Latest Maryland News | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Latest Maryland News

Play associated audio

BALTIMORE (AP) Authorities say a state employee was killed by a rolling truck after he parked it at the Port of Baltimore. Officials say the 46-year-old man worked for the Maryland Environmental Service but his name will be released after relatives have been notified.

SEAFORD, Del. (AP) State transportation officials will hold a meeting Thursday to discuss the Woodland Ferry project's service problems with involved companies. The ferry that crosses the Nanticoke River between Laurel and Seaford has been out of service since early December.

NEW YORK (AP) The Baltimore Orioles travel to New York to play the Yankees tonight. The Orioles' Chris Tillman faces Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett, who already has two wins this season.

HAMPSTEAD, Md. (AP) Maryland State Police have identified the Carroll County woman they say was fatally shot by a trooper after she pointed a gun at him. Authorities say 40-year-old Satina White was shot Monday after police were called to a home yesterday evening in Hampstead.

BALTIMORE (AP) Baltimore fire officials say a man was run over by a truck and killed at the Dundalk Marine Terminal. Fire officials say the man was hit thismorning at Berth 18 at the terminal. He says the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

SEAFORD, Del. (AP) Delaware Department of Transportation officials plan to meet with companies involved with the Woodland Ferry to discuss the project's service problems. Thursday's meeting will include representatives of the ferry's main contractor, Dover-based George + Lynch, and the president of Thrustmaster of Texas, which manufactured the devices at the center of the latest ferry shutdown.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

NPR

Fresh Air Weekend: Toni Morrison, Ross Macdonald's Crime Fiction, Will Forte

Nobel laureate Morrison reflects on her life and her regrets; Maureen Corrigan reviews a reissue of four of Macdonald's 1950s novels; SNL alum Forte discusses comedy and Bruce Dern's acting advice.
NPR

PepsiCo Swaps Diet Drink's Aspartame For Other Artificial Sweeteners

The company says Diet Pepsi consumers are concerned about aspartame. But the Food and Drug Administration has long affirmed that the sweetener is safe in amounts commonly used by beverage companies.
NPR

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy On Gun Control, Vaccines And Science

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was officially sworn in this week. His confirmation was held up for more than a year because of comments he made about gun violence. Murthy talks with NPR's Scott Simon.
NPR

As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key

The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.