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  • Nationwide manhunt ends as missing Maryland girl is found safe in S.C.

    Nationwide manhunt ends as missing Maryland girl is found safe in S.C.
    A nationwide hunt ended Friday night when Caitlyn Marie Virts, the 11-year-old girl missing since her mother was found killed in their Dundalk home on Thursday, was located in a motel room in Florence, S.C., with her father, Timothy Virts, who was taken...
  • Release of Black Panther leader renews decades-old debate

    Release of Black Panther leader renews decades-old debate
    Arthur Turco had defended members of the Black Panther Party across the country, but it was in Baltimore that he would be arrested and jailed — on charges that he and members of the militant group had killed a suspected police informant within their...
  • Baltimore County police announce four shooting arrests

    Baltimore County police announce four shooting arrests
    Baltimore County police have arrested four people in connection with two separate shootings from earlier this month, including an incident that left a 2-year-old girl injured by shrapnel. In that shooting, on March 3, police say Charles Dante...
  • Missing Dundalk girl reunited with twin sister in Maryland, family says

    Missing Dundalk girl reunited with twin sister in Maryland, family says
    The 11-year-old Dundalk girl found after a frantic, multistate search has been reunited with her twin sister, family members said Sunday. Caitlyn Virts and her twin sister, Cayla, were back together in the care of Baltimore County social services...
  • Multi-state manhunt ends as missing Maryland girl is found safe in S.C

    Multi-state manhunt ends as missing Maryland girl is found safe in S.C
    — The Dundalk father and daughter sought in a multi-state search were found a day after they inconspicuously checked in at a small South Carolina motel more than 400 miles from where their journey began. Timothy Virts handed over $36 in cash for a...
  • Amber Alerts, social media 'keyboard crime fighters' aided search for abducted girl

    Amber Alerts, social media 'keyboard crime fighters' aided search for abducted girl
    Police and relatives of abducted girl Caitlyn Virts credited the use of the Amber Alert system and the quick, eager fingers of social media users with helping authorities find the 11-year-old in Florence, S.C., on Friday. Baltimore County Police Chief...
  • Millersville man indicted in Halloween killing in Anne Arundel

    Millersville man indicted in Halloween killing in Anne Arundel
    A Millersville man has been indicted for murder in connection with the shooting death of another man last Halloween during an apparent botched robbery attempt. Gregory Dontae Lewis, 34, of the 700 block of Cecil Avenue, was indicted by an Anne Arundel...
  • Police identify man found dead in vacant West Baltimore home

    A man shot multiple times in the head whose body was found decomposing in a vacant West Baltimore home was identified Tuesday as a 27-year-old who was acquitted of a murder three years ago.  Police said the body of Gregory Lee was found Thursday...
  • Police say Columbia mall shooter may have had fixation with Columbine

    Police say Columbia mall shooter may have had fixation with Columbine
    Darion Marcus Aguilar had no connections to his victims and modeled his attack on the Mall in Columbia after the Columbine High School shooting, Howard County police revealed Wednesday. Police said Aguilar, 19, even waited until 11:14 a.m. on Jan. 25 to...
  • Balto. Co.'s accomplishment [Editorial]

    Balto. Co.'s accomplishment  [Editorial]
    Last week, top officials in Baltimore County stood together to proudly announce that the homicide rate there was at its lowest level since Jimmy Carter was president. This week, top officials in the Baltimore City Police Department had to answer questions...
  • Columbia gunman was quiet, didn't stand out, former classmates say

    Columbia gunman was quiet, didn't stand out, former classmates say
    Darion Marcus Aguilar became a vegan after watching a television show about how animals are slaughtered. That transformation, says a family friend, shows just how much the teen cared about life. But with Aguilar, 19, suspected of killing two people...
  • Mall security in the spotlight in wake of shootings

    Mall security in the spotlight in wake of shootings
    The security apparatus at a shopping center like The Mall in Columbia is designed to be as sophisticated as it is unobtrusive — off-hours training and drills to prepare employees for shootings and other calamities, surveillance cameras that can...