Anne Arundel News

Motor Vehicle Accident in Anne Arundel County Claims Life of 16-Year-Old

Motor Vehicle Accident in Anne Arundel County Claims Life of 16-Year-Old

Maryland State Police Annapolis Barrack continues to investigate a single vehicle crash in Anne Arundel County yesterday that claimed the life of a teenager. The deceased is identified as Tyrese Glenn, 16, of Glen Burnie. He was pronounced deceased at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Tyrese was the front seat passenger in the vehicle. Two...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Murdock

Wednesday’s Pet is Murdock

Wednesday’s Pet for 06-19-2018 MURDOCK  Featured Pet: Murdock Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Sex: Male Size: Small Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation Murdock is around 9 years old.  He will do best in a home with humans that are around most of the time....
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School’s Out for Summer MDOT SHA Promotes Pedestrian Safety and Safe Summer Travel

School’s Out for Summer MDOT SHA Promotes Pedestrian Safety and Safe Summer Travel

With thousands of children starting their summer break this week, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) urges everyone to Look Up, Look Out, stay alert and review the rules of the road. When driving through residential neighborhoods and near places children frequent such as area parks and recreation centers, be...
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CDC Reported Flu Deaths in Children Exceeds Seasonal High

CDC Reported Flu Deaths in Children Exceeds Seasonal High

The CDC is reporting an additional pediatric flu-related death this week, bringing the total number this season to 172. This number exceeds the 2012-2013 season, which previously set the record for the highest number of flu-related deaths in children reported during a single flu season (excluding pandemics). Approximately 80% of these deaths occurred in...
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‘Operation Broken Heart’ Yields 56 Arrests In Maryland

‘Operation Broken Heart’ Yields 56 Arrests In Maryland

Maryland’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force yields 56 arrests in Maryland, 21 of which were arrested by Maryland State Police investigators, while participating in “Operation Broken Heart,” a nationwide, three-month initiative targeting offenders of child sexual exploitation. The Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) was one of 61 task forces included...
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Comptroller Franchot Alerts Marylanders to Social Media Scam

Comptroller Franchot Alerts Marylanders to Social Media Scam

Reinforcing his commitment to protect Marylanders, Comptroller Peter Franchot today warned Maryland residents about a scam in which cyber thieves contact citizens via social media using an official-looking certificate about a large sum of money for a fee. The scammers send messages using the Comptroller of Maryland and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) logos on...
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Wednesday’s Pet is MADISON

Wednesday’s Pet is MADISON

Wednesday’s Pet for 6/6/18 is MADISON Featured Pet: Madison Rescue Group: Last Chance Animal Rescue Breed: Feist Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $375.00 Madison is a 3-year-old female, Feist mix. She is very sweet but shy. She is learning to walk on a leash, she...
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Maryland Conservation Corps Now Recruiting Young Adults

Maryland Conservation Corps Now Recruiting Young Adults

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now recruiting members for the Maryland Conservation Corps, an award-winning AmeriCorps program that engages young adults aged 17-25 in extensive conservation, environmental and natural resources management projects across the state. The department seeks to hire 35 full-time members who will work on five to seven teams for an 11-month period, beginning in...
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Maryland Casinos Generate Record $156.5 Million in Revenue During May

Maryland Casinos Generate Record $156.5 Million in Revenue During May

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that May 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos set a new single-month record of $156,555,593, an increase of 14.7% compared to the May 2017 total of $136,464,277. Maryland has six privately owned casinos: MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County; Live! Casino & Hotel in Anne...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces $80 Million in Higher Education Scholarships for 2018-2019 Academic Award Year

Governor Larry Hogan Announces $80 Million in Higher Education Scholarships for 2018-2019 Academic Award Year

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) has awarded more than $80 million to nearly 38,000 students to attend one of Maryland’s post-secondary institutions. “Working to make higher education affordable and accessible for as many Maryland students as possible is one of our...
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Wednesday’s Pet is TYRA

Wednesday’s Pet is TYRA

Wednesday’s Pet for 5/30/18 is TYRA Featured Pet: Tyra Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Weimaraner Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Tyra is a 5-year-old girl that is new at HSCC, but she’s already stole everyone’s heart. She...
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Spring Turkey Hunters Harvest 3,861 Gobblers

Spring Turkey Hunters Harvest 3,861 Gobblers

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that hunters reported harvesting 3,861 wild turkeys during the 2018 regular spring and junior hunt turkey seasons. This year’s harvest was 8 percent lower than the record 2017 harvest, but well above the 10-year average of 3,406. “Turkey populations continue to grow in a few areas of the...
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Troopers Urge Safety And Sobriety As Enforcement Increases During Memorial Day Weekend

Troopers Urge Safety And Sobriety As Enforcement Increases During Memorial Day Weekend

With extra traffic expected this Memorial Day weekend, additional Maryland State Police troopers will be on patrol and using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed that threaten the safety of travelers. Beginning Friday, troopers from each of the...
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Memorial Day: A Day to Remember the Fallen

Memorial Day: A Day to Remember the Fallen

May 28, 2018, is Memorial Day. This day is a national holiday, for remembering and honoring men and women, who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. Waterloo, New York, was declared the official birthplace of Memorial Day by President Lyndon Johnson in May 1966. The holiday had many origins, and...
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Governor Larry Hogan Saves Marylanders $46 Million by Permanently Eliminating E-ZPass Transponder Fee

Governor Larry Hogan Saves Marylanders $46 Million by Permanently Eliminating E-ZPass Transponder Fee

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) will permanently eliminate the $7.50 E-ZPass Maryland transponder fee for all new customers, putting $46 million back into Marylanders’ wallets over the next five years. In 2015, the governor announced major toll rollbacks across the state, resulting in $270 million in savings for our citizens....
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Wednesday’s Pet is WILSON

Wednesday’s Pet is WILSON

Wednesday’s Pet for 5/16/2018 WILSON Featured Pet: Wilson Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Terrier/Poodle Mix Sex: Male Size: Small (10 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Wilson is a handsome 1-2-year-old mix. He is friendly, playful, and smart. He gets...
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Governor Larry Hogan Reminds Marylanders to Prepare for Continued Rain, Storms throughout this Week

Governor Larry Hogan Reminds Marylanders to Prepare for Continued Rain, Storms throughout this Week

Rain is in the forecast for the remainder of this week and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is reminding residents to be prepared for additional storms and flooding. “Much of the state has already experienced heavy rain and flooding and these conditions are predicted to continue for the next several days,” said Governor Larry Hogan....
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Governor Larry Hogan Signs Tax Relief & Job Creation Legislation

Governor Larry Hogan Signs Tax Relief & Job Creation Legislation

Governor Larry Hogan was joined today by Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Michael Busch to sign 229 bills into law at a signing ceremony at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. The governor and presiding officers signed House Bill 365/Senate Bill 184, which will save Marylanders from nearly...
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New Striped Bass Regulations Effective May 16

New Striped Bass Regulations Effective May 16

The opening of regular striped bass season May 16 begins with new conservation-minded regulations pertaining to the use of bait, gear and hooks. The Maryland General Assembly Joint Committee Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review Committee recently approved Maryland Department of Natural Resources regulations, which are effective now through Oct. 12, 2018. Effective May 16, 2018, in Chesapeake Bay and its...
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Wednesday’s Pet is SNICKERS

Wednesday’s Pet is SNICKERS

Wednesday’s Pet for 5-9-18 SNICKERS Featured Pet: Snickers Rescue Group: Pets In Need in Southern Maryland Breed: Rottweiler/Bully Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots, currently on heartworm and tick preventatives and micro-chipped Adoption Fee: $300.00 Snickers is a 3-month old mix that was rescued from the local shelter. ...
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Mother Arrested After Her Eight Month Old Overdoses on Heroin

Mother Arrested After Her Eight Month Old Overdoses on Heroin

On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to a cardiac incident involving an eight month old in the 2900 block of East Almondbury Drive in Pasadena. Once on scene, first responders were advised that the child possibly ingested a heroin capsule. Paramedics were able to revive the...
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DEA Brings in Record Number of Unused Pills During 15th Annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

DEA Brings in Record Number of Unused Pills During 15th Annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Americans nationwide did their part to drop off a record number of unused, unwanted or expired prescription medications during the DEA’s 15th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, at close to 6,000 sites across the country. Together with a record-setting amount of local, state and federal partners, DEA collected and destroyed close to one million...
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Hurricane Season Begins June 1: Are You Prepared?

Hurricane Season Begins June 1: Are You Prepared?

Maryland Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 6-12 this year. Prepare for the Atlantic hurricane season that begins June 1 and lasts until Nov. 30.  Hurricane hazards come in many forms: storm surge, high winds, tornadoes, and flooding.  Preparation is the best protection against the dangers of a hurricane. Take the time today to ensure...
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Effective Mosquito Control Starts at Home

Effective Mosquito Control Starts at Home

As temperatures continue to rise, so will the number of mosquitoes throughout the state. The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s mosquito control program urges residents to take measures on their own property to help reduce mosquito populations. Aside from being a nuisance, mosquitoes can carry harmful diseases like West Nile virus and Zika virus. “The...
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Maryland Fishing Report Now Available as Amazon Alexa Skill

Maryland Fishing Report Now Available as Amazon Alexa Skill

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that it is expanding its communications channels and services to include Amazon Echo. Through an innovative partnership with NIC Maryland, the department will now offer the Maryland Fishing Report, which provides anglers with the latest fishing hotspots, catch of the week, water and weather conditions and more, as an...
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