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  • Carroll County proposes ban on synthetic drugs

    Carroll County proposes ban on synthetic drugs
    Joining local municipalities and cities around the state, Carroll County commissioners are looking to prohibit the sale and possession of synthetic drugs in the county. The Board of County Commissioners, acting in the capacity of the county board of...
  • Windows broken on Havre de Grace church [Police Blotter]

    Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Terry Scott Wilkins, 19, of the first block of Valley Bottom Road, was arrested Friday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is facing two counts of theft between $1,000 and...
  • Alarmed as defendants wait in jail, advocates want to reduce prosecutors' role

    Alarmed as defendants wait in jail, advocates want to reduce prosecutors' role
    Concerned by missteps that have left some Baltimore arrestees waiting in jail for weeks before seeing a judge, the public defender's office is pushing a plan to reduce the role prosecutors play in bringing suspects to court. Dozens of defendants have...
  • Assembly moves to decriminalize marijuana

    Assembly moves to decriminalize marijuana
    The General Assembly moved Saturday to dramatically change Maryland's drug laws as the House of Delegates joined the Senate in voting to make possession of small amounts of marijuana a civil offense punishable only by a fine. The House voted 78-55 to...
  • An issue that will be back [Editorial]

    An issue that will be back [Editorial]
    When it comes to the status of marijuana in Maryland, Sheriff Jesse Bane was absolutely right when he told the Harford County Council last week: "I will guarantee you dollars to doughnuts they will be back next year to legalize marijuana..." For better,...
  • Scores turn out to mourn teenagers, decry persistent violence in Baltimore

    Scores turn out to mourn teenagers, decry persistent violence in Baltimore
    From Cherry Hill to a West Side high school a few miles away, scores of families and friends turned out Wednesday night to mourn teenagers killed in recent days, and to decry persistent violence in the city. On the block where 14-year-old Najee Thomas...
  • Pasadena man faces prison after tipping dealer to wiretaps

    Pasadena man faces prison after tipping dealer to wiretaps
    A Pasadena man pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to tipping off a major cocaine dealer that his phone was being monitored after learning about the tap from a local court official. Last June, Joshua Ferguson, 34, found out from a friend who...
  • Former NBA standout and recovering addict delivers anti-drug in Anne Arundel

    Former NBA standout and recovering addict delivers anti-drug in Anne Arundel
    The sniffling began about 15 minutes into Chris Herren's speech. As the former NBA player recounted his battle with drug addiction, students throughout Southern High School's auditorium looked around to see who was crying. No one needed to look far. For...
  • Sonar nightclub owner sentenced to 10 years in $14.5 million marijuana operation

    Sonar nightclub owner sentenced to 10 years in $14.5 million marijuana operation
    The owner of Baltimore's Sonar nightclub was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for his role in supervising a drug dealing and money laundering operation, federal prosecutors announced. Daniel Gerard McIntosh, 38, of Sparks, was part of a large...
  • Baltimore Police commissioner not in favor of marijuana legalization

    Baltimore Police commissioner not in favor of marijuana legalization
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts in a radio interview on Thursday evening expressed doubt that marijuana should be legalized.  Batts, responding to a question from host Anthony McCarthy on WEAA, discussed his own upbringing in describing...
  • Md. shifts on marijuana

    Md. shifts on marijuana
    State officials may be struggling to develop a program that would allow sufferers of certain painful, chronic conditions to use marijuana under the auspices of clinical research, but it's clear that Maryland voters are way out ahead of them in their views...
  • Snow plow operator involved in altercation in Belcamp [Police Blotter]

    Aberdeen Matthew Phillip Beckner, 19, of the 100 block of West Inca Street, was charged Saturday with second-degree assault. Tykeem Bacon, 25, of the first block of East Bel Air Avenue, was charged Saturday with possessing narcotics with intent to...