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  • Imprisoned Maryland killer wants to publish children's book

    A California company that helps aspiring authors was moving when an editor noticed a bulky envelope from a Maryland prison in a box of unsolicited manuscripts. Inside were loose pages of a children's book about a girl who wants to celebrate her...
  • Police charge two Laurel men with murder of roommate

    Police charge two Laurel men with murder of roommate
    Two Laurel men face murder charges in connection with the death of their roommate who police found dead in a bag in another part of the city. Santos Leonel Mejia-Yanes, 32, of Finsbury Court in Laurel, and Bayron Cruz-Vargas, 34, of the same address,...
  • Baltimore police arrest man accused of setting his roommate on fire

    Baltimore police arrest man accused of setting his roommate on fire
    Baltimore police charged the roommate of a man who was beaten and set on fire in connection with the grisly murder earlier this week. Police and firefighters found the body of Nathaniel Quarterman, 54, on fire in an alley behind the 4200 block of...
  • Man charged with attempted murder in double shooting in Baltimore

    Man charged with attempted murder in double shooting in Baltimore
    A 19-year-old man has been charged in a Northwest Baltimore double shooting that injured two men in late July, Baltimore police say. Michael Pickett, 19, of 603 E 38th St., faces attempted murder, assault and weapons charges after Baltimore police say he...
  • Howard County judge rules daughter will be tried as adult in death of Dennis Lane

    Howard County judge rules daughter will be tried as adult in death of Dennis Lane
    A Howard County judge sent Morgan Lane Arnold back to jail from a juvenile facility Monday, ruling that the 16-year-old should be tried as an adult on charges she plotted with her boyfriend to kill her father. Circuit Judge William Tucker told a full...
  • Crime Scene - Murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik

    Crime Scene - Murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik
    This week in 'Crime Scene,' former TV police reporter and Baltimore City Police spokesman Matt Jablow brings you a case that has gone unsolved for nearly 45 years. In November 1969, a 26-year-old nun, Catherine Cesnik, disappeared after leaving her...
  • Police arrest man in South Baltimore slaying

    Police arrest man in South Baltimore slaying
    Baltimore police charged a 57-year-old man in a South Baltimore fatal stabbing of a woman they say was his fiancee. Investigators say William Thornsberry killed Sara Harris, a woman they said he was in a relationship with on Saturday inside a house in...
  • Ex-Harford teacher, accused of being in relationship with student, charged with plotting to kill his wife

    Ex-Harford teacher, accused of being in relationship with student, charged with plotting to kill his wife
    A former teacher in Harford County's alternative education program has been accused of plotting to kill his wife in order to be with a student with whom he was having a sexual relationship. Ethan Richard Estevez, 31, of the 2600 block of Peery Drive...
  • Homicide chief replaced as killings remain unsolved

    Homicide chief replaced as killings remain unsolved
    Baltimore police officials have replaced the commander of the homicide unit as two high-profile cases remain unsolved amid a recent spate of violence that saw a killing a day. Maj. Dennis Smith, asked in April to oversee both homicide and the shooting...
  • Solving murders [Editorial]

    Solving murders  [Editorial]
    City police officials have replaced the department's homicide chief in the wake of a string of unsolved murders this summer that shattered what had been a period of relative calm. Maj. Stanley Brandford will take over the homicide unit from Maj. Dennis...
  • Columbia man indicted on attempted murder charges in domestic dispute

    Columbia man indicted on attempted murder charges in domestic dispute
    A Columbia man is facing attempted murder charges in connection with a July incident in which his  ex-girlfriend was hospitalized after she was allegedly beaten, according to Howard County police.  Colonel Preston Long III, 29, of the 12000 block of...
  • Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]

    Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This article has been updated from an earlier version Criminal trials typically end once the jury returns its verdict. The attorneys move on to their next cases, unless appeal is pursued, and the debate ends. Unfortunately, that has not...