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Anne Arundel County

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  • Crofton father faces attempted murder charges in family stabbings

    A father suspected of stabbing his wife and daughters at the family home in Crofton will face attempted- second-degree-murder and related charges, Anne Arundel County police said. Investigators obtained an arrest warrant Thursday for Julio Cesar...
  • Business in natural disasters

    Business in natural disasters
    Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield. But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use. The twister, one of the...
  • Boyfriend charged in fatal shooting of Linthicum woman

    Baltimore police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a 40-year-old Linthicum woman whose body was found in Leakin Park last month, charging her boyfriend with first-degree murder. Police said Lois Smyth had left her home to meet with boyfriend...
  • 2 suspicious packages found in Glen Burnie state building

    The discovery of two suspicious packages in the morning mail led to the evacuation Thursday of the state's Multi-Service Center in Glen Burnie, though neither turned out to be sinister. Maryland State Police, Anne Arundel County Police and other agencies...
  • Chesapeake Bay Candle opens first U.S. plant in Glen Burnie

    Chesapeake Bay Candle opens first U.S. plant in Glen Burnie
    It's called Chesapeake Bay Candle. But for 17 years, all the products in the signature line of Annapolis-born and Rockville-based Pacific Trade International were made by cheaper labor in Asia. On Tuesday, the brand celebrates a sort of homecoming: the...
  • Ask Outdoors Girl: Are Maryland state parks now more welcoming to pets?

    Steve Shinnamon and several other readers of my Outdoors Girl blog noticed that I went hiking during Park Quest 24/7 (my marathon visit of 24 state parks in seven days) with a wonderful companion, Missy, an 11-year-old dog and her owner. Shinnamon, who...
  • Remains found in Chesapeake Bay

    A boater discovered decomposed remains in the Chesapeake Bay south of the Bay Bridge in Anne Arundel County shortly before noon on Sunday, Maryland Natural Resources Police said. The remains were sent to the Chief Medical Examiner's office in Baltimore...
  • Identification of body found near Bay Bridge could take weeks

    A boater discovered decomposed remains in the Chesapeake Bay south of the Bay Bridge in Anne Arundel County shortly before noon on Sunday, Maryland Natural Resources Police said. The remains were sent to the Chief Medical Examiner's office in Baltimore...
  • Father accused of slitting wife's, daughters' throats ordered held without bail

    A father accused of slitting the throats of his wife and daughters in the family's Crofton home was ordered held without bail Monday, and no motive was offered for why he may have harmed his family and himself. Julio Cesar Esquetini, 49, of the 1600...
  • Arundel council kills exemption for dealers in secondhand guns

    The Anne Arundel County Council on Monday night soundly defeated a measure that would have exempted dealers in secondhand firearms from registering gun acquisitions with county police. Councilman Jerry Walker, a Republican from southern Anne Arundel,...
  • Arundel Council defies Leopold, reduces income tax rate

    The Anne Arundel County Council voted Monday night to temporarily lower the county's income tax rate, a move that was sharply rebuked by County Executive John R. Leopold. The council voted 5-2 to lower the rate from 2.56 to 2.50 for a year, which will...