| May 16, 2014
| 7:52 PM
When Julio Martinez crossed the U.S. border illegally more than a decade ago, his attorneys say, he was running for his life, attempting to escape the deadly and pervasive gang he joined in his native El Salvador as a 14-year-old boy.
| May 24, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Rarely do drug traffickers pick up their phones and openly conduct their business, plainly stating the quantities of drugs they would like to buy and prices they would like to pay.
Instead, they generally use coded language in an attempt to obscure...
| May 30, 2014
| 7:55 AM
A television documentary that in part focuses on the 1981 John Huffington double murder case in Harford County will air this Sunday and Wednesday on Al Jazeera America.
The episode, "Flawed Forensics," is the third of an eight-part series in "The System...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:55 AM
A Georgetown University student has been charged with possessing the powerful toxin ricin after it was discovered in his dorm room this week, according to court documents.
Daniel Harry Milzman, 19, of Bethesda is facing federal charges for possession of...
| 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...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:40 AM
A tentative agreement between Baltimore and its police union would cut vacant positions from the department while raising officer pay, a shift intended to stop officers from leaving for better-paying agencies.
The proposed three-year contract marks a...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:19 PM
The FBI said Friday it is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a serial bank robber dubbed the "Lion Man."
The man, who witnesses reported wore a Detroit Lions cap in at least a couple heists, is believed to be responsible...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:24 PM
The University of Maryland, College Park suffered a second cyberattack on the heels of the recent theft of personal data for hundreds of thousands of students, staff and alumni, university officials announced Thursday.
Ann G. Wylie, who chairs a newly...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:43 PM
— An effort to lure the FBI to Maryland could have a profound payoff for the state's economy, but the benefits could take years to materialize and the eventual impact would hinge on the way local officials handle the project, several of the state'...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Authorities have concluded the investigation into the Johns Hopkins gynecologist suspected of recording patients during exams and determined that no one will face criminal charges, according to court records.
Dr. Nikita Levy committed suicide in...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:20 PM
COLLEGE PARK — Maryland's top elected officials gathered here Monday to send a message that the state is "all in" for an effort to lure a new FBI headquarters to Prince George's County.
Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown joined the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:14 AM
The search for a missing 8-year-old D.C. girl and the man police believe she is with continued Monday as authorities posted a $25,000 reward and released new photos of the child and suspect in a hunt that now stretches from Pennsylvania to Richmond.