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Police: Denied ‘booty call’ preceded drive-by shooting
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:32:00 -0400
In the moments before a man fired several shots into a car parked in a Newark neighborhood, he was denied an opportunity for a “booty call,” according to court records.

Local man named MD Veteran of the Year
The Joint Veterans Committee of Maryland, an organization consisting of veteran service organizations including the Marine Corps League, Military Order of the Purple Heart, American Veterans, Disabled American the Veterans, Catholic War Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars, has selected Anthony J. “Tony” Begenwald of Bowie and a member of the Marine Corps League, as its 2012 Veteran of the Year.

Hogan appoints 2 delegates to the House
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 10 Oct 2015 02:00:00 -0400
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed two people to vacancies in the Maryland House of Delegates.

Woman killed in Route 301 accident
By JOE AIELLO Staff Writer An accident involving a car and a tractor trailer has claimed the life of a Largo woman. Maryland State Police are investigating the fatal accident that occurred Feb. 9 at approximately 9:15 a.m. on Route 301 at Governor Bridge Road. Preliminary investigation shows that a flatbed tractor trailer operated by 59-year-old Timothy Pride of Keysville, Va., was traveling north on Route 301 when he struck a Honda Accord operated by 28-year-old Torrean Lynnae Rich of Largo, as she was entering Route 301 from Governor Bridge Road.

Local Knights of Columbus honor Bowie’s heroes
By JOE AIELLO Staff Writer Knights of Columbus Council 2577 held its 16th annual Public Safety Awards and Recognition event Jan. 28 to honor local firefighters and police officers for their heroic actions.

Frederick residents reflect on Pope Francis’ visit to Catholic Charities
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 10 Oct 2015 02:00:00 -0400
When Frederick residents Tony Burke and Katie Atmonavage took their posts as vice president of communications and communications manager at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, they never imagined that their work would bring them within feet of Pope…

Accident victim remains in critical condition
By JOE AIELLO Staff Writer When working and living in the same community, one is bound to run into someone they know. Such was the case Feb. 15 for volunteer firefighter Travis Murdoch. Just after 2 a.m. firefighters from Bowie Station 39 (Free State) were alerted to respond to a motor vehicle accident on Stonybrook Drive, less than a mile from the station. Murdoch was riding the ambulance and would be the primary caregiver once they arrived on the scene.

Intense wreck on Stonybrook shakes house
By JOE AIELLO Staff Writer An accident early Wednesday morning sent two local men to trauma centers with critical injuries. Police and fire/EMS personnel were dispatched shortly after 2 a.m. for the report of a single-vehicle accident on Stonybrook Drive at Stonehaven Lane. The first arriving units observed a vehicle that was wrapped around a tree in the front yard of a home.

Wildcats score homecoming win
Herald-Mail.com / Fri, 09 Oct 2015 23:40:00 -0400
Williamsport showed convincing signs that it just might be turning the corner, scoring on its first possession in emphatic fashion on the way to a 22-7 victory over North Hagerstown.

Former Maryland resident among students killed in college shootings
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 9 Oct 2015 18:36:04 PDT
Shootings at universities in Arizona and Texas left two students dead and four injured Friday, a continuing surge of campus violence after last week's rampage at an Oregon community college.One of the victims of the Arizona incident was Colin Brough, a former Annapolis resident and lacrosse player...

Death threats lead to arrest of Bowie teen
By JOE AIELLO Staff Writer Sheriff deputies say they have arrested 16-year-old Garrett Alexander Bailey for posting death threats on his Twitter and Facebook accounts against Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge Herman C. Dawson. Prince George’s County sheriff’s deputies arrested 16-year-old Garrett Alexander Bailey at the Bowie High School Annex Feb. 6 and charged him as an adult with solicitation to commit first-degree murder, possession of an illegal firearm and threats against a state official.

GPS devices installed on dirt bikes, ATVs to catch thieves
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 10 Oct 2015 02:00:00 -0400
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Hagerstown police say they are installing GPS devices on dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles in an effort to crack down on the theft of off-road vehicles.

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