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  • Man convicted in Zachary Sowers case faces gun charge

    Man convicted in Zachary Sowers case faces gun charge
    A man who pleaded guilty in connection with the fatal beating of financial analyst Zachary Sowers in Southeast Baltimore has been indicted on a federal gun charge. Arthur Jeter, 24, was among three teens who pleaded guilty to robbery and agreed to...
  • Police allege Annapolis mayor's cousin involved in robbery plot that led to shooting

    Police allege Annapolis mayor's cousin involved in robbery plot that led to shooting
    Police charging documents released Friday allege that the Annapolis mayor's cousin and an associate lured another man into woods to be robbed in January — an incident that ultimately led to the man being shot. Savvas Andre Pantelides, the 24-year-...
  • Two men convicted in murder of 12-year-old Baltimore boy

    Two men convicted in murder of 12-year-old Baltimore boy
    Two men were convicted Friday of randomly firing into a group of young people, killing a 12-year-old boy and wounding three others in an attempt to "send a message" to their East Baltimore neighbors. In May 2011, prosecutors said, Danyae Robinson, 31,...
  • Suspect in shooting of sergeant turns himself in after two-day search

    Suspect in shooting of sergeant turns himself in after two-day search
    The man Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts termed "Public Enemy No. 1" Sunday afternoon turned himself in at police headquarters less than an hour later, ending a two-day manhunt following the Friday night shooting of a well-liked sergeant....
  • Wounded Baltimore officer remains critical, but stable

    Wounded Baltimore officer remains critical, but stable
    Baltimore Police Sgt. Keith Mcneill, who was off duty when he was ambushed and shot multiple times Friday night, was in critical but stable condition Monday, while his alleged shooter is expected to have a bail review hearing Tuesday. Mcneill was...
  • Timothy Virts to remain at detention center pending murder trial

    Timothy Virts to remain at detention center pending murder trial
    Timothy Virts, accused of killing Bobbie Jo Cortez this month and abducting one of their daughters, will remain in jail pending trial, a judge ruled Tuesday. Virts, 38, waived his right to attend a bail hearing and did not appear in court. No attorney...
  • 67-year-old man shoots 25-year-old girlfriend, himself in Pasadena, police say

    67-year-old man shoots 25-year-old girlfriend, himself in Pasadena, police say
    A 67-year-old man shot and killed his 25-year-old girlfriend, then himself, after a fight at their Pasadena home Tuesday, Anne Arundel County police said. Charles Benton White, 67, got into an argument with his girlfriend, Elizabeth Leigh Thorpe, 25,...
  • Police OT and staffing costs lead $2.2M crime-prevention proposal

    Police OT and staffing costs lead $2.2M crime-prevention proposal
    Baltimore police want to model a homicide prevention program after the city of Milwaukee, open a new center to hold youths who break curfew and use $1.2 million in city gambling revenue to pay for overtime and staffing in high-crime areas. Those are some...
  • Reward offered in killing of Edmondson-Westside student leader

    Reward offered in killing of Edmondson-Westside student leader
    Baltimore Police are offering a reward in return for information in last week's killing of a talented, 17-year-old, soon-to-be Edmondson-Westside High School graduate who was trying to improve the community for his peers while eyeing a career in the...
  • Two teenagers killed in Baltimore this week

    Two teenagers killed in Baltimore this week
    Police fanned out Friday afternoon to search for clues in the killing of teenager Michael Mayfield in Northwest Baltimore, handing out fliers with the victim's image as they moved door to door along Lyndhurst Avenue. Two days after the fatal shooting of...
  • Timothy Virts indicted following Amber Alert case

    Timothy Virts indicted following Amber Alert case
    Timothy Virts, subject of a manhunt last month that triggered a multistate Amber Alert ending at a South Carolina motel, has been formally indicted on charges that he abducted his 11-year-old daughter and killed her mother, Bobbie Jo Cortez, 36. Virts...
  • Georgia man pleads guilty, sentenced to life in murder of North Laurel's Giddings

    Georgia man pleads guilty, sentenced to life in murder of North Laurel's Giddings
    A next-door neighbor and law school classmate of Lauren Giddings, a North Laurel woman killed in 2011 in Macon, Ga., pleaded guilty to a murder charge and was sentenced to life in prison in a Georgia court Monday morning, according to David Cooke Jr.,...