| 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...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:39 PM
A 20-year-old Bowie man has been arrested and charged with the May 24 detonation of a "bottle-bomb" at a Prince George's County movie theater. Authorities are investigating whether he is responsible for other detonations around the region including one at...
| 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 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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Former Democratic National Chairman Robert S. Strauss, who passed away Wednesday at a robustly lived 95, was a happy political warrior whose talent and energies took him far afield from his chosen playground, even to Moscow where he served as the first...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Dan Millen remembers Darion Marcus Aguilar walking into his Rockville gun shop with an air of confidence and a wad of cash. Aguilar wanted a shotgun, which he said he planned to keep in his home for protection.
Aguilar's dress was nondescript, Millen...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 3:39 PM
The FBI said Saturday three of its special agents were working with other law enforcement on a drug investigation when agents fatally shot a man Friday in Owings Mills, but declined to release key details about the circumstances of the incident.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Authorities have identified the man who was fatally shot Friday by FBI agents in Owings Mills.
Jameel O. Harrison, 34, was killed during a drug investigation in which three FBI agents and officers from other law enforcement agencies encountered him in...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Melissa Kuchta couldn't be happier. After several years away, she is back where she grew up — Hampstead.
"I am ecstatic to be back," Kuchta said. "Everywhere else is crazy. The crime and the number of people in Sparks and Hunt Valley — sheds...