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Pennsylvania man gets 35 years in Maryland infant’s death

HAGERSTOWN — A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced in Hagerstown to 35 years in prison for fatally abusing his girlfriend’s 5-week-old daughter. Twenty-three-year-old Nicholas McKee of Warfordsburg, Pa., maintained his innocence during the sentencing hearing Wednesday. Prosecutors contend he shook ...

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Steven Posner dies in Florida boat crash

Steven Posner, the Baltimore-born former corporate raider who joined his father in staging hostile takeovers in the U.S. during the 1980s, has died. He was 67. Posner died on Monday in a boat collision on Biscayne Bay in Florida, according ...

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Potomac teen gets 25 years in slaying of salesman

ROCKVILLE — Prosecutors say a Potomac teenager has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in the death of a 57-year-old car salesman last year. Eighteen-year-old Emily Geller was sentenced on Monday. She pleaded guilty in July to first-degree murder ...

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Highway deaths fall to lowest level since 1950

WASHINGTON — Traffic deaths have plummeted across the United States to levels not seen in more than a half-century, spurred by technology, safety-conscious drivers and tougher enforcement of drunken driving laws. The Transportation Department said Thursday that traffic deaths fell ...

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