GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A judge is holding a final case review in the prosecution of the alleged ringleader of an organized crime gang that operated in central and southern Delaware.

Wednesday's hearing involves 37-year-old Steven Kellam, who was one of several people arrested in 2015 following a lengthy police investigation.

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ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — A Confederate memorial has been removed from outside a Maryland courthouse.

Photos posted on Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman's Facebook page show the memorial outside the Circuit Court in Ellicott City being removed Monday night and placed onto a truck. The monument includes the names of dozens of Confederate soldiers from the area.

Kittleman said the "more appropriate place for the memorial is in a museum."

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The family farmhouse of the third-largest chicken producer in the United States has been named a landmark after it was built a century ago.


EDGEWATER, Md. (AP) — New members of the Chesapeake Conservation Corps are being announced.

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is announcing 42 new participants in the program on Tuesday in Edgewater. They will spend the next year working to improve the environment and local communities.

The program provides career and leadership training for young people interested in environmental careers.