| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Police officers rushed into the downtown parking garage, weapons drawn.
As Detective Anthony Fata sat bleeding from a leg wound, officers scrambled around corners and up stairwells, frantically searching for a "junkie-looking black male." The...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Anne Arundel County Police say a traffic stop in Gambrills early Wednesday resulted in the arrest of two men on drug-related charges.
Police said at about 12:18 a.m., an officer stopped a Dodge Magnum for speeding in the area of Route 3 south at Route...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:23 AM
The pill peddlers were busy on Eutaw Street. Up and down the sidewalk they shuffled, hawking a variety of goods — methadone, the anxiety drug Xanax and other prescription medications — in a street code repeated over and over.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:19 PM
After a five-year undercover investigation, the Harford County Drug Task Force has broken a drug ring that has been illegally selling oxycodone in Harford and surrounding counties, arresting the alleged leader and one of his alleged co-conspirators and...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:25 PM
An NAACP leader, a former Maryland State Police major, a candidate for governor and a mother seeking to help her son with epilepsy converged Thursday on Annapolis to support more liberal marijuana laws.
A number of bills, backed by lawmakers from a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Drug dealers are lacing heroin with the potent painkiller fentanyl, creating a deadly cocktail that is killing unknowing users — sometimes within minutes of use.
The drug combination has killed dozens of people in several states, prompting law...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:00 PM
As they rushed toward a suburban Utah home with guns drawn, agents knew they were on to a significant figure in the Silk Road online drug bazaar -- a major cocaine dealer, perhaps.
Message boards on Silk Road -- the world's most popular online drug...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Nearly a year after the incident, the trial of an Edgewood man accused of a 2013 double shooting that left a 17-year-old boy dead and a now-19-year-old man seriously wounded began Friday in the Harford County Courthouse in downtown Bel Air.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Following a traffic stop in Harford County Wednesday, a Baltimore man was charged with possession of cocaine and heroin with an estimated street value of $380,000, Maryland State Police said.
Leonard Brown Mclean, 43, of the 4800 block of Crowson Avenue...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:22 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Corey Brown, 44, of the 900 block South Stepney Road, was charged Wednesday with theft less than $1,000.
Prentis James Vinson, 24, of the first block of Post Road, was...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:25 PM
After Gregg Thomas pleaded guilty in 2004 to killing a teenager, a Baltimore judge ordered him to serve 15 years in prison. He was out in less than 10, and by last week he had been charged in the shooting ambush of off-duty Baltimore Police Sgt. Keith...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Anne Arundel County police arrested several people after allegedly finding illegal drugs in a hotel room in Annapolis
Carlos Dewayne Abney Jr., 25, of Annapolis; Lauren Zhane Surgeon, 18, of Annapolis; and William Hunter Hardesty, 26, of Riva were...