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By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
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LGBTQ group ejects tennis great Martina Navratilova after transgender comments

A LGBTQ organization announced Tuesday it was severing ties with tennis legend Martina Navratilova after comments she made regarding trans athletes. Athlete Ally, a nonprofit whose mission is “to end rampant More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Citizen Scientists Find New World with NASA Telescope

Using data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, citizen scientists have discovered a planet roughly twice the size of Earth located within its star’s habitable zone, the range of orbital distances where More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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CFO at Long Island Mortgage Lender, Edward Sypher Sentenced to 18 Months for Fraud

Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, Edward Sypher, Jr., formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Long Island mortgage lender Vanguard Funding, LLC (Vanguard), was sentenced by United States More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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Maryland Man, Everette Reel Sentenced to 5 Years for Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

Everette Reel, 46, of Upper Marlboro, Md., was sentenced today to five years in prison on charges stemming from an investigation into a narcotics conspiracy involving eight individuals in Washington, D.C. and Maryland, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Fake News: Outlets attack Trump for America’s addition to the ‘deadliest countries for journalist’ list

The United States is officially now among the deadliest countries for journalists, according to an annual report now out from Reporters Without Borders. The U.S. ranked among the most lethal countries for journalists, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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TIME selects ‘persecuted’ journalists as Person of the Year

Time named a group of journalists it called “the guardians” from “the war on truth” as its Person of the Year. All of those named “have paid a terrible price to seize the challenge of this moment,” Time More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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Felon, James Thomas Convicted of Committing 3 Armed Robberies in One Hour

A federal jury convicted James Lorenzo Thomas, Jr., age 32, of Oxon Hill, Maryland, for three counts of armed commercial robbery, three counts of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence, and one count of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Army Sergeant, Maliek Kearney Sentenced to Life for Domestic Violence and Murder

U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III sentenced Army Sergeant Maliek Kearney, age 37, of San Antonio, Texas, today to life in federal prison, without the possibility of parole, for traveling to Maryland from More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Executive Director of Military Charity, Patricia Driscoll Found Guilty of Fraud and Tax Evasion

Patricia Pauline Driscoll, the former executive director of the Armed Forces Foundation, was found guilty by a jury today of charges stemming from a scheme in which she stole from the non-profit charity, defrauded More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Magnifying the Truth: 6 Biggest Truck Driving Safety Myths That Are Still Being Perpetuated Today

With over 15.5 million trucks operating on the roads of the US every single year, it’s no wonder that so many people are worried about the safety impact this has on our road networks. However, while so many people More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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GM announces job cut, downsizing; Trump tweets and the stocks plummet

The stock market responded after President Trump’s latest comments about General Motors’ plan to close five U.S. plants and layoff over 14,000 U.S. and Canada-based employees. After Trump threatened More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Comedian John Crist announces dates for 2019 ‘The Human Being’ tour

Comedian and internet sensation John Crist has announced the second leg of the “Human Being Tour” for Spring 2019.  The tour, in partnership with Premier Productions, is a follow up to Crist’s wildly More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Black Guerilla Gang Leaders, Ricky Evans and Shawn Thomas Plead Guilty to Racketeering

Ricky Evans, a/k/a Dorsey, and Shawn Thomas, a/k/a Bucky, both age 38, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty on November 5, 2018, to the federal charge of participating in a racketeering conspiracy, as leaders More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Maryland: Police chase down Raymond Trotman, arrested for DeSean Que McNair 2017 murder

Multiple police departments united in an effort to chase down Hagerstown murder suspect, Raymond Trotman, who has now been arrested and charged in connection with murder of DeSean Que McNair. Raymond Trotman Trotman, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Chambersburg Man, Keanu Davone Sentenced 10 Years for Sex Trafficking a Minor

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Keanu Davone Martinez, age 22, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on November 1, 2018, by Chief U.S. District More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
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Supreme Court to hear humanist lawsuit to remove World War I memorial in Maryland

Where is the line between the separation of church and state? Now the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it would review a lower-court ruling that a 93-year-old cross on public land that memorializes a Maryland More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
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Maryland: Christine Andrews killed by estranged husband Todd Andrews, who kills self

Maryland State Police investigators are investigating a murder-suicide that occurred November 1 in Allegany County, leaving two adults dead and three girls without parents. Identified as Christine M. Andrews, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Department of Veterans Affairs pleads Guilty to Bribery, Fraud, and Obstruction involving Disabled Veterans

A former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) official pled guilty today to demanding and receiving bribes from three for-profit schools in exchange for enrolling disabled military veterans in those schools More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Maryland man, Anthony Brooks Sentenced to 10 Years for Sexual Abuse of 14 Year Old Girl

Anthony Brooks, 29, of Indian Head, Md., was sentenced today to 10 years in prison on federal charges of transporting a minor across state lines with intent to sexually abuse her. The minor was a 14-year-old girl More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Arrests multiple MS-13 Gang Members

U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley continue to encounter violent gang members. Sunday night, Brownsville agents arrested four illegal aliens after entering the United States. During processing, record More...


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