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  • Man suing government over raid at 7-Eleven fled to U.S. because of death threat

    Sitting on a bus in Honduras in 2002, Denis Alvarez Alvarado says he overheard two men in front of him discussing how he was going to die. Unaware that he was there, the men said that members of a gang called MS3 — who had kidnapped Alvarez a few...
  • 8-year-old found safe in vacant rowhouse

    8-year-old found safe in vacant rowhouse
    A doctor's appointment brought Helen Jones out of her Allendale house earlier than usual Tuesday morning. While she waited on the porch for her ride, a man came out of a house across the street, got into a green car and drove away. "Then a little boy...
  • Review: Vagabond Players present 'Abducting Diana'

    Review: Vagabond Players present 'Abducting Diana'
    The young theater ensembles around town haven't cornered the market on the edgy or the avant-garde. The Vagabond Players, more readily associated with mainstream (or at least near-mainstream) repertoire, is closing its 95th season with a decidedly...
  • The Interview: Tim Mitchell, CEO of FrontierMedex

    The Interview: Tim Mitchell, CEO of FrontierMedex
    When oil companies expand into desert areas of Africa, FrontierMedex Group helps them navigate the territory and provides medical care and security. The company also has helped rescue ships from pirates in the waters off Somalia and provides medical...
  • Eight years after daughter's departure, a father is reunited

    Eight years after daughter's departure, a father is reunited
    Kyle Hogan's nightmare began in 2004 amid a child custody dispute with his estranged wife, when she took their daughter to her native Philippines and told him they weren't coming back, he said. For the next eight years, Hogan, 43, of Hanover, doggedly...
  • Milford Mill woman arrested in baby's abduction

    A 20-year-old Milford Mill woman was arrested Saturday after kidnapping a 10-month-old boy from Pikesville, Baltimore County police said Saturday. The boy, who was unharmed when police found him about an hour after he was reported taken, has been...
  • Baltimore backs out of $150,000 settlement with family of teen allegedly kidnapped by police

    Attorneys representing City Hall have abruptly backed out of a $150,000 settlement agreement with the family of a teen allegedly kidnapped by Baltimore police. Baltimore attorney A. Dwight Pettit is accusing lawyers representing City Hall of playing an...
  • Major Baltimore drug dealer pleads guilty to heroin charges, money laundering

    For more than a year, authorities believe, Steven "J.R." Blackwell Jr. was at the center of a street war with a rival faction that saw as many as two dozen people shot across Baltimore. In an empty federal courtroom Wednesday, the 27-year-old Blackwell,...
  • As Afghanistan drawdown looms, concerns about Pakistan

    As Afghanistan drawdown looms, concerns about Pakistan
    Back from a visit to Kabul, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger expressed confidence in relations between the U.S. and Afghanistan. It's Pakistan that concerns him. "A lot of terrorists are being trained and harbored in Pakistan," said Ruppersberger, the top...
  • Three gang members sentenced to life for murder

    Three members of the Black Guerilla Family gang were sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for the 2009 robbery, kidnapping and murder of Qonta Waddell, a convicted drug dealer who was hogtied and removed, screaming, from his mother's home in Southwest...
  • Drug boss Blackwell gets 20 years in heroin conspiracy

    Steven "J.R." Blackwell, the leader of an East Baltimore drug conspiracy linked to a yearlong street warwith rivals, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Friday as part of a guilty plea he struck with prosecutors last fall. Though he was not...
  • Men sentenced for roles in city kidnapping, rape

    Two men were given life sentences Tuesday for their roles in the May 2010 kidnapping and rape of a woman who was stranded in downtown Baltimore and seeking help, prosecutors said. Jerome Lee, 29, and Jamal Richards, 28, were convicted by Baltimore juries...