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  • The death of Marcus Lesane

    The death of Marcus Lesane
    After days of furious searching for Marcus "Chip" Lesane, missing and presumed dead, Baltimore homicide detectives brought his childhood friend -- the last person to see him alive -- into an interrogation room. They spent eight hours questioning him,...
  • O'Malley notes fewer arrests, persistent violence in Baltimore

     O'Malley notes fewer arrests, persistent violence in Baltimore
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says he is concerned that Baltimore has stalled in its efforts to reduce crime, emphasizing that arrest rates have continued to fall as declines in violence have leveled off. The governor has brought up the connection between the two...
  • After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department

    After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department
    As he ends his first year on the job, Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts is facing questions about whether he is taking too long to remake the agency and develop a crime-fighting strategy. But others say he is being candid about the city's...
  • Millersville man in critical condition after shooting in Glen Burnie

    Millersville man in critical condition after shooting in Glen Burnie
    A Millersville man is in critical but stable condition after being shot in an early Tuesday morning incident in Glen Burnie that police said is believed to be drug related. Anne Arundel County Police said that at approximately 1:04 a.m. officers...
  • Feds seek to take $50,000 shoe collection from alleged drug trafficker

    A raid in April on the Pikesville home of a suspected drug trafficker turned up the usual tools of the trade, according to court documents: bundles of cash, some marijuana, seven handguns, a scale and a money counting machine. But agents also seized...
  • Ex-convicts finding a roadmap to lasting freedom

    Ex-convicts finding a roadmap to lasting freedom
    Clifton Johnson wipes down his used Lexus once a day with a carefully folded white towel. A mango-scented air freshener hangs from the rearview mirror. The car's polished wood paneling gleams from the rays shining through the sun roof. The car has...
  • Feds seek to seize boat, expensive cars in heroin case

    Feds seek to seize boat, expensive cars in heroin case
    Federal prosecutors are moving to seize a boat and exotic cars worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in a heroin case with targets that include a man convicted in the case that put the Black Guerrilla Family gang on the Baltimore map. Authorities are...
  • Silk Road drug kingpin tried to kill witness, authorities in Maryland say

    Silk Road drug kingpin tried to kill witness, authorities in Maryland say
    An undercover federal agent in Maryland played a key role in the shutdown Wednesday of what authorities describe as a massive online drug marketplace, owned by a 29-year-old engineer who authorities say schemed to kill perceived rivals. Authorities...
  • Man from Savage charged with running drug operation out of child care center

    Man from Savage charged with running drug operation out of child care center
    A man from Savage has been charged in connection with running a drug operation out of his home, which he also used as a licensed child care center, Howard County Police said Friday. David Geoffrey Anderson, 31, of the 9000 block of Baltimore Street, was...
  • O'Malley is wrong: More arrests mean more crime

    O'Malley is wrong: More arrests mean more crime
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has recently made the case for beefing up law enforcement to battle this year's rise in crime, including in an op-ed in The Sun. "So long as levels of enforcement continue to decline," he argued, "shootings and homicides will continue...
  • Police say indicted Towson attorney smuggled drugs into detention center

    Police say indicted Towson attorney smuggled drugs into detention center
    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. Elise Armacost, a county police spokeswoman, said...
  • Harford residents arrested in drug sweep that nets more than 1,400 grams of cocaine

    The area's drug task force seized more than a kilogram of cocaine and arrested four Harford County residents in a wiretap investigation that included one Havre de Grace man charged as a drug kingpin. Jeremiah Michael Finley, 37, of the 600 block of...