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OCPD arrest suspect in triple stabbing

OCEAN CITY, Md. – Ocean City Police have made an arrest in a triple stabbing that took place earlier this month. 23-year-old Paul Baynard of Ridgely, Maryland was located in Queen Anne’s County and taken into custody. The incident happened just before midnight on June 20th in the...
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Man, 23, Charged In Ocean City Triple Stabbing

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 23-year-old man has been charged in connection with a triple stabbing last week on the boardwalk of Ocean City, police said Thursday. Paul Baynard, of Ridgely, is charged with attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment. Baynard was arrested without incident Wednesday in Queen Anne’s County by Ocean City Police detectives working with Maryland State Apprehension Team and the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force. Officers responded to a fight they witnessed shortly before midnight on June 20 to the area of Wicomico Street and Atlantic Avenue. There, they found three victims, including a 17-year-old boy. The first victim, an 18-year-old man, was flown to Shock Trauma. The second victim, a 21-year-old man, was flown to Christiana Hospital, and the 17-year-old was transported to an area hospital. All three victims have since been released from the hospitals, police said.
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Suspect Arrested, Charged With Attempted Murder In Stabbing

OCEAN CITY — A Ridgely, Md. man is being held without bond on attempted first-degree murder and other charges this week after being implicated in a triple-stabbing incident on the Boardwalk near Wicomico Street back on June 20. On Wednesday, members of the Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) Criminal...

Class Of 2026 Plebes Report For Induction Day At The US Naval Academy

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The U.S. Naval Academy welcomed about 1,200 plebes, or freshmen, to its Annapolis campus Thursday. Induction Day is the official first day of “plebe summer,” and it’s a whirlwind unlike any other first day of school. Plebe summer is six weeks of basic midshipmen training — which prepares students for their first academic year at the Naval Academy. Students were ushered through various stations in which they are issued gear, learn how to salute, get haircuts and, of course, get a good dose of yelling. Nicole Dado, a junior from New Jersey, helped get the freshmen prepared for their four-year...

23-year-old man charged with attempted murder in Ocean City stabbings

A 23-year-old Ridgely, Maryland, man has been charged with attempted murder and other offenses after three people were stabbed in Ocean City last week. Just before midnight June 20, police saw multiple people fighting in the area of Wicomico Street and Atlantic Avenue, according to the Ocean City Police Department. As officers arrived on the scene, police said, the suspects ran north on the Boardwalk and three males were discovered to be suffering from stab wounds. ...
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Annapolis Mayor Wins Boat Battle

In a waterfront city where the mayor often arrives to work and events by boat, a resolution to deputize his personal vessel created a bit of a storm. In the end though, Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley got his wish. Late Monday evening a resolution brought before the city council to have the mayor’s rigid-hull inflatable boat deputized passed with just one vote against.
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North Beach Theater Issues Challenge

It wasn’t a production of the Wizard of Oz, but teen actors on stage in North Beach belted out Over the Rainbow Sunday night anyway. It was the last performance of the Twin Beach Player’s teen show The Alibis. But the song isn’t a part of the script.
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Restaurateurs to open Garten by Preserve

Michelle and Jeremy Hoffman, the owners of Preserve in Annapolis, are bringing their innovative, farm-to-table cuisine to Severna Park this summer. The couple have transformed the former Café Bretton space, at 849 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., into a biergarten-inspired restaurant, called Garten by Preserve, that will feature classic German food, some French dishes, as well as some Preserve favorites.
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Native Annapolitan Reminds that Black Creativity, Content Ownership Matters

Although African-American Music Appreciation Month ends in June, a native Annapolitan affirms the value of producing quality content and retaining control over original works. Parris Lane is an accomplished actress, singer, author, filmmaker who was raised in Annapolis, Maryland. She recalls a time when bands were plentiful while growing up.

Severna Park High School’s Success Begins With Outstanding Feeder System

Historically, Severna Park High School’s athletic success has been a model for other high school programs in the region. Since the 1970s and 1980s, the Falcons have had outstanding teams in field hockey and lacrosse. But in recent years, the Falcons have also been state title contenders in baseball, softball, cross country, and track and field.

Lax Team Wins Sixth-Grade Division

The 2028 (sixth-graders) and 2029 (fifth-graders) Severna Park Green Hornets boys lacrosse select teams partnered up and won the Anne Arundel County sixth-grade division for the second year in a row. Both years, the team went undefeated. The team was led by head coach Mike Archer and assistant coaches Dave...
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Celebrating a Forgotten Author

James M. Cain was born on July 1, 1892 in Annapolis and has been one of the city’s most controversial figures ever since. A novelist, journalist, and screenwriter, he’s best known for his masterpieces of noir fiction, including The Postman Always Rings Twice (1934), Double Indemnity (1936), and Mildred Pierce (1941). His fiction gained the reputation for being nitty-gritty and wound up in its very own genre called “hard-boiled” fiction, a special crime category that lumped detectives, corrupt politicians, sex, and violence all together. One of his biographers, David Madden, calls him “the 20-minute egg of the hard-boiled school.” That is to say, very, very hard. 

Schulz blasts Democrats for trying to prop up her Trump-backed primary opponent

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WBFF) — Kelly Schulz, a Republican candidate for governor, blasted national Democrats Thursday for bankrolling ads to support her primary rival, Del. Dan Cox. Schulz, the former secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce, appeared in Annapolis with supporters, including Gov. Larry Hogan, who has endorsed her...