Anne Arundel News

16-Year-Old ATV Operator Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries After Being Struck by Vehicle

16-Year-Old ATV Operator Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries After Being Struck by Vehicle

On Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 6:00 p.m., Southern District officers were dispatched to a traffic crash in the 800 block of Mount Zion Marlboro Road in Lothian. The investigation revealed two dark colored four wheeled ATV’s were crossing Mount Zion Marlboro Road in an eastbound direction from a private driveway when a 2017...
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Senate Passes Bill to Protect Same-Sex and Interracial Marriage, Sen. Van Hollen Releases Statement

Senate Passes Bill to Protect Same-Sex and Interracial Marriage, Sen. Van Hollen Releases Statement

Yesterday, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the following statement regarding his vote to pass the Respect for Marriage Act: “No American should face discrimination – no matter who they love or where they live. The Respect for Marriage Act promises every legally married couple that their union will be given equal recognition...
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Governor Hogan, First Lady to Host Final Holiday Open House Saturday, December 3, 2022

Governor Hogan, First Lady to Host Final Holiday Open House Saturday, December 3, 2022

Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan invite all Marylanders and their families to join them for their final Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Government House in Annapolis. The event is free of charge, open to the public, and no reservations are required. “For the...
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Maryland State Police Increasing Patrols As Motorists Take To The Road Ahead Of Thanksgiving

Maryland State Police Increasing Patrols As Motorists Take To The Road Ahead Of Thanksgiving

With more than 1 million Marylanders expected to travel 50 or more miles over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Maryland State Police will be increasing patrols to ensure motorists arrive safely at their destination. Maryland State Police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23 barracks with a focus on impaired, aggressive and...
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Maryland’s Deer Firearms Hunting Season Opens Saturday, November 26, 2022

Maryland’s Deer Firearms Hunting Season Opens Saturday, November 26, 2022

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that the two-week firearms hunting season for sika and white-tailed deer opens Saturday, Nov. 26 and runs through Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. The two-week season includes Sunday hunting in all but three counties, affording hunters more weekend opportunities to hunt and contribute to managing Maryland’s deer population. “The two-week firearms season...
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Police Advising Against Sending Checks through the Mail

Police Advising Against Sending Checks through the Mail

Due to the excessive number of intercepted checks in the US Mail in recent months in Southern Maryland, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office at this time advises residents to refrain from sending checks through the US Postal Service, if possible. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office continues to forward numerous reports of local...
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MDOT Urges Safety, Early Planning to Ensure Happy Thanksgiving Holiday Travel

MDOT Urges Safety, Early Planning to Ensure Happy Thanksgiving Holiday Travel

Maryland’s highways, bridges, rail lines and airways are expected to hit new milestones in the pandemic recovery over the coming weeks, as millions of people travel to spend the holiday season with family and friends. Employees across the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) are prepared to help travelers make the connections that bring joy...
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Bowie Woman Charged After Fatal Five-Car Crash in Anne Arundel

Bowie Woman Charged After Fatal Five-Car Crash in Anne Arundel

Maryland State Police arrested a woman on impaired driving charges following a multi-vehicle crash in which one person died early this morning in Anne Arundel County. Shortly before 12:45 a.m. this morning, troopers from the Glen Burnie Barrack responded to southbound Interstate 97 at Route 32 for a report of a five-vehicle crash. According...
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State Fire Marshal Announces New Accelerant Detection Canine Team

State Fire Marshal Announces New Accelerant Detection Canine Team

The Office of the State Fire Marshal added a new employee to the ranks yesterday, and while every newly minted Deputy State Fire Marshal is required to raise their right hand and be sworn in, K9 Deacon just wanted belly rubs and loved. Senior Deputy State Fire Marshal Jeff Thomas’s new partner, Deacon, is...
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Firefighters Remind Citizens of Home Heating Safety

Firefighters Remind Citizens of Home Heating Safety

Heating equipment is a leading cause of fires in U.S. homes. Local fire departments responded to an estimated average of 48,530 fires involving heating equipment each year in 2014-2018. These fires resulted in annual losses of 500 deaths, 1,350 injuries, and $1.1 billion in direct property damage. The leading factor contributing to home heating...
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Maryland Flag Status – November 15, 2022

Maryland Flag Status – November 15, 2022

UPDATE: The United States Flag, Maryland Flag, and St. Mary’s County Flag shall be raised to full-staff at sunset Wednesday, November 16, 2022, the day of interment for Firefighter Juan Wilson of the Baltimore City Fire Department, who died on Sunday, October 30, 2022, after suffering a medical emergency while in the line of...
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Calvert Hospice Life Center’s Workshops Will Help Adults, Children and Teens Cope with Grief During the Holidays

Calvert Hospice Life Center’s Workshops Will Help Adults, Children and Teens Cope with Grief During the Holidays

For many years, Chesapeake Life Center’s popular Living with Loss through the Holidays workshops have helped adults grieving a loss get through a difficult time of the year. This year, children and teens can get that help, too. The season begins with an adult workshop hosted by Calvert Hospice, an affiliate brand of Hospice...
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Maryland U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron Announces End of Year Strategies to Reduce Violent Crime

Maryland U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron Announces End of Year Strategies to Reduce Violent Crime

At a press conference this past weekend, U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron, joined by federal, state, and local partners announced new initiatives to fight violent crime in Maryland.  These efforts build on previous successes and are intended to prevent and reduce violent crime in Baltimore City. Partners at yesterday’s announcement included: U.S. Attorney Erek...
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Maryland Reports Strong 2022 Early Deer Season Results

Maryland Reports Strong 2022 Early Deer Season Results

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reports that hunters harvested 20,220 deer during the early portion of the 2022 archery and muzzleloader seasons. The harvest was a 24% increase from last year’s official harvest of 16,314 deer for the same period. The early season rebound was largely attributed to improved weather for hunting and...
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VIDEO: Governor Hogan Meets With Governor-Elect Wes Moore at State House in Annapolis

VIDEO: Governor Hogan Meets With Governor-Elect Wes Moore at State House in Annapolis

Following Tuesday’s gubernatorial election, Governor Larry Hogan today met with Governor-Elect Wes Moore to discuss the smooth and orderly transition to the incoming administration. Following a private meeting in the governor’s office at the State House in Annapolis, the governor and governor-elect took questions from the media. “I was very pleased to have the...
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Police Officers Arrest 15-Year-Old Male After One Stolen Vehicle Hits A Second Stolen Vehicle

Police Officers Arrest 15-Year-Old Male After One Stolen Vehicle Hits A Second Stolen Vehicle

On November 8, 2022, at approximately 10:30 p.m., while on routine patrol, an officer witnessed a hit-and-run accident at the intersection of Ritchie Highway and Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard in Glen Burnie. The striking vehicle, a white Kia Optima, came to a stop just beyond the intersection, and the occupants bailed out of the vehicle....
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Maryland’s Junior Deer Hunt Opens November 12, 2022

Maryland’s Junior Deer Hunt Opens November 12, 2022

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources encourages experienced deer hunters to take advantage of the upcoming Junior Deer Hunting Days to introduce youth to this time-honored cultural and sporting tradition. The Junior Deer Hunt is open on private and designated public land in all counties on November 12. The season is also open on Sunday, November 13 on...
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With 6 Months Remaining Until Federal Deadline, 88% of Marylanders REAL ID Ready

With 6 Months Remaining Until Federal Deadline, 88% of Marylanders REAL ID Ready

With six months to go until the federally mandated deadline for REAL ID compliance, 88% of Marylanders are fully prepared. But that means more than 500,000 other Marylanders will be unable to board an airplane or gain access to federal facilities after the federal deadline of May 3, 2023 – unless they act soon...
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Maryland Tourism Continues Strong Recovery, Reports Show Increase in Visitors and Visitor Spending

Maryland Tourism Continues Strong Recovery, Reports Show Increase in Visitors and Visitor Spending

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that, according to an economic impact report released by the Maryland Department of Commerce, the state’s tourism industry is continuing a strong recovery, recapturing nearly 90% of pre-pandemic visitor spending. In addition, the state reported increases over pre-pandemic levels in the key sectors of lodging and restaurants. The state continues to...
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Maryland Senator Urges Department of Justice and ATF to Clarify and Enforce Ghost Gun Rules

Maryland Senator Urges Department of Justice and ATF to Clarify and Enforce Ghost Gun Rules

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) joined Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) along with a group of senators in urging the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to issue enforcement guidance and clarify the recently finalized Ghost Gun Rule. The rule regulates unfinished frames and receivers that are...
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Powerball Nearing Highest Jackpot in History, One $1 Million Dollar Ticket Sold in Prince Frederick

Powerball Nearing Highest Jackpot in History, One $1 Million Dollar Ticket Sold in Prince Frederick

The Powerball jackpot rolled again last night to an estimated annuity value of $1.5 billion for Saturday’s drawing, and in the process it generated a wave of big winners in Maryland. The largest three Powerball jackpots ever are: $1.6 billion — January 2016 $768.4 million — March 2019 $758.7 million — August 2017 Although there was...
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Governor Hogan Announces Operation Green Light To Honor Veterans Statewide

Governor Hogan Announces Operation Green Light To Honor Veterans Statewide

As the nation prepares to mark Veterans Day, Governor Larry Hogan today announced the State of Maryland’s participation in Operation Green Light, a new initiative to support military veterans, as well as raise awareness about the resources available to assist veterans and their families. The state’s outreach efforts are being led by the Maryland...
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REMINDER! Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday, November 6, 2022

REMINDER! Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday, November 6, 2022

First Responders reminds citizens Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 6, 2022! The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) wants consumers to “fall” into the habit of changing the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms when you turn your clocks back one hour. Many electronic devices and appliances will adjust...
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Governor Hogan Announces Statewide Preparedness Efforts to Address lncrease in RSV and Potential COVID-19 and Flu Surges

Governor Hogan Announces Statewide Preparedness Efforts to Address lncrease in RSV and Potential COVID-19 and Flu Surges

As hospitals in the region and across the country experience an increase in Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) admissions, Governor Larry Hogan today announced a series of new mitigation actions, along with preparedness efforts for potential fall and winter COVID-19 and flu surges in Maryland. “After meeting with our multi-agency public health task force yesterday...
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Maryland Powerball Rolls to Estimated $1 Billion; One $1 Million Ticket Sold in Prince George’s County

Maryland Powerball Rolls to Estimated $1 Billion; One $1 Million Ticket Sold in Prince George’s County

Three Maryland tickets also win $50,000 third-tier prizes Powerball continued its spooktacular roll Saturday night, creating new millionaires around the country including one lucky player in Maryland. While ghosts, goblins and fairy princesses take to the streets tonight to collect candy galore, jackpot chasers are hoping to collect the estimated $1 billion up for...
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