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  • Police arrest two teenagers in killing of Highlandtown woman

    Police arrest two teenagers in killing of Highlandtown woman
    Baltimore Police arrested two teenagers Sunday in the beating death of a 51-year-old Highlandtown woman who was found dead inside her home Friday. Commissioner Anthony W. Batts held a news conference at police headquarters to announce the arrests of...
  • Balto. Co.'s accomplishment [Editorial]

    Balto. Co.'s accomplishment  [Editorial]
    Last week, top officials in Baltimore County stood together to proudly announce that the homicide rate there was at its lowest level since Jimmy Carter was president. This week, top officials in the Baltimore City Police Department had to answer questions...
  • Arundel police officer kills family's dog during search

    Arundel police officer kills family's dog during search
    An Anne Arundel County police officer shot and killed a family's dog Saturday while investigating a burglary, officials said. Police said the officer — a one-year veteran of the force who was not identified — was canvassing a neighborhood...
  • Former cop is 'linchpin' of campaign to legalize marijuana

    Former cop is 'linchpin' of campaign to legalize marijuana
    Not long after Neill Franklin stepped behind a lectern in Annapolis to argue for making marijuana legal, the retired law enforcement officer was fighting tears again. It happens all the time — whenever he pauses to think of the futility of the war...
  • Federal prosecutors say Ulbricht commissioned six murders for hire

    Federal prosecutors say Ulbricht commissioned six murders for hire
    Ross Ulbricht commissioned no fewer than six murders for hire earlier this year to protect his position as the operator of the sprawling online drug market Silk Road, according to federal prosecutors. The new accusations come as the U.S. Attorney's...
  • Alleged Silk Road mastermind denied bail

    Alleged Silk Road mastermind denied bail
    A federal judge in Manhattan denied bail Thursday to Ross Ulbricht after federal prosecutors alleged that he plotted six killings earlier this year to protect his position as the operator of the sprawling online drug market Silk Road. Assistant U.S....
  • Couple in apparent murder-suicide in Frederick were scientists

    Couple in apparent murder-suicide in Frederick were scientists
    The Frederick County sheriff's office identified three family members who were shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide Wednesday night in New Market but said they would wait until speaking with relatives before releasing more information. Benyam...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'Vermont is for Lovers, too'

    'Scandal' recap, 'Vermont is for Lovers, too'
    A couple of disturbing images are floating around in my head after last night’s episode, but before we get into all of that, let’s pick up at last week’s cliffhanger. Olivia’s mom is alive, which isn’t the biggest surprise in...
  • Balto. Co. man convicted in execution-style shooting in Howard Co.

    Balto. Co. man convicted in execution-style shooting in Howard Co.
    A Howard County Circuit Court jury convicted a Baltimore County man Friday of attempted murder in the execution-style shooting of a 15-year-old boy in a Marriottsville field last June. After 11 hours of deliberation over three days, Donald George...
  • At violent summer's end, weary city grapples with the toll

    At violent summer's end, weary city grapples with the toll
    Fourteen-year-old Troy Neal grew up in Baltimore. It’s where his friends are, where he scraped his knees learning to skateboard in Carroll Park, and where he had planned to attend Mount St. Joseph’s High School this fall. It’s also...
  • Grand jury declines to charge driver in cyclist death

    Grand jury declines to charge driver in cyclist death
    A driver who struck and killed a bicyclist in Davidsonville in August will not face criminal manslaughter charges, an Anne Arundel County grand jury decided on Friday. Whitney Decesaris, 37, of Calvert County, will instead be cited for four traffic...
  • Police identify victim in Southwest Baltimore slaying

    Police identify victim in Southwest Baltimore slaying
    A 37-year-old man shot to death in Southwest Baltimore Saturday has been identified as Demetrius Beatty, city police said Sunday. Police released no further information about the slaying, which they say occurred in the 4200 block Wooldridge Ave....