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Maryland State Police

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  • Kayaker rescued from Potomac River

    The Maryland State Police have rescued a kayaker who was submerged in the frigid waters of the Potomac River in Washington County. Police say the kayaker became stranded at roughly 2 p.m. on Saturday in the river's icy waters just west of U.S. Route...
  • Schools close, region blanketed following overnight snow

    Schools close, region blanketed following overnight snow
    A wintry storm system moving north through the Mid-Atlantic region blanketed Baltimore overnight with a layer of snow between 3-5 inches around the region, the most this winter. Schools in Baltimore City as well as Anne Arundel, Harford, Howard and...
  • Hogan picks career trooper to lead state police

    Hogan picks career trooper to lead state police
    Gov. Larry Hogan picked a career trooper to lead the Maryland State Police, announcing William M. Pallozzi Tuesday as his pick for the agency's superintendent. Pallozzi spent 25 years in the state police including a variety of leadership roles, and...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf likely facing fight over state police nominee

    Gov. Tom Wolf likely facing fight over state police nominee
    HARRISBURG — Of all the new Wolf administration nominees awaiting confirmation, few face a challenge quite like acting State Police Commissioner Marcus Brown. The veteran officer, who until recently headed the Maryland State Police, is not facing...
  • Biden to visit police lab in Pikesville on Tuesday

    Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to visit Baltimore on Tuesday to promote funding that will help police address a backlog of untested rape kits. Biden is to be joined by Sen. Barbara Mikulski, who as chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations...
  • Trial opens in fatal stabbing after Ravens 2013 Super Bowl parade

    Trial opens in fatal stabbing after Ravens 2013 Super Bowl parade
    Nearly two years ago, in the aftermath of the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl victory parade downtown that drew thousands, 15-year-old Deontae Smith was fatally stabbed during a fight in which two other teens were injured. Yet, as the trial of Nazr Williams,...
  • $20k in stolen JC Penney merchandise found at Dorchester man's home

    Maryland State Police and agents from the FBI arrested a Dorchester County man after locating $20,000 in merchandise stolen from JC Penney at his home, police said. Police said an investigation revealed that since June 2014, one of JC Penney's contracted...
  • Take Five with Logan Tratnyek, Polar Bear Plunger

    Take Five with Logan Tratnyek, Polar Bear Plunger
    Leaping into a near-frozen Chesapeake Bay in the middle of January might not seem like everyone's idea of a good time. But Logan Tratnyek can't wait. Come Saturday, the 31-year-old Annapolis resident will be one of thousands taking part in the 19th...
  • State trooper hurt as armored truck hits cruiser along I-70

    State trooper hurt as armored truck hits cruiser along I-70
    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a trooper was hurt when an armored truck skidded into his cruiser and another vehicle parked along eastbound Interstate 70 near Myersville. Police say Master Trooper Lester Leggett was knocked to...
  • Md. prosecutors considered charges against doctor who helped with suicides

    Md. prosecutors considered charges against doctor who helped with suicides
    Prosecutors from across Maryland met in 2009 to discuss filing charges against Dr. Lawrence Egbert, the Baltimore anesthesiologist who says he has assisted in 15 suicides in the state. But while the 87-year-old physician was charged in deaths in...
  • Super Plungers kick off 19th Polar Bear Plunge in Annapolis

    Super Plungers kick off 19th Polar Bear Plunge in Annapolis
    Every year about this time, Montgomery County firefighter Donny Boyd looks forward to heading to Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis and dipping — no, make that plunging — into the frigid Chesapeake Bay. "It's invigorating," Boyd said Friday...