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Alison Knezevich

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Alison Knezevich reports on crime and courts in Baltimore County. She has been covering the county since 2011, when she joined The Sun as Baltimore County government reporter. She previously worked at the the Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette, where she reported on state politics and other topics. She grew up in Pittsburgh and is a graduate of Northwestern University.

Recent Articles

  • Teens charged in Owings Mills robbery

    Teens charged in Owings Mills robbery

    Baltimore County police have charged two teenagers in a July robbery in Owings Mills. Police said the robbery happened the morning of July 27, when two people approached someone walking on Lakeside Boulevard and took their credit card and cell phone. An 18-year-old man who was walking behind the...

  • Man charged in 2015 shooting in Woodlawn

    Man charged in 2015 shooting in Woodlawn

    A 32-year-old man has been charged in an attempted carjacking in which a woman was shot in Woodlawn last year, Baltimore County police said Wednesday. Janson Phillip Williams, of Woodlawn, is charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault and a firearms violation, court records...

  • Former Baltimore County officer charged with sex offense

    Former Baltimore County officer charged with sex offense

    A former longtime Baltimore County police officer who recently left the department was charged this week with a sex offense. David G. Roesler, 53, of Felton, Pa., is charged in the county with child abuse and fourth-degree sex offense. Roesler, who was assigned to the K-9 Unit, left the department...

  • Man sentenced to 40 years in murder of Halethorpe man

    Man sentenced to 40 years in murder of Halethorpe man

    A man was sentenced to 40 years Wednesday in the 2014 murder of a Halethorpe man whose body was dumped in a vacant home in Baltimore, according to the Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office. Kevin Pendergraph, 33, had pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in Baltimore County Circuit Court in...

  • Decomposing body found in Rosedale home

    Decomposing body found in Rosedale home

    Baltimore County detectives are investigating after a body was found in a home in Rosedale on Tuesday night. Police said officers went to the home in the 1500 block of Chapel Hill Drive shortly after 11 p.m. after receiving a call from a relative who couldn't get in touch with the resident, an...

  • Man, 23, killed in Dundalk hit-and-run

    Man, 23, killed in Dundalk hit-and-run

    A 23-year-old man was killed early Tuesday in a hit-and-run in Dundalk, Baltimore County police say. The man was identified as Keith Curtis Tawney of the 2500 block of Lodge Forrest Drive. Police said he was walking on a southbound lane of North Point Boulevard, south of Cove Road, about 12:50...

  • Groups question Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on why Korryn Gaines' account was shut down

    Groups question Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on why Korryn Gaines' account was shut down

    Dozens of organizations wrote to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday to ask him to explain why his company shut down Korryn Gaines' account at the request of police during a standoff between the Randallstown woman and Baltimore County officers. The coalition of 41 civil rights and consumer advocacy...

  • Prosecutor who wrote disparaging email about sexual assault victim no longer works for Baltimore state's attorney

    Prosecutor who wrote disparaging email about sexual assault victim no longer works for Baltimore state's attorney

    Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's office says a prosecutor whose disparaging email about an alleged sexual assault victim was included in the recent Department of Justice report about the city no longer works there. A spokesman for Mosby said Thursday the office made "many attempts to...

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