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  • 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,...
  • 15-year-old boy fatally stabbed in Turners Station

    15-year-old boy fatally stabbed in Turners Station
    Timothy Hall and Jalen Parrish were friends, Hall's mother said, recalling how the teen often came over for dinner, even slept at their Turners Station home. But the two 15-year-olds had a falling-out last year, said Daphne Tull, Hall's mother. Their...
  • Grinning criminals and revolving door prisons [Letter]

    Grinning criminals and revolving door prisons [Letter]
    Let me see if I understand this: Marquel Gaffney, 15, murdered Albert Smith, 56, in 2007, was charged as an adult, but pleaded guilty of second-degree murder and was sentenced in juvenile court ("Baltimore man, 21, charged in second murder in five years,"...
  • Ex-Baltimore Police sergeant granted new trial in murder of mistress

    Ex-Baltimore Police sergeant granted new trial in murder of mistress
    The state’s highest court ordered a new trial Wednesday for a former Baltimore police sergeant convicted nearly two decades ago of murdering his young mistress — a ruling that could affect cases that relied on bullet testing used for decades...
  • Suspects charged in killing of Pa. man in Ocean City

    Suspects charged in killing of Pa. man in Ocean City
    Two Ocean City men have been charged in the death of a Pennsylvania man at the popular tourist destination this weekend, police said. Caleb Ochse, 27, and Christopher Kendall, 22, left Justin Cancelliere unconscious in a hotel parking lot after a...
  • Rural Harford neighborhood in shock following murder-suicide

    Rural Harford neighborhood in shock following murder-suicide
    Neighbors said they were shocked by the deaths of a northern Harford County couple who were found shot to death Monday in what police say was an apparent murder-suicide. One man who lives near the dead couple's home in the 1500 block of Robinson Mill...
  • 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...
  • 200 rally in Glen Burnie to support two black shooting victims

    200 rally in Glen Burnie to support two black shooting victims
    Candles brightened the night Thursday as hundreds of people held up signs and chanted “Stop, don't shoot” outside a historic Glen Burnie church in remembrance of two young African-American men killed in shootings. The Anne Arundel County...
  • Ferguson shooting does not justify criminal behavior [Letter]

    Ferguson shooting does not justify criminal behavior [Letter]
    What is happening now in Ferguson is just unnecessary ("Baltimore demonstrators to protest again for Ferguson," Aug. 20). Rioting and looting is not a response to the death of Michael Brown. It's simply an excuse for some to commit crimes for their own...
  • Man killed in apparent murder-suicide attempt in Laurel

    Man killed in apparent murder-suicide attempt in Laurel
    A man allegedly shot and killed another man who was dating his estranged wife before attempting to take his own life in Laurel Wednesday night, Anne Arundel County police said. The victim, Howard Richard Popp Jr., 39, from Owings Mills, was found in the...
  • 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...
  • Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days

    Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days
    Blood smeared the white door and concrete slab outside a rowhouse where a teenager was gunned down early Thursday, the second 17-year-old killed in Baltimore in as many days. The killings of Keith Powell in Northeast Baltimore early Thursday and...