Body Cam Video To Be Released From Police-Involved Shooting That Killed A Suspect At Baltimore Rite Aid

The body-worn camera video from a police-involved shooting on October 30 is set to be released Tuesday during a press conference with the Public Integrity Bureau, Baltimore Police announced Monday. The presser will start at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning. An armed suspect was shot and killed on October 30 outside of a Rite-Aid in north Baltimore, injuring two police officers in the process. The officers received minor injuries are being treated for their injuries. They were reassigned to administrative duties pending the outcome of the investigation. (WJZ-TV)

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After complaints about brown water, Emmitsburg officials urge residents to 'flush' water systems

About a month ago, Dennis Tokar started noticing an unpleasant sight flowing in the bathtub in his home on Main Street in Emmitsburg: brown water. Tokar wasn’t alone. Late last week, several other residents in town took to Facebook to say they were also experiencing brown water. (News-Post)

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Proposed Legislation Would Ban Marketing Homes Based on School Assignment

A Montgomery County delegate has proposed legislation that would prohibit real estate agents from advertising a home for sale based on its school assignment. The bill, introduced by Del. David Moon, would require home buyers to initial a document acknowledging they understand school boundaries can change at any time. It also would prohibit agents from using advertising that markets a house as belonging to a certain school’s catchment area. (Bethesda)

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Protesters Greet Attendees of Hogan’s High-Dollar Fundraiser

A group of approximately 100 educators — most from Baltimore and Prince George’s County — protested outside a glitzy fundraiser that featured Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) Thursday evening. The event, held in a lavish ballroom at the Maryland Live! Casino in Anne Arundel County, raised an undisclosed sum for Change Maryland, the anti-tax hike organization that Hogan started eight years ago and that ultimately fueled his successful pursuit of the State House. (Md. Matters)

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Maryland Gov. Hogan names Charlton Howard as new state prosecutor for political corruption

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has named a new state prosecutor to head an office that investigates political corruption: Charlton T. Howard III. Howard currently serves as an assistant attorney general overseeing the statewide child support enforcement program. Previously, he was a criminal prosecutor in Baltimore and served as executive assistant director of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. He’s a 1980 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. (Balt. Sun)

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Rally held at Montgomery County police station where ‘thin blue line’ flag cannot be displayed

Outside Montgomery County’s fifth district police precinct, a group gathered and handed out “thin blue line” flags in protest of a decision banning the flag from being displayed publicly in police stations in the Maryland county. The organization Brothers Before Others stood outside the precinct, handing out the flag to people in response to county Executive Marc Elrich’s decision. “They want us to give up this flag and surrender it because they say it’s a bad thing. That’s not going to happen,” said Rob O’Donnell, who was with the group. (WTOP)

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Over 20 Maryland politicians endorsed Warren for president at a UMD event

More than 20 state and local leaders endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) for president during an event at the University of Maryland on Friday. In total, 25 leaders from seven Maryland counties and Baltimore City — including current and former council members, state delegates and state senators — were involved in the joint endorsement. Five of those were from Prince George’s County, including county council members Danielle Glaros, Deni Taveras and Jolene Ivey. (Duamondback)

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Lawmakers discuss solar issues; county officials still to decide whether to appeal Chewsville project

Washington County officials asked state lawmakers this week to help the county get zoning authority over large solar projects. They also sought clarification over a recent Maryland Court of Appeals decision regarding large solar projects and the Board of County Commissioners’ role in Maryland Public Service Commission hearings. Solar is a big issue now and will only get bigger with Gov. Larry Hogan aiming for 100% renewable energy, said Del. William Wivell, R-Washington, chairman of the county’s delegation to the Maryland General Assembly. (Herald-Mail)

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