| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:29 PM
A state legislative commission endorsed a half-billion dollar plan on Wednesday to knock down the troubled Baltimore jail and rebuild it, lending new weight to a longstanding idea that languished for years as the Civil War-era facility continued to age....
| 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...
| 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 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.
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:27 AM
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for next week for a former Fort George G. Meade youth counselor accused of sexually abusing two boys.
Anthony Dennis Williams II is scheduled to appear before a judge at 1 p.m. Nov. 27 in U.S. District Court in...
| 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 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...
| 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 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
From The Aegis dated Oct. 13, 1988:
A Havre de Grace resident who worked at Aberdeen Proving Ground pleaded guilty 25 years ago this week to transferring military secrets to South African agents.
The white minority rule apartheid regime was firmly...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:21 AM
We begin with a flashback from five years ago. Olivia’s getting off the "Metro" (that train looks nothing like any WMATA train I have ever ridden) and spots Huck. She’s on her way to an incredibly awkward dinner with Daddy Pope (she promises...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:07 PM
An Edgewood man recently found guilty of raping a woman in 2004 closes a case that had gone cold until he was charged last year when he was in a New York jail on unrelated charges, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported.
Deandre Eugene Wilson, 28,...