| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:38 AM
First came the switch off of the gold standard. Then checkbooks and credit cards started the shift away from cash — but to bitcoin advocates, not far enough.
As the anonymous digital currency gains favor with retailers such as Overstock.com and is...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30.
McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Now that Republicans have chosen their candidate in November's race for Anne Arundel County executive, Democrat George F. Johnson IV says he's eager to begin the campaign.
"It's time to roll our sleeves up," said Johnson, who faces Republican Steve Schuh...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A suspected Black Guerrilla Family gang member under surveillance in a narcotics investigation struck another vehicle with his SUV in an attempt to flee from FBI agents in April in Owings Mills, prompting them to fire 19 rounds, striking him six times,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Revelations that a former Catonsville doctor obtained his Maryland medical license despite having a rape conviction on his record is sparking a push for criminal background checks of physicians — a proposal that has failed and been ignored in recent...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Two men have been charged in connection with two commercial robberies in the Catonsville area, Baltimore County police said in a statement Wednesday.
Michael James Toliver, 38, of the 300 block of Mount Holly Street of Edmondson Village, and Marcus...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:16 PM
A grandson of the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Samuel Eliot Morison has been charged with stealing nearly three boxes of documents that his grandfather used to write a 15-volume history of World War II commissioned by President Franklin D. Roosevelt....
| May 4, 2014
| 12:01 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Art Sherman reached the barn at 5 a.m. Sunday, the day after the Kentucky Derby, he found his star pupil still slumbering.
“I didn’t want to wake him up,” he said of California Chrome, the newly garlanded...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:31 PM
A 20-year-old Bowie man accused in a movie theater "bottle bomb" incident in Prince George's County is also a suspect in other similar incidents across the region, inclduing a March incident in Anne Arundel County, law enforcement authorities said....
| May 10, 2014
| 3:04 PM
A man fatally shot by FBI agents outside an Owings Mills Sam's Club last month was a known Black Guerrilla Family gang member under surveillance in a federal narcotics investigation, according to a Baltimore County police report.
FBI agents were...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:27 PM
A Bel Air man pleaded guilty Wednesday to child pornography possession, the Harford County State's Attorney's Office said.
Walter Aycock, 61, entered a guilty plea to two counts of possession of child pornography in Harford County Circuit Court and was...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The United States grants asylum protection to immigrants of special humanitarian concern who were persecuted in their home countries because of their membership in a particular group and who aren't barred from eligibility because of some past crime or...