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BALTIMORE (AP) A Baltimore man has been indicted on charges of killing a federal witness a charge that could land him on federal death row. An indictment unsealed today says 30-year-old Antonio Hall shot and killed Kareem Guest in 2009 in retaliation for Guest's cooperation with the FBI and Baltimore police.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Annapolis police say two Naval Academy midshipmen have been arrested in separate incidents. Police say Michael Christopher Guadagnini was charged with fourth-degree burglary while William Jacob Johnson was charged with malicious destruction of property.

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher has been fined $5,000 by the NFL for violating the league's social media policy. Oher issued an update on his Twitter account during a 17-10 win over Tampa Bay about his sprained knee, violating NFL's rules.

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) The Prince George's County police chief says FBI agents are interviewing officers about a videotaped beating of a University of Maryland student. The three officers involved remain on suspension or desk duty. So far no arrests have been made.

BALTIMORE (AP) Prosecutors say two 19-year-old men have been sentenced in the robbery and slaying of a 28-year-old Westminster man in Baltimore last year. Russell Day was shot in Baltimore in April 2009. Davonne Sydnor was sentenced to life plus 20 years. Kevin Ward was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

BALTIMORE (AP) The head of the company that co-owns Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park plans to travel to Maryland next week to try to break the impasse threatening the future of thoroughbred racing in the state. Frank Stronach says he'll try to find common ground with the tracks' owners.

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) Prosecutors say a Monrovia woman who shocked a pregnant woman several times with a stun gun has pleaded guilty in the assault. Christine Renee Devaux will be sent to prison for 13 years when she's sentenced in May. The woman gave birth to a healthy baby shortly after the attack.

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