| Jun 20, 2012
| 6:42 PM
Defense attorneys for Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold, who is fighting accusations that he used his police security detail for personal and political gain, clashed with prosecutors Wednesday, as the defense asked a judge to dismiss the...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Baltimore police officer Jaime Luis Lugo, 36, was sentenced to two years in federal prison Tuesday for taking kickbacks from an auto repair company, the Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office announced.
He is the 14th Baltimore officer — out of 15...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 8:03 AM
Baltimore's police union is calling for an overhaul of the department, describing the agency's management strategy as "outdated, ineffective and reactive" and proposing changes that it said would boost officer morale and reduce crime across the city....
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:47 PM
As state attorneys general across the country consider whether to settle with big banks over shoddy and illegal foreclosure practices, some Marylanders are urging Douglas F. Gansler not to sign on the dotted line.
Their efforts are part of a nationwide...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. used $168,000 of leftover campaign funds to pay for defense attorneys for Paul Schurick, his longtime aide who was convicted on charges of electoral fraud rising out of Ehrlich's failed run against Gov. Martin O'Malley in...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:31 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Lindsay M. Britton, 27, of the first block of East Bel Air Avenue, who was being held at Harford County Detention Center, was charged Thursday with unlawful taking of a motor...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Former Prince George's County schools chief Andre Hornsby could see his jail time reduced after a federal appeals court Wednesday reversed three fraud convictions in his corruption case.
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed his three 2008...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Just days after Comptroller Joan M. Pratt filed suit against the city, another prominent Baltimore official has filed notice of his intention to take City Hall to court.
Baltimore Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway has formally notified the city of his...
| Jan 29, 2012
In this week's State of the Union address, President Obama announced to cheers the formation of a new Justice Department unit tasked with going after the big banks and mortgage companies whose reckless lending led to the collapse of the housing market and...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 6:40 AM
A Crofton man pleaded guilty guilty in Massachusetts Superior Court to multiple charges of Medicaid fraud for using pieces of paper clips in root canals instead of standard stainless steel posts, according to an announcement today from the Maryland...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Earl Badu, a former Maryland basketball player and St. Frances graduate, died after he had jumped to his death Thursday morning.
Badu, 33, had jumped from the I-95 overpass onto I-695, where he fell about 50 feet, Baltimore County police spokeswoman...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:24 PM
About 1,000 Baltimore-area residents are expected to receive thousands of dollars each under a landmark $175 million settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and Wells Fargo over accusations of discriminatory lending practices.
Under the terms...