Alison Knezevich

Writer

Alison Knezevich reports on local issues in Baltimore County and the region. She joined The Sun in 2011 and has covered county government and politics, courts and criminal justice. She previously worked at 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

  • Sentencing postponed for Edgewood man who admitted to conspiring to aid ISIS

    Sentencing postponed for Edgewood man who admitted to conspiring to aid ISIS

    Sentencing proceedings for a Harford County man who pleaded guilty to attempting to aid the self-proclaimed Islamic State have been postponed until January. A sentencing hearing was scheduled for Monday for Mohamed Elshinawy of Edgewood, who was the first was the first person to be charged by federal...

  • Maryland prosecutors pursue manslaughter, murder in overdose cases

    Maryland prosecutors pursue manslaughter, murder in overdose cases

    The overdose looked like so many others in Maryland: A young man found unconscious on the bathroom floor, drug paraphernalia nearby. But prosecutors would treat the death of 35-year-old Christopher Wade in Charles County in 2015 differently. They would charge his drug dealer with manslaughter in...

  • Planet Aid sues Baltimore County over collection bin ordinance

    Planet Aid sues Baltimore County over collection bin ordinance

    Planet Aid, whose yellow clothing-collection bins are found around the region, is suing Baltimore County in federal court over regulations approved by the County Council this summer. The new rules require permits for charity collections bins and spell out where they can be placed. But Planet Aid,...

  • Man with rifle arrested at Owings Mills CCBC, police say

    Man with rifle arrested at Owings Mills CCBC, police say

    Baltimore County police say they arrested a 27-year-old man who had a rifle in a duffel bag Wednesday on the Owings Mills campus of the county’s community college. Police said Kenneth Kendall Sharp, of Randallstown, was involved in a classroom fight before he was arrested. He is charged with first-...

  • Windsor Mill man convicted in death of girlfriend who went missing in 2010

    Windsor Mill man convicted in death of girlfriend who went missing in 2010

    A Baltimore County judge has convicted a Windsor Mill man of second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend, whose body was never found after she vanished in 2010. Travis Elleby, 31, was found guilty Wednesday by Circuit Judge Judith C. Ensor after a three-day bench trial, prosecutors said....

  • Man shot in northwest Baltimore

    Man shot in northwest Baltimore

    A 48-year-old man was shot in the leg on Thanksgiving Day in northwest Baltimore, city police said. Police said officers were dispatched to the 3000 block of Spaulding Avenue at about 1:10 p.m. Thursday after gunshots were reported in that area of the city’s Central Park Heights neighborhood. They...

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