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  • Arundel police officer kills family's dog during search

    Arundel police officer kills family's dog during search
    An Anne Arundel County police officer shot and killed a family's dog Saturday while investigating a burglary, officials said. Police said the officer — a one-year veteran of the force who was not identified — was canvassing a neighborhood...
  • Former cop is 'linchpin' of campaign to legalize marijuana

    Former cop is 'linchpin' of campaign to legalize marijuana
    Not long after Neill Franklin stepped behind a lectern in Annapolis to argue for making marijuana legal, the retired law enforcement officer was fighting tears again. It happens all the time — whenever he pauses to think of the futility of the war...
  • Woman's death in burglary leaves Southeast Baltimore reeling

    Woman's death in burglary leaves Southeast Baltimore reeling
    For the second time in her life, Grace Leto will have to bury a child. In 1983, she said, her 18-year-old daughter was killed in a car accident in Baltimore. On Friday, another daughter, Kimberly Leto, 51, was stabbed to death after she happened upon...
  • Laurel landlord charged with attempted murder in barricade situation

    Laurel landlord charged with attempted murder in barricade situation
    A Laurel landlord arrested Monday after allegedly injuring his tenant during a barricade situation was charged Tuesday with attempted murder and assault, according to city spokesman Pete Piringer. Myung Koo Lee, 44, was charged with first-degree...
  • Inmate guilty in Cumberland prison murder

    Inmate guilty in Cumberland prison murder
    An Allegany County jury has convicted an inmate at Western Correctional Institution in the fatal beating of his cellmate. Corgiss Ross, 45, was found guilty in the November 2012 murder of Malcolm Jerrod "Rod" Pridget, a prosecutor said Monday. Pridget...
  • Star criminologist hopes to make difference in return to Baltimore

    Star criminologist hopes to make difference in return to Baltimore
    In the late 1990s, David M. Kennedy came to Baltimore riding high in criminology circles, eager to prove his unorthodox approach — which had reduced gun violence in Boston and Minneapolis — could work in one of America's most dangerous cities....
  • State Democrats are soft on crime [Commentary]

    State Democrats are soft on crime [Commentary]
    Note: This article has been updated to clarify that Attorney General Douglas Gansler, a gubernatorial candidate, has yet to release a crime plan.  With talk of the minimum wage, taxes and health care, one issue getting far too little attention in the...
  • Southeast on edge over crime as neighbors call for measured debate

    Southeast on edge over crime as neighbors call for measured debate
    The topic of crime has become so contentious in Southeast Baltimore that Sarah Fox removed herself from her community's Facebook page because she couldn't take the arguing. Fox feels safe in her home along Patterson Park, but her neighbors have been...
  • Man, 48, killed in N.E. Baltimore home was nurse

    Man, 48, killed in N.E. Baltimore home was nurse
    Terry Junior Davis was a registered nurse with a good sense of humor and strong work ethic. He seemed to always be in his scrubs and on his way to work, said a neighbor, Dietrich Fitts. Davis lived with his mother and stepfather in a yellow, two-story...
  • Couple with Maryland ties connected to Fla. officer murder

    Couple with Maryland ties connected to Fla. officer murder
    A couple with ties to Maryland is believed to be responsible for the shooting death of a Florida police officer. Benjamin Holtermann, wanted in connection with crimes in Maryland, shot and killed Deputy Jonathan Scott Pine, 34, after a brief foot...
  • Killing of UMES student last year still unsolved, police offer reward

    Killing of UMES student last year still unsolved, police offer reward
    Maryland State Police reiterated their call Wednesday for witnesses to come forward in the unsolved slaying of a University of Maryland, Eastern Shore student a year ago. Edmond St. Clair, a 21-year-old junior biology major from Severn, was fatally...
  • Conviction in shooting outside after hours club

    Conviction in shooting outside after hours club
    A Baltimore jury convicted a man Tuesday for ambushing two men shortly after closing time at a late-night club, then turning a gun on his own girlfriend. Assistant state's attorney Charles Blomquist told jurors at the start of the trial that Ricky...