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Anne Arundel County

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  • Annapolis retiree awarded $342,000 in bad-mortgage case

    A 78-year-old Annapolis man who said he was duped into getting unsuitable mortgages — sending the home he had owned for decades into foreclosure — was awarded $342,000 by an Anne Arundel County jury this week. The jury found that Dennis...
  • Varsity Q&A: Alexis Franklin, Old Mill, track and field

    Varsity Q&A: Alexis Franklin, Old Mill, track and field
    Alexis Franklin is one of the most successful track and field athletes in Old Mill history. This year, the senior ran the fastest times in the entire country for the 400-meter hurdles (59.05 seconds) and the 300-meter hurdles (41.49 seconds). Those times...
  • North County wrestler wins Eastern Nationals

    North County wrestler wins Eastern Nationals
    North County wrestler Lorenzo Maddox, competing in the 285-pound weight class, won the Middle Atlantic States Wrestling Association (MAWA) High School Elite Division of the Eastern National Wrestling Championships. He is the first North County wrestler...
  • Would a slots referendum doom gay marriage?

    I am very concerned that our elected Democratic leaders in Maryland are missing an extremely important concern this special session of the legislature. The efforts to ram another casino onto the November ballot threaten two extremely important...
  • Arundel budget hearing draws crowd to talk about schools

    At a crowded County Council budget hearing Monday night, Anne Arundel schools Superintendent Kevin Maxwell asked those in the auditorium who had come to voice support for public education to stand. Nearly everyone stood, joining those already standing...
  • Boy, 6, hit by SUV in Odenton

    A 6-year-old boy was flown to a nearby hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning after being hit by an SUV in Odenton. Justin Mulcahy, public information officer for the Anne Arundel County Police Department, said...
  • Civic group targets accidents involving pedestrians

    Civic group targets accidents involving pedestrians
    As traffic officer Bobby Brown began his weekday afternoon shift at Pratt and Light streets, he was quickly drawn into the dangerous dance involving pedestrians and motorists. A motorist didn't see three pedestrians as he made a sharp left-hand turn, but...
  • Police instructor's email prompts investigation; NAACP demands apology

    The Anne Arundel County Police Department has opened an internal investigation into a police training academy instructor's decision to send an email to dozens of his police colleagues calling for President Barack Obama to be voted out of office and...
  • Arundel parent who helped bridge cultures wins involvement award

    Arundel parent who helped bridge cultures wins involvement award
    An Anne Arundel County parent whose gentle spirit is said to have built bridges between cultures at her sons' elementary school was named the Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Award winner Friday night. Ambareen Jafri, a 35-year-old Crofton mother of...
  • Proposed casino could bring Las Vegas to the Potomac

    Proposed casino could bring Las Vegas to the Potomac
    It's not hard, after visiting National Harbor, to see what the fuss is all about. The sprawling, gleaming development along the Potomac River in Prince George's County boasts expensive stores, a half-dozen hotels, highway access and convention traffic &#...
  • Warning against contact with water in lower Patapsco is lifted

    A warning against water contact in the lower Patapsco River issued nearly two months ago has been lifted, the Anne Arundel County health department announced Monday. Health officials had ordered an emergency closure of the river downstream from Annapolis...