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BALTIMORE (AP) Donald DeVore is stepping down as secretary of the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services. DeVore announced today that he has told Gov. Martin O'Malley he will not seek reappointment during the governor's second term.

RANDALLSTOWN, Md. (AP) A suspect in a domestic shooting in Randallstown has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Baltimore County police say officers entered the home today and found the body of 36-year-old Terrence Wilson. Wilson was believed to have barricaded himself in the home after shooting his wife this morning.

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