RICHMOND, Va. (AP) The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has canceled a news conference on the bay's restoration out of respect for Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his father's funeral. The foundation had scheduled a news conference today to press McDonnell to make a stronger commitment to a cleanup plan for the bay.
COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) A Howard County police officer has been hospitalized after police say a driver ran a red light and broadsided his police cruiser. The crash happened around 2 a.m. today in Columbia. Pfc. Kirk Brown was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.
BALTIMORE (AP) A newspaper investigation has found that drug addicts at Baltimore Behavioral Health Incare are three times more likely to be deemed mentally ill than those at other centers statewide. The Baltimore Sun says it reviewed state records as well as interviewed patients, psychiatrists and others.
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A slate of new legislation has received an endorsement by the Virginia State Crime Commission that they say would give law enforcement more tools to investigate and prosecute child abuse.