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Maryland braces for wet weather from remnants of Hurricane Ian

BALTIMORE -- Hurricane Ian made another landfall Friday and worked its way into the southern states, making its way toward Maryland. The hurricane downgraded to a tropical storm Friday, but its remnants are starting to be felt in the Northeast region with powerful wind and rain.Central Maryland could see between 2-4 inches of rain through the weekend, and the southern part of the state may get more.   "I'm worried about the roads, how the slickness on the actual pavements will be," said Carlton, who worries about the city's potholes that might be hard to navigate around with water covering...
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Md. doctors charged with trying to give Russia medical info on home detention awaiting trial

BALTIMORE - The doctors accused of providing private patient medical information to an FBI informant they believed to be a member of the Russian government are home awaiting trial.Johns Hopkins anesthesiologist Dr. Anna Gabrielian and her spouse Dr. Jamie Henry, a major in the U.S. Army, were arrested Thursday at their Rockville, Md. home, just outside Washington, D.C. "I kept saying to myself 'What is going on here?' This is strange because this is a very quiet neighborhood," neighbor Lou Kuntz said, describing several federal law enforcement cars on his street. Dr. Gabrielian is released on a $500,000 unsecured bond...
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Remnants of Ian beginning to impact Maryland

Maryland prepares for remnants of Post-tropical Ian, which is expected to bring gusty winds and periods of rain to Maryland beginning Friday afternoon. While meteorologists are not forecasting major damage in Maryland from the storm system, central Maryland could see 1-2 inches of rain, and 2-5 inches of rain in southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore.

Gov. Hogan announces Maryland preparedness efforts ahead of Hurricane Ian impact

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (7News) — As Hurricane Ian moves through the east coast Friday, the DMV region is gearing up to prepare for the possible threat it may cause. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has mapped out the state's preparedness efforts with the expectation of possible steady rain Friday through Monday, accompanied by strong wind gusts, according to the National Weather Service.

Maryland prepares for remnants of Hurricane Ian

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (DC News Now) — Gov. Larry Hogan said Friday that Maryland was ready for remnants of Hurricane Ian that would affect the state. Earlier in the week, an Incident Management Team went to Florida to help with the response there. “As we always emphasize with potential flooding events, it is critical for drivers […]

Remnants Of Hurricane Ian To Soak Maryland This Weekend

All eyes in Maryland are staring at Hurricane Ian as it moves its way up the East Coast and is expected to make for a long, wet weekend. The storm laid waste to parts of Florida, though it has weakened as it makes its way north, but is still packing a punch as remnants of the near-Category 5 hurricane turned tropical storm impacts Maryland and neighboring states.

U.S. Army Couple Charged with Conspiring to Leak Military Health Records to Russia

An anesthesiologist and a U.S. army major and doctor were indicted Thursday morning in Maryland A U.S. army couple has been arrested after allegedly providing health records of U.S. military employees to an FBI undercover agent they thought was an employee of the Russian embassy. Dr. Anna Gabrielian — a Johns Hopkins hospital anesthesiologist working in Baltimore— and her husband, U.S. army major and doctor Jamie Lee Henr, were indicted Thursday morning in Maryland for conspiring to provide the Russian government with soldiers' personal medical information, which is...
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New Laws Take Effect in DC, Maryland Oct. 1

New laws that begin on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in D.C. and Maryland affect paid leave, car seat safety measures, employer non-compete restrictions and more. Here's a breakdown of what's changing. New Laws in Washington, DC. Paid Leave: Moms and dads who work in D.C. can receive a month more...

Here's a snapshot of new Maryland laws on the books

Dozens of new laws take effect Saturday in Maryland, on topics ranging from marriages to gun safety to highway driving. WYPR state government reporter Rachel Baye spoke with Matt Tacka about a few of the new laws. Tacka:. Let’s start with the new law concerning marriages. What’s changing?

The 15 Best All-Inclusive Maryland Resorts (Perfect for Everyone!)

Disclosure: Town & Tourist may receive a commission for purchases made through links in this article, at no additional cost to you. Maryland is defined by stunning coastlines and quaint beach towns. The state contains several cultural and historical points that are attractive to travelers. Maryland is best known for...

Leftist columnist rips Dems’ fake outrage over threats to ‘democracy’

Leftist columnist Walt Rubel recently ripped Democrats a new one over their gerrymandering and their false outrage against Republicans. Rubel wrote for the NPR affiliate KRWG Public Media, “Two years ago, money poured into the district, as anybody with a TV or mailbox knows. The contest between first-term incumbent Democrat Xochitl Torres Small and Republican challenger Yvette Herrell was the most expensive in the nation, with a combined $37.3 million in campaign spending; $24.3 million coming from outside groups.”

Oct. 1 Marks Start of New Laws on Traffic, Pets, Stalking

Saturday marks the start of a new month and the enforcement of numerous new laws in Maryland. Beginning Oct. 1, drivers must move to another lane or slow down when approaching any stopped, standing or parked vehicle displaying warning signals and not just for police. This also is mandated when there are road flares, traffic cones and other caution signals.

Maryland court says mail-in ballot count can start Saturday

ROCKVILLE, Md. — A Maryland appeals court has rejected a request by Maryland's Republican gubernatorial nominee to delay counting of mail-in ballots that could start as soon as Saturday. An order Thursday by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals denied an emergency request by lawyers for Dan Cox to...