The state began its pursuit of offshore wind generation Tuesday, a move that could lead to building 400-foot-tall turbines off Ocean City. "We know Maryland has great wind resources off our shore," said Malcolm Woolf, state energy administrator. "We've got to figure out how best to tap into them."
After hearing noises coming from a garage behind his house early Tuesday, a 20-year-old Hopkins undergraduate student grabbed his samurai sword and went to investigate. When a man inside the garage lunged at him, police say, he struck the intruder with the sword, killing him. "He was backed up against a corner and either out of fear or out of panic, he just struck the sword with force," a city police spokesman said. "It was probably with fear for his life."
Bulletproof vest protects officer from injury; knife, box cutter recovered at scene