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  • Baltimore police suspend another officer in dog killing

    Baltimore police suspend another officer in dog killing
    A second officer has been suspended as the Baltimore Police Department investigates a case in which a dog's throat was slit. Officer Thomas Schmidt, a 24-year veteran assigned to the Emergency Services unit, was placed on paid administrative leave after...
  • Officer charged with animal cruelty should lose his job [Letter]

    Officer charged with animal cruelty should lose his job [Letter]
    Where does the police department get people like Officer Jeffrey Bolger ("Officer charged with killing dog set out to 'gut' it, witnesses said," June 19)? Getting out a his car, Mr. Bolger was boasting that he was going to "gut this thing," according to...
  • Reisterstown man to serve life plus 85 years for Howard Co. shooting

    Reisterstown man to serve life plus 85 years for Howard Co. shooting
    A 22-year-old Reisterstown man was sentenced to life plus 85 years in Howard County Circuit Court Thursday  in connection with the execution-style shooting of a 15-year-old boy in a Marriottsville field in 2012.  Donald Peoples Jr., of the 400 block...
  • Glen Burnie man acquitted in shooting death of visitor to his home

    A Glen Burnie man was acquitted Friday of charges that he murdered a man who barged into his home last fall. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge William C. Mulford II ruled that prosecutors had not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Matthew...
  • Man arrested in Middle River homicide, had active warrant for attempted murder

    Man arrested in Middle River homicide, had active warrant for attempted murder
    Baltimore County police have charged a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a man in Middle River earlier this week, though officials said the motive remains unclear. Nakell Brian Harris, 22, of Baltimore, was charged with first-degree murder on Friday and...
  • 7-year-old survivor of Tuesday crash is home with shaken family

    7-year-old survivor of Tuesday crash is home with shaken family
    Hours after being released from the hospital Thursday afternoon, 7-year-old Nevaeh Green sat on her mother's lap at a relative's house, fidgeting with a plastic baggie. The girl remained too shaken up to talk about what had happened two nights earlier On...
  • Police continue hunt for suspect in shooting, crash

    Police continue hunt for suspect in shooting, crash
    Baltimore police continued to search Thursday for the person suspected of shooting a 16-year-old boy Monday and killing a 12-year-old girl in a crash while fleeing officers the next day. Police said they were examining the stolen vehicle the suspect was...
  • Officer charged with killing dog set out to 'gut' it, witnesses said

    Officer charged with killing dog set out to 'gut' it, witnesses said
    A Baltimore police officer slit the throat of a dog officers had under control and now faces felony animal cruelty charges, the department said Wednesday. Police Deputy Commissioner Dean Palmere called the killing "outrageous and unacceptable" and said...
  • Joppatowne woman remembered 10 years after her killer's execution

    Joppatowne woman remembered 10 years after her killer's execution
    For members of the Romano family, Tuesday night was the start of trying to let go of the anger that has burdened many of them since the brutal rape and murder of Dawn Marie Garvin nearly 27 years ago. Mrs. Garvin's younger brother Fred A. Romano of...
  • Let's not let the ravings of mass killers dictate our laws

    Let's not let the ravings of mass killers dictate our laws
    Can we please stop holding the country hostage to crazy people? Every year a tiny number of mentally ill people go on horrific killing sprees. It just happened in California. I won't name the person because I think the media attention lavished on...
  • Documentary that in part looks at Harford's Huffington murder case to air Sunday, Wednesday

    Documentary that in part looks at Harford's Huffington murder case to air Sunday, Wednesday
    A television documentary that in part focuses on the 1981 John Huffington double murder case in Harford County will air this Sunday and Wednesday on Al Jazeera America. The episode, "Flawed Forensics," is the third of an eight-part series in "The System...
  • Man arrested in Harford on South Carolina murder charges

    Man arrested in Harford on South Carolina murder charges
    A man wanted in South Carolina on murder charges cut his throat and wrist before police could arrest him after a chase along I-95 Thursday morning in Harford County, forcing the highway to be closed for about three hours. Darryl Flowers, 35, of the...