| 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...
| May 5, 2013
| 4:00 AM
If the state of Texas executes Duane Buck, it'll be because he is black.
Well, mainly it will be because in 1995, he shot his ex-girlfriend, Debra Gardner, and her friend, Kenneth Butler, to death at Gardner's Houston home, and also wounded his own...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Dr. Joshua Zimmerberg says he's careful not to publicly disclose any personal information that could be of use to identity thieves.
But soon, he might not have any choice but to have his finances published on the Internet for the world to see....
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Mr. President, Madam Comptroller, Senators and Delegates, members of the City Council, clergy, colleagues in public service, committed people of Baltimore—thank you for the opportunity to report on the progress of our city and to renew our...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:38 AM
A recent ACLU study that found disparate enforcement of marijuana laws in Maryland and throughout the nation raises important and difficult questions about how we use our resources to combat crime, generally, and the possession and sale of marijuana,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Memories of the 1933 kidnapping in Baltimore of Albert Hendler, scion of the wealthy and prominent Hendler Creamery Co. family, have recently been revived in an exhibition of documents relating to the case at the Crime Museum in Washington.
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:20 AM
It is most unfortunate that the tragic murder of Kami Ring in Cecil County last week is likely to be overshadowed by the renewed debate the case has spawned about capital punishment.
As the stories about Kami's murder have rolled out online and in print...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:04 AM
After her then-husband was convicted on pornography charges involving the abuse of her two daughters at their home, an Anne Arundel County woman just wanted to move out. But her plans hit a snag when federal prosecutors tried to take her husband's share...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Grempler Way in Edgewood just had a rough week as far as police activity.
Just a few days after a 15-year-old boy was shot there and another 15-year-old was charged with his attempted murder, the Harford County Sheriff's Office got calls for two other...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:02 PM
A man has succeeded in forcing the state to remove his name from its sex offender database after years of litigation, prompting advocates for more-forgiving sex offender laws to lobby for hundreds of others with similar circumstances to get off the...