When his National Guard company deployed to Afghanistan in 2013, Derrick Jones could have retired. Instead, the 23-year veteran went to the war zone to "see that the mission was a complete success," according to one of his supervisors.
A Baltimore jury convicted a 65-year-old Southeast Baltimore man of first-degree murder and other charges in connection with a case in which prosecutors said he tied up and held his ex-girlfriend captive before fatally shooting his estranged wife.
Michael Maurice Johnson remained free Thursday after making an appearance in court that was marked by procedural confusion — his first since being re-indicted on charges that he killed North Carolina teenager Phylicia Barnes.
Sandtown-Winchester, the blighted community just west of downtown Baltimore that has been the target of multimillion-dollar revitalization efforts over the past two decades, is home to more people held in state prisons than any other census tract in Maryland, advocacy groups reported Wednesday.
A 60-year-old Baltimore man pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to robbing a delivery van carrying $93,000 worth of pharmaceutical drugs, prosecutors said.
While Stephen Vaise was on the phone with a 911 operator asking for help in December, his 24-year-old son grabbed his cellphone and snapped it in half, he told police. He said Matthew Vaise knocked the glasses from his face and ripped an alarm system out of the wall.
Maryland corrections and public safety secretary Stephen T. Moyer has fired one of his new hires for an "inappropriate comment made on social media," the agency confirmed.
As a candidate for Baltimore State's Attorney, Marilyn Mosby said the city's then-top prosecutor needed to personally take on the case of Nelson Bernard Clifford – a sex offender who has been acquitted at trial four times on sex offense charges since 2010.