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Inmate injured after stabbing at Md. prison

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - An inmate at the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup has been flown to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after being stabbed.

The Capital of Annapolis reports Anne Arundel County Fire Department officials say the stabbing happened Friday afternoon. A spokesman for the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services says three homemade weapons were recovered, but no witnesses were reported and the motive is unknown.

Fire officials identified the injured inmate as 42-year-old Winfield Goldring and said he was stabbed multiple times. Corrections officials say Goldring is serving a seven-year sentence for attempted armed robbery and attempted second-degree assault.


2nd woman joins Delaware Supreme Court

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - From one second woman to another: congratulations.

The News Journal of Wilmington reports U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the nation's highest court, has sent a letter congratulating Karen Valihura, who was sworn in Friday as the second woman to serve on the Delaware Supreme Court

Valihura joins Carolyn Berger, the first woman to join Delaware's highest court, as part of the five-member group. Berger, who joined the court in 1994, has announced she plans to retire in September. The justices are appointed to 12-year terms.

Before joining the Delaware Supreme Court, the 51-year-old Valihura was an attorney at the Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom firm in Wilmington. She replaces retiring Delaware Supreme Court Justice Jack Jacobs.


Man injured after shooting in Del. parking lot

BEAR, Del. (AP) - A 23-year-old man is in serious condition after a shooting at a shopping center parking lot in Bear.

The News Journal of Wilmington reports Delaware State Police spokesman Sgt. Paul Shavack says it happened around 10 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Sunset Station shopping center in the 1800 block of Pulaski Highway. Shavack says the man got into a silver car with a man and woman and then one of the suspects pulled out a handgun and fired at least one round.

Shavack says the man was hit in the upper body but able to get out of the vehicle, and he ran into a business in the shopping center. The vehicle fled. An investigation is ongoing. Police did not identify the man who was injured.


Obama plays golf with ESPN hosts

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - President Barack Obama is playing golf at a private club in Maryland with the hosts of ESPN's "Pardon the Interruption."

The White House says ESPN's Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon joined Obama on the president's first visit to Congressional Country Club in Bethesda.

A White House aide completed the foursome.

The club's website says it began 90 years ago as a place for members of Congress to meet socially with businessmen. The club also boasts a history of U.S. presidents being members or visitors. Presidents Calvin Coolidge, Howard Taft, Herbert Hoover, Woodrow Wilson and Warren Harding were lifetime members.

Wilbon also was a member of Obama's golf party when the president played two weeks ago at a different private club in Maryland.

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