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  • File - In this July 5, 1999 file photo, Samuel Sheinbein, accused of the 1997 murder of Alfredo Tello Jr., in Maryland, is brought in handcuffs to a Tel Aviv court.  Israeli special forces raided a prison in central Israel on Sunday, killing one of the country's most notorious inmates after he seized a guard's weapon, shot three guards and barricaded himself inside the compound. Police identified the inmate as Samuel Sheinbein, an American who fled to Israel after committing a gruesome murder in Maryland in 1997 and whose case sparked a high-profile row between the two allies.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

    Maryland teen killer gunned down in Israeli prison shootout

    A Maryland man serving a prison sentence in Israel for a horrific murder he committed as a teen in Aspen Hill was gunned down Sunday by police special forces after he stole a gun and shot three guards.

  • **FILE** Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown (Associated Press)

    Gansler backers seek to block Brown campaign fundraising during legislative session

    Supporters of Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's bid for governor filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to block his rival's campaign from fundraising during the state's fast-approaching legislative session.

  • Instagram photo of Maryland's Attorney General Doug Gansler at a teenage party.

    Gansler: 'I think I probably should have done more' to check for drinking at party

    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Thursday he "probably should have done more" to determine whether alcohol was present at a teen house party he briefly stopped by this summer.

  • Douglas F. Gansler (Associated Press)

    Maryland lawyers argue new gun laws won't cause 'irreparable harm'

    Gun rights activists who filed a federal lawsuit attempting to block stringent new gun restrictions in Maryland demonstrated neither a likelihood of success in the case nor irreparable harm they would suffer if the law goes into effect Tuesday and should not be granted a temporary restraining order, lawyers for the state say.

  • Politicians' candor can cause them grief when caught on tape

    Politicians, often attempting to distinguish themselves from their opponents and galvanize their supporters, are increasingly getting tripped up over language or ideas at odds with the image they've created for the general public's consumption.

  • Same-sex marriage request processing can begin in Maryland

    Courts can immediately begin processing marriage license applications to allow wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples in Maryland on New Year's Day, according to an opinion issued Thursday by the state's attorney general.

  • Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler (Associated Press)

    Gansler to defend Maryland’s concealed-carry gun law

    A federal appeals court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday on the constitutionality of Maryland's controversial requirement that legal gun owners have a "good and substantial reason" to carry concealed weapons.

  • Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler (Associated Press)

    Maryland gun permit law struck

    A federal judge has ordered Maryland officials to stop enforcing a law barring state residents from receiving concealed-carry handgun permits unless they provide a "good and substantial reason" to carry their weapons in public.

  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Metro worker avoids prosecution despite stockpiling agency property; Lululemon jury swiftly convicts Norwood; McGarry retires from 'It's Academic'; D.C. lawmakers come clean on secret Tampa trip; Terps athletic program losing millions; USGS: 600 aftershocks from August quake; Gansler talks gay marriage at Salisbury University; Quake damaged Robert E. Lee home.

  • O'Malley attends gay marriage fundraiser

    Gov. Martin O'Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler on Wednesday braced supporters of gay marriage rights in Maryland for a long battle and urged them to work hard throughout the state to persuade voters to support equal rights under the law for same-sex couples.

  • **FILE** Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown (Associated Press)

    Governor's race in Maryland could spark 'bloody battle'

    The only thing anyone seems to know right now about Maryland's 2014 governor's race is that it could be the most wide open in recent memory.

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    "Don't frack with our water!" For those who see a darker side to the Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling industry transforming these parts, that has become the new local rallying cry.

  • Pa. intends 'clear message' with fine

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesday levied the largest fine in state history against an oil or gas company, sending what it called a "clear message" to Chesapeake Energy after several recent violations.

  • ACLU aims to block O'Malley move

    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says Gov. Martin O'Malley is trying to remove oversight of the Baltimore Police Department, which they say engaged in overzealous arrests during his term as mayor.

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