Maryland homeowner's Nov. 23 attempt to use smoke to dispense with a snake infestation was incredibly successful--but they managed to get rid of most of their house, as well. Per Fox 5 DC , Montgomery County fire officials said the owner of the home in the Poolesville area apparently...
Ex-Cop Kidnapped His Young
Daughters. All Ended Up Dead
Nov 19, 2021 6:41 AM CST
Ex-Cop Kidnapped His Young Daughters. All Ended Up Dead
Tragic ending to Maryland case
- A former Baltimore County Police officer allegedly attacked his ex-wife and kidnapped his young daughters Sunday, and as authorities closed in on them, the case came to a tragic end. Robert Vicosa, his alleged accomplice Tia Bynum, and 6- and 7-year-olds Giana and Aaminah Vicosa were found dead Thursday afternoon,...
2nd US Case of
Nov 18, 2021 6:33 AM CST
2nd US Case of Monkeypox Emerges
Maryland resident recently returned from Nigeria, as with the earlier case in Texas
- Monkeypox, a rare viral illness that usually occurs in Central and Western Africa, has been identified in a second US resident since July. A Maryland resident who recently returned from Nigeria is in isolation with mild symptoms of the virus first detected in lab monkeys, the Maryland Department of Health...
Maryland Man Pleads Guilty
in COVID Vaccine Scam
Nov 1, 2021 7:41 AM CDT
Maryland Man Pleads Guilty in COVID Vaccine Scam
Fake site set up to look just like Moderna's offered supposed doses for $30 a pop, feds say
- Earlier this year, before COVID vaccines were readily available to eligible patients, a website suddenly popped up advertising Moderna doses for $30 each. That site turned out to be a fake, and now a Maryland man has owned up to his role in getting it up and running. The
3 Md. Counties
Want to Defect.
Has 'Open Arms'
Oct 23, 2021 8:45 AM CDT
3 Md. Counties Want to Defect. This Governor Has 'Open Arms'
W. Va.'s Jim Justice says his state would welcome Garrett, Allegany, and Washington counties
- West Virginia must just have something that Maryland doesn't. Three counties in the latter state are now vying to join the former, and West Virginia's governor is all for it. WSAZ reports that lawmakers from Garrett, Allegany, and Washington counties—located in the most western part of Maryland,...
It's a Sad End for One of
Maryland's Runaway Zebras
Oct 15, 2021 10:22 AM CDT
It's a Sad End for One of Maryland's Runaway Zebras
Authorities now say only 3 escaped, and one was found dead in trap
- A revised number and a grim update in the story of the escaped zebras who are roaming around in suburban Maryland at the moment: Despite reports that five zebras escaped from a farm on Aug. 31, and were still wandering as of early this month, a rep for the Prince...
No One Can
Zebras on the
Loose in Maryland
Oct 1, 2021 8:16 AM CDT
No One Can Catch Those Zebras on the Loose in Maryland
Group of 5 escaped from farm in Prince George's County in late August
Five fugitive zebras that made headlines after escaping from a Maryland farm in late August are "still out there, roaming free." That's the latest from the
, which notes multiple sightings over the past few weeks in Prince George's County. The
5 Life Terms for Shooter
in Newspaper Killings
Sep 28, 2021 12:12 PM CDT
5 Life Terms for Shooter in Newspaper Killings
Jarrod Ramos used insanity plea in 'Capital Gazette' killings of 5 journalists in Maryland
- A man who killed five people at a newspaper in Maryland was sentenced on Tuesday to more than five life sentences without the possibility of parole. Anne Arundel County Judge Michael Wachs ordered the sentence for Jarrod Ramos, whom a jury previously found criminally responsible for killing Wendi Winters, John...
This State Embraces Diversity
More Than Any Other
Sep 21, 2021 11:38 AM CDT
This State Embraces Diversity More Than Any Other
California takes top spot in WalletHub ranking; West Virginia comes in last
- America's history is a unique one, and the result of our national experiment is a "complex tapestry of backgrounds," comprised of people from all different cultures, religions, and socioeconomic and educational statuses, per WalletHub . In fact, the personal finance site notes, by 2045 it's expected there...
Officials Remove Young
Ospreys From Nest, Kill Them
Aug 23, 2021 4:00 AM CDT
Officials Remove Young Ospreys From Nest, Kill Them
The birds were euthanized so workers could change a light
- Workers needed to replace a light fixture at a park in Calvert County, Maryland, so first they removed the osprey nest that was atop the fixture. What officials did next has caused outrage in the community: Two young ospreys were taken from the nest and euthanized, the
Widow Sues Funeral Home
Over Husband's Other Widow
in case you missed it
Aug 21, 2021 1:45 PM CDT
Widow Sues Funeral Home Over Husband's Other Widow
It's all explained in a strange federal lawsuit against a Baltimore funeral home
report on a strange federal lawsuit begins with a doozy of a first sentence: "Demetra Street didn't know, as she sang at her husband Ivan's Baltimore funeral service in late January, that apparently he already had been buried days earlier and miles away,"...
Flutist Who Shared Conspiracy
Theories Is Out of a Job
Aug 6, 2021 10:38 AM CDT
Flutist Who Shared Conspiracy Theories Is Out of a Job
Baltimore Symphony fires Emily Skala
- A flutist who courted controversy with online posts about everything from COVID to the 2020 election results is out of a job in Baltimore. The city's orchestra this week fired principal flutist Emily Skala, reports the
. The move comes about six months after the orchestra publicly rebuked...
Police: Woman Drove For Year
With Niece, Nephew in Trunk
Jul 31, 2021 1:07 PM CDT
Police: Woman Drove For Year With Niece, Nephew in Trunk
Baltimore County Police have charged her with abuse leading to their deaths
- Baltimore County police pulled over a woman for a traffic stop, and found the remains of two children in the trunk of the car. When police ran the driver’s tags and learned they were fake, they told her the car would be towed. That’s when the officer smelled...
76-Year-Old Returned to Prison
After Missing Calls Goes Home
Jul 7, 2021 1:20 PM CDT
76-Year-Old Returned to Prison After Missing Calls Goes Home
Gwen Levi was at a word-processing class with her ringer off at the time
- A 76-year-old grandmother sent back to prison after attending a computer class is back to living life with a small amount of freedom. US District Judge Deborah C. Chasanow granted Gwen Levi a request for compassionate release Tuesday, saying "it would do little" to force the Baltimore resident to...
'It Was Her Happiest
Moment.' Then She
Was Gunned Down
Jul 1, 2021 8:53 AM CDT
'It Was Her Happiest Moment.' Then She Was Gunned Down
Michelle Cummings had traveled to Annapolis, Md., to see son's Naval Academy induction
- Michelle Cummings had traveled from Texas to Maryland to watch her son, a football prospect, be inducted into the US Naval Academy. "It was her happiest moment," a friend tells KTRK . It was also one of her last. The Houston mom was shot and killed when a shooting...
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