queen annes county

Feb 12, 2013

Department of Justice intervenes in retaliatory firing case

A former Queen Anne’s County detective will have the U.S. government’s help in her $10.5 million federal lawsuit alleging she was fired from the sheriff’s department in retaliation for having complained of being sexually assaulted by the sheriff’s brother, her supervising officer.

Sep 13, 2012

Facebook ‘like’ leads to Md. fugitive’s capture

TAZEWELL, Va. — A Maryland fugitive is in custody after his girlfriend’s “like” of a Virginia sheriff’s Facebook page led authorities to him. The Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year-old Dyllan Otto Naecker was captured Wednesday at his girlfriend’s residence near Bluefield. The sheriff’s office tells media outlets that the girlfriend, Samantha [...]

Aug 13, 2012

Judge refuses to dismiss Queen Anne’s zoning suit

CENTREVILLE — A Queen Anne’s County judge has refused to dismiss a suit challenging the rezoning of more than 500 rural acres to permit development. The judge ruled in favor of the residents and conservation groups on one of the four properties in the suit. However, the ruling by Circuit Judge Sidney Campen Jr., last […]

Aug 8, 2012

Md. asks U.S. for disaster aid for farmers

Gov. Martin O’Malley on Wednesday submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture requesting a Secretarial Disaster Designation for all Maryland counties impacted by the severe dry weather and excessive heat during the months of June and July. “ … [W]e estimate that farmers in 13 Maryland counties have lost between 30 and 54 […]

Mar 4, 2012

CSA nixes county’s restrictions on gravel mines

Queen Anne’s County ran afoul of state law in restricting the size and duration of sand and gravel mines within its borders, the Court of Special Appeals has held. The decision is a win for excavators East Star LLC, Shore Sand and Gravel LLC, and David A. Bramble Inc., which said the rules the county […]

Dec 28, 2011

O’Malley nominates Kratovil to be a judge

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has nominated former Maryland congressman Frank Kratovil to the District Court for Queen Anne’s County. O’Malley announced the appointment on Wednesday to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge John T. Clark III. Kratovil, a Democrat, represented Maryland’s 1st Congressional District, which includes all of the Eastern Shore, [&h[...]

Oct 6, 2011

Kratovil applies for Queen Anne’s judgeship

Former U.S. Rep. Frank M. Kratovil Jr. and David W. “Chip” Gregory, who battled each other in a race for Queen Anne’s County state’s attorney in 2002, are once again competing for the same job. Gregory and Kratovil, who won that election fight, have both applied for a judgeship in Queen Anne’s County District Court. […]

Sep 20, 2011

Court of Appeals upholds death sentence for Jody Lee Miles

The standard that Maryland jurors use in deciding whether to impose the death penalty is constitutional, the Court of Appeals held Tuesday. The decision comes three years and four months after the top court heard the challenge by Jody Lee Miles, who was sentenced to death in 1998 for the murder and robbery of an […]

Sep 16, 2011

FEMA makes Irene recovery money available

WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency says federal aid has been made available for the state of Maryland for Hurricane Irene recovery efforts. FEMA announced Friday that federal aid will supplement state and local recovery efforts for areas affected during the period of Aug. 24 to Sept. 5. The aid applies to Calvert, Caroline, […]

Jun 22, 2011

Centreville woman charged after malnourished horses seized

CENTREVILLE — The owner of a Centreville horse farm where 140 horses were found to be malnourished has been charged with animal cruelty. The Queen Anne’s County state’s attorney’s office has filed criminal charges against 66-year-old Marsha Parkinson, the owner of Canterbury Farms. Parkinson faces 35 animal cruelty charges of failure to provide adequate care […]

Jun 17, 2011

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