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Man receives 50-year sentence for June 2015 homicide in Edgewood

Marvin Jahvon Smith, 27, of Edgewood, has beern sentenced in Harford County Circuit to 50 years in prison for the June 2015 murder of 21-year-old Darius Preston. Smith received the maximum sentence from Judge Yolanda M. Curtin Wednesday, the Harford County State's Attorney's Office said in a news...

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  • How Tasers work

    How Tasers work

    A Taser fires two electrified darts up to 25 feet to cause neuromuscular incapacitation, as described below. The device also can be used in drive-stun-mode, which causes localized pain. Read the full investigation: Shocking force: Police in Maryland didn't follow Taser safety recommendations in...

  • Agencies with highest Taser use, 2012-2014

    Agencies with highest Taser use, 2012-2014

    Baltimore City police top the list for number of Taser discharges. Baltimore County ranks second with half as many firings. These two departments, together with  Montgomery County, make up nearly half of all Taser use in the state. Below are the 15 agencies with the most discharges. Source: Governor's...

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Police: Man shot multiple times, killed Wednesday in Northwest Baltimore

A 26-year-old man was shot several times and killed Wednesday afternoon in the Towanda-Grantley neighborhood of Northwest Baltimore, police said. Officers were called shortly before 12:30 p.m. to the shooting on the 4400 block of Daytona Avenue. The man was found shot in his chest and legs. He...

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