MARYLAND — Top news stories from Maryland Patches this week include the richest billionaires in the state, a police officer is charged in connection with a parking lot fight, Maryland is back on the quarantine list for three states, and President Trump slams the city of Baltimore in his endorsement of a Congressional candidate. COVID-19 outbreaks are reported at seven private schools in one county, a quick-thinking sixth-grader saved a toddler's life, police are again asking for leads in a 2017 hit-and-run that killed a teenager in Severn, and a push for a Black medic injured on D-Day who treated hundreds of men to receive the medal of honor were also among the big stories this week.
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A Maryland senator is pushing legislation that will authorize the president to award a posthumous Medal of Honor for a World War II medic who treated at least 200 men during the D-Day invasion, while he himself was hurt.
Four men — including a police officer — have been charged in connection after a fight in the parking lot at Naughty Dogs Pub & Grill in Bel Air.
A recent spike in coronavirus infections has returned Maryland to the quarantine order of three states.
President Donald Trump last week called on Baltimore voters to elect Republican congressional candidate Kimberly Klacik in November. And in his tweets called the city "the worst in the nation."
Maryland will acquire 250,000 rapid-response coronavirus tests, Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday. These tests deliver results in 15 to 20 minutes.
Mitchell Rales of Potomac is worth $5.9 billion, making him the richest resident of Maryland and one of the 400 wealthiest people in America, according to Forbes. The company released its 2020 Forbes 400 list, and seven billionaires made the cut in Maryland.
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