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WOODLAWN, Md. (AP) A woman who identified herself as the mother of a man arrested on a charge of attempting to bomb a Maryland recruiting center says she tried to stop her son from converting to Islam. The woman, who declined to give her name, says she's embarrassed by the actions of her son, Antonio Martinez.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen has bolstered security at City Hall after more than $150,000 in checks and cash were stolen from a vault in June. The city says police found a suspect in the theft but prosecutors declined to file charges against the former city worker.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) When Army and Navy meet Saturday, Navy's senior class will be looking to become the first in history to complete a four-game sweep without allowing a touchdown. Beating Army has always been the priority for the Midshipmen, but to do so again without allowing the Cadets to reach the end zone would be historical.

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) Authorities say the body of a 59-year-old Ocean City woman has been recovered from a bayside canal. Ocean City police say they responded to a report of a barking dog about 1 a.m. Tuesday in the area of 94th Street, and found the body of Julie Eade in a nearby canal.

BALTIMORE (AP) A judge orders a Baltimore man charged with trying to blow up a military recruitment center held without bond until next week. Antonio Martinez, also known as Muhammad Hussain, was ordered detained yesterday until another hearing Monday.

BALTIMORE (AP) The head of a U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigative team says the origin of a blaze in Baltimore's adult entertainment district has not been determined yet. The investigator says the blaze is not being investigated as an arson.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Jan. 27, 2015

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Plan To Limit License Plate Tracking In Virginia Gets Bipartisan Support

Technology allows Virginia police officers to scan the license plates of passing drivers, but lawmakers want to limit how long they're allowed to hold onto that information.

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Facebook Suffers Self-Inflicted Outage

A Facebook statement said the disruption was caused by a technical change it made to the site and wasn't a cyberattack. The outage lasted an hour.

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