| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:08 AM
A man who implied he had a weapon robbed the Harford Bank branch in Bel Air on Wednesday morning, escaping on foot, police said.
The robber remained at large Thursday.
The robber walked into the bank, in the 500 block of South Main Street near Bel Air...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:44 PM
After leading a life of crime, being charged with murder and being shot, Howard McCray was ready for a change. In 2008, he began working with Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he had been treated for gunshot wounds, to reach out to other victims who...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:18 PM
You make concerted efforts to safeguard information from identity thieves — keeping bank card passwords concealed, buying online goods solely from secure websites and refusing to furnish personal information to anyone you don't know.
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:12 AM
He's come out on top in six contested elections as a Democrat in an increasingly conservative county, and has withstood criticism that he's both too soft and too tough, appeased minorities and disappointed minorities, said too little and said too much....
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:27 PM
Bound and abducted in her own vehicle, Violet Ripken was gone for 12 hours before her disappearance was reported to authorities. And amid an intensive search, she was quietly dropped off by her kidnapper on her secluded Harford County street.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:09 PM
A manhunt continued Thursday for the man who kidnapped baseball matriarch Violet R. Ripken, as Aberdeen police released a surveillance video image of a suspect and several law-enforcement agencies joined the small-town force in the search.
But even as...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Detectives in Aberdeen received a tip they hoped would be their big break: A prisoner seeking leniency said he knew the man who abducted the mother of Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr.
But nearly nine months after the bizarre kidnapping, no suspect has been...
| May 22, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Tens of thousands of lives have been saved over the years because Americans more routinely wear seat belts and don't drive drunk.
But there are other public health threats from those who text while driving or overdose on prescription drugs.
That's why a...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:05 AM
The Maryland legislature recently voted to abolish capital punishment in the state, making Maryland the sixth state in the last six years to eliminate the death penalty.
The primary argument for repealing the law is that our justice system is...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Three people were robbed, and one of them was injured, during an armed home invasion in the Aberdeen area Sunday night, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported.
According to a media release from the sheriff's office, three men were watching football...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Standing under a stormy sky, Bill Stankiewicz got chills as he looked toward the old brick building that once housed the Catholic Community middle school in South Baltimore.
"It's kind of creepy," he said, rubbing goose bumps along his forearms. He hadn'...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:33 AM
A man claiming to be selling watches, coins and other items on Craigslist — the Internet version of classified ads — has lured four people to a residential street in Northwest Baltimore and robbed them at gunpoint, according to city police....