FEDERALSBURG, Md. (AP) — A 62-year-old man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for setting a fire that destroyed a Federalsburg minimart nearly four years ago.
Gary Greenwood of Denton was also ordered to pay $5,000 in restitution at sentencing Monday in Caroline County Circuit Court.
WBOC-TV reports that Greenwood pleaded guilty to malicious burning in a fire in July 2011 at the Stop-and-Go Mini-Mart. Fire officials say the blaze burned the mini-mart and a connecting building to the foundation, causing $400,000 in damage.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Two Delaware men have pleaded guilty to arson charges after fires at three churches in the Felton area in December.
The Delaware State News reports that 27-year-old Alex Harrington Jr. of Frederica and 26-year-old Joseph Skochelak of Felton entered the pleas Monday in Kent County Superior Court. They pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree arson, second-degree conspiracy and third-degree burglary.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal authorities say travelers left behind a chunk of pocket change at Virginia airports last year.
An annual report by the Transportation Security Administration shows more than $33,000 in coins went unclaimed at airport checkpoints in the state in fiscal 2014. The TSA is responsible for screening airline passengers.
Typically the money is left in bins where travelers place belongings during screenings. The TSA suggests travelers store loose change in carry-on bags.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Relatives, activists and even Baltimore city officials have more questions than answers about what happened to Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old man who died one week after he was rushed to the hospital with spinal injuries following an encounter with four Baltimore police officers.