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  • Girl killed, suspect flees scene

    Girl killed, suspect flees scene
    A car being sought in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old earlier this week crashed into another vehicle while eluding police on Tuesday night, killing a 12-year-old girl, police said. The suspect was able to escape the scene and remains at large. It...
  • Driver accused in 12-year-old's killing denied bail

    Driver accused in 12-year-old's killing denied bail
    A Baltimore man charged in the killing of a 12-year-old girl was denied bail during a review hearing Monday morning. Bail had initially been set at $1 million following the arrest late Thursday of Kevin Simpson, 20. A judge decided Monday he should...
  • Police arrest driver in killing of 12-year-old while eluding officers

    Police arrest driver in killing of 12-year-old while eluding officers
    Baltimore police said Friday they have arrested a man sought in connection with the deaths of two youths in as many days last week — a violent sequence that had investigators scrambling to identify a suspect based only on vague witness descriptions....
  • Misogyny not to be ignored [Editorial]

    Misogyny not to be ignored  [Editorial]
    Perhaps someday in the future, forensic psychiatrists and others will analyze the circumstances of last Friday's mass shooting near Santa Barbara, Calif. from medical records, family interviews and YouTube videos and determine definitively what was...
  • Man arrested in Middle River homicide, had active warrant for attempted murder

    Man arrested in Middle River homicide, had active warrant for attempted murder
    Baltimore County police have charged a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a man in Middle River earlier this week, though officials said the motive remains unclear. Nakell Brian Harris, 22, of Baltimore, was charged with first-degree murder on Friday and...
  • Reisterstown man to serve life plus 85 years for Howard Co. shooting

    Reisterstown man to serve life plus 85 years for Howard Co. shooting
    A 22-year-old Reisterstown man was sentenced to life plus 85 years in Howard County Circuit Court Thursday  in connection with the execution-style shooting of a 15-year-old boy in a Marriottsville field in 2012.  Donald Peoples Jr., of the 400 block...
  • Man arrested in Harford on South Carolina murder charges

    Man arrested in Harford on South Carolina murder charges
    A man wanted in South Carolina on murder charges cut his throat and wrist before police could arrest him after a chase along I-95 Thursday morning in Harford County, forcing the highway to be closed for about three hours. Darryl Flowers, 35, of the...
  • Dundalk woman sentenced to 30 years for Glen Burnie murder

    Dundalk woman sentenced to 30 years for Glen Burnie murder
    A Dundalk woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for her role in a January 2013 shooting and stabbing death in Glen Burnie. Erica Tywanda Banks, 28, entered an Alford plea to first-degree murder in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court on Monday...
  • Demise of death row inmate rekindles debate over capital punishment

    Demise of death row inmate rekindles debate over capital punishment
    Convicted double murderer John Booth-El died in prison over the weekend, but a thorny debate outlived him: What should happen to the four other death-row inmates in legal limbo after the repeal of Maryland's capital punishment law? Booth-El's death,...
  • Death penalty limbo [Editorial]

    Death penalty limbo  [Editorial]
    The continued existence of Maryland's death row a year after the General Assembly abolished capital punishment was brought into question by two events this month, one obvious and one less so. The first is the death, apparently of natural causes, of one of...
  • Ellicott City man sentenced for terrorism offenses

    Ellicott City man sentenced for terrorism offenses
    Lawyers argued for almost two hours Thursday whether the skinny, hollow-cheeked young man from Ellicott City sitting in court was a dangerous al-Qaida plotter or a kid with undiagnosed psychological problems who was led astray by a cabal of bumbling...
  • Family outraged, saddened over killing of North Laurel man

    Family outraged, saddened over killing of North Laurel man
    Wendell Cavin could tell something wasn't right with his son. That's why on March 27, the day before his 24-year-old son, Matthew Shane Cavin, of North Laurel, was found dead in Laurel, Wendell begged his son to let his father take him in. "I was...