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  • Weekend jail will keep Dwyer from voting on session's final Saturday

    Weekend jail will keep Dwyer from voting on session's final Saturday
    When the House of Delegates meets Saturday to vote on dozens of pieces of legislation, including whether to decriminalize marijuana, one representative from Anne Arundel County won't be there. He'll be in jail. Del. Don Dwyer Jr., spends weekends in the...
  • After claiming he was assaulted by 'a black man,' aide to Harford legislator James, brother charged in Annapolis fight

    After claiming he was assaulted by 'a black man,' aide to Harford legislator James, brother charged in Annapolis fight
    Police say a legislative aide to Harford Del. Mary-Dulany James told them he had been assaulted by "a black man" following a fight earlier this week between the aide and his brother inside James' Annapolis office. The aide, Luke Uriah Kershner Horah, and...
  • New penalties for drunk drivers with children on board [Letter]

    New penalties for drunk drivers with children on board [Letter]
    While The Baltimore Sun attempted to summarize the "more than 2,600 bills" considered by Maryland's General Assembly which adjourned this week in Annapolis ("Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends," April 8), it failed to even...
  • O'Malley signs 'Jake's Law,' marijuana decriminalization

    O'Malley signs 'Jake's Law,' marijuana decriminalization
    Of the nearly 150 bills Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law Monday morning, one bore the name of a 5-year-old boy from South Baltimore who died in 2011 after a distracted driver chatting on his cellphone plowed into the back of Jake Owen's family car...
  • Dwyer can set example by resigning [Letter]

    Dwyer can set example by resigning [Letter]
    According to The Sun ("Citing own example, Dwyer backs punishment bill Feb. 5), Del. Donald H. Dwyer Jr. has introduced legislation that would require jail time and rehab for public officials convicted of drunken driving and would subject legislators to...
  • Former Raven Ralph Staten charged with DUI after high-speed chase

    Former Raven Ralph Staten charged with DUI after high-speed chase
    Former Ravens safety Ralph Staten was arrested Wednesday in George County, Miss., and charged with driving under the influence following a high-speed chase, according to a sheriff's department press release. Staten was also charged with fleeing, driving...
  • Off-duty Howard Co. officer charged with DUI

    Off-duty Howard Co. officer charged with DUI
    An off-duty Howard County police officer was charged early Friday morning with driving under the influence of alcohol, according to police. Police Officer Austin Michael George, 26, was stopped about 2:20 a.m. in Ellicott City, driving his personal...
  • Bel Air man charged with drunk driving, crashing into home

    A Bel Air man was accused of drunk driving after he allegedly crashed his pick-up truck into a house about two miles from his home Sunday. Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a hit-and-run accident in the 2200 block of Kempton Park...
  • Police arrest nine at Ellicott City sobriety checkpoint

    Police arrest nine at Ellicott City sobriety checkpoint
    Howard County police arrested nine drivers in a sobriety checkpoint over the weekend, officials said. Police set up the checkpoint on westbound Route 40 and Governors Run Way in Ellicott City and stopped motorists driving through starting Friday, Dec....
  • 'Affluenza': Just the latest way to shirk responsibility [Commentary]

    'Affluenza': Just the latest way to shirk responsibility [Commentary]
    The story is causing national outrage: In Texas, a drunk driving 16-year-old named Ethan Couch (who had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit for an adult) killed four people and seriously injured two others with his Ford F-350 pickup truck....
  • Batteries stolen from a truck in Joppa [Police blotter]

    Batteries stolen from a truck in Joppa [Police blotter]
    Aberdeen Tiera Monique Harris, 27, of the 4700 block of Witchhazel Way, was charged Thursday with being a fugitive from Virginia. Frank Earl Jackson III, 50, of the 600 block of South Stepney Road, was charged Sunday with second-degree assault and...
  • Erin Henderson arrested for second time on suspicion of drunken driving

    Erin Henderson arrested for second time on suspicion of drunken driving
    Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of drunken driving after crashing his SUV, according to a report by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. It is the second time Henderson has been arrested for suspicion on...