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R&B hitmaker R. Kelly due in court for sex abuse sentencing

R. Kelly is being sentenced in a sex trafficking case that could put him behind bars for years. A judge is set to impose the sentence Wednesday in a federal court in New York City. Prosecutors are seeking a minimum 25-year term. The defense says a sentence of 10 years or less is all he deserves. A jury found Kelly guilty last year of racketeering and other counts in a […]

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Manufacturers struggle to keep pace with vinyl record demand

Demand for record albums continues to soar in the United States, and the manufacturing base is having to reinvent itself to meet demand. The Recording Industry Association of America says record album sales grew a whopping 61% last year — and reached $1 billion for the first time since the 1980s. Dozens of record-pressing factories have been built to try to meet demand in North America — and it’s still […]

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Slain deputy remembered as friend, role model, protector

A Maryland sheriff’s deputy who was fatally shot last week as he tried to arrest a fugitive is being remembered as a protector, a father and a beloved friend with an infectious smile. News outlets report that friends, family, dignitaries and more than 1,000 officers from Maryland, Delaware and other states attended Tuesday's funeral for Wicomico County sheriff’s deputy Cpl. Glenn Hilliard in Salisbury. Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford described […]

today06/27/2022

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Tony Siragusa, who helped Ravens win Super Bowl, dies at 55

Tony Siragusa, the charismatic defensive tackle who helped lead a stout Baltimore defense to a Super Bowl title, died Wednesday. He was 55. Siragusa’s broadcast agent, Jim Ornstein, confirmed the death Wednesday. The cause of death was not immediately available. The man known as “the Goose" played seven seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and five with the Ravens. Baltimore’s 2000 team won the Super Bowl behind a defense that included […]

today06/27/2022

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Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson dies at age 26

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson has died at age 26. Police said the cause of death is still to be determined but that no foul play is suspected at this time. Ferguson played three NFL seasons. All were with Baltimore. Ferguson set the college Football Bowl Subdivision career sacks record with 45 when he played at Louisiana Tech, and he was drafted by the Ravens in the third round in […]

today06/27/2022

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Opening statements set in Delaware auditor corruption trial

Opening arguments are set to begin in the criminal corruption trial of Delaware’s state auditor following completion of jury selection. A panel of seven men and five women was seated Monday in the trial of Auditor Kathy McGuiness. The initial jury was tossed after the trial was moved from Wilmington to Dover earlier this month. McGuiness is a Democrat elected in 2018 and is seeking reelection this year. She is […]

today06/14/2022

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Crime, education, discussed in Maryland gubernatorial debate

Crime, education and the economy were some leading issues discussed by eight candidates who are seeking Maryland’s Democratic nomination for governor in the state’s crowded primary. Their first statewide televised debate was to be broadcast Monday night. Several candidates used the Maryland Public Television debate to confront opponents they believe are near the top of the field in the crowded primary. Rushern Baker, Jon Baron, Peter Franchot, Doug Gansler, Ashwani […]

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Jennifer Lopez, ‘Spider-Man’ highlight MTV Movie & TV Awards

Jennifer Lopez was honored with the Generation Award at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday. The actor-singer gave emotional speech acknowledging skeptics and believers who she says collectively contributed to her career success. She also won best song for the track “On My Way” from the “Marry Me” soundtrack. Olivia Rodrigo won best music documentary for her project “Olivia Rodrigo: driving home 2 u." “Spider-Man: No Way Home” […]

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19 kids, 2 adults slain in school shooting

WASHINGTON -- Majority Leader Chuck Schumer took to the Senate floor Wednesday in the aftermath of the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting to call out the Republicans' decades-long opposition to gun control legislation. “Maybe the thought of putting yourself in the shoes of these parents instead of in the arms of the NRA might let you wriggle free from the vise-like grip of the NRA to act on even a simple […]

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Biden urges unity to stem racial hate after Buffalo shooting

President Joe Biden and the first lady plan to travel to Buffalo, New York, on Tuesday to grieve with the community as it mourns those killed or wounded in Saturday's supermarket shooting. Biden is urging unity as a remedy for what he calls “the hate that remains a stain on the soul of America.” New York’s governor and Buffalo’s mayor are appealing for forceful action from Washington in the wake […]

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