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  • Imprisoned Maryland killer wants to publish children's book

    Imprisoned Maryland killer wants to publish children's book
    A California company that helps aspiring authors was moving when an editor noticed a bulky envelope from a Maryland prison in a box of unsolicited manuscripts. Inside were loose pages of a children's book about a girl who wants to celebrate her birthday...
  • Lawyers for BGF get first chance to challenge jail case

    Lawyers for BGF get first chance to challenge jail case
    In the large, rarely used ceremonial courtroom of Baltimore's federal court on Wednesday, a few defendants and their lawyers challenged prosecutors who say they helped the Black Guerrilla Family gang take over the city jail. Many of the cases against...
  • Harford heroin epidemic gets national attention

    Harford heroin epidemic gets national attention
    No longer are prescription pills the drug of choice in Harford County. It's heroin, and it's dangerous, Harford's top drug enforcement officers say. "The heroin problem is bad. It is epidemic and that's the way we're treating it," Capt. Lee Dunbar, of...
  • Corrections officers plead guilty, another inmate sentenced in BGF jail scandal

    Corrections officers plead guilty, another inmate sentenced in BGF jail scandal
    Two more Baltimore City Detention Center correctional officers pleaded guilty and another inmate has been sentenced in connection with last year's jail racketeering conspiracy, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Former jail employees Aisha Fraction, 26,...
  • Proposed medical marijuana rules under fire

    Proposed medical marijuana rules under fire
    Critics took aim Tuesday at proposed regulations to create a medical marijuana industry in Maryland as a state commission tasked with writing the rules rushed toward a deadline it might not meet. Physicians, patients, advocates and potential growers...
  • Man who died following arrest last week had previous encounters with Harford Sheriff's Office

    Man who died following arrest last week had previous encounters with Harford Sheriff's Office
    A man who died after being stunned and arrested by Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies, following a vehicle pursuit into Baltimore County last week, had a history of brushes with the law, including one conviction for possession of cocaine with intent...
  • Diapers taken in Belcamp; passport stolen in Churchville; diamond ring filched in Fallston [Harford Police Blotter]

    Diapers taken in Belcamp; passport stolen in Churchville; diamond ring filched in Fallston [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police reports: Aberdeen Shane Andrew Farmer, 31, of the 1800 block of Park Beach Drive, was arrested last Wednesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with two counts of driving...
  • National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'

    National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'
    Drug sales in broad daylight at Lexington Market. An addict telling viewers Baltimore "is where you want to be for heroin," and then, after she scores, letting the camera watch her cook and shoot up in her car on a street that appears to be in Hampden....
  • Family of man shot by FBI raises questions about shooting

    The family of a man fatally shot by FBI agents conducing a surveillance earlier this year on Reisterstown Road is questioning police tactics and the finding by prosecutors that the use of deadly force during a car stop was justified. While relatives of...
  • Harford drug dealer gets 12 years for federal heroin conviction

    Harford drug dealer gets 12 years for federal heroin conviction
    A Harford County man, who was already serving a prison sentence for a state drug dealing conviction, was sentenced this month for a federal heroin distribution conviction in an unrelated case. U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander sentenced Darryl...
  • Harford still trying to eradicate 'spice'

    Harford still trying to eradicate 'spice'
    Synthetic marijuana, also known as "spice," can be easier to get than cigarettes in Harford County, and while police last year broke up what they say was a significant distribution ring, the intoxicant remains a problem locally and is being treated by...
  • Prescription drug abuse is a complicated problem that ruins lives and careers [Letter]

    Prescription drug abuse is a complicated problem that ruins lives and careers [Letter]
    We were saddened to read about Baltimore County Police Officer Joseph Stanley Harden's arrest on robbery and drug possession charges ("Off-duty officer tries to break into home in search of drugs, police say," Aug. 1). The veteran officer reportedly...