| Jan 7, 2013
| 10:10 AM
In Baltimore, authorities are finding that if they can't solve a robbery, the next best thing may be to set one up.
Five men - at least three who police say are members of the Black Guerilla Family - were indicted last week in federal court on...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Early on an October morning, serial stickup man Evan Foreman and his partner got to work just minutes before the two check-cashing store employees in Baltimore's Old Goucher neighborhood.
The two robbers waited by the door; then Foreman drew a gun and...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Three police officers suffered minor injuries in a police chase that started in Northeast Baltimore and ended with a collision in the Carney area of Baltimore County.
A police spokesman said the pursuit began after two officers moved to interrupt a...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Maryland State Police arrested Monday the Baltimore man they say struck and killed a pedestrian last week in front of City Hall and charged him with vehicular homicide, manslaughter and a slew of drug offenses.
Police say Johnny Johnson, 43, had drugs in...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:27 PM
As the Maryland Senate voted Tuesday to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, advocates for legalizing the drug saw an opening move in a multiyear effort to make it completely legal.
"I think the taboo has been lifted on talking about...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Anne Arundel County police on Monday evening arrested two Pasadena men on drug charges after seizing more than three pounds of marijuana and other marijuana items from their residence, said police officials on Tuesday morning in a prepared statement....
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:04 AM
An 18-year old Annapolis resident who last week was arrested and charged with marijuana possession on a school bus at Annapolis High School was arrested on Tuesday night at an apartment and charged with marijuana possession, according to Annapolis police....
| Mar 23, 2013
Sen. Robert Zirkin's bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of cannabis is a small step in the right direction for justice, but it will do little good for reducing gun crime in Maryland ("Advocates for legal marijuana take first steps," March...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies arrested a Baltimore man on drug charges early Thursday morning after the suspect fled while deputies were attempting to stop him for speeding.
According to the Sheriff's Office, Reginald S. Artis, 34, of the 2500 block...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration withdrew its opposition to legislation allowing doctors and nurses to dispense medical marijuana to patients through academic medical centers, raising prospects for passage this year.
Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein, the...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:42 PM
To rack up arrests and look good for his bosses, Officer Kendell Richburg decided to ensure that his confidential informant could continue dealing drugs and funneling him information.
He paid the unnamed informant with city funds, a standard procedure,...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Under heavy rain on a beat-up street in East Baltimore Tuesday, the heads of city government kicked off an intensive, weeklong program designed to address violence, drug trafficking and other stubborn problems that have plagued the Oliver neighborhood....