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  • Police say man was abducted in Towson, forced to take cash from ATM

    A man was kidnapped in downtown Towson and ordered to take money out of an automatic teller machine last week, according the Baltimore County Police Department. According to the police report, the man was walking to his car in a parking lot near the...
  • Bolton Hill man robbed, abducted from in front of his house

    Bolton Hill man robbed, abducted from in front of his house
    A 45-year-old Bolton Hill man was robbed at gunpoint and forced into the back of his car, and then driven around to various automatic bank machines in an ordeal that lasted nearly three hours, according to city police. The attack occurred Dec. 30 but was...
  • Baltimore police release photos in Bolton Hill abduction

    Baltimore police release photos in Bolton Hill abduction
    Baltimore police have released bank surveillance photos of the men who abducted a Bolton Hill man last month and drove him around at gunpoint to withdraw money from ATMs. The men had approached the victim outside his home, forced their way inside and then...
  • Lead detective in woman's killing defends reputation in court

    Lead detective in woman's killing defends reputation in court
    A Baltimore homicide detective went to court Tuesday to try to overturn an internal punishment in a case that saw him handcuffed and stripped of his badge and gun by a fellow officer as he investigated a kidnapping. The detective, Joshua Ellsworth, is...
  • History Matters: Chicken farmers enjoy Baltimore Poultry Show in 1912

    100 Years Ago The chicken and the egg From the Sykesville column: "The chicken farmers of Sykesville who visited the Baltimore Poultry Show in the Fifth Armory were enthusiastic in their praise of the show's exhibits. Mr. George Schrame who entered...
  • Abduction survivor, child safety advocate Elizabeth Smart key speaker at 8th Cherish the Child Symposium

    Abduction survivor, child safety advocate Elizabeth Smart key speaker at 8th Cherish the Child Symposium
    Elizabeth Smart, the well-known abduction survivor, child welfare advocate and New York Times best-selling author, whose wedding photo recently graced the cover of People magazine, will be appearing in Harford County next month. She will be the...
  • Hold onto your pups: Dog kidnappings on the rise

    Hold onto your pups: Dog kidnappings on the rise
    Yipe -- here's a disturbing story. Dog-nappings are up in a big way in 2011... more than 30 percent! According to this report in the Chicago Sun-Times, the American Kennel Club, which tracks dog kidnappings, is saying the crime has surged 32 percent this...
  • Teacher who faked military service sentenced to 21 months

    He duped FBI agents and small-town cops, students and child advocates, volunteer firefighters and war veterans into thinking he was a retired colonel in Army special operations who had fought terrorists and insurgents from Kabul to Bogota. William G....
  • Police say arrest has been made in death of 1-year-old boy

    City police say a frantic call from parents reporting the abduction of their infant son led to the discovery of the boy's body in the family's Southwest Baltimore home. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the child's parents were questioned...
  • War, misogyny, brutality distant memories in the universe next door

    In my parallel universe — the one that still sustains me in hope, the one where fear is rarely a thought — the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are over and done, and the young man from Missouri who sat next to me on a plane would be more...
  • Homeless man charged in Aberdeen area abduction attempt

    Homeless man charged in Aberdeen area abduction attempt
    A 49-year-old man, who police say is homeless, was charged with kidnapping Saturday after allegedly trying to lure a 5-year-old boy away from a soccer field in Aldino a week earlier. Brian Hamilton Childress, who has no fixed address, is facing a...
  • Man attempts to abduct 14-year-old at bus stop

    A man attempted to abduct a 14-year-old boy at his bus stop in Abingdon Monday, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office. The student was on his way to the bus stop around 6:30 a.m. Monday when he was approached by a man in a black work van with...