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Local Roundup: Bears breeze into final
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0400
Girls Soccer Playoffs

DC food incubator to help develop one in Montgomery County
Gazette.net / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:02:11 -0400
County looking at existing buildings near Metro as possible sites for incubator

Emancipation Day commemorations Nov. 1
StarDem.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:16:00 -0400
CHESTERTOWN — Every student of history learns Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves in 1863, when he released the Emancipation Proclamation, one of the most significant acts of his presidency. In it, he de

High-schoolers plant 300 trees
StarDem.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:15:00 -0400
ST. MICHAELS — For a group of St. Michaels High School students, the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 29 was an opportunity to take a break from sitting in the classroom and be active and enjoy the sunny we

Man wanted in Pa. trooper ambush captured
StarDem.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:20:00 -0400
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hanga

The Village in Howard signing up volunteers, opening soon
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:01:00 EDT
Two years after volunteers started planning a senior village in Howard County, the community designed to help aging county residents remain in their homes is about to open for business. 

Change your clock, change your battery
StarDem.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:23:00 -0400
EASTON — In anticipation of daylight savings time ending in the early morning hours of Nov. 2, Maryland State Fire Marshal Brian Geraci is urging Marylanders to change your clock and change your batte

Humane society hosts dogfighting info session
StarDem.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:45:00 -0400
DENTON — The Caroline County Humane Society hosted a public information session about dogfighting — how to recognize it, how to report it and how to encourage legislators to fight it.

Virginia will likely see stability in midterms
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:04:08 -0400

After lurching back and forth between Democrats and Republicans in elections over the last six years, 2014 is shaping up to be a year in which incumbent seats in Virginia are largely solidified and the state's purple-blue bent is confirmed.

The only major statewide race on the ballot is the ...

Dist. 37B: Mautz wants to improve regulatory environment
StarDem.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0400
EASTON — When it comes down to the heart of it, Johnny Mautz said, he’s running for a District 37B House of Delegates seat because he wants to help the Easton Shore.

Peshmerga troops cheered by Kurds in Turkey
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0400
SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Iraqi peshmerga troops were cheered Wednesday by fellow Kurds in southeastern Turkey as the fighters slowly made their way toward the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani to try t

‘Vigilante justice’ leads to prison time in fatal beating of sex offender
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:18:18 EDT
A 20-year-old Reservoir Hill woman was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for what prosecutors called an act of vigilante justice when she led a group beating of a sex offender that turned fatal. Her father was also sentenced to jail time for his role.

Washington Wizards forward Kris Humphries getting comfortable after hand surgery
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:25:48 -0400

MIAMI — Chunks of skin are still missing from Kris Humphries' right hand. Surgery between his pinky and ring finger took place Oct. 10, yet Humphries' fingers still feel funky, if they feel at all.

He was out of rhythm and ineffective in Wednesday's opener against the Heat after preseason ...

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