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  • Two convicted in abduction-murder plot

    Two convicted in abduction-murder plot
    A Baltimore jury convicted two men on murder, extortion and false imprisonment charges Wednesday for abducting a man and taking his girlfriend's ransom money before killing him and dumping his body in the Patapsco River. Eric Pendergrass went missing in...
  • Drug dealer's lavish lifestyle on display as he gets 25 years

    Drug dealer's lavish lifestyle on display as he gets 25 years
    Garnett Gilbert Smith lived well: he owned a fleet of luxury cars, stayed at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills and dropped hundreds of thousands of dollars at Gucci, Cartier and Louis Vuitton. He also worked hard, federal authorities say, shipping a...
  • Snow plow operator involved in altercation in Belcamp [Police Blotter]

    Aberdeen Matthew Phillip Beckner, 19, of the 100 block of West Inca Street, was charged Saturday with second-degree assault. Tykeem Bacon, 25, of the first block of East Bel Air Avenue, was charged Saturday with possessing narcotics with intent to...
  • Man killed Saturday was due in court this week

    Man killed Saturday was due in court this week
    Tracy "Boo Boo" Love, convicted for his role in a violent drug organization and sentenced to eight years in federal prison in 2009, was due in U.S. District Court Thursday for a violation of his supervised release. He was shot to death on Saturday....
  • A misguided drug policy [Editorial]

    A misguided drug policy   [Editorial]
    Last week President Barack Obama issued a challenge to Congress to take care of some urgent unfinished business. The president used his executive powers to commute the sentences of eight people sentenced to long prison terms imposed under mandatory...
  • 2 arrested in drug bust at Gambrills day care

    2 arrested in drug bust at Gambrills day care
    Anne Arundel police arrested and charged a Gambrills man and woman on Monday after discovering a drug operation at a St. Mary's Lane day care, according to a police news release. Narcotics teams executed a search warrant around 9:30 p.m. at Gambrills Day...
  • It's time to end the war on drugs [Commentary]

    It's time to end the war on drugs [Commentary]
    America faces a plethora of social problems in its inner cities: Crime and gang violence. A growing disrespect for the law. A prison system bursting at the seams. Children growing up without their fathers. An entire class of unemployable able-bodied men....
  • O'Malley notes fewer arrests, persistent violence in Baltimore

     O'Malley notes fewer arrests, persistent violence in Baltimore
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says he is concerned that Baltimore has stalled in its efforts to reduce crime, emphasizing that arrest rates have continued to fall as declines in violence have leveled off. The governor has brought up the connection between the two...
  • After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department

    After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department
    As he ends his first year on the job, Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts is facing questions about whether he is taking too long to remake the agency and develop a crime-fighting strategy. But others say he is being candid about the city's...
  • Shots reported fired in Abingdon [Harford Police blotter]

    Shots reported fired in Abingdon [Harford Police blotter]
    Aberdeen John W. White, 33, of the 1100 block of South Philadelphia Boulevard, was charged Friday with violating a protective order. Gaylord Dennison II, 33, of the 600 block of Brenda Lane, was charged Friday with failing to appear in court for a...
  • East side murder victim was member of infamous "Hot Boys"

    Anthony "Stink" Joyner, who was fatally shot over the weekend in East Baltimore, had been released from federal prison last year after serving 10 years for his role in a drug gang tied to five murders including a 2001 Memorial Day block party shooting. ...
  • Millersville man in critical condition after shooting in Glen Burnie

    Millersville man in critical condition after shooting in Glen Burnie
    A Millersville man is in critical but stable condition after being shot in an early Tuesday morning incident in Glen Burnie that police said is believed to be drug related. Anne Arundel County Police said that at approximately 1:04 a.m. officers...