Daily Archives: January 20, 2010

Smell of ether did not justify search for PCP

A police officer in a drug-ridden Landover neighborhood lacked probable cause to arrest and search a man based on the fact his body had an ether-like smell associated  with PCP, a divided Court of Appeals held. According to police, PCP ...

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Exxon to challenge timing of gas leak suit

Hundreds of Jacksonville-area residents will soon find out if a statute of limitations tolls for them. ExxonMobil Corp.’s lead lawyer for litigation related to a January 2006 leak at a Jacksonville gas station said the company will challenge the timeliness ...

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DLLR, DBED taking budget hits   

ANNAPOLIS — Like much of the Maryland’s government, the state’s business development and regulation arms are facing cuts under the spending plan formally introduced to the General Assembly on Wednesday by Gov. Martin O’Malley. The Department of Business and Economic ...

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Md. wants help with snow costs

WASHINGTON — Maryland’s congressional delegation is encouraging President Barack Obama to loosen the purse strings on federal funding to cover the toll December’s record-breaking snowstorm took on public resources. The state’s senators and congressmen signed a letter to Obama Wednesday ...

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Williams named head of UMB police

The University of Maryland, Baltimore has a new police chief. Antonio Williams, a retired high-ranking officer of the Baltimore Police Department, has been named the university’s director of public safety. Williams, 46, succeeds Cleveland Barnes Jr., who recently retired after ...

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Md. lands $5.8M green-job training grant

Those looking to learn green-job skills in Maryland got a boost Wednesday, with the announcement that the state’s labor department won a $5.8 million training grant. The money, part of $190 million in grants announced by the U.S. Department of ...

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