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The death of a three-year-old found unresponsive on a swing in Maryland has been ruled a homicide, NBC Washington reports. Charles County Sheriff

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A 27-year-old from Maryland is facing murder charges after killing an ice cream truck driver as children watched in horror, Reuters reports. Larnell Lyles

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Police are on the lookout for a New York woman who posed as a doctor and performed a butt lift surgery resulting in the death of a 34-year-old patient, ABC 7 reports. Kelly Mayhew traveled with her mother from Maryland to Queens, New York over the weekend to get a butt lift. Mayhew, who has had five other similar operations in the […]

UPDATE 11:15 A.M. EST: Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced via Twitter that the city will be lifting its curfew, effective immediately. Effective immediately, I have rescinded my order instituting a city-wide curfew. I want to thank the people of Baltimore for their patience. — Mayor Rawlings-Blake (@MayorSRB) May 3, 2015 My goal has always been to not […]

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Carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected in the deaths of a southern Maryland father and his seven children, according to The New York Times. The father, Rodney Eric Todd, 36, reportedly connected a generator for heat after the family’s electricity was shut off over an outstanding bill at their home in Princess Anne, Maryland, the report […]

Three Morgan State University football players were injured Tuesday afternoon in a stabbing that occurred on campus, the Baltimore Sun reports. According to Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts, the incident happened near the football field and residence halls around 2:05 p.m. One of the players was stabbed in the chest — he was rushed […]

A teenager by the name of Jason C. Hendrix was killed in a shootout after a police chase escalated due to Hendrix ignoring a traffic stop sign. To add more fuel to the fire, investigators found 3 bodies in the teenager’s home after he was pronounced dead. CNN reports: Hendrix, who was driving a Honda Pilot, failed […]

Two Maryland teenagers were shot outside a gym during a high school basketball game on Wednesday evening, local police say. The shooting occurred around 8:20 p.m. outside Frederick High School, the school district confirmed. The two students who were shot are receiving care for non-life threatening wounds. Frederick HS shooting suspects remain at large. 2 […]

A black woman, in the neighborhood of Chevy Chase, Maryland, woke up to a disturbing racial slur spray painted across her garage door yesterday morning. On MLK Day, a neighbor was walking by her home, when they noticed the phrase, “N**** go home” was painted in red letters on her property, and alerted her immediately. […]

Now that marijuana is slowly, but surely, becoming legal across America, researchers are in the works of making a marijuana breathalyzer. This will determine if drivers are under the influence of marijuana. The breathalyzer could prove to be a lot more convenient than the blood test method of detection police currently use. [Daily Mail] Two […]

UPDATE 4:00 PM: Michael Phelps is speaking out about his arrest. The Olympian released a three-part statement via Twitter accepting “full responsibility” for his actions. (1/3) Earlier this morning, I was arrested and charged with DUI, excessive speeding and crossing double lane lines. — Michael Phelps (@MichaelPhelps) September 30, 2014 (2/3) I understand the severity […]

Liberian officials fear a widespread outbreak of Ebola could be on the horizon after a group of armed men raided a quarantine center, freeing patients and stealing items including blood-stained sheets and mattresses. 29 Ebola-infected patients fled according to one news agency. The incident occurred late Saturday and was led by residents who were angry […]