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

Tabasco And Beer-Flavored: Not Your Easter Bunny's Jelly Beans

On the eve of Easter and National Jelly Bean Day, let us probe the mysterious origins and unexpected ascendency of the humble candy. And to celebrate, we've sampled Jelly Belly's newest flavors.
NPR

Tabasco And Beer-Flavored: Not Your Easter Bunny's Jelly Beans

On the eve of Easter and National Jelly Bean Day, let us probe the mysterious origins and unexpected ascendency of the humble candy. And to celebrate, we've sampled Jelly Belly's newest flavors.
NPR

President Obama's Favorite County — At Least When it Comes to Giving Speeches

President Obama has visited Prince George's County, MD, four times this year. It is the most affluent county with an African American majority, and also happens to be very close to the White House.
NPR

Ohio's Law Against Political Lying Heads To Supreme Court

Can a state law prevent political campaigns from doling out misinformation? Guest host Celeste Headlee learns more from The Plain Dealer's Sabrina Eaton.

Leave a Comment

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