Recent stories by Jessica Anderson
8:17 PM EDT, August 29, 2014
A man convicted in a 2010 fatal shooting at a Hess gas station in exchange for $9,000 argued unsuccessfully that he should get a new trial because the judge in his case had once been the target in a similar scheme.
7:03 PM EDT, August 29, 2014
A 29-year-old man died after he was shot in the Franklin Square neighborhood Friday afternoon, Baltimore police said.
7:01 PM EDT, August 29, 2014
The FBI has joined Baltimore County police in the hunt for a man wanted in a Lansdowne stabbing earlier this week, and his girlfriend, who also remains missing.
11:11 AM EDT, August 29, 2014
Anne Arundel County police have charged a Glen Burnie man they say stabbed his neighbor after the two men got into an argument Thursday.
12:49 PM EDT, August 28, 2014
Baltimore County police continue to look for the suspect in a Lansdowne stabbing, along with his missing girlfriend.
9:34 PM EDT, August 27, 2014
Timothy Hall and Jalen Parrish were friends, Hall's mother said, recalling how the teen often came over for dinner, even slept at their Turners Station home.
8:50 PM EDT, August 27, 2014
Calling the shooting a "simply cold-blooded execution," a Baltimore County judge sentenced Dante Antonio Woods to life without parole on Wednesday for a fatal shooting in Rodgers Forge last summer.
12:44 PM EDT, August 27, 2014
No one was found inside a Lansdowne home where Baltimore County police had responded to a possible barricade situation Wednesday morning, police said.
5:39 PM EDT, August 26, 2014
A 74-year-old man has been charged in a hit and run crash in Stevenson that left two bicyclists severely injured, Baltimore County police said.
1:36 PM EDT, August 26, 2014
Three men who stole two cellphones and then shot one of the victims in Windsor Mill earlier this month have been charged, Baltimore County police said Tuesday.
1:12 PM EDT, August 26, 2014
A man and woman who died after they were attacked in a Rosedale apartment early Monday morning have been identified by Baltimore County police.
3:46 PM EDT, August 25, 2014
A former city school board member and city government worker who is accused of lying about his resume will be tried in court on fraud charges this fall.
2:50 PM EDT, August 25, 2014
Two suspects have been charged in a violent machete attack in Edgemere Friday that left one man severely injured, Baltimore County police said.
11:22 AM EDT, August 25, 2014
Baltimore County police are searching for a 15-year-old Reisterstown girl who went missing last month.
2:54 PM EDT, August 24, 2014
Law enforcement agencies in the Baltimore area and across the country are researching drones, intrigued by their potential for high-risk tactical raids and gathering intelligence.
4:31 PM EDT, August 22, 2014
The family of a man fatally shot by FBI agents conducing a surveillance earlier this year on Reisterstown Road is questioning police tactics and the finding by prosecutors that the use of deadly force during a car stop was justified.
5:35 PM EDT, August 20, 2014
A Dundalk man died after he was struck by a car when he attempted to cross Belair Road Tuesday night, Baltimore County police said.
7:47 PM EDT, August 22, 2014
Two bicyclists suffered serious injuries after a hit-and-run crash in Stevenson early Friday morning, Baltimore County police said.
6:56 PM EDT, August 15, 2014
A Dundalk man has been charged with stealing and scrapping the historic wrought-iron gates at Battle Acre Monument Park that were reported missing in June, Baltimore County Police said.
3:59 PM EDT, August 13, 2014
A 27-year-old woman died after she drove off the road, struck a tree, and slammed into an apartment building in Towson early Wednesday, Baltimore County police said.
8:28 PM EDT, August 12, 2014
A Towson attorney was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in jail for smuggling drugs into the Baltimore County jail.
12:01 PM EDT, August 12, 2014
A 25-year-old was shot in the leg after he refused to give up his shoes during a robbery Monday night, Baltimore County police said.
10:10 PM EDT, August 18, 2014
A set of historic wrought-iron gates that were stolen and scrapped from Dundalk's Battle Acre Monument Park will be replaced, Baltimore County officials said Monday.
4:34 PM EDT, August 14, 2014
The parents of a 6-year-old boy, who Baltimore County police said was severely malnourished and left alone in a hotel room alone for several hours, have been charged.
4:12 PM EDT, August 11, 2014
A man hit in the head after breaking up a fight outside of an Essex bar died, Baltimore County police said Monday.
6:40 PM EDT, August 12, 2014
An elderly woman reported missing by Baltimore County earlier this month was identified as the woman found dead outside a Pikesville home on Sunday.
4:35 PM EDT, August 6, 2014
A trash truck and a sports utility vehicle collided on Md. 140 in Baltimore County near the Carroll County line Wednesday afternoon.
12:40 PM EDT, August 13, 2014
Baltimore County police were warning motorists in the central Towson and Lutherville areas Wednesday of a number of traffic lights that were out, though some began to come back on after noon.
10:03 PM EDT, August 4, 2014
Howard County officials say they are investigating security and screening procedures at Merriweather Post Pavilion after two concertgoers died and 19 others were sent to hospitals during an electronic dance music festival over the weekend.
9:04 PM EDT, August 8, 2014
She was buried in a small pink coffin.
8:57 PM EDT, August 5, 2014
The teenager who died of a suspected drug overdose after a concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion over the weekend has been identified by officials at his Virginia high school.
7:35 PM EDT, August 4, 2014
The couple walked into Kent Island Jewelry first. She wore dark sunglasses, scrubs and a stethoscope draped around her neck. He was well-dressed and meticulously groomed.
1:32 PM EDT, August 7, 2014
A man changing a trailer tire at Sparrows Point was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center after Baltimore County fire officials said the tire blew out and struck him in the head.
8:19 PM EDT, August 1, 2014
A veteran Baltimore County police officer was suspended this week and faces several criminal charges after the department said he tried to break into a Dundalk home in search of drugs.
8:45 PM EDT, July 31, 2014
Dorothy Grubb said she feared her boyfriend would kill her. She wrote in court papers that he threatened to do that, then throw her in his truck and drive off down the road.
11:08 PM EDT, July 30, 2014
Baltimore County police on Wednesday charged a Dundalk man with killing his girlfriend, whose body was found on the side of a road after she was reported missing over the weekend, officials said.
7:32 PM EDT, July 22, 2014
An Owings Mills woman is charged with stabbing her boyfriend during an altercation Sunday afternoon, Baltimore County police said.
6:09 PM EDT, August 1, 2014
A man who, with his fiance, stole $130,000 from a Dundalk bank where she had previously worked as a teller, was sentenced in federal court Friday, authorities said.
6:12 PM EDT, July 24, 2014
Baltimore County police on Thursday identified the officer who fatally shot a man in a White Marsh neighborhood early Tuesday morning.
9:31 PM EDT, July 22, 2014
Baltimore County police chased a stolen car to a suburban cul-de-sac in White Marsh early Tuesday and shot a suspect to death in the woods nearby, police said.
8:28 PM EDT, July 16, 2014
Police investigating an alleged domestic dispute at the Bel Air home of a retired Baltimore police officer last month found a gun that had been seized by city police and stored as evidence, authorities said Wednesday.
6:47 PM EDT, July 22, 2014
A former corrections officer was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for assaulting an inmate in 2008 in retaliation for a prior incident involving another officer, authorities said.
2:36 PM EDT, July 21, 2014
A man was seriously injured after he was hit by a piece of steel at Sparrows Point on Friday, Baltimore County police said.
5:20 PM EDT, July 21, 2014
Two suspects who died before they were formally charged by police but were identified through DNA evidence in separate homicide cases from the 1990s were named by the Baltimore County State's Attorney's office on Monday.
8:03 PM EDT, July 16, 2014
An aquatics instructor at a summer camp for youngsters at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore has been charged with sexual solicitation of a minor, police said.
12:37 PM EDT, July 9, 2014
After nearly two months on the run, a couple wanted in jewelry store heists around Baltimore County and several states as far as South Carolina, was arrested at a hotel room off U.S. 40 in Catonsville Monday, police said.
9:07 PM EDT, July 18, 2014
Baltimore County police reported overall declines in crime in 2013, but the area that includes Towson saw increases, according to statistics released Friday.
8:57 PM EDT, July 3, 2014
A week after a Baltimore County police cadet was accused of stealing drugs from the department's evidence room, prosecutors said they had dropped charges against a defendant in a case in which some of the drugs were seized.
7:25 PM EDT, July 3, 2014
As many prepare for Fourth of July cookouts or head to the Shore, law enforcement agencies across the state are beefing up patrols — to monitor large crowds at fireworks celebrations and ramp up DUI enforcement.
6:51 PM EDT, July 9, 2014
Deputy sheriffs at the Baltimore County circuit courthouse in Towson say their dwindling numbers and inability to hire new employees in the past four years has left them increasingly concerned about security.
12:19 PM EDT, July 2, 2014
Baltimore County police have arrested a 71-year-old man for a shooting in Windsor Mill — one of two shootings reported in the county on Tuesday.
2:22 PM EDT, July 1, 2014
Two businesses and a park were evacuated when an underground natural gas line caught fire Tuesday afternoon, Baltimore County officials said.
10:05 PM EDT, July 2, 2014
Two kayakers who were injured after falling 200 feet over the face of the dam at Prettyboy Reservoir have been charged with trespassing.
8:57 PM EDT, July 1, 2014
Wrought-iron gates erected to preserve Battle Acre Monument Park, one of Dundalk's War of 1812 sites, have been stolen, police said, even as they were being restored in time for September's celebration of the war's bicentennial.
1:33 PM EDT, June 30, 2014
A candlelight vigil will be held Monday night for a man who was fatally shot outside his mother's Windsor Mill home last week.
2:29 PM EDT, July 16, 2014
Baltimore County police arrested a 20-year-old Essex man in connection with a neighborhood shooting on Monday night.
9:27 PM EDT, June 30, 2014
Baltimore County police, along with a growing list of law enforcement agencies across several states, are searching for a Maryland pair who they say have stolen thousands of dollars in merchandise from jewelry stores.
2:57 PM EDT, June 27, 2014
Baltimore County police on Friday arrested the girlfriend of a Halethorpe man who was found dead in a vacant home in Baltimore last week.
11:11 AM EDT, July 1, 2014
Four people were shot in less than 24 hours, Baltimore police said on Tuesday.
8:44 PM EDT, June 27, 2014
Four teenagers are charged as adults with robbing and stabbing a pizza delivery driver in Essex Monday night, Baltimore County police said.
9:15 PM EDT, June 27, 2014
Inside a three-story Victorian home in Towson, police said they found Baltimore County's first functional MDMA lab, producing a drug more commonly known as the trendy club drug "Molly."
9:16 PM EDT, June 25, 2014
A Baltimore County police cadet stole drugs with a street value of more than $125,000 from the evidence vault at the department's headquarters and sold the drugs to two cousins, according to charging documents and police officials.
2:56 PM EDT, June 24, 2014
Three people robbed and stabbed a pizza delivery driver in Essex Monday night, Baltimore County police said.
3:53 PM EDT, June 24, 2014
Baltimore County Police are looking for a man wanted in a double-shooting outside a Woodlawn lounge earlier this month.
8:42 PM EDT, June 19, 2014
Twenty-two pedestrians died after being hit by cars in Baltimore County in 2013 — that's a five year high, and officials say the county is on pace to match it this year.
7:11 PM EDT, June 23, 2014
A Halethorpe man was stabbed several times with a box cutter inside his home before his body was disposed of in the stairwell of a vacant home in Baltimore a day later, according to charging documents.
8:30 PM EDT, June 19, 2014
A suspected Black Guerrilla Family gang member under surveillance in a narcotics investigation struck another vehicle with his SUV in an attempt to flee from FBI agents in April in Owings Mills, prompting them to fire 19 rounds, striking him six times, according to a detailed report of the fatal shooting.
5:50 PM EDT, June 23, 2014
Two Prince George's County men were arrested after Baltimore County police said one shot and injured a man during an armed robbery in Randallstown on Friday.
11:07 PM EDT, June 13, 2014
Towson-based defense attorney Jill Swerdlin pleaded guilty Friday to drug-related charges, prosecutors said.
7:35 PM EDT, June 23, 2014
An autopsy conducted by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore has determined that a full-term pregnant woman who was found dead in her Rosedale home Friday was the victim of a homicide, Baltimore County police said.
2:37 PM EDT, June 19, 2014
An employee at local synagogue has been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography, Baltimore County police said.
9:50 PM EDT, June 14, 2014
A bicyclist riding across the country to raise money for cancer research died late Friday when she was hit by a vehicle while changing a tire on the side of the road in rural Kentucky.
12:33 PM EDT, June 10, 2014
Four people died in different crashes in Baltimore County this past week, police said.
12:30 PM EDT, June 10, 2014
Baltimore County police identified the officer who exchanged gunfire with a Parkville man while responding to a domestic call Saturday night.
6:48 PM EDT, June 5, 2014
Firefighter Bob Fogle was a longtime fixture at Station 2 in Pikesville, friends said Thursday at his memorial service, and he could often be found giving impromptu instructions to less-experienced members or listening to bluegrass music on the computer.
11:01 AM EDT, June 18, 2014
The 8-year-old boy who risked his life to save his younger brother and sister from their burning home in West Baltimore was to be taken off life support on Tuesday, family members said.
5:27 PM EDT, June 5, 2014
A Perry Hall High School student's father struck his daughter's teacher with a baseball bat after the family found "several dozen" text messages between the male instructor and 15-year-old girl, police said.
6:15 PM EDT, June 4, 2014
A Baltimore man convicted in the 2003 shooting deaths of two men at an Essex party was sentenced to life plus 20 years in prison Wednesday, prosecutors said.
10:35 PM EDT, May 31, 2014
Signatures to force a ballot referendum on a transgender rights law scheduled to take effect this fall were still being counted late Saturday night, organizers said.
1:24 PM EDT, May 31, 2014
A 58-year-old Baltimore County firefighter died Friday afternoon after he suffered a suspected heart attack during training, officials said.
8:58 PM EDT, June 16, 2014
Sean McCullough's father often walked him and his older brother to school after working an overnight shift at the 7-Eleven on Lexington Street downtown.
9:19 PM EDT, May 22, 2014
Nearly nine months after Baltimore County Police SWAT team member Jason Schneider was shot to death during a raid on a house in Catonsville, the teen whom police were trying to arrest that morning was acquitted of all charges.
6:08 PM EDT, May 19, 2014
Three people were stabbed in two separate incidents outside a Towson hookah lounge Saturday night, Baltimore County police said Monday.
5:39 PM EDT, June 3, 2014
Baltimore County police are investigating the murder of a man who was found with severe upper body trauma in Middle River Monday night.
8:43 PM EDT, May 21, 2014
The Winters Lane neighborhood in Catonsville had been on edge for more than a week. A man was shot in front of a neighborhood bar, and police were asking about Rasheed Stanford, 16, one of a group of kids who hung out at a white clapboard house on the corner of Roberts Avenue.
10:42 PM EDT, June 14, 2014
A pregnant woman and her unborn child are in critical condition after a crash on Pulaski Highway Saturday, Baltimore police said.
5:15 PM EDT, May 31, 2014
A couple that police said were posing as fundraisers for the "Support Our Troops Foundation" outside a Glen Burnie grocery store were charged Friday.
5:37 PM EDT, May 16, 2014
A Parkville man previously arrested for string of recent off-campus burglaries in Towson might be responsible for additional incidents, including sexual assault, Baltimore County police said Friday.
2:36 PM EDT, May 15, 2014
A man was shot in Dundalk Wednesday night, Baltimore County police said.
5:20 PM EDT, May 23, 2014
A $37 million settlement between the former owner of St. Joseph Medical Center and hundreds of patients of cardiologist Mark G. Midei who allege they received unnecessary heart stent procedures was approved by a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge on Friday.
9:16 PM EDT, May 16, 2014
Baltimore County police are investigating the stabbing of a 16-year-old boy that took place in Randallstown on Friday.
6:09 PM EDT, May 16, 2014
Two cases of Legionnaires' disease have been confirmed at a senior housing complex in East Baltimore, city health officials said Friday.
12:48 PM EDT, May 16, 2014
A Dundalk woman who was found dead inside her apartment in April was killed by her son in-law, Baltimore County police announced on Friday.
1:32 PM EDT, May 16, 2014
A man was shot in an alley in the Idlewylde neighborhood Thursday night, Baltimore County police said.
6:04 PM EDT, May 10, 2014
A man fatally shot by FBI agents outside an Owings Mills Sam's Club last month was a known Black Guerrilla Family gang member under surveillance in a federal narcotics investigation, according to a Baltimore County police report.
5:18 PM EDT, May 15, 2014
Baltimore County police on Thursday released the 911 calls made by frantic WMAR employees after a man drove into the television news station's building this week.
7:05 PM EDT, May 7, 2014
Baltimore County officials released three 911 calls Wednesday from the collapse of a steel mill building during demolition at Sparrows Point this week.
9:14 PM EDT, May 6, 2014
A crew of asbestos removal workers were operating equipment that had them more than 40 feet in the air when a former Bethlehem Steel Corp. building in Sparrows Point collapsed around them, according to a Baltimore County police report.
7:03 PM EDT, May 2, 2014
After learning his son had been shot to death while serving a warrant at a Catonsville home, Officer Jason Schneider's father found comfort in knowing his son had died doing something that mattered.
9:50 PM EDT, April 29, 2014
The 50-year-old man wanted for assaulting a 98-year-old woman at her Rodgers Forge home Saturday also tried to rape his victim, Baltimore County police said Tuesday.
4:40 PM EDT, April 30, 2014
A man accused of attempted rape of a 98-year-old woman in her Rodgers Forge home was arrested Wednesday morning, Baltimore County police said.
6:01 PM EDT, April 29, 2014
A 98-year-old woman was attacked at her home Saturday by a man claiming to be selling home improvement services, Baltimore County police said.
7:49 AM EDT, April 21, 2014
Anne Arundel County police said there are no signs of foul play after a man was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a vehicle in Crofton Monday morning.
12:39 PM EDT, May 7, 2014
Baltimore County Police this week have charged a man in 10 burglaries that occurred at off-campus apartments around Towson University last month.
7:28 PM EDT, April 25, 2014
Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company firefighter Gene Kirchner, who died after searching for victims in a house fire, was not wearing his face mask, gloves or helmet, according to a departmental report released a year after the fatal blaze.
7:33 PM EDT, April 24, 2014
A young girl approached the casket of Michael Mayfield on Thursday and began to scream.
11:47 AM EDT, April 21, 2014
A man was found fatally shot inside his Woodlawn home overnight, Baltimore County police said.
9:52 PM EDT, April 11, 2014
Dr. Christina Catlett was working in the emergency room at Johns Hopkins Hospital when word came of a shooting just floors above. Paul Warren Pardus had killed his mother, shot her physician and then taken his own life.
10:50 PM EDT, May 5, 2014
Nine workers were hospitalized Monday after the roof gave way on a building at the former steel mill in Sparrows Point, disrupting work on the lengthy dismantling of the Baltimore County industrial complex.
7:17 PM EDT, April 22, 2014
Timothy Virts, subject of a manhunt last month that triggered a multistate Amber Alert ending at a South Carolina motel, has been formally indicted on charges that he abducted his 11-year-old daughter and killed her mother, Bobbie Jo Cortez, 36.
8:54 PM EDT, April 11, 2014
FBI agents fatally shot a man Friday afternoon in a busy commercial area of Owings Mills, the bureau and Baltimore County police confirmed.
6:00 AM EDT, April 8, 2014
The call to the county homicide detective came in the middle of the night. A man had been gunned down at a bus stop on Eastern Boulevard in Essex. Found on the scene, the victim's cellphone held a message from someone named Ashley. It read simply, "You dead."
3:57 PM EDT, April 22, 2014
A Woodlawn man was charged Tuesday with fatally shooting his neighbor, saying he felt "disrespected" when the victim left a Sunday cookout early, according to charging documents.
10:49 PM EDT, April 21, 2014
Police identified two men who they said shot each other Sunday afternoon in the southwest Carrollton Ridge neighborhood.
4:08 PM EDT, April 5, 2014
Though felons are prohibited from voting in Maryland, 15 of them cast ballots in the 2010 gubernatorial election, according to a recently released audit.
9:19 PM EDT, April 3, 2014
Amid reports of an "active shooter" on campus Monday, Stevenson University students threw their desks against the classroom door, then prayed with near-strangers under computer carts.
3:45 PM EDT, March 21, 2014
A Baltimore County permits inspector was charged after police said they found more than 5,000 images child porn on his home computer and other electronic devices.
7:27 PM EDT, April 1, 2014
A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that Baltimore County discriminated against older employees when it required them to contribute more to their pensions than younger employees.
4:29 PM EDT, April 4, 2014
A dryer caught fire at the laundry room of the Baltimore County Detention Center Friday afternoon, Baltimore County police said.
2:00 PM EDT, April 3, 2014
After serving nearly 40 years in prison for a fatal shooting, Walter Lomax was released in 2006 amid questions about his trial. On Wednesday, he celebrated another milestone in his case, as prosecutors formally dropped the charges against him.
10:46 AM EDT, March 27, 2014
Three Baltimore County officers who fatally shot a Parkville man last week who they said charged at them with a knife have been identified by the department.
9:03 PM EDT, March 21, 2014
For 14 years, police suspected Stephen Cooke in the death of his girlfriend, a theory stoked by the lucrative life insurance payout he received after her death. It wasn't until hours before another man's trial that police say they finally got what they needed to charge him.
3:05 PM EDT, March 28, 2014
A man and woman were shot inside a Southwest Baltimore home Friday morning, city police said.
8:24 PM EDT, March 31, 2014
Stevenson University's Owings Mills campus was locked down for three hours Monday afternoon as authorities investigated reports of an armed person on campus that turned out to have been sparked by a pellet gun.
5:47 PM EDT, March 20, 2014
A Pikesville man, who fled to Oklahoma in 2012 after his grandparents were found beaten and stabbed to death in their home, pleaded guilty in the killings and received a life sentence on Thursday, prosecutors said.
9:02 PM EDT, March 20, 2014
A MTA police officer has been charged with rape after a woman told investigators that he drove her home from the scene of an accident and then assaulted her.
9:13 PM EDT, March 19, 2014
The man shot to death this week by Baltimore County police had approached officers with a knife before, according to court documents in a January incident that bears striking similarities to this week's case.
9:18 PM EDT, March 18, 2014
Timothy Virts, accused of killing Bobbie Jo Cortez this month and abducting one of their daughters, will remain in jail pending trial, a judge ruled Tuesday.
7:00 AM EDT, March 16, 2014
He was captured on video using an ATM in Beltsville, later at a McDonald's in Burtonsville and then arriving in a taxi at The Mall in Columbia on Jan. 25.
5:03 PM EDT, March 14, 2014
Baltimore County police say Timothy Virts has returned to Maryland to face homicide allegations, a week after the abduction of his daughter and the killing of her mother sparked a multistate manhunt.
9:28 PM EDT, March 12, 2014
The teenager who led a deadly January assault at The Mall in Columbia did not target his victims, but planned a killing spree inspired by the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, Howard County police revealed Wednesday.
7:23 PM EST, March 8, 2014
Police and relatives of abducted girl Caitlyn Virts credited the use of the Amber Alert system and the quick, eager fingers of social media users with helping authorities find the 11-year-old in Florence, S.C., on Friday.
7:45 PM EDT, March 15, 2014
A Baltimore police officer remained in critical but stable condition Saturday morning after authorities said somebody approached his personal vehicle and opened fire Friday night, hitting him several times in the upper body and sending him to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center for emergency surgery.
1:49 PM EDT, March 12, 2014
Darion Marcus Aguilar had no connections to his victims and modeled his attack on the Mall in Columbia after the Columbine High School shooting, Howard County police revealed Wednesday.
11:42 AM EST, March 8, 2014
A nationwide hunt ended Friday night when Caitlyn Marie Virts, the 11-year-old girl missing since her mother was found killed in their Dundalk home on Thursday, was located in a motel room in Florence, S.C., with her father, Timothy Virts, who was taken into custody, Baltimore County police said.
10:35 AM EDT, March 12, 2014
A man was shot in the jaw and ankle on Belair Road in northeast Baltimore early Wednesday morning by an unknown suspect wearing a hooded sweat shirt and dark pants, city police said.
8:28 PM EST, March 6, 2014
Two gunmen opened fire on 12-year-old Sean Johnson and his friends in 2011 to "send a message" to their East Baltimore neighborhood, prosecutors said Thursday at the start of the trial of the alleged gang members accused of killing Johnson and wounding three of his friends.
1:49 PM EST, March 5, 2014
A city police officer is accused of beating a Jack Russell terrier puppy with a mop, then choking the dog and sending a picture of its dead body to its owner — his girlfriend.
9:36 PM EDT, March 10, 2014
Timothy Virts, the man who allegedly killed the mother of his children and then fled to South Carolina with one daughter, has waived his right to extradition proceedings, authorities said Monday.
8:57 PM EST, March 5, 2014
Released after 44 years behind bars in the shooting death of a Baltimore police officer, former Black Panther leader Marshall "Eddie" Conway said in a radio interview Wednesday that he plans to dedicate the next stage of his life to community service.
9:57 PM EST, March 8, 2014
— The Dundalk father and daughter sought in a multi-state search were found a day after they inconspicuously checked in at a small South Carolina motel more than 400 miles from where their journey began.
2:36 PM EST, March 5, 2014
A young girl was injured but is expected to survive after someone fired a gun into a van with three others inside, Baltimore County police said. The van was stopped at an Overlea traffic light Monday night.
9:57 PM EST, March 2, 2014
Aaron Acquilla Johnson Sr., a longtime educator and basketball coach, died Feb. 14 of lung cancer. Mr. Johnson, of Baltimore, was 79.
9:16 PM EST, March 2, 2014
A man found not breathing Sunday at the intersection of Baltimore and President streets has died, city police said.
1:31 PM EST, March 5, 2014
Baltimore police have identified a woman who was found dead, floating in an industrial area near South Clinton Street Thursday.
3:15 PM EST, February 27, 2014
Baltimore County police are investigating a homicide that occurred in a Dundalk apartment Thursday afternoon.
5:56 PM EST, February 26, 2014
Baltimore County police have identified a man charged with firing several shots outside a Pulaski Highway hotel room before stashing the gun inside a nearby Royal Farms.
3:12 PM EST, February 21, 2014
A man pulled from a stream in Randallstown Friday afternoon is listed in critical condition, Baltimore County officials said.
7:53 PM EST, February 26, 2014
Troy Douglas no longer sits at his desk at William Paca Elementary. The third-grader's classmates and teachers have decorated it with cards and balloons to preserve his memory.
11:59 AM EST, February 20, 2014
An 8-year-old boy walking home from school was killed Wednesday when an East Baltimore rowhouse that neighbors said exploded caught fire, sending rubble into the street and plumes of thick, black smoke over the area.
4:13 PM EDT, March 26, 2014
Baltimore County police released pictures on Wednesday of two men they want to question in two Pikesville home invasions earlier this month, including one where a man and his daughter were tied up.
5:15 PM EST, February 21, 2014
A Baltimore County jury on Thursday convicted a Rosedale man of stabbing another man, and leaving his body in a burning car.
8:55 PM EST, February 20, 2014
As he left school for the last time, 8-year-old Troy Douglas was planning to meet up with friends and relatives to play laser tag at a cousin's birthday party, his family said Thursday.
10:05 AM EST, February 19, 2014
A couple posing as customers entered a Timonium jewelry store, where, while looking at merchandise, made off with several rings costing nearly $46,000, according to Baltimore County police.
8:37 PM EST, February 15, 2014
A Catonsville man was arrested last week after Baltimore County police said they spotted him driving a beige 2004 Volkswagen Jetta that had been reported stolen by the owner.
8:45 PM EST, February 15, 2014
Baltimore County police were called early Saturday to the Torrent Lounge in Towson, which opened Friday, after someone discharged pepper spray inside, causing some patrons to cough and vomit.
11:50 PM EST, February 13, 2014
Baltimore City firefighters were called to six fires during Thursday's snow storm, but a spokesman said call volumes were lower than usual. Only one became a working fire.
4:20 PM EST, February 10, 2014
Baltimore County police charged a 16-year-old in a stabbing Saturday night that left two teens injured outside a Woodlawn roller skating rink.
9:25 PM EST, February 7, 2014
Jurors began deliberations Friday in the trial of two Baltimore police officers accused of assaulting a man during a 2011 drug arrest in which the suspect attempted to hide in the home of one officer's girlfriend.
9:05 AM EST, February 14, 2014
Baltimore City firefighters were called to two fires Thursday morning amid the snow storm, but a spokesman said call volumes were lower than usual.
9:47 PM EST, February 10, 2014
Two Baltimore police officers were found guilty Monday on charges related to the assault of a man who attempted to hide in the home of one officer's girlfriend after he fled from police during a 2011 drug arrest.
1:18 PM EST, February 10, 2014
A Dunbar security guard leaving a Parkville bank Monday morning was robbed by a man armed with a chemical irritant, Baltimore County police said.
4:31 PM EST, February 5, 2014
A 65-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after Baltimore County police said he set his neighbor's house on fire Tuesday in Essex.
6:18 PM EST, February 10, 2014
Two Baltimore police officers were found guilty Monday on charges related to the assault of a man who attempted to hide in the home of one officer's girlfriend after he fled from police during a 2011 drug arrest.
6:31 PM EST, February 4, 2014
Baltimore County police have identified the police officer who shot a man suspected of attacking him as he responded to a domestic dispute at a Cockeysville apartment complex last week.
7:20 PM EST, January 29, 2014
A man was shot multiple times Tuesday night in Turner Station, Baltimore County police said.
6:25 PM EST, February 4, 2014
Baltimore County police are investigating whether an incendiary device might have caused an Essex house fire Tuesday morning that sent three people, including a firefighter and a police officer, to an area hospital.
7:36 PM EST, January 18, 2014
Critics said Saturday that the latest problem to hit Maryland's online health exchange — an incorrect help-line number that directed hundreds of callers to a Seattle-based pottery business — was another symptom of the poorly operating website.
5:52 PM EST, January 29, 2014
A Turner Station woman on her porch Monday was approached by an armed man who forced her inside to perform a sex act, Baltimore County police said.
11:14 AM EST, January 19, 2014
Two women have been charged in the recent stabbing deaths of two young children at a Germantown townhouse — in what Montgomery County police said was an attempt at an exorcism.
4:55 PM EST, January 18, 2014
Baltimore police said a man was fatally stabbed early Saturday morning in Northwest Baltimore.
5:38 PM EST, February 3, 2014
Federal authorities are looking for a man they said robbed a PNC Bank in Baltimore Monday afternoon wearing a red hat that read, "Haters Gonna Hate."
1:58 PM EST, January 31, 2014
A Baltimore County Police officer shot a man who attacked him as he responded to a domestic dispute at a Cockeysville apartment complex Thursday, authorities said.
8:17 PM EST, January 18, 2014
Police were searching Saturday for two suspects in the shooting of a man in an attempted robbery in the city's northeast neighborhood of Waltherson, Baltimore police said.
6:12 PM EST, December 20, 2013
A Halethorpe man charged in his girlfriend's death was found dead in his jail cell last month, closing the case, court records show.
10:56 AM EST, February 3, 2014
Armed with a machete and a handgun, two men robbed three 7-Eleven stores across Baltimore County in about an hour Thursday night before being arrested, police said.
8:38 PM EST, January 29, 2014
Before dawn last Aug. 28, Tonya Smith said, she heard two shots and pulled her 13-year-old daughter under the bed. Then came the sound of tactical officers pounding up the stairs.
8:24 PM EST, December 31, 2013
The Maryland Historical Society can thank document thief Barry H. Landau for some recent additions to its collection.
6:10 PM EST, January 17, 2014
A Hawthorne woman was sentenced to life in prison Friday for having her boyfriend gun down the father of her child near an Essex bus stop on Feb. 18, prosecutors said.
8:19 PM EST, January 18, 2014
A 23-year-old man was robbed by two men with a BB gun in Severn Saturday, Anne Arundel County police said.
7:13 PM EST, January 17, 2014
A Baltimore County judge on Friday denied Nicholas Browning's motion to reduce the four life sentences he received for murdering his parents and two younger brothers at their Cockeysville home.
6:08 PM EST, December 20, 2013
A man who barricaded himself inside his Towson home Wednesday and fired off several rounds — causing police to shut down streets and placing schools on lockdown — has been charged.
9:25 PM EST, January 16, 2014
Towson University student Mykeal Spivey was walking toward his off-campus apartment when three men came up from behind, demanded his cellphone and attacked him when he refused. Spivey noticed the blood as he collapsed against a light pole; he hadn't realized they had stabbed him.
6:24 PM EST, January 9, 2014
Maryland law enforcement workers need more guidance in dealing with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, according to a commission formed after a man with Down syndrome died in a struggle with Frederick County sheriff's deputies.
4:02 PM EST, January 4, 2014
Officer Aaron Waddell pulled over a gray Dodge Caravan on Route 198 in Laurel and asked the driver for his license and registration. Waddell told the man why he stopped him — a suspected seat belt violation — and added, "Just to let you know, you're being recorded."
7:59 PM EST, December 19, 2013
A 17-year-old charged with gun violations in the wake of the shooting that killed Baltimore County tactical officer Jason Schneider will be tried as an adult in the case, a judge ruled Thursday.
5:08 PM EST, December 20, 2013
Baltimore County police released a photo of a man who shot a 7-Eleven employee during an attempted robbery at the Loch Raven convenience store earlier this month.
10:17 PM EST, December 16, 2013
Baltimore County police identified a man who was shot by officers in Windsor Mill on Sunday after he allegedly assaulted a woman and attempted to run officers down with his car.
12:55 PM EST, December 18, 2013
Baltimore County police say a person has barricaded themselves inside a Towson home Wednesday morning, and are asking residents in the area to stay inside.
8:59 PM EST, December 17, 2013
A city police instructor was sentenced Tuesday to two months in jail for shooting a trainee during exercises, an incident that left a man critically wounded and, in the words of a prosecutor, "brought dishonor onto the Baltimore Police Department."
9:20 PM EST, December 18, 2013
A man is in custody after he barricaded himself inside a Hampton home for nearly seven hours Wednesday, Baltimore County police said.
5:10 PM EST, December 10, 2013
Baltimore County police said Tuesday they are investigating a Catonsville woman's death from earlier this month as a homicide.
3:04 PM EST, December 7, 2013
The judges of Maryland's top court are subject to the second-best financial disclosure rules in the country, according to a national study. But the report found that transparency is so bad nationwide that no state got a letter grade higher than "C."
12:42 AM EST, December 6, 2013
The robbers knew to show up as workers came in to open the M&T Bank in Dundalk, authorities say. And as the armed man and his fiancee forced a teller to unlock the safe at the branch, they say, she was horrified to learn that they also knew her son's name.
7:31 PM EST, November 25, 2013
A naked man was found dead outside a gas station on Eastern Boulevard in Essex Monday, Baltimore County police said.
5:06 PM EST, November 28, 2013
An African-American Baltimore County police sergeant claims in a federal lawsuit that he faced threats and discrimination after reporting that two white officers used excessive force and made an unlawful arrest.
5:20 PM EST, November 26, 2013
A Baltimore County police officer did not use excessive force by using a Taser 10 times on a man who died during an attempted 2007 arrest, a federal jury found this month.
4:11 PM EST, November 26, 2013
A man was shot outside an Essex business Tuesday before running to a nearby McDonald's restaurant, Baltimore County police said.
8:18 PM EST, December 13, 2013
A security guard was fatally shot while breaking up a fight between patrons at a Windsor Mill crab house early Friday morning, Baltimore County police said.
5:18 PM EST, November 26, 2013
Charges are pending against a man who slammed an officer's hand in a door when police tried to arrest him Monday night in a hit-and-run investigation, a Baltimore County police spokeswoman said.
10:27 PM EST, December 11, 2013
A family crime organization trafficked more than $6.6 million in black market cigarettes and more in illegal foreign drugs through a Baltimore restaurant and a Pikesville pharmacy that received a Baltimore County-backed loan, authorities said in a federal indictment that was unsealed Wednesday.
4:35 PM EST, November 22, 2013
Baltimore County police are continuing to investigate an attempted armed robbery where the suspects tried to steal dirt bikes as they were being loaded onto a truck in July.
2:44 PM EST, December 9, 2013
A 35-year-old woman died after her Reisterstown home caught fire Sunday, Baltimore County officials said.
1:07 PM EST, November 22, 2013
A Baltimore County school bus driver will not be charged after a bus rolled over while taking 10 students to Pikesville Middle last month, police said.
4:28 PM EST, December 9, 2013
Baltimore County robbery detectives are investigating the non-fatal shooting of a Loch Raven 7-Eleven employee Sunday night.
9:20 PM EST, November 19, 2013
A man described by prosecutors as a major cocaine dealer in Dundalk who sold primarily to dancers at local strip clubs was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison.
6:11 PM EST, November 18, 2013
A Cleveland man was sentenced Monday in Baltimore County to 20 years in prison for pimping women from Ohio over the Internet, according to the state's attorney's office.
6:53 PM EST, November 14, 2013
Baltimore County police officers will soon be getting behind the wheels of new cruisers.
7:57 PM EST, November 25, 2013
A New Market man fatally shot both his wife and their young son with one bullet last week, then turned his gun on himself, the Frederick County sheriff's office said Monday.
1:36 PM EST, November 22, 2013
The Baltimore County police department's personnel section was consolidated into a single county-wide office this week, a spokeswoman said.
12:27 PM EST, November 22, 2013
Two people were stabbed in Essex Thursday night as the result of an ongoing neighborhood dispute, a Baltimore County police spokeswoman said.
8:12 PM EST, November 19, 2013
Two people were rescued from an amphibious vehicle stuck in a muddy section of the Back River Tuesday afternoon, Baltimore County police said.
8:26 PM EST, November 13, 2013
One person died, and two others were taken to a local hospital after a fishing boat capsized in Essex Wednesday, according to Natural Resources Police.
6:28 PM EST, November 13, 2013
A three-vehicle crash clogged traffic on Interstate 95 north in past exit 67 to White Marsh Boulevard in Baltimore County Wednesday afternoon.
7:44 PM EST, November 8, 2013
A former information technology contract worker had banking information for more than 6,000 current and former Baltimore County employees on his computer, local government officials said Friday.
8:10 PM EST, November 7, 2013
Though a Baltimore County jury agreed that former cardiologist Mark Midei placed stents in Glenn Weinberg's heart unnecessarily, one juror said panel members did not all agree that the procedure caused the prominent businessman to miss out on a stake in Maryland's largest casino.
8:21 PM EST, November 8, 2013
Speed and alcohol likely contributed to a crash in Sparks on Thursday night that killed two people and left one woman in critical condition Friday, Baltimore County police said.
9:23 AM EDT, November 1, 2013
A disabled vehicle was slowing traffic in Baltimore City Friday morning, the Maryland Department of Transportation reported.
6:39 AM EDT, November 1, 2013
Daylight savings time ends Sunday, which means it's time to reset the clocks back an hour, and an added hour of sleep.
6:32 AM EDT, November 1, 2013
A Baltimore County jury on Wednesday found a Hawthorne woman guilty of having her boyfriend fatally shoot the father of her child.
6:24 PM EST, November 12, 2013
A Baltimore City homicide detective who lied about being shot at a downtown parking garage two years ago will not serve any jail time.
6:38 AM EDT, November 1, 2013
The Baltimore firefighter who was killed, along with his girlfriend, inside his Glen Burnie home last weekend will be laid to rest Saturday, following a viewing Friday.
8:02 AM EDT, October 31, 2013
Edward Clark — known as "Pops" to Baltimore softball enthusiasts — could often be found along the sidelines watching a game from his red folding chair. Nearly anyone who played in adult leagues saw the 81-year-old on the fields this summer, as they have for years.
7:49 PM EST, November 13, 2013
A man who stole personal data of thousands of Baltimore County employees while working as a information technology contract worker was identified Wednesday after being extradited from Florida.
7:19 PM EST, November 9, 2013
Baltimore-area organizations were mobilizing relief efforts Saturday after one of the strongest typhoons to make landfall — with winds reaching almost 200 mph — struck the central Philippines, leaving as many as 1,200 people dead.
9:53 AM EDT, October 27, 2013
A man charged in five sexual assault cases since 2010 based on DNA evidence was acquitted a fourth time Friday in Baltimore City Circuit Court, as prosecutors vowed to continue to try to convict him.
8:54 PM EDT, October 24, 2013
Howard County police found the convicted felon wanted in the shooting of an officer as the man limped along U.S. 1 Thursday morning, concluding a manhunt that had begun the day before while authorities canvassed the area.
10:19 PM EDT, October 23, 2013
Former cardiologist Mark Midei improperly placed three stents in the heart of a prominent businessman who didn't need them, a Baltimore County jury ruled Wednesday in a malpractice case.
9:42 PM EDT, October 16, 2013
Officer William S. Kern should not have been carrying the live gun he used in the accidental shooting of a recruit, a fellow instructor said in court Wednesday, challenging Kern's assertion that he needed his service weapon for security.
7:44 PM EST, November 9, 2013
Tactical officer Jason Schneider, who was fatally shot when police entered a Catonsville house in August, has been named police officer of the year by the County Seal Democratic Club of Baltimore County.
10:14 PM EST, November 6, 2013
A Baltimore County judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in the latest malpractice case against former cardiologist Mark Midei and the former owners of St. Joseph Medical Center after jurors failed to agree on how much the plaintiff deserved in damages.
6:37 PM EDT, October 28, 2013
A prominent Baltimore businessman said he lost millions of dollars when he chose to retire early after being led to believe he suffered from severe coronary disease.
9:30 PM EDT, October 17, 2013
A jury found Baltimore police instructor William S. Kern guilty Thursday of reckless endangerment for shooting and critically wounding a recruit during a training exercise at the Rosewood Center in Owings Mills.
9:54 AM EDT, October 31, 2013
A fuel truck caught fire near the campus of Coppin State University Thursday morning, a city fire spokesman said.
7:47 AM EDT, October 31, 2013
In Harford County, the left northbound lane and shoulder of Interstate 95 before exit 74 to Route 152 Mountain Road, has closed due to a crash involving four vehicles. The Department of Transportation reported the incident at 7:26 a.m.
8:13 AM EDT, October 30, 2013
An accident has left the southbound lanes of the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel closed as of 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation website.
6:32 PM EDT, October 25, 2013
A veteran Baltimore County police officer has been charged with failing to secure a firearm after his 11-year-old son handled his service weapon, firing it into a bedroom door, according to the department.
6:47 PM EST, November 4, 2013
A White Marsh woman will spend the rest of her life in prison for hiring a hit man to kill her husband — a man she has insisted subjected her to years of abuse.
8:46 PM EDT, November 1, 2013
Lawyers for Baltimore businessman Glenn Weinberg told a jury Friday he missed out on making millions of dollars from the Maryland Live casino when he retired early after being wrongly told he had severely blocked heart arteries.
6:54 PM EDT, October 21, 2013
Attorneys for a former patient of Dr. Mark Midei said Monday that he was careless, rushing into giving a patient stents, while the cardiologist's lawyers said he was providing necessary care.
5:56 PM EDT, October 12, 2013
A man died in a single-vehicle crash in Owings Mills early Saturday morning, police said, after his car veered off the road, struck a utility pole and a tree and caught fire.
9:27 PM EDT, October 12, 2013
A Baltimore man who was shot by county police Friday on Pulaski Highway was wanted for robbing a Timonium gold business earlier this month of jewelry and other items after binding two employees' hands with zip ties, authorities said.
7:34 PM EDT, October 25, 2013
A man linked by DNA in four separate sexual assault cases since 2011 was acquitted on sex offense charges again on Friday in Baltimore City Circuit Court.
9:16 PM EDT, October 15, 2013
Baltimore police training instructor William Kern had an "unhealthy attachment" to his gun, prosecutors said in court Tuesday, alleging that the veteran officer twice pulled out the weapon by mistake during exercises — then refused to hand it over after the accidental shooting of a recruit.
8:36 PM EDT, October 9, 2013
Mark Midei said in court Wednesday that he may have saved the life of a former patient by placing three stents in the man's heart, disputing the patient's claims in a $50 million lawsuit alleging that the procedure was unnecessary.
7:38 PM EDT, October 25, 2013
Baltimore County police are searching for a registered sex offender who did not report for his required check-in with city police and have issued a warrant for his arrest.
9:20 PM EDT, October 25, 2013
The owner of the AutoMax car dealership on Washington Boulevard said one of his salesmen felt something was wrong when Stephon Prather came there Wednesday and asked to test-drive a Cadillac.
8:02 PM EDT, October 11, 2013
Baltimore County police shot a man suspected of armed robbery after he reached for a handgun as detectives attempted to arrest him, department officials said Friday.
6:53 PM EDT, October 7, 2013
St. Joseph Medical Center did not have authority over the medical decisions cardiologist Mark Midei made for his stent patients, attorneys for the Towson hospital's former owners said in court Monday as they attempted to separate the institution from the doctor accused of performing unnecessary procedures.
7:12 PM EDT, October 10, 2013
Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott D. Shellenberger filed this week to run for reelection as the county's top prosecutor in 2014.
5:00 AM EDT, October 7, 2013
The Baltimore police supervisor who shot a recruit during an unauthorized training exercise in Owings Mills was expected to have a live firearm, his lawyer says in court documents, while acknowledging that he meant to pick up and fire a practice pistol instead.
10:01 PM EDT, October 7, 2013
A longtime Towson-based defense attorney who represents accused drug dealers is being investigated for allegedly smuggling prescription pills to her clients inside the Baltimore County jail, police said.
2:40 PM EDT, October 3, 2013
The Baltimore County police bomb squad was called to Cockeysville on Thursday for a suspicious package that turned out to be a block of wood with tape wrapped around it.
11:21 PM EDT, October 2, 2013
Two men were shot inside of a Middle River home on Wednesday afternoon, and police say both are expected to survive their injuries.
8:13 PM EDT, October 9, 2013
Former cardiologist Mark Midei took the stand Tuesday during the most recent civil suit against him and the previous owners of St. Joseph's Medical Center, in which the plaintiff is accusing him of performing unnecessary stent procedures.
7:42 PM EDT, September 26, 2013
A firefighter suffered minor injuries in a blaze that broke out at a Lansdowne apartment building Thursday afternoon — displacing 27 people, Baltimore County fire officials said.
12:14 PM EDT, September 30, 2013
A 17-year-old girl died after she was struck by a car on Route 40 in Catonsville Sunday night, Baltimore County police said.
10:33 AM EDT, October 4, 2013
A Baltimore County grand jury has indicted a defense attorney based in Towson and 12 other people on drug-related charges, court records show.
6:36 PM EDT, September 13, 2013
Two new circuit administrative judges were appointed to oversee the day-to-day court functions in the city, Baltimore and Harford counties.
5:00 AM EDT, September 25, 2013
As Baltimore County police replace nearly 2,000 service weapons, they won't allow the old ones to be sold in gun shops — a decision that will prevent firearms from entering the open market but could triple the agency's cost.
5:53 PM EDT, September 23, 2013
A corrections officer pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to smuggling drugs into the Baltimore City Detention Center for members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang.
6:36 PM EDT, September 13, 2013
Baltimore County Police are searching for an Essex man who struck two police vehicles when detectives attempted to arrest him at his home for child sexual abuse charges Thursday.
4:24 PM EDT, September 7, 2013
An Odenton man who drowned in the Potomac River on Labor Day has been identified, Montgomery County police said.
7:04 PM EDT, September 27, 2013
A 29-year-old Baltimore man was arrested in connection with a stabbing in Woodlawn Thursday night, Baltimore County police said.
7:16 PM EDT, September 20, 2013
The Baltimore County police union is asking a judge to hold in contempt County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and his budget director, arguing that the county has not complied with an order to return money to hundreds of retirees who overpaid health care premiums.
5:03 PM EDT, September 7, 2013
A Manchester motorcyclist died Saturday morning when his bike veered off the road into a wire fence, the Carroll County Sheriff's Office said.
9:38 PM EDT, August 30, 2013
A Baltimore County district judge denied bail Friday to the teen sought in a county police raid that led to an officer's shooting death.
2:53 PM EDT, September 11, 2013
The Baltimore County burglar who helped trigger an ongoing constitutional challenge to Maryland's handgun laws shot himself to death, police said, after he assaulted his estranged wife and beat his parents with a pipe.
8:54 PM EDT, September 24, 2013
Baltimore County police are looking for a 25-year-old man in connection with a July non-fatal shooting on Liberty Road in Randallstown.
9:31 PM EDT, September 12, 2013
Authorities were trying to determine the cause of a loud sound that emanated from a trash can outside the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse in downtown Baltimore on Thursday afternoon, leading authorities to evacuate the building and shut down city streets.
11:19 AM EDT, August 13, 2013
A Montgomery County elementary school teacher from Dundalk who was charged with possession of child pornography has now been charged with child sexual abuse, police said.
8:29 PM EDT, September 20, 2013
Baltimore County police have charged a 20-year-old man with two counts of attempted murder in a double shooting in Pikesville this month.
8:52 AM EDT, September 8, 2013
A man died after suffering multiple gunshot wounds in Baltimore's Hamillton Hills neighborhood on Friday night, the first of three shootings that left three others injured, city police said.
6:06 PM EDT, September 7, 2013
Anne Arundel County authorities are looking for three women caught on surveillance video at Glen Burnie High School after a baseball dugout caught fire early Saturday morning.
10:32 PM EDT, August 28, 2013
When members of the Baltimore County police tactical unit prepared to conduct raids in volatile, high-risk situations, they often turned to Officer Jason Schneider to be the first through the door.
6:28 PM EDT, September 17, 2013
Four men have pleaded guilty in a scheme to extort money and heroin by kidnapping an 8-year-old boy, according to the Baltimore State's Attorney's office.
9:36 PM EDT, September 6, 2013
Police found a gunshot victim Friday on a sidewalk just south of Druid Hill Park, another in a series of deadly shootings in the neighborhood that has capped a bloody summer and shaken residents who have not seen such violence in years.
10:39 AM EDT, August 30, 2013
Baltimore County Officer Jason Schneider was trying to subdue a teen attempting to flee when a man came up behind him and opened fire during a predawn Catonsville raid, according to court documents filed Thursday.
8:17 PM EDT, August 13, 2013
A Baltimore County jury on Tuesday rejected a White Marsh woman's claim that the only way to end years of spousal abuse was to hire a hit man to kill her husband.
12:39 PM EDT, September 26, 2013
Baltimore County police are searching for a woman wanted for fraudulent credit card purchases at county Walmart stores.
6:35 PM EDT, September 7, 2013
A vehicle stuck on a train track in Ellicott City was struck by a train early Saturday, leaving a man injured, Howard County fire officials said.
6:50 PM EDT, August 31, 2013
Jason Schneider always kissed his wife before he left for work each morning. On Wednesday, before the Baltimore County tactical officer walked out the door at 4 a.m., he kissed her one last time.
10:07 PM EDT, August 13, 2013
One person was killed and two others injured in two separate police-involved shootings that took place hours apart Tuesday in Baltimore County and Baltimore City.
7:00 PM EDT, September 4, 2013
A Salisbury University student remains in critical condition after she was shot by her ex-boyfriend, who fatally shot her friend then killed himself just off the Eastern Shore campus, police said.
9:43 PM EDT, August 8, 2013
Karla Porter matter-of-factly confessed on Thursday to hiring a hit man to kill her husband, testifying that she had him shot because she feared he would kill her first.
7:52 PM EDT, August 14, 2013
Baltimore County police on Wednesday identified a man fatally shot by officers and a second person who was charged following a burglary in the Woodlawn area.
8:54 PM EDT, September 4, 2013
Baltimore police do not have to reinstate an officer who was fired after the department discovered she was married to an incarcerated Dead Man Inc. gang member, an appeals court has ruled.
8:42 PM EDT, September 5, 2013
The son of slain Baltimore County police officer Jason Schneider threw out the first pitch at Thursday's Orioles game against the Chicago White Sox.
7:07 PM EDT, July 31, 2013
A man left critically injured in a fire at the former Seagram's plant in Dundalk was identified Wednesday by Baltimore County officials.
10:09 PM EDT, August 28, 2013
A Baltimore County police officer was shot to death Wednesday during a predawn raid on a house in Catonsville, police said. His alleged assailant was also killed in the firefight.
7:36 PM EDT, August 12, 2013
Prosecutors and defense attorneys for Karla Porter sparred Monday over whether a woman who admits hiring a man to kill her husband should be convicted of murder or manslaughter.
8:56 PM EDT, August 6, 2013
Accused of ordering a man to kill her husband at a Towson gas station, Karla Porter claims that she felt she had no other choice as she sought to escape an abusive relationship in which she believed her life was in danger.
9:03 PM EDT, August 9, 2013
Jurors are expected to begin deliberating Monday whether Karla Porter is guilty of premeditated murder for hiring a man to kill her husband, or of a lesser charge because she was acting in self-defense.
8:32 PM EDT, July 28, 2013
When a burglar broke into more than two dozen apartments in Baltimore County, it wasn't the items he took that were unusual. It was what he left behind.
10:59 PM EDT, July 26, 2013
Two men were shot – one fatally -- in the East Baltimore neighborhood of McElderry Park early Friday morning, city police reported.
9:31 PM EDT, August 5, 2013
The owners of the Fish Head Cantina in Arbutus, where a man was stabbed to death last month, were ordered to pay a $2,000 fine Monday by the Baltimore County Board of Liquor Commissioners.
6:15 PM EDT, August 4, 2013
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of a White Marsh woman charged with ordering the death of her husband at a Towson gas station three years ago.
10:28 AM EDT, July 31, 2013
Two Maryland women attempted to use their dead mothers' identities to cast illegal votes in last year's presidential election, the state prosecutor's office said Tuesday.
11:44 AM EDT, July 26, 2013
Five teenage pedestrians were injured when a car drove off the road after striking another vehicle Thursday night in Lochearn, Baltimore County police said.
7:48 PM EDT, August 9, 2013
Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson was recognized this month by a national law enforcement association for advocating for stricter gun control laws.
9:07 PM EDT, August 26, 2013
Fifteen-year-old Deshaun Jones had spent much of the summer hanging out in the neighborhood where he died last weekend, gunned down as he sat on a porch just before his first day at Frederick Douglass High School.
6:02 PM EDT, July 24, 2013
A former security guard at Greater Baltimore Medical Center was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison for attempted rape after he burglarized a Towson apartment last year, prosecutors said.
7:07 PM EDT, July 17, 2013
A former Baltimore County police officer will serve no jail time after pleading guilty to allegations that he filmed himself engaging in sex acts and neglected calls while on duty.
3:08 PM EDT, July 13, 2013
When Baltimore County police officer James D. Laboard was acquitted last month in the death of 17-year-old Christopher Brown, he was entitled to back pay he lost after his indictment.
9:56 AM EDT, July 30, 2013
Baltimore County police on Monday identified the man killed by a resident in an Essex home invasion .
9:01 PM EDT, July 9, 2013
Baltimore County police have charged a Baltimore woman and her rapper husband in the stabbing death of a man at the Halethorpe bar where he performed Saturday night.
7:57 PM EDT, July 23, 2013
Four places in Pikesville, including the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation and an elementary school, were tagged over the weekend with graffiti carrying swastikas, pentagrams and other vulgarities, and Baltimore County police say they are investigating the incidents as being connected.
3:54 PM EDT, July 18, 2013
One man died and another was seriously injured after a head-on collision between a pickup truck and a Maryland Transit Administration bus in Woodlawn on Wednesday afternoon, Baltimore County police said.
5:56 PM EDT, July 10, 2013
A Baltimore County man was convicted Wednesday in the nonfatal shooting of an employee outside the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn in 2011.
6:17 PM EDT, July 8, 2013
The Baltimore County state's attorney's office will determine whether to pursue charges against a Lansdowne man in the death of a 16-month-old girl who was left in a hot truck for four hours Friday.
12:09 PM EDT, July 24, 2013
Residents packed into the Rodgers Forge Elementary School cafeteria Tuesday to learn more about last week's fatal shooting, but many expressed frustration over a lack of information released by police.
6:52 PM EDT, July 15, 2013
A Baltimore County man paralyzed from the waist down in a 2004 shooting at Randallstown High School was awarded $21.4 million Monday in a civil case against the two men convicted in the attack.
4:24 PM EDT, June 15, 2013
The property manager of a Reisterstown housing development was killed in the rental office Friday morning, breaking the early morning peace at the tidy suburban complex.
5:07 PM EDT, August 3, 2013
The Fish Head Cantina in Arbutus will have to defend its liquor license Monday following a stabbing that claimed the life of a man following a rap show there.
3:34 PM EDT, July 18, 2013
A man was found dead near a Royal Farms parking lot in Catonsville Wednesday, Baltimore County police said.
5:57 PM EDT, July 10, 2013
Keith Ziegler's 12-year-old son awoke to smoke detectors sounding in their Rosedale home and was the first to call 911.
9:37 PM EDT, June 28, 2013
Residents can expect to see a "dramatic" law enforcement increase this weekend and through the July Fourth holiday, as city and police officials search for ways to tamp down a spree of deadly violence.
10:01 PM EDT, June 18, 2013
Baltimore County police officer James D. Laboard was playing Jenga at his Randallstown home when he heard the rock hit his door. The officer ran out and chased the teenager he saw running away, his lawyers said, touching off an altercation that led to Christopher Brown's "completely accidental" death.
10:42 PM EDT, June 28, 2013
Residents can expect to see a "dramatic" law enforcement increase this weekend and through the July Fourth holiday, as city and police officials search for ways to tamp down a spree of deadly violence.
7:33 PM EDT, July 17, 2013
A city man was shot to death in his truck Wednesday morning on a quiet, tree-lined street in Rodgers Forge as neighbors prepared to leave for work, police said.
8:59 PM EDT, June 18, 2013
Wesley Moore, one of four men convicted in the 2000 death of Baltimore County police Sgt. Bruce A. Prothero, was denied new trial Tuesday.
4:43 PM EDT, June 13, 2013
Baltimore County Police on Thursday released surveillance photos of three men who they said tied up victims in a Catonsville home last month, before taking bank cards and other valuables.
8:39 PM EDT, June 24, 2013
A former firefighter for the Lansdowne Volunteer Fire Department received a 15-year sentence Monday for sexually abusing a teenage boy prosecutors said he mentored in a training program at the station.
7:42 PM EDT, July 25, 2013
Donte Stephens was gunned down in Rodgers Forge last week because he had told the suspect days earlier that he wasn't allowed to do laundry at the house, according to charging documents filed in court Thursday.
8:49 PM EDT, June 16, 2013
It took Chris Brown months to return to work after the death of her 17-year-old son. She has left her old home and is still hesitant to look at pictures of the teen.
3:57 PM EDT, July 24, 2013
A 22-year-old man was arrested in Baltimore Wednesday in the death of Donte A. Stephens, who was found dead inside an overturned vehicle last week in Rodgers Forge.
5:28 PM EDT, July 8, 2013
Few of the officers assigned to Baltimore County's Woodlawn Precinct ever met Sgt. Bruce A. Prothero, but they all know his story.
8:19 PM EDT, June 17, 2013
Opening statements are scheduled to begin Tuesday in the trial of a Baltimore County police officer accused in the death of a Randallstown teen last summer.
11:06 PM EDT, June 5, 2013
A man was fatally shot by Baltimore County police after he attempted to take the gun of an officer placing him under arrest in White Marsh on Wednesday evening, police said.
5:27 PM EDT, July 23, 2013
Baltimore County police on Tuesday identified the officer who shot and killed a Cockeysville man after police said he refused to drop a knife.
10:04 PM EDT, June 27, 2013
An Essex truck driver faces hundreds of dollars in fines but no jail time after a Baltimore County police investigation found him at fault in the Rosedale train derailment that caused a fire and chemical explosion and injured several people last month.
5:56 PM EDT, June 21, 2013
A 16-year-old was charged with murdering another teen after police were called to a fight Thursday afternoon in Middle River, Baltimore County police said.
11:22 AM EDT, June 14, 2013
After witnessing a couple get into a physical fight, a driver pulled over at a 7-Eleven parking lot in Idlewylde, and stabbed the man early Friday, Baltimore County police said.
8:13 PM EDT, June 11, 2013
The owners of a Reisterstown store have been given probation after allegedly purchasing stolen jewelry taken in a rash of burglaries in Baltimore and Carroll counties last year.
7:00 PM EDT, June 7, 2013
Baltimore Police arrested a man who they say forced a woman into her Mount Vernon home and raped her as he held a knife to her neck last month.
6:28 PM EDT, July 11, 2013
A Baltimore County jury on Thursday found a city man guilty in the rape and kidnapping of 17-year-old community college student last October.
8:21 PM EDT, June 20, 2013
A visibly relieved James D. Laboard hugged family members Thursday after jurors found the Baltimore County police officer not guilty in the death of the teenager he chased down and fought last June.
7:12 PM EDT, June 6, 2013
The White Marsh man fatally shot by Baltimore County police Wednesday night was known to work on neighbors' cars and bring them big pots of "s'getti."
4:03 PM EDT, June 5, 2013
The owner of Basta Pasta restaurants in Fallston and Timonium is accused of sexually harassing employees, including teenagers, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
4:52 PM EDT, June 26, 2013
A St. Michael's man is charged with second-degree murder after police said he grabbed an Easton man around his neck before he died earlier this month.
9:19 PM EDT, May 9, 2013
The family of Baltimore murder victim Isiah Callaway sued his former lawyer this week, saying he told a co-defendant of Callaway's that federal authorities wanted to speak to his client — information that the family says got him killed.
9:08 PM EDT, June 19, 2013
An off-duty Baltimore County police officer killed 17-year-old Christopher Brown by putting pressure on his neck, an assistant medical examiner said Wednesday as the state wrapped up its manslaughter case against James D. Laboard.
6:45 PM EDT, June 7, 2013
The Baltimore County Police officer who shot and killed a White Marsh man after he attempted to grab another officer's gun was identified publicly by the department Friday.
9:57 PM EDT, May 22, 2013
A Baltimore County police captain who was recently reassigned from the Woodlawn Precinct this month is being investigated by the department's internal affairs section, a spokeswoman confirmed.
9:04 PM EDT, June 13, 2013
It's dyeable. It's bleachable. And it's highly sought after by thieves targeting shops in the Baltimore area and around the country.
5:37 PM EDT, June 3, 2013
Maryland's second-highest court upheld on Monday political consultant Julius Henson's conspiracy conviction in a robocall scheme that prosecutors said was designed to suppress black votes.
10:46 PM EDT, June 17, 2013
Charges were dropped Monday against a Baltimore County police officer who was stopped during a St. Patrick's weekend sobriety checkpoint in Carroll County.
3:16 PM EDT, June 13, 2013
Baltimore County police arrested and charged a 17-year-old from Dundalk in a non-fatal shooting at a playground near his home on Tuesday.
10:58 AM EDT, May 23, 2013
A 52-year-old woman died a day after she was rescued from a burning home in Crofton, Anne Arundel County fire officials said Thursday.
6:23 PM EDT, May 29, 2013
Thirteen additional speed camera locations were announced by Baltimore County Police Wednesday.
4:45 PM EDT, May 25, 2013
The Baltimore County police union and some Dundalk residents are protesting a plan to move the North Point Police Precinct from a centrally located building to an outlying post in the northern part of the district on Eastern Boulevard.
3:04 PM EDT, May 13, 2013
A Baltimore County police officer pleaded guilty to misconduct and agreed to resign after admitting to filming himself numerous times engaging in sex acts and neglecting to respond to calls while on duty.
7:48 PM EDT, May 8, 2013
A former volunteer firefighter who worked with youth at the Lansdowne fire department pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to producing and possessing child pornography.
3:30 PM EDT, May 21, 2013
It wasn't the average traffic stop on the Baltimore Beltway Tuesday morning.
10:16 PM EDT, May 6, 2013
Richard E. "Dick" Hug, a prominent businessman and prolific fundraiser for Republican candidates, died Saturday. He was 78.
7:53 PM EDT, April 24, 2013
As the federal government shifts its drug control strategy toward drug treatment and education initiatives, the U.S. drug czar said Wednesday at an event in Baltimore that he plans to emphasize the expansion of drug courts to divert nonviolent offenders to treatment instead of prison.
1:44 PM EDT, May 6, 2013
A Baltimore man who was found suffering from a gunshot wound in Rosedale early Sunday morning had driven to the gas station where he collapsed onto the parking lot, Baltimore County police said Monday.
6:54 PM EDT, May 13, 2013
Baltimore County police identified a 40-year old woman who was charged after brandishing what an officer believed to be a gun before he shot her multiple times in Pikesville early Saturday.
8:48 PM EDT, May 6, 2013
A year has passed since a man apparently upset at the workers running the food pantry at an Ellicott City church gunned down a minister and an office worker, police say, before taking his own life.
2:24 PM EDT, April 22, 2013
Baltimore County police on Monday identified two people who died when the driver of a 2013 Ford Mustang flipped the vehicle on Route 40, near Martin Boulevard early Sunday.
10:52 PM EDT, May 27, 2013
They left the Maryland Historical Society tucked inside the coat pockets and notebooks of Barry Landau and his assistant, but the historical documents returned in manila envelopes, neatly packed inside a gray cardboard file box.
4:03 PM EDT, May 4, 2013
Baltimore County police are investigating a homicide after a victim in a Lansdowne double shooting died days later.
9:18 PM EDT, May 4, 2013
A Baltimore City police officer was taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation after he attempted to alert residents about a two-alarm fire in the Bolton Hill neighborhood Saturday afternoon.
10:03 PM EDT, May 2, 2013
Nearly 250 of the patients who accused cardiologist Dr. Mark Midei of performing unnecessary stent procedures at St. Joseph Medical Center settled their lawsuits against him Thursday, a major step forward in one of the largest medical malpractice cases in state history.
12:32 PM EDT, May 8, 2013
Baltimore County police are investigating an assault outside of Woodlawn High School Friday after a video was posted on YouTube.
9:02 AM EDT, April 20, 2013
A running gun battle that broke out late Thursday night between Baltimore police and a suspect after a domestic incident in Canton left one man dead, two women shot and a quiet Southeast Baltimore street rattled.
7:16 PM EDT, May 1, 2013
A Maryland State Department of Corrections employee is charged after Baltimore County police said he threatened another man with a gun during a dispute over payment for sex.
10:02 PM EDT, May 1, 2013
A two-alarm fire engulfed a building containing several auto repair shops and the artist gallery Open Space in Baltimore's Remington neighborhood Wednesday night.
5:46 PM EDT, April 29, 2013
A Baltimore woman pleaded guilty Monday to helping her 13-year-old son and a 12-year-old friend conceal the fatal shooting last year of 13-year-old girl.
9:17 PM EDT, March 22, 2013
Three Frederick County sheriff's deputies will not be held criminally responsible in the death of a developmentally disabled man at a movie theater in January, prosecutors said Friday.
8:38 PM EDT, April 17, 2013
Two officers have been given awards for valor by the Baltimore County Police Foundation for their role in an incident in which one shot and killed a Texas man allegedly involved in a Dundalk burglary.
11:01 AM EDT, April 24, 2013
A cabal of corrupt corrections officers and members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang enjoyed nearly free rein inside the Baltimore City Detention Center, federal authorities allege, smuggling drugs and cellphones into the jail and having sexual relationships that left four guards pregnant.
2:13 PM EDT, April 16, 2013
Baltimore County police named an interim commander of the Franklin Precinct in Reisterstown Monday, after the former captain was charged with driving while intoxicated last month.
8:08 PM EDT, April 1, 2013
The Nottingham woman had ducked into a bathroom at the White Marsh Sears when she heard a voice from the adjoining stall: Her neighbor had found the toilet-paper dispenser empty. Could she pass some under the divider?
8:03 PM EDT, April 26, 2013
A Baltimore County police officer has been charged with malfeasance in office after detectives said he repeatedly engaged in and recorded sexual acts while on duty, including at least one video sent to a 16-year-old girl.
9:04 AM EDT, March 29, 2013
Shirtless, hair flowing, legs pumping, Dr. Theodore Houk is a familiar sight running along North Charles Street on his twice-daily, 5.5-mile trek between his Lutherville home and his job at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
6:51 PM EDT, April 8, 2013
The Baltimore County police union says county officials have ignored a ruling by the state's highest court to reimburse some 400 retired Police Department employees for overpaid insurance premiums.
7:18 PM EDT, April 12, 2013
A 23-year-old Rosedale man has been charged with trying to kill another man and the man's 4-year-old daughter after arranging a meeting at a nearby street corner and then opening fire, Baltimore County Police announced Friday.
7:43 PM EDT, April 9, 2013
A Towson cardiologist and his former employer disputed claims during a civil trial Tuesday made by 21 plaintiffs who allege that the doctor performed unnecessary stent procedures to treat heart patients.
7:48 PM EDT, May 4, 2013
Baltimore County police said a man was found dead in Chevy Blazer in White Marsh Saturday morning.
7:31 PM EDT, April 12, 2013
Baltimore County prosecutors will not be allowed to use information provided by James D. Laboard's lawyer on the night that the off-duty police officer allegedly killed a Randallstown teenager, a judge ruled Friday.
6:02 PM EDT, April 29, 2013
A Lansdowne man was sentenced to life without parole in Baltimore County Circuit Court Monday for killing another man by striking him 24 times with a hatchet, according to the state's attorney's office.
12:45 PM EDT, March 15, 2013
The night before Robert Gladden Jr. took his father's gun to Perry Hall High School, he texted a friend about the plan, but begged him to keep it a secret.
1:46 PM EDT, March 14, 2013
After barricading himself in a beer distribution plant Wednesday, a 32-year-old Dundalk man was charged by Baltimore County police.
6:44 PM EDT, March 27, 2013
The Baltimore police training supervisor who shot a recruit during an unauthorized training exercise last month will face criminal charges after being indicted Wednesday by a Baltimore County grand jury.
11:25 AM EDT, April 23, 2013
Authorities from Baltimore and Howard counties entered a Reisterstown home using a "no-knock" warrant before a resident attacked an officer with a sword last year, according to newly released police records. An officer fought back, fatally shooting the man.
7:52 PM EDT, April 8, 2013
A former volunteer firefighter who worked with youths at the Lansdowne department pleaded guilty Monday to sexually abusing a teenage boy he mentored in a training program at the station.
10:31 AM EST, March 1, 2013
A Montgomery County elementary school teacher was charged Thursday in Baltimore County for possession of child pornography, police said.
5:53 PM EDT, March 12, 2013
Jury deliberations began Tuesday in the trial of a 21-year-old charged with gunning down a teen outside the Towson Town Center Mall just days before Christmas in 2011.
6:20 PM EDT, March 18, 2013
A Parkville man has been charged with stabbing a victim and fleeing with drugs Saturday, Baltimore County police said.
7:31 PM EDT, March 15, 2013
After fighting with the father of her child, an Essex woman contacted her boyfriend and his brother, who shot and killed him, and injured two others at a Middle River bus stop last month, Baltimore County police said.
8:57 PM EST, March 7, 2013
A Parkville man was federally indicted on charges that he conspired with a man in Iran to export manufactured industrial products from the U.S., state's attorney's office said Thursday.
8:25 PM EST, February 24, 2013
In school, and in court, showing up is half the battle. So when statistics revealed that 60 percent of juveniles charged in Baltimore County were missing their court dates, officials decided they needed something to help make sure the youngsters showed up.
9:30 PM EDT, March 21, 2013
The directions to the alleged brothel told the men that if they saw a house with green awnings, they'd gone too far. But some of them apparently misunderstood; would-be customers have shown up for years at the nearby house in Towson.
6:13 PM EST, March 4, 2013
A longtime deacon at a Fullerton church was charged Friday with possessing "numerous files of child pornography," Baltimore County police said.
4:50 PM EDT, March 18, 2013
A Baltimore County police captain was arrested at a St. Patrick's weekend sobriety checkpoint and has since been moved to administrative duty, the department said in a statement Monday.
1:00 PM EST, February 22, 2013
The operator of an animal rescue has been charged with neglecting nearly two dozen dogs, including three that had to be euthanized, according to the Baltimore County State's attorney's office.
9:07 PM EST, March 5, 2013
The murder trial began Tuesday for a man accused in a retaliatory gang shooting outside Towson Town Center at the height of the holiday shopping season in 2011.
7:41 PM EST, March 1, 2013
An Essex man, who faces criminal charges relating to a May homicide where the body was left inside a burning truck, was shot in the back of the head early Friday morning, according to Baltimore County police.
8:58 PM EST, February 20, 2013
Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita A. Levy wrote an apology letter to his wife before wrapping a plastic bag around his head Monday and pumping it with helium, killing himself in the basement of his Towson-area home, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the investigation.
11:35 PM EST, February 12, 2013
A man was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after he was shot in Lochearn Tuesday night, Baltimore County police said.
8:38 PM EST, February 28, 2013
A Morgan State University student who was partially blinded with a baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire alleges in a recently filed lawsuit that the school ignored warning signs of Alexander Kinyua's potential for violence.
12:36 PM EST, February 1, 2013
The man who shot himself at a Timonium gun range Thursday night committed suicide, Baltimore County police said Friday.
10:08 PM EST, February 22, 2013
An Edgemere woman was attacked by at least one of her two pit bulls and seriously injured Friday afternoon, Baltimore County police said.
9:30 PM EST, January 30, 2013
Robert W. Gladden Jr.'s difficulties at school, including reports that he bullied peers, and his troubled home life emerged during Wednesday's daylong hearing to determine whether the teen charged in the Perry Hall High School shooting should be tried as an adult.
9:34 PM EDT, March 13, 2013
Baltimore County police seized $1.5 million worth of counterfeit merchandise after a raid at a Dundalk flea market last month, the department announced Wednesday.
8:18 PM EDT, March 13, 2013
A Baltimore County jury convicted a man Wednesday of murder in the gang shooting that rocked Towson Town Center mall at the height of the Christmas shopping rush two years ago.
7:09 PM EST, March 1, 2013
Baltimore County police responded to a stabbing at a Rosedale Walmart store Friday night.
7:20 PM EST, February 19, 2013
Perry Hall High School student Robert W. Gladden Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in a shooting attack on a schoolmate last August, bringing an abrupt end to his trial in Baltimore County Circuit Court.
7:06 PM EST, February 9, 2013
A 14-year-old has been charged as an adult in the death of his 7-month old sister, who was found unresponsive inside a White Oak apartment Friday, according to Montgomery County police.
7:44 PM EST, February 11, 2013
Some courtrooms will soon be wireless in Baltimore County Circuit Court.
10:19 PM EST, February 27, 2013
A female colleague of Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy became suspicious about a pen the doctor wore around his neck and alerted officials at the medical institution, touching off an investigation into whether he secretly recorded patients.
9:13 PM EST, February 8, 2013
Officer Gary Gephardt heard a loud pop from the Perry Hall High School cafeteria, which he thought could be firecrackers, an exploding milk carton or a gunshot.
2:31 PM EST, January 29, 2013
A Cockeysville woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 91-year-old mother, who police said was left for two days inside a bathroom in the home the two shared.
1:56 PM EST, February 12, 2013
Baltimore County police officers from several precincts were called to the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium on Saturday after the promoter of a weekend motorcycle show said he asked a gang to leave.
5:17 PM EST, March 1, 2013
Four pretrial inmates at the Baltimore City Detention Center were stabbed by a fellow detainee and taken to hospitals Friday, a spokesman with the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said.
7:08 PM EST, February 9, 2013
A 26-year-old man has been charged in the after hours club shooting last month that left one man dead and others injured, according to Baltimore police.
3:13 PM EST, February 7, 2013
A man's body was pulled from Prettyboy Reservoir in Northern Baltimore County Thursday, police said.
1:44 PM EST, December 19, 2012
An off-duty Baltimore County police officer's weapon fired twice outside an Overlea party earlier this month, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
7:53 PM EST, February 11, 2013
Woodmoor Elementary School in Lochearn was placed on lockdown briefly Monday after a 14-year-old boy was spotted with a BB gun outside the school, Baltimore County police said.
8:27 PM EST, February 1, 2013
A Middle River family who alleges a Baltimore County officer used excessive force with a Taser has a second chance in court after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday partially reversed an earlier decision to throw out their federal suit.
10:03 PM EST, February 18, 2013
Police want to identify women seen over two decades by a Johns Hopkins gynecologist who was found dead on Monday amid a police investigation that he was surreptitiously photographing and videotaping his patients.
7:39 AM EST, January 8, 2013
A small kitchen fire caused by a pot left on the stove damaged an Edgewood home early Tuesday morning but no injuries were reported, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company.
5:54 PM EST, February 15, 2013
A Halethorpe man whom police said struck another man in the head 24 times with a hatchet was convicted in Baltimore County Circuit Court Thursday night, according to the state's attorney's office.
7:26 PM EST, January 31, 2013
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Robert E. Cahill Jr. said Thursday that he will rule next week on whether Robert W. Gladden Jr., the teenager accused in the Perry Hall High School shooting, will be tried as an adult or a juvenile.
8:07 PM EST, January 28, 2013
After a sloppy start to the week, the sun will return to the Baltimore area briefly, as will higher temperatures peaking midweek.
9:40 PM EST, February 14, 2013
Four people were injured in a three-vehicle accident in Towson Thursday afternoon after a state police trooper attempted to stop a driver for a traffic violation, a spokesman said.
6:25 PM EST, December 10, 2012
Neighbors described a large, raucous party that spilled into the front and back yards of an Overlea home, causing an off-duty Baltimore County police officer to stop his car before he was shot early Sunday morning.
5:55 PM EST, January 4, 2013
A Baltimore County man received a 35 year sentence Friday for killing an Essex man with a hammer, wrapping the body in cellophane and floral bedsheets, and discarding the body in a wooded area until police recovered his skeletal remains months later.
11:40 AM EST, February 27, 2013
Baltimore County police Chief James W. Johnson, along with other law enforcement leaders, will appear at a news conference Wednesday to ask Congress to approve stricter gun laws.
8:25 PM EST, February 25, 2013
After an emotional day of testimony, Robert W. Gladden Jr., the 15-year-old charged in the Perry Hall High School cafeteria shooting, was sentenced Monday to 35 years in prison.
8:42 PM EST, January 28, 2013
The man shot at the Lutherville Light Rail Station Friday night is in an inmate work release program, serving a 24-year sentence for attempted murder, a Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services spokesman confirmed Monday.
3:45 PM EST, January 10, 2013
A homeless woman died in a fire outside a Westminster thrift store early Tuesday morning, according to the office of Maryland state fire marshal.
5:07 PM EST, February 1, 2013
A 34-year-old man has been charged in the non-fatal stabbing of his roommate who sought help from a nearby locksmith business on Reisterstown Road Thursday.
7:51 PM EST, January 2, 2013
Baltimore County police reported 23 homicides in 2012 with all but three cases solved.
6:34 PM EST, February 13, 2013
An Edgemere man pleaded guilty Wednesday to having sexual contact with a teenage boy, in a plea deal that allowed him to avoid trial on a rarely used charge of exposing a victim to the HIV virus.
7:12 PM EST, January 7, 2013
Bryan Johnson didn't know he had bipolar disorder until he ended up at the emergency room, where he assaulted a police officer.
3:50 PM EST, December 10, 2012
Baltimore County police are searching for suspects who robbed Sobo Gold Buyers on Reisterstown Road last month.
7:35 PM EST, December 6, 2012
A bullet grazed the leg of a Baltimore County police officer Wednesday when her weapon discharged during a struggle at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, police said Thursday.
6:02 PM EST, January 11, 2013
More than three years after 55-year-old Rodney Lewis was found lying in a pool of his own blood on his kitchen floor, Baltimore County police have charged a man his family had accepted into their Randallstown home.
1:11 PM EST, December 20, 2012
A 15-year-old was struck by a car at an intersection at Maryland Route 198 in Anne Arundel County Thursday morning, police said.
9:25 PM EST, January 3, 2013
Two people died in a two-alarm house fire in Northeast Baltimore late Wednesday, fire officials said.
5:31 PM EST, November 28, 2012
Baltimore County police on Wednesday identified the Harford County man charged with shooting a hunter from Pennsylvania who was believed to be trespassing on property in Cockeysville.
9:51 PM EST, February 25, 2013
A county employee found skeletal remains near Overlea High School on Monday afternoon, according to Baltimore County police.
12:37 PM EST, January 2, 2013
A 23-year-old man suffered serious injuries when he was stabbed at a Timonium hotel following a New Year's Eve party, a Baltimore County police spokeswoman said.
12:43 PM EST, January 26, 2013
A man was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center with serious injuries after a shooting at the platform of a Light Rail stop in Lutherville Friday afternoon, Baltimore County police said.
10:36 AM EST, December 31, 2012
A water main break near northbound Route 13 in Salisbury has left about half a dozen homes without water Monday morning, city officials said.
4:41 PM EST, December 20, 2012
Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson was among law enforcement officials from around the country who met with Vice President Joe Biden at the White House Thursday to discuss ways to curb gun violence.
11:04 AM EST, February 4, 2013
Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport officials are discouraging Ravens fans planning to greet the Super Bowl winners as they arrive at the airport Monday.
4:59 PM EST, December 12, 2012
Baltimore County police are searching for two woman who allegedly stole two bottles of vodka from a Glyndon liquor store last month.
7:28 PM EST, December 8, 2012
State and local officials have returned to the Eastern Shore communities ravaged by superstorm Sandy's heavy rains and high winds to comb over the damage in hopes of appealing federal officials' decision to deny aid to Maryland.
2:02 PM EST, December 4, 2012
A Dundalk woman who died after she drove her car the wrong way onto the Baltimore Beltway, striking another vehicle and killing a 3-year-old last month, had alcohol and painkillers in her blood, a police spokesman said.
8:40 PM EST, December 3, 2012
The Baltimore County police officer injured when a 16-year-old allegedly attempted to flee in a stolen minivan in Towson over the weekend is an 18-year veteran assigned to the Towson Precinct Patrol Division, a department spokeswoman said.
8:48 AM EST, November 29, 2012
Charrlene Cebrianwarned her boss at Steve's Lunch in Cross Street Market on Wednesday that she might not come into work for her next shift.
3:40 PM EST, November 28, 2012
A gas main break near Overlea High School closed Kenwood Avenue Wednesday afternoon and forced 10 homes to be evacuated, Baltimore County police said.
7:28 PM EST, November 23, 2012
Two women left a Reisterstown jewelry shop with hundreds of dollars after hawking a shoebox full of gold and silver, much of it allegedly linked to a string of nearly 30 area burglaries. They might never have been arrested, police said, because the store produced no legal record of the transaction.
8:22 PM EST, November 26, 2012
The boyfriend charged with killing his 25-year-old girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter, whose bodies were found in an apartment in Parkville in June 2011, plead guilty in Baltimore County court Monday evening.
8:40 PM EST, November 19, 2012
About 400 retired Baltimore County Police Department employees could see their health insurance premiums reduced and past overpayments reimbursed, after the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled Monday in favor of a grievance brought by the police union.
11:34 AM EST, November 8, 2012
Commuters north of downtown will see major traffic disruptions Thursday, as Baltimore deals with another problem with its aging water infrastructure — this time the failure of a 90-year-old main that closed the intersection of North Charles Street and North Avenue.
3:32 PM EST, November 19, 2012
A Baltimore man has been charged in a Woodlawn rape that occurred 15 years earlier, after county investigators matched DNA evidence to an earlier case.
12:43 PM EST, November 30, 2012
After a two-alarm fire broke out at a UPS Customer Center in southwest Baltimore County Friday morning, a spokeswoman for the company said the facility has reopened.
1:00 PM EST, December 19, 2012
Anne Arundel County fire officials on Wednesday identified the victim of a Gambrills house fire earlier this month.
7:26 PM EST, December 6, 2012
A bullet grazed the leg of a Baltimore County police officer Wednesday when her weapon discharged during a struggle at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, police said Thursday.
10:21 AM EST, November 5, 2012
Three men were killed in a spate of shootings in Baltimore this weekend.
4:58 PM EST, December 21, 2012
A bomb squad responded to a possible "explosive device" in College Park early Friday morning, a Prince George's County fire spokesman said.
7:18 PM EST, November 15, 2012
Two men were sentenced in the death of a Glen Burnie man who was shot as he walked toward his Light Rail stop in Baltimore Highlands nearly two years ago.
7:11 PM EST, November 15, 2012
Baltimore County police are searching for a 15-year-old from Reisterstown who has been missing for nearly two months.
8:44 PM EDT, October 19, 2012
Former City Councilman Nicholas D'Adamo was recently hired by the city's Fire Department to revive a charitable foundation that benefits city firefighters who are injured or who die, raising concerns about creating a paid position during a time when some fire company are being forced to close.
12:47 PM EST, December 6, 2012
The trial for the Baltimore County police officer charged in the killing of a Randallstown teen scheduled for this month has been postponed until June.
9:42 PM EST, November 19, 2012
A Crips gang member lured a former associate and his 17-year-old girlfriend to a secluded Randallstown cul-de-sac where he and another man gunned down the couple, killing the girl.
8:27 PM EST, November 16, 2012
Brendan Patrick O'Brien helped his two daughters and their three friends cross a busy stretch of Light Street on their way to a play date Friday from Federal Hill Preparatory School, and was left scratching his head over a decision to cut the number of crossing guards in the city.
11:22 AM EST, November 5, 2012
An alligator was seized from an alleged Jessup gang member's home after Anne Arundel County police executed a search warrant in a drug investigation.
7:15 PM EST, November 15, 2012
A Baltimore County woman died after a two-alarm fire engulfed a Reisterstown's home Wednesday, county officials said.
10:44 AM EDT, October 18, 2012
A Pikesville man charged in his grandparents' death last month has been extradited and is being held in the Baltimore County Detention Center, police said.
9:08 PM EDT, September 27, 2012
To head off problems such as the unruly, violent crowds that descended on Towson and downtown Baltimore this year, police departments locally and across the nation are seeking new ways to tap into Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites.
9:40 PM EST, November 8, 2012
It was broad daylight as the 17-year-old community college student left her bus near busy Edmondson Avenue in Catonsville. Two men in a gold SUV pulled up and forced her at gunpoint into the back seat, where police said one raped her, then stole her phone and wallet.
3:56 PM EST, December 13, 2012
A Middle River woman was sentenced Thursday in Baltimore County Circuit Court for her role in the death of a Dundalk man whose body turned up in April after he had been missing for months.
6:41 PM EDT, October 17, 2012
A New York man wanted for murder was stopped by police after a fixed license plate reader on Interstate 95 in Baltimore County alerted authorities to his location.
2:10 PM EDT, September 25, 2012
The Recher Theatre in Towson could face a liquor board hearing on its weekend event that drew an unruly crowd of 2,500 people, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said today.
11:08 PM EDT, November 2, 2012
Six employees at an Essex haunted house were taken to a local hospital after they became sick from spilled formaldehyde Friday night, Baltimore County police said.
9:42 PM EDT, September 25, 2012
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz blamed the Recher Theatre on Tuesday for a weekend event that drew unruly crowds to downtown Towson, where several police officers were injured and one man was shot.
10:17 PM EST, November 29, 2012
An 11-year-old student was charged with bringing a deadly weapon to Holabird Middle School, after a "starter pistol" that shoots blanks was found inside his locker, Baltimore County police said.
8:52 PM EDT, October 25, 2012
One left the city to go to college and see the world with the Navy. The other refused to leave East Baltimore even after his mother moved south to make a better life for his siblings, instead staying to hang around on the corners.
12:18 PM EDT, October 22, 2012
Baltimore County police released images Monday of a forensic artist's reconstruction of a skull belonging to a man found in the Back River over a year ago.
5:34 PM EST, November 6, 2012
Anne Arundel County police were called to a Severn residence Tuesday for reports of a suicide but later determined the death a homicide.
12:40 PM EDT, October 22, 2012
Baltimore County police have charged three men in a targeted, nonfatal shooting in Woodlawn early Sunday morning.
4:59 PM EDT, September 20, 2012
Seven people were injured when an MTA bus jumped a curb, hitting a bus stop shelter near Mondawmin Mall Thursday morning, an agency spokesman said.
9:31 PM EST, December 5, 2012
A Baltimore County police officer's weapon discharged as he struggled with a prisoner receiving treatment at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson on Wednesday, police said.
7:52 PM EDT, September 18, 2012
Baltimore police have arrested and charged a 20-year-old man in a shooting they say resulted from a dispute over drugs that left a teen critically wounded on the campus of Morgan State University last week.
8:50 PM EST, November 8, 2012
After a day in which they temporarily became waterfront businesses, shops and cafes on North Charles Street began reopening Thursday, when the river created by a massive water main break at 20th Street receded.
1:17 PM EST, November 19, 2012
The death of a Baltimore man whose hand was found separate from the rest of his remains in Reisterstown last week was determined a suicide, Baltimore County police said.
1:35 PM EST, November 16, 2012
A 16-year-old Columbia boy was charged in an armed robbery of a man who retrieving mail from a community mail box on Wednesday evening.
8:01 PM EDT, September 14, 2012
The live-in grandson of a slain elderly couple from Pikesville has been named a suspect after Baltimore County detectives located the 31-year-old in Oklahoma.
10:26 PM EDT, October 25, 2012
It was Halloween in Baltimore Highlands when Sterlin Corday Matthews donned a "Hellraiser" mask and went out with his friends. Before he returned home, one teen trick-or-treater had been shot to death and two others wounded.
9:01 AM EDT, October 20, 2012
Bernice Gales could count on her son to be waiting at the Baltimore County Metro station after work each night to take her home. But when he was not there to greet her Oct. 19, 2011, she knew something was wrong.
7:39 PM EDT, October 18, 2012
The University of Phoenix announced plans this week to close more than 100 locations nationwide, including the Timonium center in Baltimore County.
9:07 PM EST, November 6, 2012
Baltimore County police charged an Essex man Monday with stabbing his girlfriend after officers found her body wrapped in a blanket on his kitchen floor.
9:22 PM EDT, September 13, 2012
The 19-year-old man shot inside the Morgan State University student center Wednesday was on campus visiting his cousin, a member of the school's football team, according to Baltimore police.
3:21 PM EST, November 4, 2012
When Kiheem Taylor was charged with kidnapping two teenagers at a Timonium light-rail station and raping one of them, prosecutors struggled with an all-too common problem — they didn't have enough solid evidence.
8:27 PM EST, November 7, 2012
A New York man was convicted Wednesday of murdering an Essex man who was having a romantic relationship with his wife, according to the Baltimore County State's Attorney's office.
4:51 PM EDT, September 12, 2012
Amid heightened anxiety over two recent gun incidents in schools, Baltimore County police said that the victim of a police-involved shooting was found late this morning on the grounds of Catonsville High School.
10:35 PM EDT, September 5, 2012
A 19-year-old man was arrested in the fatal shooting of another teen last month during a large party at a Catonsville Ramada Inn, Baltimore County police said.
3:29 PM EST, November 12, 2012
Baltimore County police on Monday said a fight that erupted at the North Point Flea Market Sunday afternoon was between rival gangs, identified as the Demon Souls Motorcycle Club and Titan Motorcycle Club.
7:14 PM EDT, October 16, 2012
Authorities charged two 17-year-old students Tuesday with bringing weapons to schools in unrelated incidents in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties.
8:07 PM EST, November 7, 2012
After another city water main break caused fast-moving water to rush down Charles Street on Wednesday, officials defended plans to spend millions to upgrade Baltimore's aging public water system.
4:16 PM EDT, October 18, 2012
Police are searching for a suspect in the death of a Baltimore man who was found with multiple gunshot wounds in a vehicle parked outside a Parkville bar in July.
9:40 PM EDT, September 13, 2012
Robert W. Gladden Jr. "expected to be killed" on the day he allegedly shot a fellow student at Perry Hall High School, according to his lawyers, who said the teen remains on suicide watch in jail.
7:07 PM EDT, August 8, 2012
When members of Baltimore County's tactical unit burst into a Reisterstown home this summer, they were looking for potentially armed suspects in the attempted murder of a 15-year-old boy. But in the chaos of the raid, Officer Carlos Artson shot and killed the home's owner — who was not a suspect — after he thrust a large sword at the officer, police said.
5:35 PM EDT, November 2, 2012
City police are investigating a sexual assault of a female jogger, who was attacked by a man armed with a knife in Fells Point Friday morning.
5:33 PM EST, November 13, 2012
A man was shot at a Parkville business Tuesday in what Baltimore County police believe was an armed robbery.
9:02 PM EDT, September 17, 2012
Local police in Oklahoma said a Pikesville man identified as a suspect in his grandparents' deaths was unresponsive when they found him in a motel just off Interstate 40 last week.
7:10 PM EDT, August 13, 2012
Christopher Brown's family and other supporters gathered in Towson again to protest what they believe are weak charges brought against the police officer charged in the teen's death.
3:59 PM EDT, September 30, 2012
Baltimore County police had received reports of suspicious people in a Dundalk neighborhood when they stopped Joshua Michael Lopez, who they said fit the description.
12:39 PM EDT, September 25, 2012
A man shot and killed by a Baltimore County police officer in Dundalk early Sunday morning was identified as a 22-year-old from Texas.
3:54 PM EDT, September 17, 2012
An Edgewood woman who police said punched another woman in the face before pinning her between two cars in a parking lot at The Avenue at White Marsh was arrested Monday.
2:32 PM EDT, October 24, 2012
Two 13-year-old girls were sexually assaulted in woods near Catonsville High School, where the girls had gone to meet friends for a rec league football game Saturday night, police said.
2:43 PM EDT, August 21, 2012
Baltimore County police charged a 20-year-old Dundalk man Tuesday with first-degree murder in his roommate's death.
12:26 PM EDT, September 13, 2012
Morgan State University was placed on emergency lockdown and classes were canceled Wednesday night after a man was shot on campus — the latest in a series of violent incidents that have touched the region's schools this fall.
4:34 PM EDT, September 9, 2012
When police accused an Edgemere man of having sex with a 13-year-old boy, most of the charges were straightforward: soliciting a minor and a related sexual offense, which together could carry up to 30 years in prison.
8:00 PM EDT, August 10, 2012
An Owings Mills man was sentenced Friday to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for what Baltimore County Circuit Judge Patrick Cavanaugh called "an execution" of a father of two who ran a snowball stand on Reisterstown Road.
5:10 PM EDT, October 7, 2012
Maryland's system of resolving disputes over wills and estates is being challenged in Baltimore County this fall, as voters decide whether the local Orphans' Court judges should be required to have law licenses.
8:45 PM EDT, September 11, 2012
Baltimore County officials promised new safety measures Tuesday to prevent violence in public schools — including hand-held metal detectors, an increased police presence and a new administrative security office — after a teacher wrestled a gun from an eighth-grader two weeks after a shooting at a nearby high school.
1:17 PM EDT, September 17, 2012
The world-class ice dancer accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl surrendered himself to New York State Police and was released on $50,000 bond, according to his attorney.
9:43 PM EDT, August 12, 2012
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5:24 PM EDT, September 8, 2012
Rodney Pridget and his girlfriend were unaware they were being followed as they stopped at Build-A-Bear Workshop, Nordstrom and other stores at a crowded Towson Town Center Mall six days before Christmas.
8:23 PM EDT, August 16, 2012
Going block by block, crews in bucket trucks are converting 70,000 city streetlights from sodium vapor lights to long-lasting, energy-saving LEDs.
4:15 PM EDT, August 6, 2012
Baltimore County police identified on Monday the 80-year-old Reisterstown woman who was killed over the weekend after flames engulfed her bedroom.
9:06 PM EDT, August 6, 2012
After animal advocates protested a ruling by the state's highest court deeming all pit bulls inherently dangerous, state lawmakers now will consider a bill to overturn the decision during the special session this week.
9:14 PM EDT, September 14, 2012
A man who was shot by a Baltimore County police officer Wednesday and later found in a Catonsville High School parking lot has been charged and remains hospitalized.
12:48 PM EDT, August 2, 2012
A 25-year-old was arrested after he pointed at moviegoers, pretending to have a gun, while shouting expletives at an Annapolis theater Wednesday, Anne Arundel County police said.
8:24 PM EDT, August 22, 2012
A Cockeysville woman was charged in her mother's January death after authorities found the 91-year-old woman on a toilet, where she had been left for two days.
2:30 PM EDT, August 21, 2012
A Cockeysville woman was charged in a July home invasion when Baltimore County police said she threatened a 74-year-old woman and dragged her down to the basement.
8:39 PM EDT, August 7, 2012
A former University of Maryland honors student accused of contemplating a campus shooting rampage accepted a plea deal Tuesday, and prosecutors said the case was evidence that authorities are responding threats with vigilance.
7:13 PM EDT, August 3, 2012
Acting Police Commissioner Anthony E. Barksdale ordered a shake-up of the command in the department's Southwest District after a spate of shootings that left five dead and several wounded in the past week.
3:31 PM EDT, August 1, 2012
A Frederick man fell to his death at a new condo construction site in Hanover Tuesday morning, Anne Arundel County police said.
8:36 PM EDT, September 11, 2012
Baltimore County police said Tuesday they were searching for a man whose elderly grandparents were found dead this week in the Pikesville home that the three shared.
8:59 PM EDT, July 10, 2012
Members of the Baltimore region's close-knit swimming community were reeling Tuesday from the death late Monday of Alec John Cosgarea, 17, a varsity swimmer at the McDonogh School in Owings Mills and a competitor for the North Baltimore Aquatic Club.
12:47 PM EDT, September 5, 2012
Sixteen people were shot and six killed over Labor Day Weekend, a bloody stretch that claimed the life of a young mother cleaning up after a family party and prompted police to increase patrols as the violence extended into Tuesday morning.