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  • Prosecution rests in trial of man accused of shooting Howard Co. police officer

    Prosecution rests in trial of man accused of shooting Howard Co. police officer
    The prosecution has rested in the attempted murder trial of a homeless man accused of wounding a Howard County police officer during a daytime shootout with police on Route 1 in North Laurel last year. The prosecution presented evidence against...
  • Police say transgender woman was killed near Lake Ashburton

    Police say transgender woman was killed near Lake Ashburton
    Black- and copper-colored beads lay around a puddle of blood in a Northwest Baltimore alley where police said a transgender woman was killed early Wednesday in a crime that bore similarities to the slaying of another transgender woman last month....
  • Transgender woman's death draws national attention, calls for justice

    Transgender woman's death draws national attention, calls for justice
    Friends say Mia Henderson had only recently moved back to Baltimore when she became the victim of a homicide this week in Northwest Baltimore. Henderson was found in a Hanlon-Longwood neighborhood alley early Wednesday, killed by "severe trauma," police...
  • Howard Co. police officer testifies he shot first in Route 1 shootout

    Howard Co. police officer testifies he shot first in Route 1 shootout
    One of three police officers involved in a shootout that left one officer wounded along Route 1 in North Laurel last year said that he believes he fired the first shot, according to the officer's testimony delivered Wednesday in Howard County Circuit...
  • Man on trial in shooting of Howard officer hit with federal charge

    Man on trial in shooting of Howard officer hit with federal charge
    As the Howard County trial of a man accused of shooting a police officer began Tuesday, federal authorities also waded into the case by filing a gun charge against the defendant. State authorities are seeking to prove Stephon Prather, 30, exchanged...
  • Man charged in shootout with Howard Co. police officers argues self-defense

    Man charged in shootout with Howard Co. police officers argues self-defense
    The man accused of wounding a Howard County police officer in a daytime shootout along Route 1 in North Laurel last year said he was acting in self-defense, his lawyer told a Howard County jury Tuesday.  Stephon Prather, 30, is facing three counts each...
  • $13 million investment proposed for high crime Edgewood neighborhood

    $13 million investment proposed for high crime Edgewood neighborhood
    The Windsor Valley neighborhood has been the scene of a fatal shooting and four nonfatal stabblings during the past two weeks, part of a larger recent pattern of violence in the Edgewood area of Harford County, but that could change with an investment...
  • 19-year-old mother charged with killing 21-month-old son

    19-year-old mother charged with killing 21-month-old son
    A 19-year-old Baltimore woman was arrested and charged Thursday in the beating death of her 21-month-old son last week, police said. According to charging documents, Cierra Curtis ran up to officers about 11:50 p.m. on June 30 near the Red Carpet Inn in...
  • Reisterstown man appeared to plot to kill Del. judge, authorities say

    Reisterstown man appeared to plot to kill Del. judge, authorities say
    The founder of an embattled Sparks-based insurance company appears to have been plotting to kill a Delaware judge overseeing the liquidation of his business, recording himself on a trip to scout out his targets and acquiring a cache of weapons, federal...
  • Man charged with shooting friend in botched test of bulletproof vest

    Man charged with shooting friend in botched test of bulletproof vest
    Three people stood in the basement of a Westport home before 4 a.m. Wednesday to film a stunt in which they planned to test a bulletproof vest. Darnell Mitchell put it on, looked into a video camera and proclaimed himself ready to take "deuce deuce in the...
  • Jury selection begins for Arundel road rage murder case

    Jury selection begins for Arundel road rage murder case
    Jury selection begins Friday in the murder trial of Joseph Lamont Walker, a New Jersey police officer accused of the fatal shooting of a Lansdowne man during a road rage incident in Anne Arundel County last summer. The case will go on as scheduled after...
  • Sun offers false equivalence between Israelis and Palestinians [Letter]

    Sun offers false equivalence between Israelis and Palestinians [Letter]
    The Sun's editorial, "A dangerous turning point in Israel" (July 8) notes the arrest of six Israelis for the killing of a Palestinian teenager and "strong words from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others" condemning the crime. It adds that these...