| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The small grassy hill and handful of hedges around the United States post office in Waverly aren't much to look at. But federal prosecutors allege that for branch manager Richard L. Wright III, the grounds were a cash cow.
Authorities filed criminal...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:46 AM
The end came quickly for Silk Road, when federal agents crept in to nab the alleged kingpin of the secret $1.2 billion online drug marketplace as he sat at his laptop in the sci-fi section of a San Francisco public library.
Within hours, though, many...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Near the cornfields on Old Frederick and Sand Hill roads in Marriottsville stands a slice of suburbia, and there's often trouble brewing.
Some drunk might be getting out of hand at The Greene Turtle. An armed robber could be holding up the Columbia...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:15 PM
At a news conference convened on a bluff overlooking the photogenic Inner Harbor, two top-ranking Baltimore police commanders stood before a bank of television cameras and revealed the identity of a shooting suspect they were seeking.
They called him...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Anne Arundel County Police arrested a woman who they believe robbed two banks and tried to rob a third in recent weeks — all branches of the Bank of Glen Burnie.
The branch in the 100 block of Crain Highway in Glen Burnie was hit Sept. 13 and Sept....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:41 AM
The recent announcement that Baltimore received $1.25 million from the federal government to hire 10 police officers was met with praise in some corners of our city.
After months of violent outbursts this summer that claimed too many lives and left many...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:12 PM
An undercover federal agent in Maryland played a key role in the shutdown Wednesday of what authorities describe as a massive online drug marketplace, owned by a 29-year-old engineer who authorities say schemed to kill perceived rivals.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:43 PM
An undercover federal agent in Maryland played a key role in the shutdown Wednesday of what authorities describe as a massive online drug marketplace called the Silk Road, whose owner allegedly began scheming to kill perceived rivals.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:17 AM
In a world of tanks and fighter jets, chemical hazard detection devices aren't exactly high profile. But nothing brings them into the light like a sarin gas attack.
Officials at Smiths Detection, which makes detectors locally and overseas that are...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Welcome back, Homelanders — let’s get caught up. First of all, our heroes Carrie and Saul (using aliases “Claire Danes” and “Mandy Patinkin,” respectively) have been flattered by some awfully breathless press coverage...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Wednesday's robbery of the Sovereign Bank branch in Forest Hill is one of a string of a dozen bank and post office robberies in Harford County dating back to last fall, most of which remain unsolved.
Though he suggests motives for the crimes may be...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:57 PM
A federal grand jury indicted 10 Baltimore business owners or operators on charges of stealing nearly $7 million from food assistance programs by agreeing to debit cash for beneficiaries without selling food — then keeping a cut of the proceeds....